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SONS STUNNED BY HONEST MEN

19-Jul-2017

DUMBARTON'S bogey team from last year, Ayr United, came back to haunt them in a Betfred Cup group E match on a sunlit evening at rhe YOUR Radio 103FM Stadium. ...more

SONS GET THE BETTER OF BANKIES

16-Jul-2017

DUMBARTON were on top for most of a well contested annual pre-season friendly against Stsagecoach Central League side Clydebank, and won 2-1. ...more

SONS EARNED JAGS WIN

12-Jul-2017

DUMBARTON gained a morale-boosting win over Premiership top six side Partick Thistle on sunlit evening at the Dumbarton Football Stadium. ...more

ALL SQUARE IN TESTIMONIAL

09-Jul-2017

DUMBARTON shared the spoils when they travelled to play Albion Rovers at Cliftonhill in the Alan Reid Testimonial Match. ...more

SONS STAY IN CHAMPIONSHIP

07-May-2017

DUMBARTON could not manage to win or draw against Ladbrokes Championship promotion hopefuls Falkirk, but still finished eighth in the table. ...more

VITAL WIN AT DUMFRIES

23-Apr-2017

DUMBARTON moved up from ninth to seventh place in the Ladbrokes Championship with two matches left thanks to a 2-1 win over Queen of the South at Palmerston Park. ...more

SONS SINK TO SECOND BOTTOM

16-Apr-2017

DUMBARTON suffered a 2-0 home defeat in a very close contest against Dunfermline Athletic, then found themselves in ninth place in the Ladbrokes Championship table. ...more

SONS EARN VITAL POINT

09-Apr-2017

DUMBARTON thoroughly deserved a point away to St Mirren with a fighting performance. ...more

SONS UNHAPPY TRIP TO THE SEASIDE

26-Mar-2017

DUMBARTON lost a vital relegation battle against Ayr United at sunny Somerset Park 2-1. ...more

SONS SURPRISED LEAGUE LEADERS

19-Mar-2017

DUMBARTON came close to taking all three points when they faced Ladbrokes Championship runaway leaders Hibs at Easter Road. ...more

SONS STUN RAITH ROVERS

12-Mar-2017

DUMBARTON pulled off a great 4-0 win over Raith Rovers at the Cheaper Insurance Direct Stadium and leapfrogged them into seventh place in the Ladbrokes Championship. ...more

NIGHTMARE AFTERNOON FOR SONS

05-Mar-2017

IT BEGAN when the Sonstrust supporters bus was involved in an accident on the way to Dunfermline — no fault of the driver — and ended with a 5-1 thrashing by rampant Athletic. ...more

SONS EARNED VALUABLE POINT

26-Feb-2017

DUMBARTON secured their third 2-2 draw in successive Ladbrokes Championship matches with a fine performance in front of a 4,160 crowd at the Falkirk Stadium. ...more

SONS SHATTERED BY AYR REVIVAL

19-Feb-2017

DUMBARTON were left in a state of shock after visitors Ayr United scored two goals in injury time to level the match at 2-2. ...more

NOSTALGIA — AND VALUABLE POINT

05-Feb-2017

MEMBERS of the Dumbarton team who won the Scottish League second division title in 1972 were honoured guests as today's team earned a vital Ladbroke's Championship point at home to bottom side St Mirren. ...more

SONS DANCING IN THE STREETS OF RAITH!

29-Jan-2017

DUMBARTON pulled off a tremendous 3-1 victory overs Raith Rovers in a constant downpour at Stark's Park, Kirkcaldy. ...more

NARROW DEFEAT BY DOONHAMERS

22-Jan-2017

FOR third match in a row Dumbarton suffered a one goal defeat, this time losing 2-1 at home to improving Queen of the South. ...more

SONS UNLUCKY TO LOSE TO HIBS

15-Jan-2017

PLUCKY Dumbarton could count themselves unlucky to lose 1-0 to Ladbrokes Championship leaders Hibs at the Cheaper Insurance Direct Stadium. ...more

DODGY PENALTY DECISIVE

08-Jan-2017

DUMBARTON left Cappielow Park losers to Ladbrokes Championship third place Morton after losing in a match decided by a dodgy penalty. ...more

SONS STUN LEAGUE LEADERS

02-Jan-2017

DUMBARTON stunned Ladbrokes Championship leaders Dundee United by winning 1-0 at the Cheaper Insurance Direct Stadium on Hogmanay. ...more

SONS STUNNED BAIRNS

18-Dec-2016

DUMBARTON pulled off a surprise and very welcome home win over promotion challengers Falkirk at the Cheaper Insurance Direct Stadium. ...more

BRAVE BUT NO BITE

11-Dec-2016

DUMBARTON earned plaudits but not points against Ladbrokes Championship leaders Hibs at Easter Road. ...more

ROSE QUALITY SHOCKED SONS

27-Nov-2016

DUMBARTON paid their first ever visit to New Dundas Park to play top East Junior League side Bonnyrigg Rose, and were lucky to escape with a 0-0 draw. ...more

