Paisley Daily Express
Ref’s ready for All Saints Day
The man in charge of St Mirren’s big semi-final cup clash tomorrow will be focused on the job after a trip to Specsavers Paisley.
Category one referee Willie Collum joined the staff in store ahead of the St Mirren vs St Johnstone Scottish Cup game, to ensure he had everything he needed for the big game.
Experienced referee Willie, who will take charge of the All Saints clash at Scotland’s national stadium, with St Mirren keen to make amends after they were narrowly beaten 1 - 0 when the two teams last met in January.
With St Johnstone flying high and having already lifted the Betfred Cup in February and dumping out Rangers in the previous round, St Mirren will have to be at their best in what is sure to be a fiercely contested domestic cup fixture.
Amy Chotai, store director at Specsavers in Paisley, said:“We were thrilled that Willie Collum took the time to stop by and pay us a visit before overseeing such a hugely important Scottish Cup tie this weekend.
“It is a high-pressure game, so we were delighted to offer him some advice to ensure his sight is ship shape for what is set to be a nail-biting semi-final.
“Specsavers is proud to support the Scottish referees and our partnership with the Scottish FA goes far beyond just a logo on a shirt.”