Is St. Johnstone vs Rangers on TV? Stream details, kick-off time and team news for Scottish Premiership clash
The Gers have a tricky trip to face St Johnstone this weekend.
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The dust may have settled on Rangers Old Firm Derby win against Celtic, but the Champions return to Scottish Premiership action eager to halt their run of two games without a victory against St Johnstone.
The Gers last visit to McDiarmid Park ended in a 1-1 draw in April before Callum Davidson’s underdogs knocked the Ibrox club out of last season’s Scottish Cup just four days later, on route to lifting the trophy.
Saints have endured a sluggish start to their domestic campaign, scoring just one goal in a run of three draws and a defeat from opening four games, while Rangers will look to return to the top of the table with a victory, but how can fans keep an eye on proceedings?
We’ve gathered all the information you need on the match and how to watch it below…
What time does St. Johnstone vs Rangers kick-off?
Who: St. Johnstone vs Rangers
What: Scottish Premiership
Where: McDiarmid Park
When: Saturday, September 11th, 12.30pm.
How to watch on TV – Is there a live stream?
St Johnstone vs Rangers is live on Sky Sports Football. Coverage of the clash will start at 12pm.
The game will also be broadcast live by RangersTV.
What’s the team news ahead of St. Johnstone vs Rangers?
Following the international break, Steven Gerrard will be back in the dugout after he was caught up in the club’s recent Covid outbreak. Assistant manager Gary McAllister took charge in his absence, steering them to Old Firm derby success.
The management duo are without forward Ianis Hagi for the trip to Perth after he tested positive for Covid-19 while on international duty with Romania.
Old Firm goal hero Filip Helander is available for selection after overcoming a major fitness doubt to play in Sweden’s World Cup qualifier against Greece in midweek.
Captain James Tavernier, Allan McGregor, Scott Wright and Calvin Bassey are back in training, while fellow right-back Nathan Patterson could return, despite withdrawing from the Scotland squad before Tuesday’s 1-0 victory over Austria.
St Johnstone’s deadline day loan arrival Cammy MacPherson from top-flight side St Mirren is side-lined after dislocating his shoulder in a midweek bounce game.
Fellow new recruits Ali Crawford, Lars Dendoncker and Finnish striker Eetu Vertainen could be handed debuts, while Rangers loanee Glenn Middleton is ineligible to face his current club.
Manager Callum Davidson is without the services of star players Jason Kerr and Ali McCann, who left the club for a combined fee of less than £2m in the final hours of the transfer window.