Hearts weekend talk: Tough week for ex-Jambos

Former Hearts striker John Sutton
Former Hearts striker John Sutton
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Here’s what Jambos past and present did away from Tynecastle over the weekend ...

Sutton unable to rescue Saints from another defeat

John Sutton endured another tough weekend with St Mirren as the Buddies crashed to a 1-0 defeat at home to Dumbarton.

The striker hit the sidenetting and the underside of the bar as the Paisley side pushed forward in search of an equaliser, after going a goal down with 63 minutes gone following an error by goalkeeper Jamie Langfield.

St Mirren are rooted to the foot of the Championship table, with four points from 12 games.

McGowan can’t rescue struggling Adelaide United

Dylan McGowan was in his regular defensive position for Adelaide United but couldn’t prevent the Reds losing out 2-1 at home to Central Coast Mariners.

The defender, brother of fellow ex-Jambo Ryan, has played for his hometown team in the Australian league since 2014.

Adelaide are bottom of the table after five games.

How the loanees did

• Nikolay Todorov started for Cowdenbeath as the Blue Brazil earned a point in a 1-1 draw at Berwick Rangers.

• Ali Roy played the full 90 minutes for Stenhousemuir as Brown Ferguson’s crashed to a 4-1 defeat at Alloa. ‘Muir remain bottom of the League One table.