Queen of the South | Preview

Dundee host Queen of the South in the Ladbrokes Championship on St Andrew’s Day and here we round up everything you need to know ahead of the match.

Match Info

FIXTURE: Dundee v Queen of the South

COMPETITION: Ladbrokes Championship

DATE: Saturday 30th November 2019

KICK-OFF: 3.00pm

VENUE: Kilmac Stadium at Dens Park

Ticketing Information

Tickets for the match against Queen of the South at the Kilmac Stadium at Dens Park are on sale now online and from the Ticket office within Dundee Direct

The prices are as follows:

Family Area Priced tickets available in the Bobby Cox Stand

Rows A – Y, Seats 1 – 47 with prices as follows:

Adult and one child under 12 £26
Two adults and two children under 12 £50
With additional children under 12 at £2
Under 12 and Under 16 tickets can only be bought as part of a family group

Prices for all areas in Dens Park are priced at £24 for Adults, £16 for concessions and £10 for Under 18

The ticket office is often busy on a match day and fans are encouraged to buy their tickets as early as possible. It is open from 10am on match day and until 6pm on Friday night. 

Tickets are available from the ticket office, in person or by phone on 01382 889966 (Option 1) or online

A reminder that season tickets holders can claim two free tickets for any match throughout the season.

Opposition Info

FORMED: 1919

STADIUM: Palmerston Park


PITCH SIZE: 112 x 73 yards

MANAGER: Allan Johnston

CHAIRMAN: Billy Hewitson

NICKNAME: The Doonhamers

MASCOTS: Dougie the Doonhamer

CLUB COLOURS: Blue and White

HONOURS: Scottish League Challenge Cup winners: 2002/03, 2012/13

Scottish League B Division (second tier) winners: 1950/51

Scottish League Second Division (third tier) winners: 2001/02,


Scottish Qualifying Cup winners: 1923/24

RECORD WIN: 11-1 v Stranraer, Scottish Cup, 16/1/1932

RECORD ATTENDANCE: 26,552 v Hearts, 23/2/1952, Scottish Cup 4th Round


Getting to the Ground

The full address of the Kilmac Stadium at Dens Park for Sat-Nav is Dens Park, Sandeman Street, Dundee, DD3 7JY

By bus:
From Dundee City Centre you can use the no. 1A National Express Dundee bus service which can be boarded at Albert Square every 12 minutes and takes you to Dens Road.

By train:
Trains from all over the country pass through the main Dundee station and supporters can then proceed to the ground by the above bus services from stops situated within walking distance of the station

By car:

Approaching from a westerly direction, (eg Glasgow or Edinburgh)

As you approach at the roundabout, continue on the A90 (Kingsway) for about 2 miles, take the second flyover exit (B960) and follow the signs for ‘Football Traffic until you reach the stadium

Travelling from the south (via Tay Road Bridge)

Exit the Tay Road Bridge in the right hand lane then stay in the left hand lane on the inner ring road. You will approach a set of traffic lights (Arnold Clark Garage on your right) turn left at the lights, straight through the next roundabout. Stay in the left hand lane which will split in two as you approach the next roundabout (Ladywell). Keep in the second lane from the left and you will be directed up Victoria Road. Continue up this road which becomes Dens Road after about 1 mile. Turn right at the second mini roundabout into Arklay Street and take the second street on your left. The stadium is approximately 400 yards on your left.

Travelling from the North (Grampian)

As you approach Dundee on the A90 you will arrive at the Kingway at the Shell garage, continue straight ahead (A929) then turn right at the traffic lights along Clepington Road, follow the signs for ‘Football Traffic’.

Travelling from The North (Inverness-shire)

Follow the A9 South and follow signs for Perth. Once you reach the Broxden Roundabout follow signs for Dundee. As you approach Dundee at the roundabout, continue on the A90 (Kingsway) for about 2 miles, take the second flyover exit (B960) and follow the signs for ‘Football Traffic’ until you reach the stadium.

Parking arrangements for “Blue Badge” holders are as follows:
Home Support – East Side of Provost Road heading from Sandeman Street to Dens Road
Away Support – East side of North Isla Street

For a taxi to the ground, call Tay Taxis on 01382 450450

Match Officials

REFEREE: Alan Muir



Head to Head v Queen of the South

LEAGUE: Won 38, Drawn 17, Lost 23

SCOTTISH CUP: Won 2, Drawn 3, Lost 2

LEAGUE CUP: Won 3, Drawn 2, Lost 2

TOTALS: Won 43, Drawn 22, Lost 22

Last Five Dundee v Queen of the South Games

  1. 27/9/2019 | Away | Championship | Drew 1-1 | 1,249 | McGhee
  2. 29/1/2019  | Away | Scottish Cup | Lost 3-0 | 1,421
  3. 19/1/2019 | Home | Scottish Cup | Drew 1-1 | 2,728 | J. Curran
  4. 25/3/2014 | Home | Championship | Won 1-0 | 3,999 | Davidson
  5. 15/2/2014 | Away | Championship | Won 1-0 | 2,152 | Conroy

Last Meeting

Dundee played out a 1-1 draw in the BBC’s Friday night match at Queen of the South in Septmember. The Doonhamers’ Jack Hamilton gave the home side an early lead but Jordan McGhee quickly brought The Dee level. Both sides had chances in an open game on a difficult artificial pitch and the Dark Blues had to settle for a point.

