DUMBARTON'S road to Hampden was blocked today following a comprehensive 3-0 defeat at Brechin City.
A lacklustre performance from Sons saw them dumped out of the Scottish Cup in tough conditions at Glebe Park.
Malloy opened the scoring for the home side on 26 mins and veteran Charlie King made it 2-0 to City in the 77th minute.
were thrown a lifeline late on when they were awarded a penalty but
Gilhanery missed and Walker's follow-up flew wide. This episode summed
up the day for Dumbarton.
Substitute Paul McManus wrapped things up for Brechin in stoppage time to seal a deserved win.