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Keeper watched Saints’last cup final win in Ibiza

Davidson hopeful of being injury-free

- MATTHEW GALLAGHER

St Johnstone manager Callum Davidson is hopeful of having a full squad to choose from for Sunday’s Betfred Cup final.

Midfielder Murray Davidson, on the road to recovery from a calf injury, is expected to be back in full training by the middle of the week.

And the Perth boss is also optimistic about David Wotherspoo­n’s chances. He came off against Motherwell on Saturday with a tight groin.

“With Murray, we’ll pick up his training load this week and hopefully he’ll be back in full training by the middle of the week,” Davidson said.

“Having an extra day with the game being on Sunday will help.

“Spoony’s a bit tight and sore. It was a little bit of a precaution taking him off. I’m optimistic. I’d be disappoint­ed if he doesn’t make it.

“He gets a lot of work on his glutes and lower back area during a season. There was maybe a bit of fatigue in his groin on a muddy pitch.

“He’s an experience­d

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