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Free kick awarded for a foul by Jim Goodwin on Nicky Low. Ryan Jack restarts play with the free kick. Johnny Hayes takes a shot. Paul Dummett gets a block in.
Gary Teale sends in a cross.
Corner taken by Gary Teale from the right by-line, Paul Dummett takes a shot. Jamie Langfield makes a save.
A cross is delivered by Joe Shaughnessy, save made by Craig Samson.
Joe Shaughnessy fouled by Conor Newton, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Isaac Osbourne.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Paul Dummett by Josh Magennis. Craig Samson restarts play with the free kick.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Niall McGinn. Craig Samson takes the indirect free kick.
The referee blows for offside. Jamie Langfield restarts play with the free kick.
Josh Magennis challenges Jim Goodwin unfairly and gives away a free kick. Jim Goodwin restarts play with the free kick.
Josh Magennis is brought on as a substitute for Scott Vernon.
Johnny Hayes gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on John McGinn. Jack Smith comes on in place of Lewis Guy. Marc McAusland takes the free kick.
Nicky Low has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the target.
The ball is delivered by Ryan Jack, Marc McAusland makes a clearance. Johnny Hayes decides to take a short corner.
Joe Shaughnessy is caught offside. Free kick taken by Craig Samson.
Lewis Guy crosses the ball, save by Jamie Langfield.
Unfair challenge on Nicky Low by David van Zanten results in a free kick. Clark Robertson takes the free kick.
John McGinn on for Jon Robertson.
Gavin Rae leaves the field to be replaced by Nicky Low.
The official flags Johnny Hayes offside. Craig Samson takes the direct free kick.
Centre by Dougie Imrie, Joe Shaughnessy makes a clearance.
The ball is delivered by Paul Dummett, clearance by Isaac Osbourne.
The ball is delivered by Johnny Hayes, Effort from deep inside the area by Ryan Jack bounces off the post.
The ball is delivered by Gary Teale. The ball is delivered by Dougie Imrie, Clark Robertson manages to make a clearance. Corner taken by Gary Teale from the right by-line played to the near post, Headed effort from inside the area by Sam Parkin misses to the left of the target. Lewis Guy on for Esmael Goncalves. (Aberdeen) makes a substitution, with Robert Milsom coming on for Cameron Smith.
The ball is crossed by David van Zanten, Gavin Rae manages to make a clearance.
Foul by Scott Vernon on Jim Goodwin, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Craig Samson.
The offside flag is raised against Sam Parkin. Mark Reynolds takes the direct free kick.
Gary Teale crosses the ball, Joe Shaughnessy makes a clearance.
Shot from outside the box by Conor Newton goes wide right of the target.
Scott Vernon takes a shot. Blocked by Dougie Imrie. Niall McGinn decides to take a short corner.
Effort from 12 yards by Scott Vernon. Save by Craig Samson.
Corner taken short by Niall McGinn.
Jon Robertson fouled by Mark Reynolds, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Craig Samson.
Unfair challenge on Mark Reynolds by Sam Parkin results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Mark Reynolds.
The ball is crossed by Gary Teale, clearance made by Clark Robertson.
Gavin Rae produces a left-footed shot from just outside the penalty area that goes harmlessly over the target.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Esmael Goncalves. Direct free kick taken by Isaac Osbourne.
Isaac Osbourne challenges Sam Parkin unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Jim Goodwin.
Jon Robertson sends in a cross, Mark Reynolds makes a clearance.
Cameron Smith has an effort at goal from the edge of the area that misses to the right of the target.
Scott Vernon fouled by Paul Dummett, the ref awards a free kick. Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Niall McGinn. Niall McGinn produces a cross, Isaac Osbourne takes a shot. Save made by Craig Samson.
Esmael Goncalves is penalised for a handball. Mark Reynolds restarts play with the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Esmael Goncalves by Mark Reynolds results in a free kick. Marc McAusland takes the free kick.
A cross is delivered by Paul Dummett, blocked by Johnny Hayes. Corner taken right-footed by Gary Teale, Close range header by Sam Parkin goes over the crossbar.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Niall McGinn. Craig Samson takes the free kick.
Sam Parkin concedes a free kick for a foul on Clark Robertson. Jamie Langfield restarts play with the free kick.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Johnny Hayes. Craig Samson takes the direct free kick.
Unfair challenge on Craig Samson by Johnny Hayes results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Craig Samson.
Centre by Cameron Smith, save made by Craig Samson.
Shot from just outside the box by Dougie Imrie misses to the right of the target.
The ball is sent over by Esmael Goncalves, clearance by Gavin Rae. Short corner taken by Dougie Imrie.
Long distance shot from Gavin Rae misses to the left of the net.
The ball is delivered by Conor Newton, clearance by Mark Reynolds. Corner taken right-footed by Gary Teale from the left by-line, Shot from 20 yards by Conor Newton. Save by Jamie Langfield.
A cross is delivered by Dougie Imrie, Joe Shaughnessy makes a clearance. Gary Teale takes a corner.
