The 35-year-old had been training with the first-team-squad for a number of weeks but officially signed on the dotted line today. He’s got an eye for goal. Conway, 35, will likely make his debut against his former club at Tannadice this weekend and Davidson is hopeful that he will have a positive impact on his squad as a whole. CALLUM DAVIDSON hopes Craig Conway will add some much needed experience to his St Johnstone side ahead of the new season. He has played extremely well since he left Aberdeen. “I’m not an ageist manager, I played until I was 37 myself so I’m not one of those who just because he is over 30 I won’t sign him or I won’t play him. Asked if he saw much of him during his stint down south, Davidson added: “No not really, I was only at Stoke for a short period of time. All credit to him for getting to where he is. Craig Conway (St. Johnstone) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner. “So I think it is important I have those players in the squad that will bring the young ones through. Davidson was also quick to highlight the firepower he has at his own disposal, adding: “You talk about Shankland, but I have May, Hendry and a few others, Kane as well.
84' Post update. “I know Craig from beforehand anyway, I have seen lots of games the last couple of years.
They are my main three strikers. The former Blackburn, Cardiff and Dundee United winger is expected to pen a one-year deal with Saints ahead of the Scottish Premiership season starting on Saturday. “He will bring that bit of experience and that bit of composure and calmness to the team. He said: “Hopefully we will get something done before Saturday. “He has revived his career. That’s what he’s got. Craig Conway admits it will be a “little strange” if he makes his St Johnstone debut at former club Dundee United on Saturday.The 35-year-old attacker had been training with Saints for a number of weeks following his release from Salford and has now signed a one-year-deal at McDiarmid Park.Conway goes straight into Callum Davidson’s squad for the trip to Tannadice on the opening weekend of the Scottish Premiership season and it will bring back memories of his time at United between 2006 and 2011, where the highlight was scoring twice in the 2010 Scottish Cup final win over Ross County.“It’s been a mad few months for me but I’m delighted to be here,” Conway told St Johnstone’s official website.“I think it’s been about 10 years since I last lived in Scotland and I actually stayed in Perth while I was playing for Dundee United so it’s great to be back.“The first game of the season will be against my old club and I just knew that would happen!“I’m looking forward to it if I’m involved although it will be a little strange going back there.”Conway, capped seven times for Scotland, also played in Cardiff, Brighton and Blackburn and is looking to use that experience to help some of the younger players in the Saints squad.He said: “I’ve been lucky enough to play a lot of games for some big clubs and I think that I bring that experience in to help what is a young and talented squad here.“From what I’ve seen in training there’s a lot of quality here and hopefully I can help add to that.“I’m feeling fit and I’ve been training with my previous club Salford up until about four weeks ago as well, so I’m raring to go.”Conway claims manager Davidson’s vision for St Johnstone played a big part in his decision to join the Perth club.He said: “I always go on my gut feeling and having spoken to the manager a lot I got a really good vibe.“I was really happy with the things he was saying about the club, his vision moving forward and how he saw me fitting into that.“It’s great to be a part of it and I’m just looking forward to getting out there on the pitch and getting the new season started.”
On the Terrors talisman, Davidson said: “Lawrence has done excellent to rebuild his career since he was at Aberdeen. “He is just an out and out goalscorer.
The former Blackburn, Cardiff and …
We do not pre-moderate or monitor readers’ comments appearing on our websites, but we do post-moderate in response to complaints we receive or otherwise when a potential problem comes to our attention. One man the Saints defence will have to watch out for is United hitman Lawrence Shankland who will be aiming to make an impact in Scotland’s top flight this season. “I think he has the quality, in the final third I am always looking for that bit of quality to produce goals. St Johnstone boss Callum Davidson wants Craig Conway signed in time to face former club Dundee United. 35-year-old Scotland international Conway, who has been training with Callum Davidson's squad for the past few weeks, is available for the weekend's league opener against his former club Dundee Utd. He works extremely hard, he runs without the ball, which for me is a big thing. Saints are closing in on a deal for the former Scotland winger, who was released by Salford City at the end of the season. New signing Craig Conway says he's "buzzing to get started" after finalising his one-year-deal at McDiarmid Park. All credit to him that way. “It’s probably unfair of me to talk about another player. “I have watched a lot of games on Wyscout with him and spoke to a lot of people.” If you have a complaint about the editorial content which relates to inaccuracy or intrusion, then please St Johnstone kick off their season with a Tayside derby crunch match at Tannadice Park as Dundee United return to the Premiership for the first time since their relegation to the Championship in 2016.
“I think it is all over the pitch and I am going to ask the team to get goals from everywhere. I know myself as a player, a young player when I was here, the older boys helped me massively.
Craig Conway signs for Saints The Club is delighted to officially announce the signing of Craig Conway on a one-year-deal. You can make a complaint by using the ‘report this post’ link . It will be a big season for him, a big test for him. Assisted by Scott Tanser. By ST JOHNSTONE are set to complete the signing of Craig Conway before Saturday’s Scottish Premiership opener against Dundee United.
Craig Conway admits it will be a "little strange" if he makes his St Johnstone debut at former club Dundee United on Saturday.. He has played at a high level for a long time.
Attempt blocked. St Johnstone boss Callum Davidson on what Craig Conway will bring to his squad