ST MIRREN have had to cancel training after being hit by an outbreak of Covid-19.

Several positive results from lateral flow testing have been reported at the Paisley club, with those affected having to self-isolate while they await the outcome of PCR tests.

St Mirren have no match this weekend but are due to play host to Celtic in the league on Wednesday, followed by a trip to champions Rangers on Boxing Day.

A statement on the club's website reads: "St Mirren Football Club can confirm that, following recent lateral flow testing, we have unfortunately received a number of positive Covid-19 cases.

"In line with government guidelines, those affected have now taken PCR tests and will self-isolate for 10 days.

"Training has been suspended but, as it stands, our upcoming matches will still go ahead. However, we will continue to monitor the situation over the coming days.

"The health and wellbeing of our players and staff remains our utmost priority."