By Kyle Gunn
St Mirren have confirmed a first team player has tested positive for Covid-19 but Saturday’s game with Hibs will go ahead as planned.
The Paisley side say they have complied robustly with the official testing and hygiene regime.
The player is now self-isolating and the club wished him well, saying they look forward to welcoming him back once he is fit and ready.
The statement read: “ Following our recent round of testing, St Mirren Football Club can confirm that a member of the first-team has tested positive for Covid-19.
“The player is currently self-isolating in line with government guidance and, as a result, will be unavailable for our match against Hibernian.
“The club has complied robustly with the official testing and hygiene regime, using a private testing facility in accordance with the Scottish Government and the SPFL/SFA Joint Response Group protocols.
“Everyone at the club wishes the player a speedy recovery and look forward to welcoming him back once he is fit and ready.”