General SMiSA News

SMiSA Player of the Year Night, and Award Winner

ImageSMiSA are happy to announce that the vote to determine their player of the year has now closed, and it has seen Hugh Murray come out with the award.  Shuggie has been a tremendous servant to the club over his 10 year spell at Love St, without question deserving of his testimonial year and this season he has been undoubtedly one of the standouts in the St Mirren team.

SMiSA would like to take the opportunity to thank everyone who voted over the last fortnight and can also now formally annouce that they are organising their Player of the Year event where Hugh will be presented with his prize.

It will be held at Fury Murrays in Shuttle Street on Saturday 19th May at 4.00pm, after the ICT game at Love Street which kicks off at 12:30pm.

All Saints travel clubs and websites are welcome to present their awards at the event if they wish.  To organise that please just send us an email.

Tickets will cost £2.00 and will be available from this Saturday (May 5th) onwards, with further details to be announced.

Saints Aid 6 - Paisley Daily Express Competition

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SMiSA are pleased to confirm that the Paisley Daily Express’ competition for the Away #3 jersey in Saints Aid 6 will begin in the Tuesday May 1st edition.

Full details will follow both in the paper, and on the website with how to enter and when by.

Bidding for shirts in the event will still take place until Sunday May 6th at 8pm, so remember to check here for the latest bidding!

Player of the Year Award

ImageSMiSA are now accepting nominations for their St. Mirren Player of the Year award of the 2006/2007 season.  

Nominations can be made by anyone with an email address, whether they are SMiSA members or not.  Nominations should be sent here, clearly stating both your name and the name of the player that you wish to nominate.  Votes can also be sent by post to:

SMiSA
P.O Box 5074
Barrhead
G78 1WG

We will accept nominations received up until 8pm on the closing date of Monday, April 30th, when the vote will close and the winner announced a short time after.

Please only send one nomination per email address, multiple nominations from the same address WILL NOT be counted.

Saints Aid 6 - Managers Confirmed!

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Today SMiSA has received confirmation from St.Mirren that the managers for Saints Aid 6 will be none other than Gus MacPherson & Andy Millen! 

Places are going fast with some 7 shirts sold already, so bid quickly to avoid disappointment!

You can review the latest bidding here.

Saints Aid 6 Bidding - Live!

Saints Aid 6 - Bidding Live!

The online auction for places in the 6th annual Saints Aid event, which takes place at Love St. on Sunday May 20th is now open!

Click here to read more about Saints Aid 6 and view the most recent state of play in the auction.

Bidding will close on Sunday, May 6th at 8pm sharp, with no bids submitted after that time considered.

This is very likely to be one of the last times that fans will be given the chance to play on the hallowed turf at Love St, so places are expected to go fast.  To avoid disappointment, get bidding!

'Design A Poster' Competition Exhibition - Opens!

ImageToday the exhibition of entries for the St.Mirren & Show Racism The Red Card 'Design A Poster' competition officially opened at Paisley Museum & Art Gallery.

The competition was backed by Renfrewshire Council & promoted in local schools with the objective of taking the message that racism is not acceptable in the 21st Century to children, with Saints at the forefront of getting that message across in P5, 6 & 7 and there has been a quite simply terrific response.


Over 300 entries were received by SMiSA and a large selection of them are now on display at the museum, including the 6 winning entries.

The 6 winners were:

Overall Winner
Chloe Sword - Age 11, Bridge of Weir Primary

9 Year Old Age Group
Rory John, Lochwinnoch Primary

10 Year Old Age Group
Alyson McCloud, Ralston Primary

11 Year Old Age Group
Rachel Park, Arkleston Primary

Highly Commended
Lauren Richards - Age 11, West Primary
Shanice Fagin - Age 11, Cardonald Primary

Click Here to see the winning entries, in the above order, and here for a selection of pictures from the exhibition.

Saints Aid 6 - Full Details!

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The online auction for places in the 6th annual Saints Aid event will go live on this site, at 8pm this Sunday (April 8th).

The event will take place at Love Street Stadium on Sunday May 20th 2007 - and it could possibly be one of the last ever chances you will have to live the dream of playing on the hallowed love street surface!

Kick off will be at 2pm - first thing to check is that you are free on that day at that time!

'Design A Poster' Competition Update

ImageWith the opening of  the Show Racism the Red Card & St.Mirren 'Design A Poster' competition exhibit at Paisley Museum & Art Gallery scheduled to take place this coming Saturday, it's all hands to the pump to make sure that the hundreds of entries from local schoolchildren get displayed before opening day.

SMiSA are looking for volunteers to assist in the preparation and mounting of posters on the gallery walls.  If you are free to assist for around an hour or so at any time before Saturday, then please go to Paisley Town Hall and ask for Clare O'Hara, who will direct you to where your services will be helpful.  The entries are being prepared there before being moved to the Museum itself.  Clare is very generously giving up her holidays in order to make the event as big a success as possible for the kids in particular, and needs as many people as possible to turn up and help out.

The exhibition will be open from Saturday 7th April to Friday 13th April.

To ask any questions, please email [email protected]