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YOUNG SONS NETWORKING EVENT A SUCCESS

Dumbarton Football Club would like to thank all those who attend our recent Young Sons Networking Event at the Rock. Sons Supporters Trust Director, Cameron Watson, Supporter Liaison Officer, Drew Walls, and Deputy Safety Officer, Jacqui Sibbald were all…

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SONS SECURE PLAY-OFF SPOT

Dumbarton confirmed their place in the top four of cinch League Two with a 1-0 win over Clyde. In an afternoon where the conditions had their say, the visitors came close to an opener when a header had to…

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MATCH PREVIEW: DUMBARTON VS CLYDE

Dumbarton host Clyde tomorrow afternoon in their penultimate home match of the regular cinch League Two season [kick-off 3.00pm]. Both sides have plenty to play for at this late stage of the season, though at opposite ends of the…

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MATCH DAY INFORMATION: DUMBARTON VS CLYDE

Supporters attending Saturdays match against Clyde should be aware of the following information. MATCH DETAILS SPFL, Cinch League 2, Round 33 Dumbarton vs Clyde Saturday 13th April 2024 Kick-Off: 3:00pm Dumbarton Football Stadium, G81 1JJ STADIUM ENTRY Please…

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MATCH DAY INFORMATION: FORFAR ATHLETIC VS DUMBARTON

Supporters attending Saturday’s match against Forfar should be aware of the following information. MATCH DETAILS SPFL Cinch League 2 Round 32 Forfar vs Dumbarton Saturday 6th April 2024 Kick-Off: 3:00pm Alpha Projects Stadium at Station Park, DD8 3BT STADIUM ENTRY Please arrive early to aid entry to the stadium. Dumbarton supporters can access the…

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NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH LOCAL YOUTH SIDE

Dumbarton Football Club can reveal that a local football team are set to make the step up towards the clubs youth academy next season. Haldane United 2008's, who currently play in the First Division of the Paisley and Johnstone…

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NEW TRUST REP LOOKING FORWARD TO NEW ROLE

Cameron Watson has revealed he is looking forward to following in his families footsteps after being elected as the Sons Supporters Trust Representative on the DFC board. The lifelong Son of the Rock was voted onto the clubs board…

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STALEMATE AT THE ROCK

Dumbarton and Stenhousemuir couldn’t be separated this afternoon as they battled to a goalless draw. There were plenty of flash points and talking points, however, in an entertaining share of the points. Sons were on the front…

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NEW SCOUTS FOR YOUTH ACADEMY

Dumbarton Football Club are delighted to announce a new scouting setup for the clubs youth system. Two familiar faces in the shape of Alan McDevitt and David Lyden will be taking up the roles of Chief Scout and Scout…

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Alleged Incident at Methil

In tandem with the Police Scotland investigation, mindful of natural justice, your Board has commissioned a supplementary investigation to establish the facts of the alleged incident and to identify any breach of the Club's Conduct and Suspension Policy. To…

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THREE POINTS AT THE ROCK

Goals in either half secured three points for Dumbarton at the Rock this afternoon. Sons were dominant throughout and finally got the breakthrough midway through the first-half when Tony Wallace scored from the penalty spot. The hosts…

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CAFE WEEK OF ACTION – FAN ENGAGEMENT EVENT

As part of CAFE Football's Week of Action, we are hosting a fan engagement event for our disabled supporters before Saturdays match against Bonnyrigg Rose. We want to welcome you to the stadium and hear about your matchday experiences,…

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THREE POINTS IN THE CAPITAL

Dumbarton hit Spartans for six today to pick up three points. Ryan Blair fired in a free-kick to put the visitors ahead after five minutes before Cammy Russell equalised with one of his own to level things up.…

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MATCH PREVIEW: SPARTANS VS DUMBARTON

Dumbarton travel to the capital tomorrow as they face fellow play-off contenders Spartans in a crunch cinch League Two fixture [kick-off 3.00pm]. Sons conceded in added time to lose against East Fife last weekend as they cut the gap…