Mark Reynolds concedes a free kick for a foul on Esmael Goncalves. Dougie Imrie has a direct shot on goal from the free kick, Jamie Langfield makes a save. Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Gary Teale. Johnny Hayes delivers the ball, clearance made by Isaac Osbourne.
Centre by Clark Robertson, clearance made by Conor Newton. Effort from the edge of the area by Scott Vernon goes wide of the right-hand upright.
Foul by Johnny Hayes on Paul Dummett, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Jim Goodwin.
Inswinging corner taken by Gary Teale from the left by-line played to the near post, clearance by Scott Vernon.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Dougie Imrie by Joe Shaughnessy. Paul Dummett restarts play with the free kick.
The ball is sent over by Joe Shaughnessy.
Niall McGinn takes a shot. Save made by Craig Samson.
Jim Goodwin challenges Scott Vernon unfairly and gives away a free kick. Ryan Jack restarts play with the free kick.
The offside flag is raised against Sam Parkin. Direct free kick taken by Jamie Langfield.
The ball is sent over by Niall McGinn, Paul Dummett gets a block in.
Foul by Paul Dummett on Cameron Smith, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed right-footed by Niall McGinn, save by Craig Samson.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Paul Dummett by Joe Shaughnessy. Craig Samson restarts play with the free kick.
Dummett wants Saints stay
On-loan St Mirren defender Paul Dummett claims parent club Newcastle want to send him to the npower Championship next season - but he insists he is happy where he is.
The left-back, 21, and Newcastle youth-team colleague Conor Newton were dispatched north to Paisley to gain top-flight experience and helped Saints land the Scottish Communities League Cup.
Their impressive displays have now convinced Magpies boss Alan Pardew to offer them both one-year contract extensions but they have been told another loan stint could be on the cards next term.
English second-tier sides Bolton, Huddersfield and Doncaster are all said to be interested in the pair and Newcastle want to see the players return south for the next stage of their development.
Dummett, however, insists the Buddies are his preferred option.
He said: "Conor and I have both been offered new one-year contracts. I'm not sure what's happening yet and I will have to speak to my dad first.
"But I have loved my time up here. It's improved me as a player.
"If we sign up with Newcastle again I think the plan will be to go out on loan again. I don't know where though, that's not for me to decide. Newcastle decided to send me here to St Mirren so who knows what will happen next season.
"Newcastle think that England is a better league to play in, so they want me to go to the Championship.
"But my time at St Mirren has made me a better player and more confident because I've been playing week in, week out. I've played in front of big crowds at places like Celtic Park and in the cup final, something I'd never have achieved playing for Newcastle's reserves. It has gone well and I've loved it here. I would be happy to come back if I got the chance."
The declaration by Dummett - who arrived in Scotland last summer and has made 33 appearances for Saints - comes just days after Newton also announced he would be happy to sign on again with Danny Lennon's side.
The midfielder followed his friend north in January before registering 17 appearances for Saints as well as a goal in the 3-2 League Cup win over Hearts at Hampden.
St Mirren are hopeful of keeping both players for another year and have secured an agreement from Newcastle that should the players reject offer of a new deal at St James' Park, the English outfit will waive their right to compensation for rearing them.
That development is another boost to the club after confirming their Clydesdale Bank Premier League survival this week, after a tense battle with bottom club Dundee.
The Dark Blues went on a four-game unbeaten streak to put Saints under severe pressure. Eleventh-placed Saints now face Aberdeen at home knowing a win will hand them the chance to equal their highest ever SPL points tally of 43 when they face Kilmarnock on the final day of the season.
But Lennon insists the club must aim higher than the bottom six next term.
He said: "After my first season I deliberately set the bar high to try to change the mentality of the club. For 25 years, our club has been fighting relegation. I want us to look beyond that survival attitude and show ambition to get into the top six. It can't just be little St Mirren any more.
"If you always do what you always did, you will only get what you always got.
"Maybe I have made a rod for my own back by bringing these expectations. But I have the belief in my own abilities and those of my staff. We have shown some wonderful football over my time here but what we need now is consistent results."
Aberdeen midfielder Isaac Osbourne admits the Dons should have achieved more this season.
The Pittodrie outfit currently sit top of the Clydesdale Bank Premier League's bottom six and can take a step towards confirming seventh place by beating St Mirren.
But Osbourne admits there is disappointment that Aberdeen did not make more of the talents at their disposal.
Niall McGinn has struck 20 league goals this season while the 14 goals conceded at home hints at a staunch defence that is matched only by SPL champions Celtic.
However, former boss Craig Brown stepped down and was replaced by Derek McInnes after the side failed to sneak into the top six, conceding a last-minute winner to Dundee United's Rory Boulding in their final game before the split.
Osbourne said: "It feels like the one that got away. Considering the squad we have got it's been a disappointing season.
"But then looking back on last season when we finished ninth, it's been a progression. I suppose we just need to hope we can build on that for next season."
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