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Stephen Mallan completes move to Championship side Barnsley

Scottish midfielder Stephen Mallan has completed his move to English Championship side Barnsley from St Mirren for an undisclosed fee.

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Rumour Mill: Caixinha keen on Aberdeen star | Celtic get more final tickets | Dembele to stay a Celt

Pedro Caixinha has confirmed Rangers’ interest in out-of-contract Aberdeen midfielder Ryan Jack, Celtic are to be given 1,000 extra tickets for the Scottish Cup final and Moussa Dembele drops biggest hint he will stay at Celtic by looking ahead to the Champions League.

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Ossie Ardiles in action for Tottenham Hotspur. Pic: by Simon Bruty/Getty Images

Alex Smith: St Mirren passed on signing Ossie Ardiles

St Mirren passed on the signing of World Cup winning midfielder Ossie Ardiles on the back of lifting the Scottish Cup in 1987.

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Manchester United have been linked with Celtic defender Kieran Tierney. Picture; John Devlin

Rumour Mill: Celtic set for Premier League double signing? | Man Utd keen on Tierney | Caixinha gives Gers star ultimatum

Celtic could be set to sign two players from the Premier League, Man United have joined the hunt for Kieran Tierney and Rangers boss Pedro Caixinha has reportedly given Barrie McKay an ultimatum over contract discussions.

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St Mirren's Stephen Mallan set to move to Barnsley. Pic: SNS/Ross Parker

Barnsley agree fee for Stephen Mallan but sent bid to fans’ site

Barnsley have agreed a fee of around £300k with St Mirren for Stephen Mallan according to reports, despite sending their bid for the player to a fans’ site.

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St Mirren manager Jack Ross claims he was no longer a fit in the football department structure at Tynecastle. Pic: SNS/Alan Harvey

Jack Ross: Craig Levein thought I was no longer a fit at Hearts

Jack Ross has opened up about his departure from Heart of Midlothian saying that it was decided that he was no longer a fit for the club’s structure.

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Hibernian midfielder John McGinn and his brother Stephen of St Mirren in action. Picture: Alan Harvey/SNS

John McGinn: Getting Hibs back to Premiership was a ‘relief’

Hibernian midfielder John McGinn has revealed that it was relief which flooded over he and his team-mates after winning the Championship title – rather than the absolute joy they experienced at ending the club’s 114-year drought in the Scottish Cup by beating Rangers in last year’s final.

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The Hibs players celebrate in the dressing room with the Championship trophy. Picture: SNS

Everyone’s a winner in Easter Road stalemate

As one section of the ground sang ‘we are staying up’, the remainder weighed in with ‘we are going up’.

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St Mirren's Stephen McGinn and Hibernian's Andrew Shinnie battle it out as the Buddies survive. Pic: SNS/Alan Harvey

Hibs 1 - 1 St Mirren: Rory Loy’s equaliser ensures Buddies survive

Hibs were unable to hold onto Grant Holt’s equaliser but it mattered little as a near 20,000 crowd at Easter Road celebrated as they watched Hibs lift the Championship trophy and end a three-year exile from the Premiership.

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Darren McGregor has made it into the Team of the Year. Picture: Neil Hanna

Four Hibs players named in PFA Championship team of the year

Four Hibs players were today named in PFA Scotland’s Championship team of the year after helping guide the Easter Road club to the title.

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Should Tommy Wright have earned a nomination. Picture: Michael Gillen

Six biggest PFA Scotland Manager of the Year snubs

Craig Fowler goes through the list of managers who’ll feel unfortunate to have missed out on a nomination

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St Mirren players celebrate the victory that ensures they can no longer finish bottom of the league.  Photograph: Bill Murray/SNS

St Mirren 5 - 0 Raith Rovers: Buddies nearer great escape

This was quite simply a demolition job by St Mirren. They flattened fellow strugglers Raith in every sense with a performance that would have been worthy of champions let alone a side battling to beat the drop as their remarkable resurgence under Jack Ross continues.

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Former St Mirren stalwart Jim Goodwin is now enjoying his part-time role as both Alloa manager and a chocolate salesman. Picture: John Devlin

Jim Goodwin: From midfield hardman to sweetie salesman

Alloa Athletic’s ground is the perfect setting for a fairytale. I don’t mean because it’s next door to a KFC, rather that the vista of the Ochils at the opposite end makes you think of magical transformations and how it might be possible for Scottish football’s favourite villain to wander into these pretty hills and come back a dashing prince.

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Thomas Mikkelsen scores the controversial opening goal. Picture: Alan Harvey/SNS

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.

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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.

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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.

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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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