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MATCH DAY INFORMATION: SPARTANS VS DUMBARTON

Supporters attending Saturday’s match against Spartans should be aware of the following information. MATCH DETAILS SPFL Cinch League 2 Round 29 Spartans vs Dumbarton Saturday 16th March 2024 Kick-Off: 3:00pm Ainslie Park Stadium, EH5 2HF STADIUM ENTRY Please arrive early to aid entry to the stadium. Dumbarton supporters can access the stadium via turnstile,…

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CLUB STATEMENT

Dumbarton Football Club can confirm that we are aware of an alleged incident that took place at our match away to East Fife on Saturday, and this is being investigated by Police Scotland. The club has, and will continue,…

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CAFE WEEK OF ACTION

Last week saw the kick-off of the 12th annual CAFE Week of Action! Between now and March 24th Dumbarton Football Club are celebrating #TotalAccess, and the roles of disabled people across the sports industry. Dumbarton Football Club is proud…

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LATE DEFEAT AT BAYVIEW

East Fife netted an added-time winner as Dumbarton suffered a 3-2 defeat this afternoon. The hosts led after just a few minutes when Nathan Austin pounced on a loose ball to tap in the opener. A swift…

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HEAVY DEFEAT ON THE ROAD

Dumbarton suffered a 5-0 defeat against Stranraer this evening. An own goal from Ryan Blair put the home side in front after just three minutes with Matty Grant, Dylan Forrest and Ben Armour sealing the game before the interval.…

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MATCH PREVIEW: STRANRAER VS DUMBARTON

Dumbarton make the journey to Stranraer this evening for cinch League Two action [kick-off 7.45pm]. Sons will be encouraged by recent back-to-back victories that has put a promotion play-off spot firmly in their hands. Victories over tonight’s opponents last…

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MATCH DAY INFORMATION: STRANRAER VS DUMBARTON

SUPPORTERS attending Tuesday’s match against Stranraer should be aware of the following information. MATCH DETAILS SPFL Cinch League 2 Round 18 (postponed from Saturday Dec 30th 2023) Stranraer vs Dumbarton Tuesday 2nd March 2024 Kick-Off: 7:45pm Stair Park, Stranraer,…

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RUTH STRIKE EARNS THREE POINTS

A second-half rocket from Michael Ruth made it back-to-back wins for Dumbarton against Peterhead this afternoon. Sons were on top in the first-half but couldn't make their dominance count with a goal as Carlo Pignatiello came closest with a…

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MATCH PREVIEW: DUMBARTON VS PETERHEAD

Dumbarton are back at the Rock tomorrow as they welcome fellow promotion play-off contenders Peterhead to G82 [kick-off 3.00pm]. Sons will be looking to build on last weeks 2-1 victory over Stranraer whilst the visitors will be looking to…

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‘GERS STRIKER JOINS ON LOAN

Dumbarton Football Club are delighted to confirm that James Graham has joined the club on loan until the end of the season. The striker joins from Premiership side Rangers and will provide further strength and competition to the Sons…

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MATCH DAY INFORMATION: DUMBARTON VS PETERHEAD

Supporters attending Saturdays match against Peterhead should be aware of the following information. MATCH DETAILS SPFL Cinch League 2 Week 27 Dumbarton vs Peterhead Saturday 2nd March 2024 Kick-Off: 3:00pm Dumbarton Football Stadium, G81 1JJ STADIUM ENTRY All supporters…

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HOME WIN FOR SONS

Two first-half goals were enough for Dumbarton to pick up a 2-1 win over Stranraer this afternoon. Sons fell behind when Craig Ross nodded in from close range, but immediately responded thanks to Michael Ruth’s strike. Sean…

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NEW DEAL FOR TONY WALLACE

Tony Wallace has committed to the club for the 2024/25 season after penning a one-year contract extension. The midfielder joined Dumbarton in the summer for his second spell at the Rock having started his senior career with the club…

