Scottish Championship
Queen of Sth1Dumbarton0

Queen of the South 1-0 Dumbarton

Paul Heffernan scored his first goal for Queen of the South as they recorded a narrow victory over second-bottom Dumbarton in the Scottish Championship.

The visitors started brightly with a number of early chances but could not find a way past keeper Robbie Thomson.

Heffernan got on the end of Lewis Kidd's cross to head Queens ahead.

Dumbarton almost levelled late on when substitute Kevin Cawley hit the post then Willie Gibson also went close for the visitors in stoppage time.

Line-ups

Queen of Sth

  • 1Thomson
  • 5Brownlie
  • 6Higgins
  • 23Marshall
  • 2Kidd
  • 8Millar
  • 16Hutton
  • 11RussellSubstituted forConroyat 68'minutes
  • 28Oliver
  • 18HeffernanSubstituted forSmithat 75'minutes
  • 9LyleSubstituted forPickardat 83'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Harris
  • 10Conroy
  • 14Jacobs
  • 17Pickard
  • 20Atkinson
  • 24Smith
  • 33Coogans

Dumbarton

  • 1Brown
  • 17Routledge
  • 14Barr
  • 5Buchanan
  • 3DochertySubstituted forCawleyat 80'minutes
  • 16Waters
  • 21Brown
  • 18LindsaySubstituted forGibsonat 79'minutes
  • 8Gallagher
  • 23RossSubstituted forFlemingat 68'minutes
  • 24Brophy

Substitutes

  • 7Cawley
  • 9Fleming
  • 10Kirkpatrick
  • 13Gibson
  • 15McCallum
  • 19Ewings
  • 20Hopkins
Referee:
Alan Muir
Attendance:
1,465

Match Stats

Home TeamQueen of SthAway TeamDumbarton
Possession
Home53%
Away47%
Shots
Home5
Away8
Shots on Target
Home4
Away2
Corners
Home3
Away3
Fouls
Home10
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, Queen of the South 1, Dumbarton 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Queen of the South 1, Dumbarton 0.

Corner, Dumbarton. Conceded by Darren Brownlie.

Foul by Mark Millar (Queen of the South).

Kevin Cawley (Dumbarton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Kyle Hutton (Queen of the South).

William Gibson (Dumbarton) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Gary Oliver (Queen of the South) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top left corner.

Kyle Hutton (Queen of the South) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Grant Gallagher (Dumbarton).

Jordan Marshall (Queen of the South) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Scott Brown (Dumbarton).

Substitution

Substitution, Queen of the South. Jake Pickard replaces Derek Lyle.

Attempt saved. Eamonn Brophy (Dumbarton) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Attempt missed. Eamonn Brophy (Dumbarton) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Dumbarton. Kevin Cawley replaces Mark Docherty.

Substitution

Substitution, Dumbarton. William Gibson replaces Jamie Lindsay.

Attempt saved. Gary Oliver (Queen of the South) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Foul by Lewis Kidd (Queen of the South).

Mark Docherty (Dumbarton) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Queen of the South. Aidan Smith replaces Paul Heffernan.

Foul by Paul Heffernan (Queen of the South).

Darren Barr (Dumbarton) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Grant Gallagher (Dumbarton) right footed shot from the left side of the box is just a bit too high.

Corner, Queen of the South. Conceded by Darren Barr.

Substitution

Substitution, Queen of the South. Ryan Conroy replaces Iain Russell.

Substitution

Substitution, Dumbarton. Garry Fleming replaces Steven Ross.

Lewis Kidd (Queen of the South) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Eamonn Brophy (Dumbarton).

Attempt saved. Eamonn Brophy (Dumbarton) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Attempt missed. Grant Gallagher (Dumbarton) header from the left side of the six yard box is close, but misses the top left corner following a corner.

Corner, Dumbarton. Conceded by Mark Millar.

Foul by Chris Higgins (Queen of the South).

Eamonn Brophy (Dumbarton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Goal!

Goal! Queen of the South 1, Dumbarton 0. Paul Heffernan (Queen of the South) header from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Lewis Kidd.

Iain Russell (Queen of the South) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jamie Lindsay (Dumbarton).

Derek Lyle (Queen of the South) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Steven Ross (Dumbarton).

Foul by Iain Russell (Queen of the South).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Rangers1312013983136
2Hibernian1310122591631
3Falkirk1383222111127
4Raith Rovers137061517-221
5Queen of Sth146261521-620
6Morton145451315-219
7Livingston133191520-510
8St Mirren132471221-910
9Dumbarton133191124-1310
10Alloa131210728-215
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