There is no denying how important Ryan Flynn’s last minute winner for St Mirren over Livingston was.

The Paisley side looked set to be marooned at the bottom of the Premiership table, until Flynn’s strike sealed the 1-0 win.

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The three points moved the Saints to only one point behind Dundee in the league table. If the goal is the springboard to keeping St Mirren in the Premiership, it could go down as perhaps St Mirren’s most important goal in years.

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That might sound like a slight exaggeration. But when you consider that the goal clinched only St Mirren’s fourth win of the season then the accolade is fair.

Oran Kearney has done an excellent job in recent weeks as St Mirren boss. Before the win over Livingston, he led the side to creditable away draws at Aberdeen and Hearts.

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The Saints could have been cut adrift at the bottom of the table. However, results in recent weeks have given them a great chance of avoiding relegation.

St Mirren are next in action against Kilmarnock on Monday. Fans must be confident of getting a win against a side without a win in their last eight games.

With Dundee and Hamilton both facing tough games on Saturday, the Saints could have a chance to move off the bottom of the table with a win over Killie.

If that is the case, that is another reason to laud Flynn’s goal.


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