PREVIEW : DUMBARTON v FALKIRK

Friday 5th May 2017

SONS welcome Premiership promotion chasing Falkirk to the Cheaper Insurance Direct Stadium tomorrow, for the final game of the regular 2016/17 season.

Match Details: Ladbrokes Championship, Dumbarton vFalkirk, 6th May 2017 at the Cheaper Insurance Direct Stadium. Kick-off 3pm.

Match Coverage: Live in-game commentary will be provided via our Twitter feed. Follow us using @Dumbartonfc and the match hashtag is #sonsvbairns

Match Officials: Don Robertson will referee tomorrow’s game. Mr Robertson is no stranger to both teams having officiated at the Falkirk Stadium when the two teams met in August last year. The last time he was in charge of a Sons game was in November, when Morton left the Rock with a 2-0 win. Stuart Hodge and Paul O’Neill will be assistants.

Supporters Notes: For tomorrow’s game a voucher system is in operation for non-DFC season ticket holders and Falkirk supporters. The Bairns have their own allocation and under no circumstances, due to segregation rules, will away fans be allowed in the home end. Sons fans who are not season ticket holders can collect a voucher today at the Cheaper Insurance Direct Stadium until 3.30pm and again tomorrow from 11am to 1.30pm. The voucher is then presented to the turnstile operator where you will pay cash – prices are £18 for adults and £9 for concessions. All fans with valid vouchers are asked to arrive at the turnstiles in plenty of time and remember to pay cash in order to gain entry to the stadium.

View from the Dressing Room: Manager Stevie Aitken reveals that he and his team are fully focused on tomorrow’s match. He said: “We are taking nothing for granted in terms of where we will finish the season. We are in a good position, and a win tomorrow sees us completely safe from any relegation play-off slot, so that’s our aim.”

Team News: Ross McCrorie is likely to miss the match tomorrow following a knock picked up at Tannadice last weekend, but otherwise it’s a full squad to choose. from.

Sons View: Copies of our matchday magazine the ‘Sons View’ (produced by the Sons Supporters Trust) will be on sale priced £2.50

Half-Time Draw: 50/50 half-time draw tickets are available from sellers throughout the stadium, priced £1 each.

Keep YOUR Stadium Tidy: Please use waste bins to deposit ALL rubbish.

Alan Findlay

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