St Mirren V Hibernian at St Mirren Park : Match Preview

06 November 2015 07:31
St Mirren V Hibernian - view commentary, squad, and statistics of the game live.

Defender Jack Baird available for St Mirren's clash with Hibernian

Jack Baird will be available for St Mirren as they host in-form Hibernian at St Mirren Park on Saturday.

The defender was sent off against Falkirk last weekend and was set to miss the clash against Hibs before his dismissal was overturned on appeal.

The Paisley club, however, failed in overturning the red card given to Craig Reid so he joins the injured Jason Naismith (knee) in missing out.

Saints boss Ian Murray, who this week installed former Hibs manager Alex Miller as his assistant at the expense of Mark Spalding, has doubts over Keith Watson and Alan Gow.

Murray said: "Hibs have picked very positive results against Rangers and Dundee United however we are the only side to take anything from them at Easter Road. We can take confidence from that."

Hibernian beat Rangers last weekend for a fifth consecutive league victory and cut the Ibrox side's lead at the top of the Ladbrokes Championship to five points.

There was more good news on Friday as Jason Cummings was named the division's player of the month for October.

Speaking to Hibs TV, the forward said: "It's a massive compliment for me personally. It's been a good month, but all the credit goes to the boys.

"They've been different class this month and all the credit goes to them."

Source: PAR