Last season they narrowly avoided the drop, but their summer signings mean there is cautious grounds for optimism from Buddies fans.
KEY MAN: Gary Teale
The former Scotland wide man, who played in the infamous 2006 victory against France, could well prove to be one of the Buddies' most impressive signings of recent times.
Scotland on Sunday's St Mirren preview...
IT's been the best part of two decades since St Mirren were able to welcome the onset of a new season with such solid grounds for optimism.
LAST SEASON'S POSITION: 11th
STADIUM: St Mirren Park
MANAGER: Danny Lennon
Steven Thompson (Burnley)
Paul McGowan (Celtic)
Nigel Hasselbaink (Hamilton)
Graeme Smith (St Johnstone)
Gary Teale (Sheffield Wednesday)
Graham Carey (Celtic)
Jeroen Tesselaar (Telstar)
Michael Higdon (Motherwell)
Paul Gallagher (Dunfermline)
John Potter (Dunfermline)
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