Saturday, 23 January 2010

Dumbarton on the march in 2010

Fantastic result at SHS today! After looking vulnerable at the back and going behind on the half hour, Dumbarton fought on to secure a much needed 2-1 win over Division Two league leaders Cowdenbeath. If Brechin had dropped a couple of unlikely points against Clyde, we'd only be two points off the play-off zone. In fact it's still four.

Even so, it's that end of the table Sons are contemplating now, with Arbroath and the Bully Wee increasingly looking isolated at ground zero. However, I gather it was a far from flawless performance, before victory was gained through a bundled effort from Ross Clark a minute off the 90, adding to Roddy Hunter's 65th minute equaliser. Points on the road at Peterhead and East Fife are now important if we're not to slip back again.

Sons' four postponed fixtures, at home to Alloa and Stenhousemuir and away to Clyde and Brechin, are due to be re-scheduled soon. They will make March a busy month for Dumbarton, and perhaps an opportunity for me to nab several games in one go with a trip to Scotland combining work and pleasure.

1 comment:

Alan Findlay said...

It was a good win Simon considering the circumstances.

We hadn't kicked a ball in anger for nearly 5 weeks and with Cowden coming out of cold storage last week, it was a pre-match worry.

The first half hour of the game those worries were realised, but second half we were much, much better,

Ross Clark is a player who gives us options going forward and I was pleased he came yo get the winner.

Looking forward to the Peterhead trip now!