She said: “Great to see Vanzy make it to 300 appearances.
“He’s always been one of the most popular players at the club and he always has time to chat to the fans, sign a match programme, or have his picture taken with the kids.
“I hope he goes on to make many more appearances in a black and white jersey. COYS!”
‘Saint Stephen’ gave his take on the defender’s contribution to the club over the last 10 years or so, saying: “To think we brought Vanzy in when he was playing a trial game for released players down in Inverclyde, and now look at him.
“John Coughlin should take a lot of credit for seeing the potential in him and getting him signed up.
“He’s hardly ever injured, is one of our more consistent players and I, for one, was delighted to see him back when Danny Lennon took over in 2010.”
Meanwhile, the SPL managerial merry-go-round continues and the latest victim this week was Barry Smith at Dundee.
The Dens Park Board axed Smith after seeing the club prop up the table and now they are on the lookout for a replacement.
A former team of Smith’s is Saints centre-back Lee Mair, who was gutted to see Smith go.
Mair (@LMairzo) tweeted: “Gutted to see Barry Smith lose his job at Dundee.
“He was my captain when I was there and I’ve never seen anyone with a better attitude. #Mr Dundee.”
Fellow tweeter Richard Payne (@RickPayne78) added: “Not the greatest game in the world but Hibs deserved all three points.
“St Mirren were as poor as I’ve seen them under Danny Lennon.”
And the Black & White Army (@bawarmy) came up with a statistic that perhaps Lennon should take note of.
They tweeted: “In the four games that John McGinn has not started since making his debut, St Mirren have yet to record a single victory!”
Saints take on St Johnstone at McDiarmid Park tomorrow and there’s some news for fans travelling to the game.
St Johnstone 1884 (@stjohnstone1884) tweeted: “Buddies visiting Perth on Saturday should note that £15 gets an adult and two kids aged 13 or under into the Ormond Stand.”
Meanwhile, former Celtic defender Darren O’Dea (@odea_darren) is pinning his hopes on a St Mirren victory in next month’s Scottish Communities League Cup Final.
Darren tweeted: “Gutted Celtic are out but hope St Mirren go and win it now.
“A few ex-Celts and good guys like Gowser and Jim Goodwin!! #anyonebutthejambos.”
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