St Mirren Park is Saints sixth home and was officially opened by First Minister
Alex Salmond on the 31st January 2009 when Kilmarnock were the visitors for a Scottish Premier League match.
The match ended in a 1-1 draw, with Killie striker Kevin Kyle having the distinction
of scoring the first goal at the ground. The first Saints goal was scored by Dennis Wyness.
The stadium has an all seated capacity of 8029 seats.
The playing surface dimensions and facilities offered make it compliant with
The stadium was built as part of a deal with supermarket giant Tesco, who bought
the old ground at Love Street and cleared St Mirren's near crippling debt, thus securing the future of the club.