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St Mirren

Falkirk 3 - 1 St Mirren: Buddies pack the wrong punch

When it’s December, and your team is winless in the league, and you’re finally playing well, with a 1-0 lead, it’s probably not a good idea to punch the opposition striker in the face in full view of the referee.

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Kyle McAllister, left, scores St Mirrens third goal against Spartans last night. Picture: SNS.

St Mirren 5 – 1 Spartans: Buddies put on a striking show

St Mirren totally outplayed Lowland League Spartans with a display of clinical finishing to cruise through to a Scottish Cup fourth-round clash with Dundee at Dens Park.

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The draw for the fourth round of the Scottish Cup was held at Rugby Park last night to mark the 20th anniversary this season of Kilmarnocks triumph in the final at Hampden and current player Luke Hendrie, left, was joined by club legend Gary Holt, second from left, cup-winning captain Ray Montgomerie, second from right, and manager Lee Clark, right. Picture: Craig Williamson/SNS

Holders given away clash in Scottish Cup fourth-round draw

Holders Hibs will begin their defence of the William Hill Scottish Cup with a fourth round away clash against either Dumbarton or Bonnyrigg Rose.

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Dave King admits Rangers will not be able to match Celtic financially for the foreseeable future. Picture: John Devlin

Rumour Mill: Rangers ‘can do a Leicester’ | Sinclair out for a month | Red Bull to invest in Rangers?

Dave King insists Rangers ‘can do a Leicester’, Celtic have been dealt a blow with news Scott Sinclair is out for a month, and rumours are circling on social media that Red Bull want to invest in Rangers.

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Dunfermline's Nicky Clark holds off St Mirren's Jack Baird. Picture SNS

St Mirren 0 - 1 Dunfermline: Pars seize their chance

For the second home league game in succession St Mirren dominated a game they went on to lose against a relegation rival, with this latest reversal leaving the Paisley men rooted to the foot of the table.

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John Sutton, left, celebrates his winning goal for St Mirren. Picture: SNS.

St Mirren 2 – 1 Ayr United: John Sutton rescues Saints

John Sutton sent Saints storming into the semi-finals of the Irn Bru Cup with a fantastic late double to finally bring some joy to the suffering supporters.

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St Mirren manager Joack Ross is looking for a win when his side take on Ayr United in the Irn-Bru Cup quarter final. Picture: Michael Gillen

Jack Ross hopes Irn-Bru Cup can be tonic for poor form

St Mirren manager Jack Ross is hoping that his side can see off Ayr United in their Irn-Bru Cup quarter-final today and give their long suffering fans something to smile about.

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Dumbarton's Garry Fleming (9) celebrates after he scores his side's goal. Picture: Roddy Scott/SNS

St Mirren 0 - 1 Dumbarton: Garry Fleming is Sons’ hero

When the footballing Gods conspire against you it seems like nothing will ever go your way.

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Hibernian's John McGinn, left, battles with St Mirren's Lawrence Shankland at Easter Road. Picture: Garry Williamson/SNS

Hibs’ Martin Boyle justifies Neil Lennon’s selection choice

If the recently sidelined Jason Cummings thought he had his work cut out trying to force his way back into manager Neil Lennon’s thinking prior to the weekend match, he could find it even tougher now.

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Hibs scorer Martin Boyle battles for control of the ball against St Mirrens Ben Gordon. Photograph: Ross Parker/SNS Group

Neil Lennon: Hibs fans are too quiet

Neil Lennon believes his team are something worth shouting about. He just doesn’t understand why so many of the 14,000-plus fans who watched his men yesterday apparently disagree.

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Joey Barton, even when available, has failed to live up to his pre-season billing. Picture: PA

Seven highly anticipated summer signings still to get going

In honour of Joey Barton, who will meet with Rangers on Thursday to discuss his future following six weeks away through a club-imposed suspension, we look at other SPFL signings this past summer who’ve left fans feeling underwhelmed.

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Dundee United's Nick van der Velden holds off St Mirren's Jason Naismith. Picture: SNS

St Mirren 0 - 2 Dundee United: Vistors spoil Jack Ross’s day

Ray McKinnon’s Dundee United played spoiler as they condemned Jack Ross to defeat in his first game in charge of St Mirren.

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Jim Goodwin takes over from Jack Ross. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Alloa Athletic name Jim Goodwin as their new manager

Jim Goodwin has been named as the new manager of Alloa Athletic, replacing outgoing boss Jack Ross.

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Hibernian's Alex Harris makes it 1-0 against St Mirren in Saturday's Irn-Bru Cup clash at Easter Road. Picture: Ross Parker/SNS Group

Highs and lows for Alex Harris in Hibs’ Irn-Bru Cup defeat

On a personal level, you can imagine that Alex Harris felt relatively content with his afternoon’s contribution. Collectively, Hibernian are counting the cost of a performance that provoked a withering chiding from head coach Neil Lennon.

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St Mirren's Stephen Mallan (centre) celebrates scoring the equaliser. Picture: SNS

Hibs 1 - 2 St Mirren: Hibees poor run continues

Had Hibernian displayed the kind of conviction that head coach Neil Lennon evinced after the game, their name would have gone into the Irn-Bru Cup quarter-final draw at the expense of St Mirren.

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Celtic and Scotland star Kieran Tierney is a wanted man. Picture: SNS

Rumour Mill: Arsenal and Man City eye Tierney | England want Karamoko Dembele | Barton’s Qatar boot camp

Arsenal and Manchester City wish to pry Celtic left back Kieran Tierney away from Parkhead, England are planning to swoop for 13-year-old Celtic starlet Karamoko Dembele, and Rangers midfielder Joey Barton has been taken unusual measures to keep his fitness up.

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New St Mirren manager Jack Ross is unveiled to the media. Picture: SNS Group

St Mirren the ‘right fit’ for me says new boss Jack Ross

The Paisley 2021 stadium was build by the property company of recently-appointed 
St Mirren chairman Gordon Scott. He has intimate knowledge of a place where he is found daily after the supporter-led takeover in July underpinned by his investment. That extends to all the ways he made the smart, modern stadium meet Uefa specifications. As Scott yesterday discussed his biggest decision since taking charge in the summer, though, he could have had cause to consider his design for St Mirren’s home lacked something: a revolving door for the manager’s office.

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Karamoko Dembele made his debut for Celtic under-20s on Monday evening. Picture: Jamie Williamson

Rumour Mill: Ladbrokes sorry for Karamoko Dembele bets | Barton staying at Rangers | Kazim-Richards denies Rodgers row

Ladbrokes apologise for opening a book on 13-year-old Karamoko Dembele, Joey Barton looks set to remain with Rangers as he nears the end of his club-imposed suspension, and Colin Kazim-Richards denies his Celtic exit was down to new boss Brendan Rodgers not wanting him at Parkhead.

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Barry Ferguson admits regrets over the actions that cost him his Scotland career. Picture: Jonathan Faulds

Rumour Mill: Barry Ferguson on Scotland ‘disgrace’ | Celtic face fight over wonderkid | No sale of Dembele

Celtic face a fight to keep 13-year-old Karamoko Dembele with some of Europe’s top clubs monitoring his progress, Barry Ferguson opens up on his Scotland ‘disgrace’, and Celtic say there is no need to cash in on Moussa Dembele.

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