0-0 DRAW WAS ENTERTAINING

20-Nov-2016

DUMBARTON and promotion hopefuls Raith Rovers fought out a 0-0 draw, but it was an exciting contest. ...more

INJURY BLOWS UPSET SONS

13-Nov-2016

DUMBARTON lost Mark Docherty and Frazer Wright through injury, and then two goals as Greenock Morton took the points with a 2-0 win. ...more

LONG WAIT IS OVER

06-Nov-2016

DUMBARTON'S wait of almost a year for an away victory ended in Paisley with a 1-0 win over St Mirren. ...more

SONS ON A PAR

30-Oct-2016

DUMBARTON are still looking for their second Ladbrokes Championship win after a closely contested battle with Dunfermline Athletic. ...more

IMPROVED SONS UNLUCKY TO LOSE

23-Oct-2016

DUMBARTON produced a much improved performance but lost 2-1 to Dundee United at Tannadice. ...more

SONS CRASH IN KEY MATCH

16-Oct-2016

DUMBARTON ended the first quarter with a humiliating 3-0 home defeat at the hands of Ayr United. ...more

LEADERS HELD TO DRAW

02-Oct-2016

DUMBARTON held Ladbrokes Championship leaders Queen of the South to a 0-0 draw at the Cheaper Insurance Direct Stadium. ...more

SONS SO CLOSE TO POINT

25-Sep-2016

A FIGHTING second half comeback by Dumbarton at Starks Park, Kirkcaldy, came so close to earning them a deserved draw. ...more

SONS AND SAINTS SHARE POINTS

18-Sep-2016

DUMBARTON came close to beating full-time St Mirren at the Cheaper Insurance Direct Stadium, but had to settle for a 1-1 draw. ...more

SONS UNLUCKY AGAINST LEADERS

11-Sep-2016

DUMBARTON deserved a point from a hard fought tussle against Ladbrokes Championship leaders Hibs at the Cheaper Insurance Direct Stadium. ...more

LATE WINNER FOILS SONS

29-Aug-2016

DUMBARTON came within four minutes of clinching a draw at Falkirk— but lost to a goal from sub Lee Miller. ...more

POINTS SHARED AT CAPPIELOW

21-Aug-2016

DUMBARTON were unlucky not to beat Greenock Morton at Cappielow, with 'Ton manager Jim Duffy admitting Sons were the better side. ...more

SONS DISAPPOINT IN OPENER

07-Aug-2016

DUMBARTON were unable to spoil the flag-raising party when they travelled to play newly promoted Dunfermline Athletic at East End Park. ...more

NOT THE CUP FOR SONS

31-Jul-2016

DUMBARTON exited the Betfred Scottish League Cup by finishing bottom of group 'A', four points behind second bottom Forfar Athletic. ...more

SONS COLLAPSE AT DENS

24-Jul-2016

DUMBARTON produced a good performance for the first 70 minutes away to Dundee in a Betfred League Cup group 'A' match, but then collapsed to a 6-2 defeat. ...more

EMBARRASSING DEFEAT FOR SONS

20-Jul-2016

DUMBARTON lost 2-0 to a confident East Fife in their first competitive home game of the season at the Cheaper Insurance Direct Stadium. ...more

SONS LOSE OUT ON PENALTIES

17-Jul-2016

DUMBARTON drew 2-2 at Forfar Athletic in their opening group match in the new Betfred League Cup, but lost 5-3 on penalties in the decider for a second point ...more

ENCOURAGING SIGNS IN FIRST GAME

30-Jun-2016

DUMBARTON played their first pre-season at home to premier division Dundee — and at times the new look side looked good. ...more

HONOURS EVEN AS SEASON ENDS

02-May-2016

DUMBARTON earned a point in their final match of a successful Ladbrokes Championship campaign which saw them finish the best part-time team in Scotland for the fourth year. ...more

SONS STRUGGLED IN SECOND HALF

17-Apr-2016

DESPITE a strong start and finish, Dumbarton let vital points against Raith Rovers slip from their grasp on a sunny later afternoon, going down 3-2 at the Cheaper Insurance Direct Stadium. ...more

VITAL WIN FOR SONS

13-Apr-2016

DUMBARTON claimed a massive three points in a pulsating encounter at the Cheaper Insurance Direct Stadium tonight, beating Queen of the South 4-2 with an impressive second half fightback. ...more

HONOURS EVEN IN LOCAL DERBY

03-Apr-2016

DUMBARTON and Morton shared the points in a hard fought local derby at the Cheaper Insurance Direct Stadium. ...more

SONS THUMPED IN DUMFRIES

20-Mar-2016

DUMBARTON were chasing shadows — and not catching them — as they endured a 6-0 rout from back to form Queen of the South at sunlit Palmerston Park. ...more

LAST GASP PENALTY GIVES SONS A POINT

13-Mar-2016

DUMBARTON gained a well earned draw against Ladbrokes Championship second-placed Falkirk at the Cheaper Insurance Direct Stadium. ...more

