Eomonn Brophy - who joined the Saints in January - was delighted to net his first goal but had hoped to come away with full points in the club's opening match at the weekend. Eamonn Brophy enjoyed netting his first goal for St Mirren – but was frustrated not to come away with all three points on the opening day against Dundee.
Makeshift backline, resilience and Charlie Adam: 3 things we learned from Dundee’s enthralling draw with St Mirren
Dundee kicked off their Premiership comeback with a clash full of goals, entertainment and controversy. They ended the match with 10 men but came away with a point in an end-to-end contest at home to St Mirren. The final outcome could have gone either way. It is fallen champions Celtic at Parkhead next.
'There is something brewing here': Paul McGowan says St Mirren point showed Dundee's new fighting spirit
Paul McGowan has seen it all in the past seven seasons at Dundee. But this year things are different. In the past, some Dark Blues sides would crumble at the slightest setback. In their opening Premiership fixture against St Mirren they suffered more than one. Going behind early to their opponents’ first effort on goal, losing striker Danny Mullen to injury, conceding from a debatable penalty, going down to 10 men… the Dee didn’t have their problems to seek.
‘Potentially very exciting signing’ – Sheffield United in chase for goalscoring midfielder: The verdict
This article is part of Football League World’s ‘The Verdict’ series, which provides personal opinions from the FLW writers regarding the latest breaking news, teams, players, managers, potential signings and more Sheffield United have registered an interest in signing St Mirren midfielder Jamie McGrath, according to the Irish Mirror.
St Mirren boss Jim Goodwin has tipped summer arrival Eamonn Brophy to shine this season. The 25-year-old former Kilmarnock frontman opened his account for the Buddies against Dundee at Dens Park on Saturday in a pulsating game that ended 2-2. Brophy combined well with strike partner Curtis Main to drill the ball past Dark Blues keeper Adam Legzdins with just four minutes on the clock.
Robbie Neilson says beating Celtic must be just the start for Hearts as he praises Beni Baningime and 'world-class' Craig Gordon
Hearts manager Robbie Neilson told his players that beating Celtic should be just the start as they returned to the Scottish Premiership in style. John Souttar’s late header earned a 2-1 opening-day win at Tynecastle Park after Anthony Ralston had levelled Gary Mackay-Steven’s opening goal.
James McPake expressed his pride as he praised his players on their Premiership return and insisted even referee Craig Napier couldn’t dampen their emotion. The Dundee manager watched his 10-man side twice come from behind to secure an opening day draw with Jim Goodwin’s St Mirren after young midfielder Max Anderson had been controversially shown a straight red for scything down St Mirren striker Eammon Brophy towards the end.
NOT HAPPY James McPake claimed ref Craig Napier cost Dundee three points with his controversial penalty call. But the Dens Park boss hailed his decimated squad for a battling draw against St Mirren. McPake, who lost Danny Mullen to a suspected leg break, was raging at Napier's decision to penalise Jason Cummings for a tackle on Jay Henderson.
Match report as Dundee twice come from behind against St Mirren to earn a 2-2 draw on their return to the Scottish Premiership; Eamonn Brophy and Jamie McGrath goals cancelled out by Joseph Shaughnessy own goal and Jason Cummings strike 2:57 Ten-man Dundee twice came from behind to secure a share of the spoils from a 2-2 draw against St Mirren in a pulsating Scottish Premiership opener at Dens Park.
JASON CUMMINGS was the Joker in Dundee’s pack to claim a hard-fought draw. The Dens Park striker was set to be the fall guy when he gave away the penalty that put St Mirren ahead. But Cummings made amends with a brilliant equaliser as James McPake’s ten men grabbed a point.
Dundee kicked off their Premiership return with a frantic 2-2 draw at home to St Mirren. The Dark Blues finished the pulsating contest with ten men after Max Anderson’s rash tackle on 69 minutes but held out for a point. They trailed twice after early goals in each half from Eamonn Brophy and a Jamie McGrath penalty.
"Umpteen clubs" have enquired about Jamie McGrath but no new bids have been made, says St Mirren boss Jim Goodwin, after the midfielder scored in the Scottish Premiership draw at Dundee. The Irishman restored St Mirren's lead with a disputed penalty after Joe Shaughnessy's own goal cancelled out Eamonn Brophy's early opener.
Ten-man Dundee twice came from behind to secure a share of the spoils from a 2-2 draw against St Mirren in a pulsating cinch Premiership opener at Dens Park. The Buddies stormed into an early lead through Eamonn Brophy with the home side equalising just before the break thanks to an own goal by St Mirren skipper Joe Shaughnessy.
Sheffield United have joined the race to sign St Mirren midfielder Jamie McGrath, a report from The Mirror has revealed. McGrath enjoyed an impressive campaign for St Mirren last season, scoring 17 goals in 46 appearances in all competitions, seemingly attracting plenty of attention from elsewhere.
Watch as Rangers boss Steven Gerrard's car is mobbed with fans out in force at Ibrox ahead of Scottish Premiership opener
The Rangers manager arrived at Ibrox Stadium for the league opener and fans were there to greet him. Steven Gerrard’s car was mobbed by delirious fans as the Rangers manager made his way to Ibrox Stadium for the opening league game of the new campaign. In scenes reminiscent of the game against St Mirren last season on the weekend the Light Blues clinched the league, supporters lined the streets around the stadium.
The Blades have been linked with a move for St Mirren's Jamie McGrath Sheffield United have been linked with a move for St Mirren midfielder Jamie McGrath. The 24-year-old is an attacking midfielder who has been catching the eye in the Scottish Premiership after making the move from the League of Ireland.
Confident Ange Postecoglou is adamant he can win the title back for Celtic in his first term despite the club finishing 25 points behind Rangers last season. (Daily Record) external-link Steven Gerrard insists Rangers signed Fashion Sakala to play alongside Alfredo Morelos — not replace the Colombia striker.
JAKE DOYLE-HAYES has told of his pride after making his Hibernian debut in Europe on Thursday. The former St Mirren midfielder started as the Easter Road outfit defeated Andorran side Santa Coloma in the second round of qualifying for the Uefa Conference League. Goals from Jamie Murphy and Daniel Mackay cancelled out a shock opener from the hosts with Jack Ross’ team winning 1-5 on aggregate.