David McMillan. (Pic: Ciarán Culligan)
Former Dundalk FC striker David McMillan made his debut for St. Johnstone in the Scottish Premiership today and what a dramatic bow it was.
Having come on as a substitute on 57-minutes, the 29-year-old was quickly involved, winning a spot-kick having been fouled by Partick Thistle keeper Tomas Cerny.
70. Penalty Saints! Cerny cleans out McMillan.— St. Johnstone FC (@St_Johnstone_FC) January 27, 2018
In the process of winning the penalty, however, McMillan sustained a bad injury. He received extensive treatment, though he was unable to
71. McMillan receiving extensive treatment. Cerny lucky to stay on the park. 0-2.— St. Johnstone FC (@St_Johnstone_FC) January 27, 2018
78. Forced Saints sub. David McMillan limps off to be replaced by Blair Alston. 1-2.— St. Johnstone FC (@St_Johnstone_FC) January 27, 2018
And to make things worse for the Dubliner, St. Johnstone suffered a 3-1 defeat on their home patch with Irish international Conor Sammon on target for Partick.