NADE STARS IN VITAL WIN

09-Mar-2016

A FIRST EVER professional hat-trick by French striker Christian Nade gave Dumbarton a vital win over bottom club Alloa Athletic in a Ladbrokes Championship clash at the rain-soaked
Cheaper Insurance Direct Stadium. ...more

SONS SLUMP AT LIVI

06-Mar-2016

DUMBARTON had their points lead reduced to one in front of an 850 crowd at Livingston in a vital Ladbrokes Championship clash. ...more

SONS STUN HIBS

28-Feb-2016

DUMBARTON battled to a 3-2 win over Ladbrokes Championship title contenders Hibs at the Cheaper Insurance Direct Stadium — their second home win over the Edinburgh side this season. ...more

DUNDEE END SONS CUP RUN

24-Feb-2016

DUMBARTON were well beaten in their William Hill Scottish Cup fifth round replay against premiership top six club Dundee at Dens Park. ...more

NARROW DEFEAT IN PAISLEY

21-Feb-2016

DUMBARTON gave a spirited performance but suffered a narrow defeat away to full-time St Mirren in front of a 2,792 crowd. ...more

SONS WELL BEATEN BY MORTON

14-Feb-2016

DUMBARTON were well beaten by Morton on a very cold and snowy day at Cappielow Park, Greenock, in front of a 1,450 crowd. ...more

SONS HOLD OUT FOR REPLAY

07-Feb-2016

DUMBARTON battled bravery to earn a 0-0 draw with premier league top six side Dundee in a continual downpour at the Cheaper Insurance Direct Stadium. ...more

IMPORTANT WIN FOR SONS

31-Jan-2016

DUMBARTON secured an important three points with a 1-0 home win over Livingston at the Cheaper Insurance Direct Stadium. ...more

WELL EARNED POINT FOR SONS

24-Jan-2016

DUMBARTON were the happier side after an exciting and competitive 0-0 draw with Raith Rovers at Starks Park. ...more

SONS IN LAST SIXTEEN

10-Jan-2016

A BATTLING performance by Dumbarton won them a place in the last sixteen of the William Hill Scottish Cup in front of a 680 crowd at the Cheaper Insurance Direct Stadium. ...more

NOT SO HAPPY NEW YEAR

03-Jan-2016

MEMORIES of a 6-0 thrashing by Rangers years ago flooded back for older fans when Dumbarton lost to the Ibrox giants by the same score on January 2. ...more

SONS SINK IN FALKIRK DOWNPOUR

27-Dec-2015

DUMBARTON failed to halt Falkirk's challenge to the top two in the SPFL Ladbrokes Championship in a perpetual downpour at the Falkirk Stadium. ...more

LATE GOAL GIVES SONS A POINT

20-Dec-2015

A STRIKE in the 89th minute by defender Stevie Saunders gave Dumbarton a deserved point at the Tony Macaroni Arena in Livingston. ...more

SONS BEAT SAINTS AGAIN

13-Dec-2015

DUMBARTON beat full-time St Mirren for the second time this season and ended the reign of ex-Sons boss Ian Murray as Saints manager. ...more

SONS GO NAP AGAINST WASPS

10-Dec-2015

DUMBARTON overwhelmed bottom of the Championship side Alloa Athletic at the Cheaper Insurance Direct Stadium in the third round of the William Hill Scottish Cup. ...more

LATE DRAMA STUNS RAITH

22-Nov-2015

DUMBARTON grabbed an important point thanks to a stunning late revival against Raith Rovers at the Cheaper Insurance Direct Stadium. ...more

NO LUCK FOR SONS AT DUMFRIES

08-Nov-2015

DUMBARTON produced one of their best performances of the season in front of 1,465 people at Palmerston Park, Dumfries, but came away with nothing. ...more

LATE LAPSE UPSET SONS

01-Nov-2015

DUMBARTON lost a crucial home battle with derby rivals Morton in front of an 1,110 crowd at the Cheaper Insurance Direct Stadium. ...more

SONS HUMBLED BY BAIRNS

25-Oct-2015

A CROWD of nearly 1,000 at the Cheaper Insurance Direct Stadium saw Dumbarton well beaten by a Falkirk side which dominated throughout. ...more

SONS WELL BEATEN AT EASTER ROAD

18-Oct-2015

DUMBARTON fought bravely but were unable to end Hibs unbeaten league record in front o an 8,200 crowd at Easter Road. ...more

SONS BACK TO WINNING WAYS

04-Oct-2015

A DETERMINED performance from Dumbarton secured a crucial 2-1 victory over Ladbrokes Championship strugglers Livingston at the Cheaper Insurance Direct Stadium. ...more

SONS GOAL DROUGHT CONTINUES

27-Sep-2015

DUMBARTON once again drew a blank as they faced Raith Rovers at Starks Park, Kirkcaldy. ...more

SONS MADE IT HARD FOR RANGERS

20-Sep-2015

DUMBARTON earned many plaudits but no points as they failed to end Rangers unbeaten run. ...more

HOME SHOCK FOR SONS

06-Sep-2015

DUMBARTON slumped to a 2-0 home defeat at the hands of Alloa Athletic — their first win of the season. ...more

