Jim Goodwin will miss his St Mirren side’s Scottish Premiership trip to Celtic this weekend after a positive Covid-19 test.

The Irishman received a false-positive test at the start of last season and St Mirren’s start to the 20/21 Premiership season was marred by Covid problems. Goodwin will be replaced by assistant manager Lee Sharp and goalkeeper coach Jamie Langfield at Celtic Park.

St Mirren v St Johnstone - William Hill Scottish Cup

Goodwin will miss the trip to Celtic Park this weekend after receiving a positive Covid-19 test prior to the game. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Saints have started the league season with a draw against Dundee and defeat to Hearts.

A statement reads: “St Mirren Football Club can confirm that manager Jim Goodwin will miss this weekend’s match away to Celtic after testing positive for Covid-19.

 

“Everyone at the club wishes Jim a full and speedy recovery. Lee Sharp and Jamie Langfield will take charge of first-team duties until the manager returns.”

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