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Richie Foran fouled by Steven Thompson, the ref awards a free kick. Ryan Esson takes the indirect free kick.
Gary Teale takes the outswinging corner, Ryan Esson makes a save.
Shot from just outside the box by Paul McGowan misses to the left of the goal.
Billy McKay is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Free kick taken by Craig Samson.
Hugh Murray concedes a free kick for a foul on Richie Foran. Indirect free kick taken by Kenny Gillet.
Marc McAusland challenges Gregory Tade unfairly and gives away a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Greg Tansey, Richie Foran finds the net with a headed goal from close range. St Mirren 0-1 Inverness CT.Assist on the goal came from Greg Tansey.
Paul McGowan fouled by Johnny Hayes, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Jeroen Tesselaar.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Steven Thompson on Roman Golobart. Free kick taken by Kenny Gillet.
Johnny Hayes produces a left-footed shot from outside the penalty area and misses left.
Gregory Tade challenges Jim Goodwin unfairly and gives away a free kick. Craig Samson takes the free kick.
Jeroen Tesselaar concedes a free kick for a foul on Thomas Piermayr. Indirect free kick taken by Ryan Esson.
Jim Goodwin fouled by Greg Tansey, the ref awards a free kick. Jim Goodwin takes the free kick.
Inswinging corner taken by Gary Teale from the left by-line, Gregory Tade manages to make a clearance.
Thomas Reilly replaces Kenny McLean.
Thomas Piermayr sends in a cross.
David van Zanten fouled by Richie Foran, the ref awards a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Darren McGregor.
Billy McKay is brought on as a substitute for Andrew Shinnie.
Shot from just outside the area by Greg Tansey misses to the right of the target.
The referee gives a free kick against Gregory Tade for handball. Ryan Esson takes the indirect free kick.
Hugh Murray challenges Gregory Tade unfairly and gives away a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Greg Tansey.
Effort from 20 yards by Steven Thompson. Ryan Esson gets a block in.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Steven Thompson. Kenny Gillet takes the indirect free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Nick Ross by Gary Teale. Gary Teale booked for unsporting behaviour. The assistant referee signals for offside against Steven Thompson. Ryan Esson takes the free kick.
Gary Teale sends in a cross.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Jeroen Tesselaar on Johnny Hayes. Ryan Esson takes the free kick.
Darren McGregor gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Gregory Tade. Thomas Piermayr restarts play with the free kick. Josh Meekings leaves the field to be replaced by Thomas Piermayr.
David van Zanten fouled by Graeme Shinnie, the ref awards a free kick. David van Zanten takes the indirect free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Graeme Shinnie by Jim Goodwin. Kenny Gillet takes the free kick.
Nigel Hasselbaink goes off and Gary Teale comes on.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Gregory Tade. Free kick taken by Craig Samson.
Effort from 20 yards by Johnny Hayes. Craig Samson gets a block in.
Paul McGowan has shot on goal from just outside the area which goes wide of the right-hand upright.
Jim Goodwin is adjudged to have handled the ball. Richie Foran takes the free kick.
Handball by Graeme Shinnie. Craig Samson takes the indirect free kick.
Corner taken left-footed by Kenny McLean, Steven Thompson takes a shot. Blocked by Ryan Esson.
Jeroen Tesselaar takes a shot. Save made by Ryan Esson.
Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Kenny McLean from the left by-line, Richie Foran manages to make a clearance.
Inswinging corner taken by Kenny McLean from the left by-line.
Kenny McLean decides to take a short corner.
Nick Ross joins the action as a substitute, replacing Aaron Doran.
Andrew Shinnie produces a volleyed right-footed shot from 6 yards. Blocked by Craig Samson.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Steven Thompson. Ryan Esson takes the indirect free kick.
(St Mirren) makes a substitution, with Hugh Murray coming on for Douglas Imrie.
Unfair challenge on Aaron Doran by Jim Goodwin results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Graeme Shinnie.
Graeme Shinnie concedes a free kick for a foul on Douglas Imrie. David van Zanten restarts play with the free kick.
Foul by Jeroen Tesselaar on Johnny Hayes, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Richie Foran.
Inswinging corner taken by Aaron Doran, clearance made by Craig Samson.
Nigel Hasselbaink has an effort at goal from outside the penalty box which goes wide left of the goal.
Long range shot from Darren McGregor misses to the left of the target.
Foul by Johnny Hayes on Paul McGowan, free kick awarded. Indirect free kick taken by Paul McGowan.