SONS UNLUCKY AT FALKIRK

29-Aug-2015

[i][/i]DUMBARTON put on a spirited performance in a match at the Falkirk Stadium televised by BBC Alba, and were unlucky not to pocket a share of the points. ...more

DOONHAMERS WIN WELL

23-Aug-2015

DUMBARTON faced full-time promotion hopefuls Queen of the South in front of a nearly 1,000 crowd at the Cheaper Insurance Direct Stadium — and could not match them. ...more

SONS WENT MARCHING IN

16-Aug-2015

DUMBARTON sit joint first in the SPFL Championship table after winning their first two matches — both against full time clubs. ...more

SONS SHOCK HIBS

09-Aug-2015

DUMBARTON produced a stunning opening to the SPFL Ladbrokes Championship with a 2-1 home win over title hopefuls Hibs. ...more

SONS MAKE EARLY EXIT

02-Aug-2015

DUMBARTON exited the Scottish League Cup in the first round — losing a penalty shootout to League 2 side East Fife at New Bayview. ...more

SONS SHINE IN THE SUN

26-Jul-2015

DUMBARTON achieved only their fourth win in 25 attempts in the Petrofac Training Cup first round at wet then sunny Cappielow Park, Greenock. ...more

SONS TOO GOOD FOR BANKIES

19-Jul-2015

DUMBARTON beat local neighbours Clydebank 2-1 in the annual pre-season friendly challenge match at the newly renamed Cheaper Insurance Direct Stadium. ...more

GOOD HOME START FOR NEW BOSS

11-Jul-2015

DUMBARTON provided a great start on new manager Stevie Aitken's home debut, beating Hearts 2-0 in a pre-season friendly. ...more

SONS AND RAITH SHARE THE SPOILS

03-May-2015

DUMBARTON and Raith Rovers fought out an entertaining 2-2 draw at the Dumbarton Football Stadium in their final SPFL Championship match of the season. ...more

RANGERS TOO GOOD FOR SONS

19-Apr-2015

RANGERS completed a clean sweep of four SPFL Championship wins over Dumbarton in bright sunshine at the Dumbarton Football Stadium. ...more

WASPS END SONS RUN

12-Apr-2015

HISTORY repeated itself on Saturday when Dumbarton lost 3-0 away to a club involved in the SPFL Championship play-off battle — this time Alloa Athletic. ...more

BRAVE SONS PIPPED BY HIBS

10-Apr-2015

DUMBARTON battled play-off hopefuls Hibs all the way in a fascinating evening game at the Dumbarton Football Stadium. ...more

SONS SLUMP AT CENTRAL PARK

05-Apr-2015

DUMBARTON produced a thoroughly lacklustre performance at Central Park, Cowdenbeath, against a home side battling for survival in theca SPFL Championship. ...more

SUPER STRIKE STUNNED BAIRNS

29-Mar-2015

DUMBARTON earned the victory which all but guarantees SPFL Championship football next season with a hard-fought win over play-off challengers Falkirk at the Dumbarton Football Stadium. ...more

SONS LEFT IT LATE

22-Mar-2015

DUMBARTON virtually made sure of playing in the Championship next season with a vital 2-1 win over bottom-placed Livingston at Almondvale. ...more

SONS IN STIRLINGSHIRE SEMIS

18-Mar-2015

A DUMBARTON side mixing senior players with talented youngsters from the 20s side were too good for a similar Falkirk mix in a Stirlingshire Cup quarter-final at the Dumbarton Football Stadium. ...more

LEADERS TOOK CHARGE IN SECOND HALF

15-Mar-2015

A PLUCKY Dumbarton side held their own until half-time in front of a 15,731 crowd at Tynecastle, but in the end were well beaten by champions-elect Hearts. ...more

PENALTY GIVES SONS VITAL POINTS

08-Mar-2015

DUMBARTON gained three vital points at home to fellow part-timers Alloa Athletic on a grey day at the Dumbarton Football Stadium. ...more

HONOURS EVEN IN DOWNPOUR

01-Mar-2015

A GUTSY performance by Dumbarton earned them a point against play-off challengers Queen of the South at the rain-drenched Dumbarton Football Stadium. ...more

HORROR SHOW AT EASTER ROAD

22-Feb-2015

DUMBARTON were outclassed and humiliated by promotion-seeking Hibernian in front of an 8,155 crowd at Easter Road. ...more

NO JOY ON ST VALENTINE'S DAY

15-Feb-2015

[i][/i]DUMBARTON stuttered to a disappointing defeat to fellow part-timers Cowdenbeath at the new renamed Dumbarton Football Stadium on St Valentine's Day. ...more

SONS EARN FIGHTING DRAW AT FALKIRK

01-Feb-2015

DUMBARTON returned to form with a battling draw against the SPFL Championship's form team Falkirk. ...more

ROCK HORROR SHOW

25-Jan-2015

DUMBARTON went down to an embarrassing 5-1 defeat by bottom of the table Livingston in a downpour at the Bet Butler Stadium. ...more

