St. Mirren F.C.
The FC St. Mirren ( officially: Saint Mirren Football Club, in short: St. Mirren FC ) is a Scottish football club from Paisley.
The FC St. Mirren - also known as The Buddies and The Saints - is a pure football club since 1877, while before that already existed in the years as a " gentlemen's club ", who played cricket and rugby, among others. The first football game was held on October 6, 1877 against " Johnstone Britannia " instead. The local rivals St Mirren is Greenock Morton, was played against for the first time in 1885. The club was able to win in the years 1926, 1959 and 1987, three times the Scottish Cup in 1980 also the Anglo - Scottish Cup. In the season 2005/ 06 FC St. Mirren managed promotion to the Scottish Premier League. There they escaped relegation the following season with the penultimate rank scarce. 2013 succeeded in winning the Scottish League Cup.
(Updated: February 23, 2014)
In August 2005 the FC St. Mirren received permission the old St. Mirren Park stadium to sell, then on the result was a Tesco supermarket. The revenue was largely funded the new stadium in Ferguslie Park in the town of Paisley as also eliminates debt.
3 January 2009 saw the St. Mirren Park, which was only called always Love Street as the address, his last game, a 0-0 against Motherwell.
On 31 January 2009, the club now plays at the new St Mirren Park. The stadium, called by the fans "Green Hill Road ," summarizes 8023 seats.
- Master of the First Division: 1976 /77 1999/ 00 2005/ 06
- Scottish Cup Winners: 1926, 1959, 1987
- Scottish League Cup Winners: 2013
- Roy Aitken
- Steve Archibald
- Chris Birchall
- Ian Ferguson
- Tony Fitzpatrick
- Tommy Gemmell
- Archie Gemmill
- Paul Lambert
- Barry Lavety
- Frank McAvennie
- Frank McGarvey
- Gordon McQueen
- Victor Muñoz
- Iain Munro
- Mixu Paatelainen
- Guðmundur Torfason
- Mark Yardley
- Highest Attendance: 47 438 ( against Celtic Glasgow on 7 March 1925)
- Biggest win: 15-0 ( against the University of Glasgow on 30 January 1960)
- Most-capped player: Guðmundur Torfason (26 for Iceland )
- Most-capped player for Scotland: Ian Munro and Billy Thomson (both 7 )
- Most games in the Scottish Cup: Tony Fitzpatrick (351 (1973-1979, 1981-1989))
- Most games in the European Cup: Campbell Money (8 (1985-1988))
- Top scorer in the Scottish Cup: David McCrae (221 (1923-1924))
- Top scorer in one season: Dunky Walker: 45 ( season 1921/22 )
- Most expensive purchase: Thomas Roth Stick ( Bayer 05 Uerdingen for 400,000 British pounds ( March 1990) )
- Most expensive sale: Ian Ferguson ( on the Glasgow Rangers for 850,000 British pounds ( February 1988) )
- Best place in the Championship: 3rd place in the top division ( 1979/ 80)
- The oldest player in the league (Andy Millen, 42 years old)