Corner from the left by-line taken by Johnny Hayes, Marc McAusland manages to make a clearance.
Corner from left by-line taken by Andrew Shinnie.
Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Andrew Shinnie, Marc McAusland makes a clearance.
Aaron Doran gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on David van Zanten. David van Zanten restarts play with the free kick.
Johnny Hayes decides to take the corner short.
Aaron Doran takes a shot. Blocked by Ryan Esson.
Nigel Hasselbaink is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Ryan Esson takes the free kick.
Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Kenny McLean, Richie Foran makes a clearance.
Inswinging corner taken by Douglas Imrie from the right by-line, Gregory Tade manages to make a clearance.
Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Douglas Imrie.
Foul by Paul McGowan on Richie Foran, free kick awarded. Graeme Shinnie restarts play with the free kick.
Aaron Doran decides to take a short corner.
Shiels: Killie are club of the year
Kenny Shiels believes Kilmarnock should be recognised as "the club of the year".
The Rugby Park outfit almost dropped out of the Clydesdale Bank Premier League in 2010 but completed their recovery and rejuvenation on March 18, when they won the Scottish Communities League Cup for the first time by beating hot favourites Celtic 1-0 in the final at Hampden.
Shiels' side missed out on a top-six finish in the SPL but are battling to hold on to seventh place and take on Aberdeen at Rugby Park.
Asked by Press Association Sport how he would sum up the season to date, the Kilmarnock manager said: "I think we have been the club of the year, when you look at where we have came from.
"What you have to do when you are summing up how a team has performed is look at what their inheritance was at the beginning of the season.
"When you are signing players from Yeovil, Scunthorpe, York, Luton, non-league, and bringing them together and you are seventh in the league with two games to go and you have won a cup - and beaten one of the Old Firm in the final, which is unheard of - the answer to the question is quite obvious.
"I think we have done fantastic, that hasn't been acknowledged as much as it should have been but we know about it.
"We know how well we have done and that's all that matters."
Asked if he would feel the same way regardless of how the final two SPL games went, he replied: "Yes, and why not?
"I don't see how anyone could think any different. How could they when we were being tipped for relegation?
"In the sack race I was favourite to lose my job, and Terry Butcher (Inverness) was second.
"People forget it was less than two years ago that Kilmarnock were fighting a relegation battle in the last game of the season against Falkirk.
"These things should be remembered."
Meanwhile, club captain Manuel Pascali claimed Killie's cup victory led him to sign his new three-year deal - even though he missed the historic day at Hampden with a broken leg from which he is still recovering.
The 30-year-old defender said: "I will be here for the next three years, which will make it seven years in total.
"We started to talk about a new contract around November but the 18th of March made my decision final.
"After what we achieved that day and seeing so many supporters being very nice to me, my wife and family said `you can't leave this', and I agreed.
"I will try my best to have another day like that."
Manager Craig Brown has confirmed Aberdeen will soon have further talks with Inverness winger Jonny Hayes over a transfer to Pittodrie.
Brown has made his interest known in the out-of-contract Caley Thistle winger as he bids to enhance his options for next season after another disappointing campaign for the Dons.
Asked when he expects to meet Hayes, Brown said: "This week or next week. He won't sign for anyone certainly without coming and seeing us.
"He's given that undertaking and I'm sure he'll honour that."
Further discussions on recruitment are ongoing but Brown was not prepared to disclose the names of his targets.
He added: "There are other talks going on, with players but the players are with clubs at the moment and they're out of contract.
"We're talking to them and I always advise the manager (of the player's current club) out of courtesy."
Josh Magennis has been offered a new deal and Brown anticipates the versatile player will soon join goalkeeper Jamie Langfield and defender Clark Robertson in extending his stay at Pittodrie.
Brown added: "I'm assuming he had signed it. If he hasn't signed it, he's only that much away from signing it.
"Everything to me seemed very positive. I don't think it's going to be a major issue."
Brown is eager for his side to improve in Saturday's Clydesdale Bank Premier League clash with Kilmarnock after losses to relegation-threatened Dunfermline and Hibernian in the last week.
Brown added: "Kilmarnock are sitting there in a position to be the best of the rest, but we've got to try to win our last two games."
However, Brown insisted progress is being made, albeit slowly.
He said: "There's improvement since last season in as much as we're a point more than we were and we've got two games left.
"We were comfortably clear of the relegation issue more quickly than last year, but it's not been a good season.
"But it has been horrendously disturbed by injury. No other club has experienced the amount of injuries that we've had.
"That's not an excuse, it's an explanation, and it obviously affects results."
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