SONS COULD NOT FIND EQUALISER

18-Jan-2015

DUMBARTON staged a great second half rally against Raith Rovers at Starks Park, but the equaliser eluded them. ...more

SONS BLOWN AWAY BY LEADERS

11-Jan-2015

STRONGER play in the gale force winds at the Bet Butler Stadium enabled SPFL Championship leaders to blow away the Dumbarton challenge. ...more

BAIRNS WERE TOO GOOD

21-Dec-2014

VISITORS Falkirk outplayed Dumbarton in a 5.30 kick-off match at the Bet Butler Stadium, and deservedly won 3-0. ...more

LATE PENALTY WINS IT FOR SONS

14-Dec-2014

A PENALTY with two minutes to go clinched victory for Dumbarton in a closely contested home match against Raith Rovers.[i][/i] ...more

KANE GOAL EARNS SONS THE POINTS

07-Dec-2014

A DEADLY strike by Chris Kane gave Dumbarton an away victory over Alloa Athletic on a wet and dark afternoon. ...more

HIBS TRIUMPH IN NINE GOAL THRILLER

23-Nov-2014

A BRAVE Dumbarton fightback was not enough to prevent them suffering a 6-3 defeat at the hands of Hibs at the Bet Butler Stadium. ...more

BACK TO WINNING WAYS

16-Nov-2014

DUMBARTON'S long sequence without a victory came to an end at Livingston in front of a 1,020 crowd. ...more

NO SINGING IN THE RAIN

09-Nov-2014

DUMBARTON slumped to a disappointing defeat at the hands of Queen of the South in front of a 1,677 crowd on a foul day at Palmerston Park, Dumfries. ...more

BRAVE SONS OUT OF CUP

02-Nov-2014

DUMBARTON lost to Rangers at the Bet Butler Stadium for the second week running — this time in the third round of the William Hill Scottish Cup. ...more

RANGERS IN CONTROL

26-Oct-2014

DUMBARTON fought bravely but were well beaten by SPFL Championship contenders Rangers at a packed Bet Butler Stadium. ...more

SONS NO MATCH FOR LEADERS

20-Oct-2014

DUMBARTON were no match for SPFL Championship leaders Hearts in front of a 15,000 crowd at Tynecastle. ...more

SONS EARN POINT AT EASTER ROAD

12-Oct-2014

DUMBARTON completed the first quarter of the SPFL Championship with a hard-fought draw against Hibernian at Easter Road. ...more

DEFENCES WERE ON TOP

05-Oct-2014

DUMBARTON and SPFL Championship bottom club Cowdenbeath fought out a competitive but goalless draw at the Bet Butler Stadium. ...more

SONS STUN BAIRNS

21-Sep-2014

A 90TH MINUTE goal gave Dumbarton a share of the spoils at the sunlit Falkirk Stadium. ...more

A TALE OF TWO STRIKERS

01-Sep-2014

IT was a case of 'The King is dead, long live the King' at the Bet Butler Stadium as a favourite player left and a talented youngster returned. ...more

SONS WELL BEATEN AT IBROX

24-Aug-2014

SOME 600 Sons fans travelled to Ibrox to watch Dumbarton take on Rangers, and it was not the happiest of afternoons. ...more

SONS THROUGH IN LEAGUE CUP

03-Aug-2014

DUMBARTON had to battle to win through to the second round of the Scottish League Cup at rain-soaked Glebe Park, Brechin. ...more

WOEFUL SPECTACLE AS SONS CRASH

30-Jul-2014

DUMBARTON lost 2-0 to English League Two visitors Carlisle United in a dreadful pre-season friendly at the Bet Butler Stadium. ...more

LIGHTNING DID STRIKE TWICE

27-Jul-2014

DUMBARTON thoroughly failed to live up to their ranking as 'best part-time team in Scotland' when they crashed out of the Petrofac Training Cup at trim Stair Park in Stranraer. ...more

HONOURS EVEN IN FIRST HOME GAME

20-Jul-2014

DUMBARTON drew 1-1 with premier division Partick Thistle in the first match of the season at a well-filled Bet Butler Stadium over a very wet and dark afternoon. ...more

SONS COULD NOT HANDLE STRIKER

17-Jul-2014

DUMBARTON gave a good performance in a pre-season challenge match against newly promoted premier division side Hamilton Accies at New Douglas Park, but lost 3-1. ...more

THRILLER ENDS SEASON

04-May-2014

DUMBARTON travelled to Dens Park with nothing at stake for them, but hoping to spoil the party for the SPFL Championship leaders Dundee. ...more

SONS STUN TITLE CHASERS

28-Apr-2014

DUMBARTON produced an outstanding second half display and hammered title-chasing Hamilton Accies at a packed Bet Butler Stadium. ...more

SONS PLAY-OFF HOPES FADE

20-Apr-2014

DUMBARTON lost a crucial chance to move ahead of Queen of the South into the fourth play-off spot when they lost 3-0 to the Doonhamers at the Bet Butler Stadium. ...more

