= Most winners medals in national competition
July 2003, from
02-08-2003 V Queens Park (Love Street) 3-2
17-04-2004 V Ayr United (Love Street) 4-1
to Hibernian May 2008
June 2010, from Hamilton Academical
V Dundee United (Love Street) 1-1
30-12-2012 V Dundee United (Tannadice) 4-3
van Zanten joined Saints in 2003 from Celtic.
He made his debut at that start of 2003-04 and quickly became a regular
in the top team.
In 2005-06 he played his part in the double winning team, ensuring his place in the history of the club.
He left in 2008 for Hibs, but things did not work out and after short spells at Hamilton and Morton, he returned to Saints
for the start of the 2010-11 season.
He picked up where he had left off, as a first team regular and broke through the
300 games mark in February 2013.
In March 2013 he reinforced his place in Saints folklore as a member of the team
that brought the Scottish League Cup back to Paisley for the first time ever.
This win secured his third winners
medal in the stripes, equalling Hugh Murray's record set in 2006.
the end of season 2013-14 David left the club when his contract ended.
total over the two spells he played in 332 matches and managed 8 goals.
But for his part
in the double winning season and the League Cup win, he will always be a legend at St Mirren Park