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David van Zanten replaces Jason Naismith.
The final whistle goes and the game is over.
The ball is delivered by Sam Nicholson.
John McGinn makes a clearance.
Corner taken by Sam Nicholson.
John McGinn has an effort at goal. Jamie MacDonald catches the ball.
Christopher Dilo restarts play with the free kick.
Darren McGregor crosses the ball in from the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Kevin McHattie on Kenny McLean.
Jordan McGhee takes the free kick.
Paul McGowan concedes a free kick for a foul on Scott Robinson.
Scott Robinson takes the free kick.
Darren McGregor concedes a free kick for a foul on Scott Robinson.
Jim Goodwin fouled by Gary Oliver, the ref awards a free kick.
Josh Magennis is flagged offside by the assistant referee.
Gary Oliver joins the action as a substitute, replacing Dale Carrick.
Corner taken by Kenny McLean from the right by-line.
Danny Wilson manages to make a clearance.
Kenny McLean is booked.
Foul by Kenny McLean on Jason Holt, free kick awarded.
Darren McGregor manages to make a clearance.
The offside flag is raised against Callum Paterson.
Clearance made by Danny Wilson.
Jason Naismith produces a cross.
The ball is swung over by Paul McGowan.
Free kick taken by Christopher Dilo.
The referee blows for offside against Sam Nicholson.
(St Mirren) makes a substitution, with John McGinn coming on for Conor Newton.
Billy King comes on in place of Jamie Walker.
Free kick taken by Jamie MacDonald.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Kevin McHattie by Conor Newton.
Dylan McGowan concedes a free kick for a foul on Darren McGregor.
Corner taken by Kevin McHattie from the right by-line.
Booking for Conor Newton for unsporting behaviour.
Unfair challenge on Dylan McGowan by Conor Newton results in a free kick.
Foul by Dylan McGowan on Jim Goodwin, free kick awarded.
Kevin McHattie crosses the ball in from the free kick.
Conor Newton gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jason Holt.
Dylan McGowan makes a clearance.
The ball is swung over by Gregg Wylde.
Scott Robinson fouled by Paul McGowan, the ref awards a free kick.
The official flags Josh Magennis offside.
Christopher Dilo takes the free kick.
Paul McGowan replaces Gary Teale.
Sam Nicholson is ruled offside.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Kenny McLean.
Corner taken by Kenny McLean.
Jason Naismith makes a clearance.
Dylan McGowan takes the free kick.
Jim Goodwin gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Scott Robinson.
Free kick crossed by Christopher Dilo.
Sean Kelly fouled by Jamie Walker, the ref awards a free kick.
Dylan McGowan restarts play with the free kick.
Foul by Kenny McLean on Scott Robinson, free kick awarded.
Gregg Wylde crosses the ball.
Gregg Wylde sends in a cross.
Corner from the left by-line taken by Jamie Walker.
Centre by Jamie Walker.
Centre by Gregg Wylde.
Dale Carrick scores with a right foot finish. St Mirren 1-1 Hearts.Assist on the goal came from Jamie Walker.
Jamie Walker takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Christopher Dilo fumbles the ball.
Corner taken by Kenny McLean from the left by-line.
The match restarts for the second half.
David Smith goes off and Jordan McGhee comes on.
The first half comes to an end.
Jamie Walker sends in a cross.
Direct strike on goal from the free kick comes in from Kenny McLean. A parry by Jamie MacDonald prevents the goal.
Jim Goodwin fouled by Dale Carrick, the ref awards a free kick.
Gary Teale crosses the ball.
Gary Teale sends in a cross.
Free kick taken by Callum Paterson.
Jamie Walker fouled by Jim Goodwin, the ref awards a free kick.
Corner from the left by-line taken by Kenny McLean.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Dale Carrick.
Jamie MacDonald takes the free kick.
Danny Wilson fouled by Josh Magennis, the ref awards a free kick.
Gary Teale produces a cross.
The ball is sent over by Gregg Wylde.
The ball is sent over by David Smith.
Conor Newton scores with a right foot finish. St Mirren 1-0 Hearts.Assist on the goal came from Kenny McLean.
Kenny McLean takes a shot.
Free kick taken by Jason Holt.
Foul by Jason Naismith on Sam Nicholson, free kick awarded.
Danny Wilson restarts play with the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Kevin McHattie by Jim Goodwin results in a free kick.
The ball is crossed by David Smith.
