Murray Davidson ‘proud’ to hit Saints appearance milestone

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first_imgWright paid tribute to Davidson’s mental strength after fighting back from injury, but admitted the “mischievous” character had left him to suffer sleepless nights over the years.“Murray has been brilliant,” said Wright. “He has probably been in my office more than any other player, not that he is a bad lad, he just gets up to a lot of mischief.“He’s been a really good servant to the club and the fact he has got to 300 when you think of the serious injuries he’s had is testament to his mental strength.” St Johnstone midfielder Murray Davidson said he was looking forward to a “proud moment” when he makes his 300th appearance for the club.The 30-year-old is set to make reach the milestone this weekend when the Saints face Queen of the South in the League Cup second round.Davidson has become a integral figure in Tommy Wright’s line-up since moving to Perth from Livingston in 2009.The Scot has been a regular source of goals from midfield, and has shrugged off a serious knee injury to edge towards the appearance landmark. He said: “To be honest, it has crept up on me, I wasn’t aware it was my 300th game until yesterday.“Obviously, it is a proud moment because there is only a select number who have done it.“My main focus tomorrow though is about the team and getting to the next round of the cup.”Saints boss Tommy Wright hailed Davidson’s impact on his side, with the midfielder helping St Johnstone to establish themselves as regular top six contenders in recent years.last_img

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