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Team of murals complete Doonhamers wall of fame

The murals have been painted by a local artist Credit: ITV Border

A series of murals on Terregles Street in Dumfries are now complete.

The murals celebrate moments of Queen of the South FC's recent history and can be seen at the clubs ground, Palmerston Park.

Fans will be reminded of the teams history at each match Credit: ITV Border
They have brighten up the street Credit: ITV Border
Moments on and off the pitch are celebrated in the murals Credit: ITV Border

The collection illustrates the journey of the club and is seen as the Doonhamers wall of fame.

They have been painted by local artist Josephine McSkimming, from Southerness.

The murals also illustrate the supporters and excitement around the game Credit: ITV Border
The final mural being put in place Credit: ITV Border
This mural is the last in a series of 12 Credit: ITV Border


Queen of the South: a step closer to promotion

Queen of the South got off to a good start in their bid for promotion via the playoffs.

They beat Falkirk 2-1 in the first leg of their quarter final tie, on Tuesday 6 May.

If the Doonhamers can keep ahead on aggregate in the second leg away from home they will meet Hamilton Academical in the semi final and take another step closer to football in Scotland's top flight.

Queen of the South prepare for play-offs

It's that stage in the football season where every match is the biggest game of the season so far - the play offs.

With Carlisle United's relegated place confirmed, we look North of the border at Queen of the South.

The Doonhamers take on Falkirk at Palmerston Park in the first leg of their play-off Championship quarter final, tonight, Tuesday, 6 May.

Fiona McIlwraith has this report:

United beat Swindon

A goal from Gary Madine saw Carlisle United secure three points at Brunton Park by beating promotion chasing Swindon Town by a goal to nil.

  • Carlisle United 1-0 Swindon Town
  • East Fife 1-1 Stranraer
  • Clyde 0-3 Annan Athletic
  • Sterling 2-1 Berwick Rangers

In other results Stranraer drew with East Fife in Scottish League One to keep them in the play off places, and in Scottish League Two Annan Athletic continued their own play off push with a three nil victory over Clyde, while Berwick Rangers lost to Stirling.


Club responds to fan death

Greenock Morton Football Club has released a statement after a spectator died in the crowd at its home game against Queen of the South.

It is with deep regret that our match today against Queen of the South F.C. was abandoned due to the tragic death of one of our loyal supporters during the game.

All at Greenock Morton Football Club would like to take this opportunity to extend our heartfelt sympathy to all family and friends of the gentleman concerned.

We would further like to register our appreciation for the efforts of the emergency services, St Andrews First Aiders and stewards who carried our their duties in a professional and caring manner throughout.

– Greenock Morton FC

The club also thanked supporters from both teams for their patience and 'great respect'.

Queen of the South game abandoned after death of fan

Queen of the South's Scottish Championship game at Greenock Morton was abandoned after the death of a home fan in the crowd.

The supporter collapsed 10 minutes into the game. Referee Don Robertson halted play after becoming aware of a problem.

The decision to call off the game was mad by both teams.

The death is not suspicious.

Grass greener for Queen of the South

Things are looking up for Queen of the South. Not only is the club pulling away from the relegation zone in the Scottish Championship, but they also have something else to smile about.

The club's new state-of-the art indoor pitches have just opened, and they're proving a big hit with players and the public, as Lori Carnochan explains:

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