SONS SPOILT THE PARTY

13-Apr-2014

Most of the 1,602 crowd who arrived at Stark's Park, Kirkcaldy, expected to see their side Raith Rovers celebrate their Ramsden Cup triumph the previous weekend with a comfortable league victory over Dumbarton. But it was not to be. ...more

SONS LATE GOALS STUN LIVI

30-Mar-2014

DUMBARTON took all three points against Livingston at Almondvale thanks to a late brace of goals. ...more

SONS UNLUCKY AGAINST LEADERS

23-Mar-2014

DUMBARTON really should have beaten SPFL Championship leaders Dundee at the Bet Butler Stadium, but luck was not on their side. ...more

SONS PUT FIVE PAST BLUE BRAZIL

16-Mar-2014

DUMBARTON returned to action in the SPFL Championship after their Scottish Cup quarter-final heroics at Aberdeen, and it was no anti-climax. ...more

SONS CAME SO CLOSE AT PITTODRIE

09-Mar-2014

"A great day out — and we were certainly not disgraced!" ...more

UNBEATEN RUN IS OVER

02-Mar-2014

DUMBARTON, unbeaten throughout January and February, finally tasted defeat on the first day of March at Palmerston Park, Dumfries. ...more

HONOURS EVEN IN SIX GOAL THRILLER

23-Feb-2014

DUMBARTON climbed to fourth place in the SPFL Championship with a point from an exciting match against visitors Raith Rovers. ...more

SONS VICTORIOUS OVER BAIRNS

16-Feb-2014

DUMBARTON produced a great second half performance to beat title challengers Falkirk at the Bet Butler Stadium on a cold grey day. ...more

BATTLING SONS EARN POINT

05-Feb-2014

A BATTLING performance by ten man Dumbarton earned them a valuable point in an extraordinary match against Livingston at the Bet Butler Stadium. ...more

THRILLER IN THE RAIN

01-Feb-2014

SOME 1,060 fans were treated to a six goal thriller in a persistent downpour at New Douglas Park as play-off hopefuls Hamilton Accies and Dumbarton drew 3-3. ...more

WASPS STUNG BY SONS

18-Jan-2014

DUMBARTON produced a superb 5-1 over Alloa Athletic at Recreation Park to rise to fourth place in the SPFL Championship — their highest league placing for nearly 20 years. ...more

SONS HEAT UP CENTRAL PARK

11-Jan-2014

DUMBARTON warmed their travelling support with a fine victory over Cowdenbeath at icy Central Park. ...more

SONS ENJOY HAPPY NEW YEAR

04-Jan-2014

DUMBARTON welcomed first foots Greenock Morton to the Bet Butler Stadium, and then gained a valuable victory. ...more

DUNDEE TOOK THEIR CHANCES

28-Dec-2013

A POSITIVE attacking display by Dumbarton against SPFL Championship leaders Dundee at a chilly and wet Dens Park went unrewarded. ...more

SONS SHOCK LEADERS

21-Dec-2013

DUMBARTON shocked SPFL Championship leaders Hamilton Accies and gained their first home league win since August. ...more

DANCING IN THE STREETS OF RAITH

14-Dec-2013

DUMBARTON operated a Santa-like free gift scheme when they visited Raith Rovers at stormy and wet Starks Park — and it cost them three points. ...more

SONS SINK TO EIGHTH

07-Dec-2013

DUMBARTON slipped down the SPFL Championship table to eighth place when they lost at home to Queen of the South by the only goal of the game. ...more

SONS REACH FIFTH ROUND

30-Nov-2013

DUMBARTON reached the fifth round of the William Hill Scottish Cup for the first time since 1984 with a comfortable win away to Berwick Rangers. ...more

SONS SHOCK LIVI LIONS

16-Nov-2013

DUMBARTON pulled off an exciting and important victory over hosts Livingston at the Energy Assets Stadium. ...more

SHOT SHY SONS LOSE DERBY

09-Nov-2013

DUMBARTON succumbed 2-0 to bottom of the table Morton at Cappielow in front of a 1,700 crowd. ...more

SONS RAIN IN THE BLUE BRAZIL

02-Nov-2013

DUMBARTON won through to the fourth round of the William Hill Scottish Cup with a well-earned victory over Cowdenbeath in drenching rain at the Bet Butler Stadium. ...more

COWDEN CLASH A DAMP SQUIB

26-Oct-2013

DUMBARTON and Cowdenbeath shared the spoils in a SPFL Championship clash at the Bet Butler Stadium in front of 700 fans. ...more

BRAVE WIN AT FALKIRK

19-Oct-2013

A FIGHTING performance by Dumbarton gave them a narrow victory over Falkirk on a dreich afternoon at the Falkirk Stadium. ...more

SONS WELL BEATEN BY TITLE HOPEFULS

12-Oct-2013

DUMBARTON ended up with a heavy 4-1 defeat at the hands of title challengers Dundee at the Bet Butler Stadium. ...more

BRAVE FIGHTBACK NOT ENOUGH

05-Oct-2013

DUMBARTON succumbed 4-2 to second-placed Raith Rovers at the Bet Butler Stadium, but gave them a real fright in the final minutes. ...more

