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Books
Listed below are many of the books published over the years telling parts of the Saints story.
Recommended reading for all fans of the club!

One of the earliest, specifically Saints, publications was printed in 1924 by GW May of London, who produced a series of books on several Scottish Clubs of the time.

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RM Connell. 1924

Club Handbook
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1939-40

British Football Annual 1948
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A short pictorial look at the club in the forties.

The Saints 1977
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Produced to celebrate the centenary of the club in 1977 this book takes a look at some of the highlights of the first 100 years.

Love (Street) Affair 1981
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Personal reflections by Bill McEwan featuring famous matches and players form the past

Black and White Years 1983
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Personal reflections by Alex Bell from the forties through to the early eighties.

A Guide to St Mirren Programmes 1991
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A book listing all Saints programmes from 1945 until 1991.

Penthouse and Pavement 1999
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The story of how to survive in football without sucking up to the Old Firm. With many stories about what it's like to be a Saints supporter.

Millennium Champions 2000
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The story of Saints First Division Championship victory of 1999-2000

Marching On... 2005
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THE definitive history of the club. Published to celebrate the 125th anniversary of St Mirren FC.

Return of the Saints! 2006
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The story of Saints League and Cup double winning season of 2005-06.

100 Great Saints 2006
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100 of the greatest Saints players from the forties to the present day.

Endless Love 2008
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Personal reflections of Love Street by Bill Leckie

Love Street - The Final Chapter 2009
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The full story of the final 18 months of St Mirren park, Love Street.
Full of stories and pictures which will keep the old ground alive for those who can remember the pleasures and pains of ever being there!

Match of the Day 2010
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A look back at 50 of the greatest, most important matches in the history of the club.

140 A Pictorial History
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A pictorial look through the 140 year history of St Mirren FC.

Biographies
Several ex Saints mention facts about their time at the club in their autobiographies.
All of the following include insights into various periods in the clubs history and are well worth a read.

Sam Smith 1993
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Saints 1946-49

Paul Lambert 1998
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Saints 1985-1993

Alex Ferguson 1999
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Saints 1974-78

Frank McAvennie 2003
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Saints 1980-1985 + 1994

Archie Gemmill 2005
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Saints 1963-1967

Frank McGarvey 2008
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Saints 1974-1979 + 1985-1990

Chic Charnley 2009
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Saints 1982-1984 + 1991-1993

Billy Abercromby 2009
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Saints 1975-1988

Frank McDougal 2010
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Saints 1979-1984

Kevin Twaddle 2012
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Saints 2003-2004

Alex Ferguson 2013
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Saints 1974-78

Gerry Baker 2013
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Saints 1958-61

 

Alex Ferguson 2015
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Saints 1974-78