Queen of the South: McCrorie, Mercer (Lyon 83), Brownlie, Kilday, Holt, Pybus, Kidd, Paton, El Bakhtaoui, Hamilton, Dobbie (c)

Unused subs: Burns (gk), Murray, Oliver, McCarthy, Irving, Gourlay.

Goal: Hamilton (5).

Booked: Holt (foul on Kerr), Paton (foul on Johnson), El Bakhtaoui (dissent).

Dundee FC: Hamilton, Kerr, McGhee (c), Forster, Marshall, McDaid, Robertson, Dorrans, McPake (Byrne 50), Nelson (Johnson 67), Hemmings

Unused subs: Ferrie (gk), Meekings, Todd, Mackie, Moore.

Goal: McGhee (10).

Booked: Forster (foul on Holt), Robertson (foul on El Bakhtaoui).

Attendance: 1,249 (154 Dees).

Referee: Willie Collum. Assistants: John McCrossan, Barry Reid. 4th official: Scott Lambie.

Queen of the South’s Season So Far

Queen of the South’s season started by hosting Premiership Motherwell in the Betfred Cup where they lost 3-0 before hosting neighbours Annan Athletic. The League Two side did well to earn a 3-3 draw but The Doonhamers won the bonus point in the penalty shoot out.

A 4-1 win away at Dumbarton gave QOS a chance to qualify as one of the best runners-up but in the final match against fellow Championship side Morton, exited the competition when they lost the bonus point after coming back from 3-1 down at Cappielow to draw 3-3. 

Queens’ league campaign started with a 0-0 draw at newly promoted Arbroath and earned another point a week later in a 1-1 draw at home with Dunfermline.

Two 1-0 defeats followed to Ayr and Alloa but they got their first Championship win in the next game with a 1-0 win over Morton at Palmerston.

In the Tunnocks Caramel Wafer Challenge Cup, Queens went out after a 3-2 defeat away to Clyde and lost 2-0 at Inverness in the league the following week before the 1-1 draw with Dundee in front of the BBC Scotland cameras.

Queens followed that draw up win a 1-0 win over Partick in Glasgow and then an impressive 4-0 win over Dundee United in Dumfries.

After drawing with Alloa and then losing to Inverness and Dunfermline, Queens defeated 2nd placed Ayr 3-1 at home.

Dundee United then got revenge with a 3-0 win at Tannadice before a disappointing Scottish Cup exit at the hands of Queens park last weekend.

Top Scorers

DUNDEE: Johnson 5; Nelson, Hemmings 4; McDaid 3; McGhee, McGowan 2; Curran, Mackie, Kerr 1

QUEEN OF THE SOUTH: Dobbie 6; Murray 5; Oliver 3; Holt, Paton, Hamilton 2; Mercer, Kilday, Semple, El Bahktaoui, Brownlie 1

Matchday Programme

Dundee’s 2019/20 match programme The Dee will be available to buy at the Queen of the South game in and around the ground and in the club shop. It is a full, colour 48 page edition packed with news, views, features and exclusive interviews which this week include:

  • A message from manager James McPake
  • A message from managing-director John Nelms
  • Profile on visitors Queen of the South
  • Played for Both featuring Colin McMenamin
  • Junior Dees News
  • DFC in the Community News
  • Classic Match
  • Dundee Supporters Association news
  • Around the Boardroom
  • Club News

The Dee, produced by our partners Curtis Sports will be available on Saturday for just £3 and can also be ordered on the Curtis Sport website.

How To Watch

Fans from outside of the UK will be able to watch the Queen of the South match live on DeeTV with a virtual season ticket. You can sign up for DeeTV for just £12 a month or an annual fee of £120 on the official website where you will also have access to highlights, interviews and all the Dundee FC goals at the click of the button

Fans in the UK can sign up to DeeTV for a monthly fee of £5.99 or an annual fee of £59.99 which will give them access to live audio of Ladbrokes Championship games, full match replays and highlights, behind the scenes content and exclusive interviews.

The full ninety minutes of the match will be available to every subscriber of DeeTV on Saturday while a shorter highlights package will be available to on Sunday alongside exclusive post match interviews with the manager and players.

The pre-match press conference is also available to view on DEETV from Thursday.

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