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St Mirren

Dundee United 3- 2 St Mirren: Late goal sinks Saints

St Mirren manager Jack Ross was left nursing a sense of injustice as he watched his team’s impressive unbeaten run ended in the most controversial of circumstances.

Luke Leahy holds off the challenge of Josh Todd.  Photograph:Kenny Smith/SNS

Falkirk 2 - 2 St Mirren: Bairns’ title battle over

Bob McHugh scored with his first touch within seconds of appearing as a substitute to secure a draw for Falkirk as the title was officially placed out of their reach with Hibs’ victory at Easter Road.

Dundee United's Tony Andreu has been excellent all season. Picture: SNS

The 10 Scottish Championship player of the year hopefuls

Award season is firmly heating up with player and young player of the year nominations likely to be announced within the next couple of weeks.

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St Mirrens John Sutton, right, celebrates his goal against Dunfermline with Gary Irvine. Picture: SNS.

Morton 1 - 4 St Mirren: Saints revival continues

St Mirren moved out of the bottom two in the Championship for the first time since week two of the season thanks to a comprehensive 4-1 success at the home of neighbours Morton.

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Kyle Magennis, centre, put St Mirren ahead

St Mirren pass up victory with another spot-kick failure

St Mirren’s penalty kick nightmare continued as another failure from the spot came back to haunt the Buddies and ensure their bid for Championship survival again hit the buffers, writes Alan Gallacher at Paisley 2021 Stadium.

Mark Kerr, left, was a superstar in the virtual world. Picture: Michael Gillen

11 Scottish journeymen who were Football Manager legends

Football Manager, which carried on the legacy from its predecessor and subsequent competitor Championship Manager, is a game that consumes lives. Whether it’s obsessing over how to arrest a slump in form, debating how to spend a transfer budget or masterminding a victory against the odds, the simulation is utterly addictive. We all have our own stories, and they all include players, the individuals who formed the crux of our carefully crafted teams.

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Stevie Mallan arrowed home a fifth-minute opener. Picture: Sammy Turner/SNS

St Mirren 6- 2 Ayr United: Buddies rise to the occasion

Cancel the wreath and put those Greenock street parties on hold as reports of St Mirren’s imminent demise have been greatly exaggerated, and are more than a touch premature.

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Dundee United celebrate after receiving the Irn Bru Challenge Cup. Picture: Getty.

Dundee United and St Mirren eye strong finish after cup final

Nobody is happy losing a cup final, whether it’s the nation’s premier knockout competition or one exclusively for the lower leagues. But for both St Mirren and Dundee United, the bigger picture dwarfed the significance of who emerged victorious from Saturday’s Irn-Bru Cup showdown.

United's Tony Andreu, Nick Van Der Velden, Frank Van Der Struijk and Luis Zwick with the cup. Picture: Alan Harvey/SNS

Dundee United 2 - 1 St Mirren: Tangerines rise to Challenge

Dundee United showed the kind of resolution and defensive toughness that’s been largely absent from their play in 2017 to capture the club’s first ever Challenge Cup title, eventually bettering St Mirren after surviving a dominant first-half performance from the Championship’s bottom side.

St Mirren manager Jack Ross and Dundee United boss Ray McKinnon look ahead to Saturday's Irn Bru Cup final. Picture: Craig Williamson/SNS

Steven Thompson shocked by Dundee United’s decline

Former Rangers, Cardiff City, Burnley and Scotland striker Steven Thompson was 15 years into his playing career before he finally signed for boyhood heroes St Mirren, winning the League Cup with them in 2013 before hanging up his boots at the end of last season.

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Stephen Mallan scored in the first half

Queen of South 0 - 2 St Mirren: Saints keep escape hopes alive

St Mirren maintained their impressive push for survival with a fine win at Palmerston.

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Harry Davis, right, first St Mirren ahead after only two minutes at Love Street.

St Mirren 3-2 Dundee Utd McKinnon’s men lose to bottom club

Dundee United’s problems show no sign of being solved as they deservedly lost to bottom club St Mirren in Paisley last night.

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Remembering Scotland’s forgotten Football Grounds

We look at Scotland’s lost football grounds that are gone but definitely not forgotten.

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Adam Eckersley saw a powerful volley pushed over

St Mirren 0 - 0 Dunfermline: Saints in need of a miracle

If this was “Last Chance Saloon” for St Mirren then the team who less than four years ago were enjoying Hampden glory are down to the dregs at the bottom of the glass as it will now take an even bigger miracle than their League Cup win, and far better performances than this one, to completely stave off relegation.

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Austin MacPhee was an assistant coach to Danny Lennon at St Mirren. Picture: Gordon Fraser

Rise of Austin MacPhee was resented at St Mirren - Lennon

Resentment over the progression of current Hearts assistant boss Austin MacPhee was one of the driving factors behind Danny Lennon’s exit from St Mirren, the ex-Buddies boss has revealed.

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Brendan Rodgers says St Mirren would hold their own in the Premiership. Picture: SNS.

St Mirren are ‘best side Celtic have faced’ – Brendan Rodgers

Brendan Rodgers hailed 
St Mirren as the most accomplished opponents Celtic have faced on domestic duty this season after his team had to come from behind against the relegation-threatened Championship outfit to secure their place in the Scottish Cup semi-finals.

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Celtic's Scott Sinclair celebrates scoring his side's second goal. Picture: PA.

Celtic 4 - 1 St Mirren: Rodgers’ men book semi-final spot

Celtic survived a scare in their William Hill Scottish Cup tie against St Mirren before booking a semi-final place with an emphatic 4-1 win at Parkhead.

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St Mirren legend Tony Fitzpatrick had a small but well remembered role in cup final success. Picture: SNS.

Hope springs eternal in St Mirren legend Tony Fitzpatrick

Tony Fitzpatrick is St Mirren’s patron saint of unquenchable optimism. The 61-year-old has enjoyed a religious devotion to a club he has served in every capacity over the past four decades, doing so now in the capacity of chief executive. Fitzpatrick knows that every available shred of evidence points to his beloved Buddies taking a battering in their Scottish Cup quarter-final at Celtic Park this lunchtime, in a runaway Premiership leaders versus bottom club in the Championship contest. And yet he retains a blind faith in the ability of his Saints to perform miracles.

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St Mirren's Stelios Demetriou celebrates his opener. Picture: SNS

St Mirren 2 - 0 Hibs: League leaders stumble in Paisley

St Mirren last night turned the Championship table upside down to stall Hibernian’s title charge and boost their own survival hopes.

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Rumour Mill: Pedro Caixinha for Rangers job | Next Motherwell manager | Rangers need ‘Neil Lennon-type’

Portuguese coach Pedro Caixinha is in the running to be next manager of Rangers; Owen Coyle, Lee McCulloch and Simo Valakari are among the favourites to be next Motherwell boss, though Stephen Robinson is likely to succeed Mark McGhee, and Derek Ferguson insists Rangers need a player like Neil Lennon to improve fortunes at Ibrox.

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