Sad Saints suffer relegation
By Peter O`Rourke
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Billy Stark's men needed to win to stand any hopes of avoiding the drop and they got off to a dream start with Paul Hartley firing them in front after just 22 minutes.
Northern Ireland international Stuart Elliott drew the home side level and netted the goal to condemn The Saints to relegation after 70 minutes.
Aberdeen consolidated their spot in third place with a goalless draw with Dunfermline at East End Park.
The point leaves The Dons three points clear of fourth-placed Livingston in the race for a Uefa Cup spot.
Dundee closed the gap on Kilmarnock with a 2-0 win over Jim Jefferies's men at Dens Park.
Argentine hit-man Juan Sara fired the home side in front two minutes before the break and Steven Milne made sure of the win with the second four minutes into the second half.
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