SONS WIN IN DUMFRIES

28-Sep-2013

A CROWD of over 1,600 watched Dumbarton grab the three points from Queen of the South in an exciting match at sunlit Palmerston Park, Dumfries. ...more

SONS SECOND HALF SAG

21-Sep-2013

DUMBARTON had the better of the first half in their latest game at the Bet Butler Stadium, but after the break bottom of the table Livingston dominated to gain their first win of the season. ...more

SONS GIFT COWDEN FIRST WIN

01-Sep-2013

A BELOW par performance by Dumbarton gave Cowdenbeath their first SPFL Championship win of the season at sunny but blustery Central Park. ...more

LATE WINNER PUTS SONS OUT OF CUP

28-Aug-2013

DUMBARTON went out of the Scottish League Cup in the second round after a plucky performance at home against premier league side Dundee United. ...more

SONS STUN MORTON

24-Aug-2013

DUMBARTON fielded two new signings and bounced back from the previous week's disappointment with a convincing 3-1 home win in the local derby against Morton. ...more

HAMMERED BY HAMILTON

17-Aug-2013

DUMBARTON'S confident start to the season came to a sudden halt at lop-sided New Douglas Park, Hamilton, as the Accies ran riot. ...more

SONS START WITH DRAW

10-Aug-2013

DUMBARTON got off to a satisfactory start in the new SPFL Championship with a draw at home to promotion-hopefuls Falkirk. ...more

SONS IN LAST EIGHT

02-Aug-2013

DUMBARTON reached the quarter-finals of the William Hill Scottish Cup with a workmanlike victory over Alloa Athletic at dimly lit Recreation Park. ...more

STRANRAER KICK SONS OUT OF CUP

27-Jul-2013

DUMBARTON went through their usual early season ritual of going out of the Ramsdens Cup when they visited sunny and humid Stair Park, Stranraer. ...more

YOUNG SONS WIN CUP

23-Jul-2013

A MOSTLY young Dumbarton team established a 3-0 lead and went on to win the 2012-13 Stirlingshire Cup final at the Bet Butler Stadium on a hot and humid evening. ...more

FRIENDLY FEAST OF GOALS

13-Jul-2013

DUMBARTON played well despite losing 4-3 to premier division Partick Thistle in a sun-baked but high tempo pre-season friendly at the Bet Butler Stadium. ...more

SONS EARNED DRAW WITH HIBS

29-Jun-2013

DUMBARTON returned to action in their first pre-season friendly when they welcomed Hibernian to the Bet Butler Stadium, and a grabbed a well-earned 1-1 draw. ...more

HAPPY END TO HARD SEASON

04-May-2013

DUMBARTON and Partick Thistle fans partied throughout this final match of the season in front of a large crowd at the Bet Butler Stadium. ...more

SONS ARE STAYING UP

27-Apr-2013

A FINE 3-2 win over Cowdenbeath at dowdy Central Park ensured that Dumbarton will be in the Irn-Bru Scottish League first division next season. ...more

DANCING IN THE STREETS OF RAITH?

09-Apr-2013

DUMBARTON'S battling performance went unrewarded when they lost this evening match at home to Raith Rovers 2-1. ...more

SONS WELL BEATEN

06-Apr-2013

DUMBARTON were never at the races when fourth placed Livingston arrived at the Bet Butler Stadium on Grand National Day. ...more

LIGHTNING DID NOT STRIKE TWICE

02-Apr-2013

POOR finishing cost Dumbarton a second victory over Hamilton Accies at New Douglas Park, with the home side eventually winning a very close encounter 2-1. ...more

SONS MOVE UP TO SEVENTH

30-Mar-2013

DUMBARTON climbed to seventh place in the Irn-Bru Scottish League first division with a 3-2 victory over Hamilton Accies at New Douglas Park. ...more

MORTON DOMINATED DERBY

16-Mar-2013

DUMBARTON hosted Irn-Bru Scottish League first division leaders Morton at the Bet Butler Stadium and were never at the races against Allan Moore's men. ...more

JAGS TOO SHARP FOR SONS

09-Mar-2013

DUMBARTON fought the good fight against Irn-Bru Scottish League division one title contenders Partick Thistle at Firhill, but were eventually outgunned. ...more

HONOURS EVEN IN BASEMENT BATTLE

02-Mar-2013

DUMBARTON and visitors Cowdenbeath, in 9th and 8th places respectively in the Irn-Bru Scottish League, shared the spoils in a bruising encounter at the Bet Butler Stadium. ...more

WEAKENED SONS WELL BEATEN

23-Feb-2013

DUMBARTON began a run of three homes games with a 2-0 defeat at the hands of a young, eager Falkirk side. ...more

LATE SICKENER FOR SONS

16-Feb-2013

A GOAL in the third minute of injury time stopped Dumbarton sharing the points in a closely contested division one match on the Starks Park quagmire. ...more

SONS GAIN REVENGE

09-Feb-2013

DUMBARTON faced Livingston for the second time in two weeks, this time at the Braidwood Motor Company Stadium, and gained revenge by reversing the previous week's defeat. ...more

