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:
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."
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
GAME OFF - after severe frost last night the pitch at Dumbarton has failed this mornings inspection and the game is off.
Qos Team : 1.Thomson 4.Dowie 5.Brownlie 6.Higgins 7.Harris 8.Millar 9.Lyle 10.Conroy 11.Russell 14.Jacobs 23.Marshall
RANGERS: Foderingham, Tavernier, Kiernan, Wilson, Wallace, Halliday, Holt, Zelalem, McKay, Miller, Waghorn.
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
Queen of the South have been knocked out of the Scottish League Cup at the second round stage by Morton. They were the favourites, but lost 1-0 at home after a goal from Ross Forbes.
Berwick Rangers lost 4-1 at Scottish Premier League side Kilmarnock.
There's league cup action north of the Border as Berwick Rangers travel to Kilmarnock while Queen of the South, who are undefeated so far this season take on Morton.
The Doonhamers are joint top of the Scottish Championship with Rangers while newly promoted Morton are struggling, but James Fowler says he won't be taking the visitors lightly.
Former Rangers midfielder Kyle Hutton and former Kilmarnock and Hibernian striker Paul Heffernan, who finished last season with Dundee, have this morning both signed with Queen of the South football club
Their contracts will take them through to January.
Kyle will take the squad number 16 and Paul will have number 18.
The duo join the club ahead of the Doonhamers' trip to Livingston in the Scottish Championship on Saturday.
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