Callum Davidson wants his St Johnstone players to main their focus after winning the Betfred Cup at the weekend.

The Saints won their second trophy in seven years after beating Livingston at Hampden, but they return to league duty this evening against Hamilton.

Davidson feels that St Johnstone still have plenty to play for in the league, as he wants the club to remain in the Premiership and kill off any lingering thoughts of relegation. For that to happen, the Saints need three points against Hamilton.

Livingston v St. Johnstone - Betfred Cup Final

St Johnstone celebrate winning the Betfred Cup (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Davidson wants his team to approach the game in the right way.


“Just as important”

“I’ve told the players it was great winning the trophy on Sunday, but this game is just as important for me” he said (The Courier).

Livingston v St. Johnstone - Betfred Cup Final

Shaun Rooney reacts after scoring at Hampden (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

“You don’t get the accolades and rewards for winning this one but three points are massive at this stage of the season. I’m hungry to get the win and I have to make sure the players are as well” Davidson continued.

The Saints boss has gone as far as to say that he will be ‘furious’ if the team doesn’t have the right attitude on display against Hamilton.

“Has to be spot-on”

“We have been really good over the last couple of months. I would be furious if, because of attitude, we threw it away. So that has to be spot-on at Hamilton.”

A win for St Johnstone would also give them a chance of making the top in the Premiership. Currently, they are six points behind sixth placed St Mirren with a game in hand.

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