SONS LOSE SEVEN GOAL THRILLER

02-Feb-2013

DUMBARTON produced a battling performance but not a victory against a talented Livingston side in a seven goal thriller at the Bet Butler Stadium. ...more

SONS UP TO EIGHTH PLACE

26-Jan-2013

DUMBARTON moved off the bottom of the Irn-Bru Scottish League first division for the first time since being promoted with a fine 3-1 win over Hamilton Accies. ...more

FOUR OUT OF FIVE FOR SONS

19-Jan-2013

DUMBARTON gained their fourth victory in five games with a narrow and crucial win against Airdrie United at the Shyberry Excelsior Stadium. ...more

SONS STUN JAGS

12-Jan-2013

DUMBARTON'S resurgence since the appointment of Ian Murray as manager continued with a shock 2-0 win over promotion contenders Partick Thistle at the Bet Butler Stadium. ...more

EARLY GOAL DECIDED MATCH

05-Jan-2013

AN early goal decided what was a war of attrition in a downpour when Dumbarton welcomed Dunfermline Athletic to the Bet Butler Stadium. ...more

SONS STUN 'TON

02-Jan-2013

DUMBARTON produced Scottish football's result of the day when they upset Irn-Bru Scottish League division one leaders Morton 3-0 at Greenock's Cappielow Park. ...more

OXFORD A DEGREE AHEAD

17-Jul-2010

DUMBARTON welcomed English League 2 side Oxford United for an entertaining friendly match at the Strathclyde Homes Stadium, but were well beaten. ...more

CHAMPIONS SONS RECEIVE TROPHY

09-May-2009

DUMBARTON ended their title-winning campaign in the Irn-Bru Scottish League third division in style at Galabank. ...more

DUMBARTON CLINCH TITLE

02-May-2009

DUMBARTON became the champions of division three in remarkable style at the Strathclyde Homes Stadium. ...more

SONS TOP THE TABLE

25-Apr-2009

DUMBARTON'S bid for the Scottish League third division title took a massive step forward at the sunlit Strathclyde Homes Stadium. ...more

FRIENDLY PROTEST AT NEW YEAR SWIM

01-Jan-2011

THE annual New Year Swim at Rhu Marina at noon on January 1 2011 raised a record £1,183 for the local RNLI station. ...more

RECORD NE'ERDAY SWIM

01-Jan-2009

A record number of swimmers took the plunge at Helensburgh's annual New Year's Day Swim. ...more

ROTARY AIDS POLIOPLUS

14-Nov-2008

HELENSBURGH Rotary Club staged a Folk Night at the Victoria Halls in aid of the Rotary International charity, PolioPlus. ...more

ROTARY YOUNG CHEF OF THE YEAR

16-Sep-2008

Ben Gibson was the winner of the first Helensburgh Rotary Club Young Chef of the Year competition held at Hermitage Academy. ...more

NEW ROTARY PRESIDENT

01-Jul-2008

Helensburgh Rotary Club has a new president for the rotary year 2008-9. ...more

LONDON GALLERY UPLOADED

05-Jan-2008

A selection of pictures taken in the Hyde Park area of London has been uploaded in a new gallery entitled London. ...more

NEW LOCH LOMOND PICTURES

24-Aug-2007

A series of pictures taken on the shore in front of the Lodge on Loch Lomond at Luss have been added to the Loch Lomond gallery. ...more

APPIN PICTURES

01-Aug-2007

New pictures taken of Lismore from Port Appin, and Castle Stalker, near Appin, uploaded to the Scottish Views gallery ...more

FIRST LADY MEMBER

26-Jun-2007

Helensburgh Rotary Club now has its first lady member. ...more

ART EXHIBITION OPENS

23-Mar-2007

The Helensburgh Heritage Trust exhibition to commemorate the centenary of the birth of local artist Gregor Ian Smith was formally opened by Councillor Billy Petrie, convener of Argyll and Bute Council. ...more

JOINT ROTARY BURNS SUPPER

19-Jan-2007

Helensburgh Rotary Club and Helensburgh Garelochside Rotary Clubs held a Joint Burns Supper in the Rosslea Hall Hotel, Rhu. ...more

FAREWELL TO BUSINESS BOSS

08-Dec-2006

Mrs Betty Arbuthnott, chief executive of Dumbarton training providers Tell Training Ltd., retired after a long and successful business, initially with her first husband Charles McCrea in the electrical business Charles McCrea Ltd., and then with Tell Training, heading the business after Mr McCrea's death. ...more

PRINCESS ROYAL AT LUSS

14-Nov-2006

HRH The Princess Royal visited the Luss rescue boat station to name the new rescue boat St John. Crew members and local residents met the Princess, and the boat — paid for by the Order of St John — was put through its paces. See 'Princess in Luss' gallery.

MAJOR GIFT TO CHARITY

12-Sep-2006

Helensburgh Retailers Association chose UK Talking Newspaper Week to make a presentation to Headline Helensburgh, Scotland's oldest talking newspaper for the blind and otherwise visually handicapped. ...more

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