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MATCH DAY INFORMATION: DUMBARTON VS STRANRAER

SUPPORTERS attending Saturdays match against Stranraer should be aware of the following information. MATCH DETAILS SPFL League 2 Week 26 Dumbarton vs Stranraer Saturday 24th February 2024 Kick-Off: 2:00pm Dumbarton Football Club Stadium, G81 1JJ STADIUM ENTRY All supporters can access the…

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RYAN WALLACE RETIRES FROM FOOTBALL

Dumbarton forward Ryan Wallace has informed the club that he is set to retire from football with immediate effect. The 33-year-old had planned to step back from football at the end of the season, but has instead made the…

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CLUB STATEMENT

AFTER an incident of reported personal abuse at our away fixture at Clyde FC, Dumbarton Football Club is reminding all supporters of our zero-tolerance policy to all forms of abuse. The club wishes to make it clear that it…

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DEFEAT ON THE ROAD

A double from Martin Rennie consigned Dumbarton to a 2-0 loss against Clyde this afternoon. The hosts started on the front foot and took the lead in 12 minutes when Rennie’s long-range drive crashed in off the post.…

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MATCH PREVIEW: CLYDE VS DUMBARTON

Dumbarton are back on the road tomorrow as they travel to Hamilton, where Clyde await for a cinch League Two fixture [kick-off 3.00pm]. Sons will be looking to build on a few positive performances in recent outings, though…

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MATCHDAY INFORMATION: CLYDE VS DUMBARTON

SUPPORTERS attending Saturday’s match against Clyde should be aware of the following information. MATCH DETAILS SPFL League 2 Week 25 Clyde vs Dumbarton Saturday 17th February 2024 Kick-Off: 3:00pm New Douglas Park, Hamilton, ML3 0FT STADIUM ENTRY - Please arrive early…

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GOALLESS DRAW AT THE ROCK

Dumbarton couldn’t find a way past Spartans at the Rock this evening. Sons started on the front foot, and would remain so for much of the evening, as Michael Ruth had a goal disallowed, Marc Kelly hit…

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MATCHDAY INFORMATION

SUPPORTERS attending Tuesday’s match against Spartans should be aware of the following information. MATCH DETAILS SPFL League 2 Week 21 Dumbarton vs Spartans Tuesday 13th February 2024 Kick-Off: 7.45pm Dumbarton Football Club Stadium STADIUM ENTRY All supporters access to the…

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CLUB STATEMENT

Dumbarton Football Club have this afternoon issued the following statement: In a recently published newspaper and online article, a Sons Supporters Trust spokesperson was quoted as stating that the Club’s chairman and board had a ”currently stated position…

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NEW SLO APPOINTED

Dumbarton Football Club are delighted to announce that Drew Walls has been appointed as the clubs new Supporter Liason Officer. In his role, Drew will act as a bridge between supporters and club officials, ensuring that any concerns and…

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SONS HELD AT THE ROCK

Dumbarton led twice but couldn't hold on for all three points against Forfar Athletic this afternoon. Michael Ruth headed in the opener for Sons just before the quarter of the hour though Stuart Morrison equalised for the visitors almost…

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CRIGHTON SIGNS NEW DEAL

Dumbarton Football Club are delighted to announce that Sean Crighton has signed a contract extension ahead of the 2024/25 season. The defender joined Sons in the summer and has been an ever present in defence since his arrival, making…

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KITMAN TO STEP DOWN

Long-term Dumbarton supporter David Richardson is set to step down from his role as kit man at the end of this season. David came into the position more than three-years ago after previously being the clubs assistant secretary as…

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SONS LOSE OUT AT STENNY

A second-half goal from Stenhousemuir secured a 1-0 win for the home side this afternoon. Michael Ruth had the best chance of the first-half for Sons but his strike was beaten away by Darren Jamieson. The visitors started…

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CURRY NIGHT FOR SPARTANS FIXTURE

Supporters can enjoy our midweek clash against Spartans in style by making the most of two hospitality packages. Sons host the Ainslie Park side next Tuesday, February 13 in a big fixture at the top of cinch League…

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YOUNG DEFENDER GOES OUT ON LOAN

