DUMBARTON had to settle for a 1-1 draw against ten-man Airdrie United in a tough game at the Rock this afternoon, with both sides missing opportunities to claim three points.
A penalty converted by Mark Gilhaney
gave Sons the lead on 27 minutes, following a foul against Pat Walker.
But the Diamonds were level just eight minutes later, when Jamie
Stevenson capitalised on a swift breakaway that left the defence
The visitors' Kevin Green received a red card for
pulling down a clear-through Bryan Prunty before the break. However, in
the second half it was Dumbarton who often found themselves pinned
back, despite their advantage in numbers.
A late flurry of
attacking activity from Sons failed to produce a winner. The two
goalkeepers had fine games, denying the forwards on both sides on