December 22, 2014

Preview: Aberdeen v St Mirren

Aberdeen v St Mirren - Feature

by Stuart Gillespie Saints continue their busy run tomorrow night when they make the long trip north to face Aberdeen at Pittodrie. The two sides were due to meet earlier in the campaign but the match was postponed due to the fixture congestion caused by the Dons’ participation in the qualifiers of the Europa League. [...]

Preview: St Mirren v Celtic

St Mirren v Celtic - Feature

by Stuart Gillespie Saints play their first home game for a month tomorrow when they take on champions Celtic in front of the live TV cameras in Paisley. Saints weren’t the only side to lose a manager called Lennon during the summer. A few weeks after Danny left St Mirren Park, namesake Neil decided to [...]

Preview: Partick Thistle v St Mirren

Partick Thistle v St Mirren - Feature

by Stuart Gillespie Saints have a Partick Thistle double header in the next few days as they head to Firhill in the league tomorrow night before returning there for a League Cup tie on Tuesday. Last season was Thistle’s first back in the top flight for nearly a decade and they achieved their target of [...]

Preview: Kilmarnock v St Mirren

Kilmarnock v St Mirren - Feature

by Stuart Gillespie With the international break now over Saints return to action tomorrow afternoon when they make the short trip to Ayrshire to face Kilmarnock. Allan Johnston’s first season in the Rugby Park hot-seat was a testing one and very similar to that experienced by Saints last term. The former Buddies midfielder took a [...]

Preview: St Mirren v Dundee United

St Mirren v Dundee United - Feature

by Stuart Gillespie Saints will be looking to head into the international break on a high with a good display against Dundee United at St Mirren Park tomorrow afternoon. Jackie McNamara’s first full season in charge at Tannadice was a positive one. They finished in fourth place – although were some way short of qualifying [...]

Preview: St Mirren v Dunfermline Athletic

St Mirren v Dunfermline Athletic - Feature

by Stuart Gillespie Saints will be looking to kick-start their season tomorrow night when they host League One side Dunfermline in the League Cup. The last couple of years have not been good for Dunfermline. They were relegated from the SPL in 2012 after just one season back in the top flight and were put [...]

Preview: St Mirren v Dundee

St Mirren v Dundee - Feature

by Stuart Gillespie Saints return to action tomorrow afternoon when they welcome Championship winners Dundee to St Mirren Park. Dundee are only the second team to be promoted back to the top flight a year after being relegated since the SPL went to 12 teams in 2000. It’s an impressive achievement but it required a [...]

Preview: St Mirren v Hamilton Academical

St Mirren v Hamilton Academical - Feature

by Stuart Gillespie Tommy Craig makes his home managerial debut tomorrow night when Saints face newly promoted Hamilton Accies. It’s been a while since anyone has won promotion in as dramatic a style as Hamilton. In their final league game of last season they rattled 10 goals past Morton as they tried to overcome the [...]

Preview: Motherwell v St Mirren

Motherwell v St Mirren - Feature

by Stuart Gillespie Saints kick off the new season in Lanarkshire tomorrow afternoon when they take on Motherwell at Fir Park. While this is the Buddies’ first game of the campaign Motherwell already have a couple of competitive matches under their belt. A dramatic final day of last season saw Stuart McCall’s side finish second [...]

Pre-Season Preview: English Games

Blyth Spartans

by Stuart Gillespie The three friendlies south of the border will complete Saints pre-season preparations as they take on Blyth Spartans, Whitely Bay and Carlisle United in the coming days. Blyth are gearing up for another season in the Northern Premier League premier division, having finished a couple of wins outside of the play-off places [...]