Queen of the South

Queen of the South

Runaway cow creates a keeper crisis at Queen of the South

Queen of the South could be without a back-up goalkeeper for Saturday’s clash with Dunfermline after Sam Henderson was hit by a runaway cow.

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Rumour Mill: SFA to buy Hampden? | Goalie ‘injured by cow’ | Gers star’s injury blow

Scottish football gossip: SFA make surprise approach to buy Hampden from Queen’s Park; club suffers ‘keeper crisis after goalie is injured by runaway cow and Ross McCrorie could face extended period on the sidelines

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Stephen Dobbie scored the opening goal. Picture: Michael Gillen

Queen of the South 1 - 1 Morton: Controversy as ‘Ton claim a draw

Morton came from behind to maintain their one-point advantage over Queens after an entertaining clash at Palmerston.

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Tam Scobbie, Scott Arfield and Chris Mitchell were young team-mates together at Falkirk.

Tam Scobbie: I don’t want others to go through what Mitch did

When a group of footballers met up recently to talk about their mate Chris Mitchell, the question they were all asking themselves was whether there was more they could have done to identify warning signs and get him the help he had so obviously needed.

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Liam Smith fires Championship leaders St Mirren into the lead against Queen of the South. Photograph: SAMMY TURNER/SNS

St Mirren 2 - 0 Queen of the South: Saints go marching on

The express train departing from Paisley right now is St Mirren hurtling towards the Premiership. A combination of inactivity and the poor form of their nearest challengers Dundee United means that Jack Ross’s ebullient side are now an enormous 14 points clear at the top of the table and even if the Tannadice men rediscover some semblance of purpose it’s getting beyond imagination that they can chisel away that kind of lead.

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Stephen Dobbie netted a hat-trick in win over Brechin City. Picture: SNS/Paul Devlin

Queen of the South 3 - 1 Brechin City: Dobbie hat-trick hero

Stephen Dobbie, the Championship’s most prolific striker, hit a hat-trick as Queens maintained their play-off push while consigning Brechin to their 18th defeat of the campaign.

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Conor Sammon netted a double for Partick Thistle in their win over Queen of the South. Picture: SNS/Craig Foy

Queen of the South 1 - 2 Partick Thistle: Sammon hero with brace

Alan Archibald, the Partick Thistle manager, insisted it was a case of job done after his side stepped over this Scottish Cup banana skin.

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Cammy Smith opens the scoring for St Mirren in Saturday's Championship victory against Dumbarton. Picture: SNS.

St Mirren’s Cammy Smith puts Aberdeen on red alert

The impression of St Mirren as a Premiership-team-in-waiting strengthens by the week. As important as victory in Dumbarton on Saturday was to that growing belief, it has ramped up the intrigue for this weekend. Then the Paisley club will be keeping Premiership company for real when taking on Aberdeen at Pittodrie in the fourth round of the Scottish Cup.

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Aaron Doran celebrates his goal for Inverness. Picture: SNS.

Inverness 3 - 1 Queen of the South: Weary Highlanders prevail

John Robertson praised leg-weary Caley Thistle for navigating five games in 15 days with flying colours.

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Chris Kane scores the winner for Queen of the South. Picture: Bruce White/SNS

Livingston 0 - 1 Queen of the South: Chris Kane nets winner

Livingston captain at the age of 22, a rock at the heart of their defence and a career-best goal tally of six for the campaign. It has been a season to remember for young Craig Halkett.