Free kick taken by David Smith.
Darren McGregor gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Dale Carrick.
The ball is crossed by Kevin McHattie.
Free kick taken by Jim Goodwin.
The ball is delivered by Jamie Walker.
Corner taken by Kevin McHattie.
Kenny McLean crosses the ball in from the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Gregg Wylde by Jason Holt.
Josh Magennis sends in a cross.
Jim Goodwin takes the free kick.
Jamie Walker concedes a free kick for a foul on Jim Goodwin.
Unfair challenge on Dylan McGowan by Josh Magennis results in a free kick.
Callum Paterson concedes a free kick for a foul on Gregg Wylde.
Shot by David Smith cleared the bar.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Kevin McHattie.
Shot by Jamie Walker.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Sam Nicholson by Jason Naismith.
Free kick taken by Sean Kelly.
Scott Robinson handles the ball and concedes a free kick.
The game kicks-off.
Buddies future unsure for Lennon
St Mirren manager Danny Lennon does not believe Saturday's home Scottish Premiership clash with Hearts will have any bearing on his future at the Paisley club.
Chairman Stewart Gilmour and fellow directors will tell their boss early next week if they will be renewing his contract, a revelation which has served only to further fuel speculation which has been growing in recent weeks.
Lennon, who guided the Buddies to League Cup final success in 2013, could lead the Paisley club to their highest top-flight finish since 1989 if they move one place up the table into seventh in the last game of the season.
However, when asked if the result against the relegated Jambos should make a difference to the board's thinking either way, the former Cowdenbeath boss, who has a fully fit squad at his disposal, said: "I don't think so. But I have no idea where their heads are at this moment in time.
"I know where mine is and that is focusing on finishing the season on a high.
"I know where I want to be but I can't get inside five people's heads.
"They have to, first and foremost, do what they feel is right for St Mirren Football Club.
"I would love the opportunity to build upon the foundations we have built here.
"Over the last four years we have given the club their best period in over a generation in terms of keeping them in the top flight.
"We have also brought through seven kids and five of those are regular starts and outwith Hearts, who have been forced to play (youngsters), there is no other club who has done that this season.
"A manager needs time to reap the seeds he has sown and I would love the opportunity.
"But that's a decision our board of directors have to make. It is up to them to decide if I have merited a new contract or if they want to gamble going with a new face.
"That can work both ways. Four years ago they took a gamble with me and that paid off."
Lennon, appearing at Renfrewshire Head Injury Service's Sunshine Club in Paisley, supporting Head Injury Information Day which takes place next week, urged his players to keep going to the final whistle of the final fixture.
"Our season is not finished and it won't be finished until after the game," he said.
"We have unfinished business. We want to achieve something this club hasn't done in over 25 years and finish in seventh position. So there is a lot to play for "
Hearts manager Gary Locke insists St Mirren's indecision on handing Lennon a fresh deal is "baffling".
He said: "I cannot understand the speculation about Danny's future.
"He has kept them in the league again, won them a trophy last season - what more can Danny do?
"If St Mirren had been relegated, you could understand it. But he has secured their safety and if you are being realistic, keeping St Mirren in the Premiership is a fantastic achievement.
"As well as that, they had that great run to the final where they beat us last year. Allied to that, they have brought through some great young players too.
"I just find it all baffling."
Like Lennon, Locke is still waiting for news on his own future with just days left on his Tynecastle deal.
The former skipper has yet to discuss terms with the already-relegated Gorgie side's chairwoman-in-waiting Ann Budge ahead of the completion of her takeover deal.
But he said: "The situation has not changed but hopefully things will get moving shortly and we will all get our futures sorted out."
Hearts will travel to Paisley hoping to end the season within the 15-point margin they were fined for going into administration in a last show of defiance to their top-flight rivals before dropping into the Championship.
But they will have to do it without Jamie Hamill after the midfielder landed an extra three-game ban - with one suspended - for flattening County boss Derek Adams with a shoulder barge last month.
Locke is unhappy with the punishment dished out by the Scottish Football Association's disciplinary panel but will not argue Hamill's case further.
Locke said: "No we won't be appealing. We're disappointed because the referee dealt with it at the time.
"You could open a can of worms with all this because Willie Collum made his decision on the pitch. Quite rightly he sent Jamie off, because it was a moment of stupidity.
"But now after the game we are going back and Jamie is getting further punishment. I'm not happy about that but we won't appeal it."
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