Falkirk midfielder Blair Alston has moved to St Johnstone as a free agent and has signed a two-year contract.
St Johnstone are expected to complete the signing of midfielder Blair Alston from Falkirk on Thursday afternoon.
Unlike the previous two years, which witnessed maiden triumphs for St Johnstone and Inverness Caledonian Thistle, there will be no new name inscribed on the oldest football trophy of them all at Hampden this afternoon.
St Johnstone release midfielders Simon Lappin and Scott Brown and place striker John Sutton on the transfer list.
St Johnstone boss Tommy Wright has branded the challenge made by Hearts hitman Abiola Dauda on Liam Craig as “disgraceful”.
St Johnstone boss Tommy Wright admits bettering fourth place will be difficult next season with increased competition from Rangers.
Hearts manager Robbie Neilson hailed his team's "fighting spirit" after they came from two goals down to draw 2-2 at home to St Johnstone on the final day of the season.
Hearts fought back from two goals down to earn a point against St Johnstone in their final Ladbrokes Premiership match of the season.