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Singapore Cup

The day after their victory in the 1987 Scottish Cup, St.Mirren flew to Singapore to compete in a four team invitational tournament sponsored by Epson, the giant computer corporation.

The other teams invited were Southampton (England), Perth Azzuri (Australia) and Universidad Autonoma (Mexico). The tournament took the shape of a round robin competition with the two top teams competing in the final.

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Tournament programme

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Epson Trophy

21 May 1987

National Stadium, Singapore

St.Mirren 0 Universidad Autonoma 0

Att:5,000
 
Campbell Money, Tommy Wilson, David Winnie, Billy Abercromby, Peter Godfrey, Neil Cooper, Brian Gallagher (Norrie McWhirter), Ian Ferguson (Keith Walker), Kenny McDowall, Brian Hamilton, John Butler
 

23 May 1987

National Stadium, Singapore

St.Mirren 0 Southampton 0

Att:6,000
 
Campbell Money, Tommy Wilson, David Winnie, Billy Abercromby, Peter Godfrey, Neil Cooper, Frank McGarvey Keith Walker (Brian Gallagher) Kenny McDowall Brian Hamilton, John Butler (Norrie McWhirter)
 

24 May 1987

National Stadium, Singapore

St.Mirren 2 Perth Azzuri 1

McDowall 2                           
Att:1,500
 
Campbell Money, Tommy Wilson, Norrie McWhirter(Neil Cooper), Billy Abercromby, Peter Godfrey, David Winnie, Frank McGarvey, Keith Walker (John Butler), Kenny McDowall Brian Hamilton, Brian Gallagher
 

These results took Saints into the final where they faced the Mexicans of Universidad Autonoma

 

27 May 1987

National Stadium, Singapore

St.Mirren 0 Universidad Autonoma 0

Att:7,000
 
Campbell Money, Tommy Wilson, David Winnie, Billy Abercromby, Peter Godfrey, Neil Cooper, Frank McGarvey, Ian Ferguson (John Butler), Kenny McDowall, Brian Hamilton, Brian Gallagher (Keith Walker)
 
Saints won 5-3 on penalties.  
Scorers were:- Abercromby, Godfrey, McDowall, Money, Butler
 
 

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Penalty scorers

The full squad who travelled to Singapore included; Paul Chalmers, Les Fridge and Derek Hamilton, who never participated in any matches.

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The squad return home