Dumbarton Football Club can announce that under-20’s defender Taylor Buchanan has joined Glenafton Athletic on loan. The young left-sided defender will head to Loch Park for the remainder of the season. First-team manager Stevie Farrell commented: “This…

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SPIDER JOINS ON LOAN

Dumbarton Football Club are delighted to announce the loan signing of Aaron Healy. The Queen’s Park forward joins the club on a deal until the end of the season. Healy burst onto the scene with Arthurlie in…

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SONS WIN ON THE ROAD

Dumbarton returned to winning ways with a 1-0 win at Elgin City this afternoon. Sons found the breakthrough towards the end of the first period when Tony Wallace met Kalvin Orsi’s cross at the back post. There…

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’KEEPER GOES OUT ON LOAN

Dumbarton Football Club can announce that goalkeeper Harry Broun has joined Johnstone Burgh on a loan deal until the end of the season. The 20-year-old will head to Keanie Park for more game time as the West of…

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GREIG YOUNG SIGNS NEW DEAL

Dumbarton Football Club are delighted to announce that full-back Greig Young has signed a new deal with the club. The 20-year-old made an immediate impact at the Rock following his summer arrival from Raith Rovers and quickly made the…

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SKIPPER EXTENDS STAY

Dumbarton Football Club are delighted to announce that club captain Mark Durnan has extended his contract at the Rock until the end of the 2024/25 season. The 31-year-old joined the club in the summer after a successful career in…

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Duo depart Dumbarton

Dumbarton Football Club can confirm that Matty Shiels and Declan Byrne have both departed the club. Shiels joined the Sons in August for a second spell at the Rock after previously being here on loan in 2019. After exercising…

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PITCH INSPECTION PASSED

The Dumbarton Football Stadium has passed a pitch inspection and our Fourth Round Scottish Cup tie with Rangers will go ahead this evening. Freezing temperatures this week followed by heavy rain led to the call for an inspection ahead…

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MATCH PREVIEW: DUMBARTON VS RANGERS

Dumbarton will look to provide one of the all-time great Scottish Cup upsets tomorrow evening when they host Rangers in the fourth round of the competition [kick-off 5.30pm]. Please note there will be a pitch inspection at 1.00pm tomorrow…

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GALLAGHER LENNON JOINS THE SONS

Dumbarton Football Club are delighted to announce the loan signing of Gallagher Lennon from SPFL Premiership club St Mirren. The defender joins on a deal until the end of the season and will provide competition in the centre of…

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SQUAD UPDATE: ROSS MACLEAN

Dumbarton Football Club can this evening announce that Ross MacLean has departed the club on a temporary basis. The winger has paused his contractual terms for the time being due to work commitments and will go on a…

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SONS EARN POINT ON THE ROAD

Dumbarton battled to a 1-1 draw against Bonnyrigg Rose this afternoon to bring a run of back-to-back defeats to an end. Sons weren’t at the races in the first-half and went behind when Neil Martinyuk bulleted in a…

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NEW DATE FOR STRANRAER FIXTURE

A new date for our previously postponed fixture with Stranraer has been announced by the SPFL. Sons will travel to Stair Park on Tuesday, March 5 with the game kicking off at 7.45pm. The original league clash was postponed…

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NO PUBLIC SALE FOR SCOTTISH CUP TIE

Tickets for our Scottish Cup fourth round clash with Rangers later this month will not go to a public sale. Season ticket holders still have the opportunity to purchase their tickets, as well as one additional if required, but…

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LATE GOALS CONDEMN SONS TO DEFEAT

A trio of late goals resulted in Dumbarton suffering a 3-1 defeat against Peterhead this evening. Ryan Wallace got Sons off to a perfect start at Balmoor and whilst they couldn’t add to their lead, looked steady throughout…

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YOUNG ACCIES DEFENDER CHECKS IN

Dumbarton boss Stevie Farrell has completed his second loan signing of the day with the arrival of Cian Newbury. The 18-year-old joins until the end of the season from Hamilton Academical having played on a handful of occasions…

