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Chance to meet Queen of the South stars

Queen of the South Credit: QoS

Fans of Queen of the South are being given the chance to meet the players for a chat and photo opportunity.

The team's stars will be at the Plainstanes near Midsteeple in Dumfries town centre on Saturday 25th June between 10.30am and 11.30am.

The event coincides with the club joining forces with the Midsteeple Box Office who will now be selling match day tickets for league games- allowing fans to buy tickets in advance.

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Queens freeze season ticket prices

Credit: Queen of the South Football Club

Queen of the South have frozen season ticket prices for the club's 2016/17 Championship campaign.

In addition to the current range of season tickets available the Doonhamers have introduced a £90 season ticket for 16-21 year olds.

The price of an adult ticket stays at £256 which works out at around £14 per game - a saving of £32 per season. Concession tickets are available for £144 and the Junior Blue ticket for young supporters up to the age of 16 remains at £18.

Season tickets go on sale from Monday 13 June and will be available online or in person from the office at the Queen of the South Arena during normal office hours.

Queens fans asked to behave at tonight's Hibs match

Fans attending tonight's match between Queen of the South and Hibernian are being asked to listen to safety advice given by stewards and police.

It follows on from some disorder at the Doonhamer's last high-profile home fixture against Rangers.

Terregles Street will be closed for the duration of the match, due to the expected increase in traffic.

Queens are four points adrift of the play-off positions so will be looking to make home advantage count against the Edinburgh side.

Chief Inspector David McCallum has this message for fans:

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Police urge Doonhamers to listen to safety advice

Palmerston Park, Queen of the South's ground. Credit: PA

Police Scotland are asking fans attending tonight's Queen of the South match against Hibernian to listen to safety instructions.

Terregles Street will be closed for the duration of the match, due to the increased traffic expected.

Unfortunately at the last match we had difficulties with people simply ignoring instructions being given, particularly around health and safety, so please if you're given instructions by stewards and or police officers go with what they're telling you to do."

– Chief Inspector David McCallum

Seven Scottish football fixtures called off due to frozen pitches

Several Scottish fixtures have been cancelled because of frozen pitches.

Both Queen of the South and Berwick Rangers both had their matches called off after the host grounds failed their pitch inspections:

  • Dumbarton P-P Queen of the South
  • Airdrieonians P-P Forfar Athletic
  • Ayr United P-P Cowdenbeath
  • Dunfermline Athletic P-P Albion Rovers
  • Berwick Rangers P-P Arbroath
  • Clyde P-P East Stirlingshire
  • Elgin City P-P Stirling Albion

Team news: Queen of the South v Rangers

Queen of the South host Rangers

it's a big weekend for Queen of the South. They host Rangers at Palmerston Park on Sunday.

The two sides are tied on points with both having three wins from their first three league games so far this season.

The Glasgow giants may have fallen on hard times in recent years but a visit from one of the biggest teams in Scottish football, particularly with the chance to go top at stake makes this a huge occasion for the Doonhamers

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