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04/01/18 . HAMILTON. David Lloyd Centre. ML3 6BY.'Portrait of Stephen Dobbie for Saturday interview by Alan Pattullo.''Stephen Dobbie (born 5 December 1982) is a Scottish professional footballer who plays as a striker or attacking midfielder for Queen of the South in the Scottish Championship. Dobbie is currently in his second spell with the Dumfries club and is the current vice-captain.''Dobbie began his career in 2002 at Rangers followed by other generally unremarkable spells at Hibernian and St Johnstone. Dobbie's career was revived by a loan spell at Dumbarton in 2006. Dobbie then scored 54 goals in 98 appearances for Queen of the South in his first spell at Palmerston Park. Dobbie played in the club's first ever appearance in the Scottish Cup Final in 2008.''Dobbie moved to Swansea City in 2009. Dobbie was loaned to Blackpool and won promotion to the Premier League, winning the 2010 play-offs. Dobbie returned to Swansea City and won promotion to the Premier League, winning the 2011 play-offs. Dobbie was

Interview: Stephen Dobbie on ‘fat’ days at Hibs and Queens glory

In the cynical, money obsessed world of football, it’s pleasing to know some honour still exists. When Stephen Dobbie left Queen of the South nine years ago to begin the second act of a fascinating career he assured chairman David Rae it wasn’t goodbye forever.

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Queen of the South's Chris Kane has a second half shot saved by Dumbarton's Scott Gallacher. Picture: Paul Devlin/SNS

Queen of the South 0 - 0 Dumbarton: Sons make their point

Dumbarton bounced back from their Boxing Day defeat by Livingston to earn a hard-fought point at Palmerston as Queens’ play-off hopes suffered another blow. A share of the spoils was the least the Sons deserved against the Dumfries side who have now won just once in their last seven games.

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Falkirk boss Paul Hartley. Picture: SNS

Falkirk 3 - 2 Queen of the South: Hartley gets off the mark

Without a goal in five games, in a dismal sequence stretching back 56 days, Falkirk finally found their scoring touch to deliver manager Paul Hartley his first victory for the club in his tenth game in charge.

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Stephen Dobbie set to sign new deal with Queen of the South

Queen of the South are set to have their fans smiling again despite Saturday’s 3-2 defeat by St Mirren as striker Stephen Dobbie wants to get the paperwork on an extended deal completed before 2017 is out.

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St Mirren's Cammy Smith and QOTS' Callum Tapping. Picture: SNS/Garry Williamson

Queen of the South 2 - 3 St Mirren: Buddies comeback to stay top

St Mirren produced a stirring fightback to maintain their position at the top of the table after this Christmas cracker at Palmerston Park.

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St Mirren's Cammy Smith celebrates his opening goal. Picture: SNS/Roddy Scott

Queen of the South P-P Dundee United: Ref calls game off at HT

Scotland’s top referee Craig Thomson abandoned yesterday’s top-of-the-table clash between Queen of the South and Dundee United at half-time, deeming the Palmerston plastic pitch as “dangerous”.

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Queen of the South's Stephen Dobbie grabbed a lightning-quick hat-trick. Picture: SNS

Dunfermline 2 - 5 Queen of the South: Dobbie hits 15-minute hat-trick

Stephen Dobbie may be in the autumn of his career but, when he unleashes the arsenal of technique, intelligence and clinical finishing which has brought success north and south of the border, there is arguably not a better player in the Scottish Championship.

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Inverness CT manager John Robertson was proud of his players in difficult circumstances. Picture: SNS/Bruce White

Queen of the South 0 - 0 Inverness CT: Robertson fumes at SPFL

John Robertson last night hit out at SPFL secretary Iain Blair after Inverness’s request for this game to be called off was turned down.

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Shaun Byrne provided a goal and an assist in Livingston's win at Queen of the South. Picture: SNS/Bruce White

Queen of the South 0 - 3 Livingston: Livi close gap to top

Livingston ensured they would not drop out of the play-off spots and be replaced by Queen of the South with a thumping 3-0 win in Dumfries.

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Darren McGregor challenges Esmael Goncalves for the ball during the last Scottish Cup meeting between Hibs and Hearts. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Scottish Cup: Hearts v Hibs | Celtic v Brechin | Fraserburgh v Rangers

Hearts have been handed a home tie against Hibs for the third consecutive year in the fourth round of the Scottish Cup.

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