St Johnstone could again be without Dave Mackay, Chris Millar and Murray Davidson for Saturday's Clydesdale Bank Premier League game against St Mirren at McDiarmid Park.
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Skipper Mackay (calf) and midfielders Millar (groin) and Davidson (ankle) all missed the 1-1 home draw with Celtic in midweek.
However, manager Steve Lomas will give all three as much time as possible to recover ahead of the Buddies' visit
while Gary Miller (ankle), and Jamie Adams (back) remain sidelined.
Gary Teale is back in contention for St Mirren.
The midfielder was struggling with a back problem which was affecting his abductor but he trained with the squad and barring any reaction will be ready for the trip to Perth.
Long-term absentees Darren McGregor (knee) and Thomas Reilly (ankle) remain sidelined.
St Johnstone (from):Mannus, Mackay, C Davidson, Wright, McCracken, Anderson, Cregg, Craig, M Davidson, Millar, Abeid, Doughty, Vine, Hasselbaink, MacLean, Tade, Scobbie, Edwards, Tuffey, Caddis, Kane, Tobin.
St Mirren (from): team will appear here