April 18, 2014

Preview: Celtic v St Mirren

Celtic v St Mirren - Feature

by Stuart Gillespie Saints will be up against it tomorrow afternoon when they face Scottish champions Celtic at Celtic Park. Celtic are currently in line to go through the entire league season unbeaten. Wednesday night’s thumping of Kilmarnock has put them 18 points clear of nearest challengers Aberdeen. They’ve won 13 domestic games in a [...]

Preview: Heart of Midlothian v St Mirren

Heart of Midlothian v St Mirren - Feature

by Stuart Gillespie Saints return to Edinburgh tomorrow night when they travel to Tynecastle to face Hearts. The Jambos have finally taken their season’s points tally into positive numbers. Saturday’s victory over Ross County was their first since early November and saw them move onto two points, although they are still 19 behind second bottom [...]

Preview: St Mirren v Partick Thistle

St Mirren v Partick Thistle - Feature

by Stuart Gillespie Saints have a chance to make it two wins in a row tomorrow afternoon when they take on Partick Thistle at St Mirren Park. In the opening weeks of the season it looked as if Partick would have no problem avoiding the relegation dogfight and there was even a suggestion they could [...]

Preview: Hibernian v St Mirren

Hibernian v St Mirren - Feature

by Stuart Gillespie Saints start the final series of pre-split fixtures tomorrow afternoon with a trip to the capital to face Hibs. Terry Butcher has managed to breath new life into Hibs after replacing Pat Fenlon a couple of months ago. Last Friday’s defeat to Aberdeen was just their second since he took over – [...]

Preview: St Johnstone v St Mirren

St Johnstone v St Mirren - Feature

by Stuart Gillespie St Mirren will be looking for a change of luck tomorrow when they take on St Johnstone at McDiarmid Park. St Johnstone are one of a number of sides battling to make the top six this season. The Saintees managed it last year, ending up third before a decent European run ended [...]

Preview: St Mirren v Celtic

St Mirren v Celtic - Feature

by Stuart Gillespie Saints bring the busy festive fixture period to a close tomorrow afternoon when they face Celtic for the first time this season. Neil Lennon’s side look to be cruising to a third successive title, Wednesday’s win over Partick Thistle leaving them 11 points clear of Motherwell and keeping their unbeaten league run [...]

Preview: Kilmarnock v St Mirren

Kilmarnock v St Mirren - Feature

by Stuart Gillespie Saints will be looking to ring in the New Year in style on Thursday when they make the short trip to Ayrshire to take on Kilmarnock. The Rugby Park side have not been having the best of times this season under the stewardship of Allan Johnston. The former Saints midfielder steered Queen [...]

Preview: St Mirren v Heart of Midlothian

St Mirren v Heart of Midlothian - Feature

by Stuart Gillespie Saints will be looking to finish 2013 on a high tomorrow when they play their final game of the year against Hearts at St Mirren Park. Hearts were docked 15 points in the summer after they entered administration and that, combined with a transfer embargo, meant they were always going to struggle [...]

Preview: St Mirren v Dundee United

St Mirren v Dundee United - Feature

by Stuart Gillespie Saints fans will be hoping for a late Christmas present on Thursday when the Buddies take on Dundee United at St Mirren Park. Jackie McNamara’s side are probably the most exciting team to watch in Scotland at the moment. They have some terrific youngsters, play attractive football and have been scoring for [...]

Preview: Motherwell v St Mirren

Motherwell v St Mirren - Feature

by Stuart Gillespie Saints will be hoping for a pre-Christmas boost tomorrow when they make the short trip to Lanarkshire to take on Motherwell. The Steelmen went into the season aiming to finish as best non-Old Firm team for the third year running. They started off well enough and were scoring goals for fun, but [...]