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SONS SECURE LOAN DEAL

Dumbarton have bolstered their goalkeeping department with the loan signing of Jay Hogarth from Rangers. The 20-year-old has joined the Sons until the end of the season from the Ibrox side. Hogarth spent last season on loan…

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MATCH PREVIEW: PETERHEAD VS DUMBARTON

Dumbarton make the long journey to Balmoor this evening as they look to get back their season back on track in a re-scheduled cinch League Two fixture with Peterhead [kick-off 7.45pm]. A 2-1 defeat to East Fife on Saturday…

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SUPPORTERS LIASON OFFICER ROLE

Dumbarton Football Club are on the lookout for a new Supporters Liason Officer, with thanks to our departing officer. Robbi Docherty has worked tirelessly in the role for more than two years, proving to be a crucial link between…

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EAST FIFE WIN AT THE ROCK

Dumbarton were beaten 2-1 by East Fife at the Dumbarton Football Stadium this afternoon. Kieran Millar fired the visitors ahead before the break as Sons struggled to get going in the first-half. A positive start to the…

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‘KEEPER SIGNS ON

Patrick O'Neil has completed a move today that will see him become a Dumbarton player until the end of the 2023/24 campaign. The goalkeeper has been named on the Sons bench as a trialist in recent weeks after Brett…

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MATCH PREVIEW: STRANRAER VS DUMBARTON

Dumbarton play their final game of 2023 tomorrow when they travel to Stair Park to take on Stranraer [kick-off 3.00pm]. Sons will be looking for a response after last weeks disappointing outcome against Clyde whilst the Stair Park side…

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SONS HELD AT THE ROCK

Dumbarton were held to a draw by Clyde at the Rock this afternoon.  Tony Wallace netted his tenth of the season from the penalty spot to put Sons ahead after eight minutes with Connor Young drilling home an equaliser…

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MATCH PREVIEW: DUMBARTON VS CLYDE

Dumbarton are at the Rock for the final time in 2023 tomorrow as they host Clyde [kick-off 3.00pm]. Sons responded positively to their setback against Stenhousemuir a fortnight ago with a 4-2 win on the road against Forfar…

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SONS BACK TO WINNING WAYS

Dumbarton came out on top in a six-goal thriller at Station Park this afternoon. James Hilton scored the opener after 16 minutes with his deflected effort sneaking past Marc McCallum. Josh Skelly equalised on the half hour…

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BRETT LONG RULED OUT FOR INDEFINITE PERIOD

We are disappointed to announce that Dumbarton goalkeeper Brett Long has been ruled out for an indefinite period of time. The Sons shot stopper suffered a training ground injury and is set to be on the sidelines for…

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2024 BURNS SUPPER

The 2024 Dumbarton Football Club Burns Supper is set to return in the New Year, with an exciting line-up scheduled. The annual event will take place at the Dumbarton Football Stadium on Friday, February 23, as we celebrate the…

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WARRIORS WIN AT THE ROCK

A late James Berry goal handed Stenhousemuir all three points at the Dumbarton Football Stadium this afternoon. In a tight affair, Ryan Wallace had the first opportunity on 18 minutes but his header was kept out and at…

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HALF-SEASON COMMERCIAL OPPORTUNITIES

As we approach the halfway point in the season, buoyed by five wins on the bounce, Dumbarton FC is delighted to relaunch 2023/24 sponsorship opportunities at half-season prices. From stadium naming rights and front of kit sponsorship, to pitch…

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FESTIVE OPENING HOURS FOR CLUB SHOP

The club shop at the Dumbarton Football Stadium will be offering extended opening hours in the run-up to Christmas. As well as being open as normal for this Saturday's visit of Stenhousemuir, supporters can visit the Rock between 11.00am…

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REARRANGED FIXTURES

Dates for two postponed fixtures have this afternoon been confirmed by the SPFL. Sons tie with Peterhead on Saturday was a victim of the weather whilst the clash with Spartans next month has also been called off due to…

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