QUEEN OF THE SOUTH

 



("The Doonhamers")

Year formed1919 (after merger of Arrol-Johnston, Dumfries and 5th King's Own Scottish Borderers)
Previous names

None

Present ground

Palmerston Park, Dumfries DG2 9BA

(for pictures of the ground click here)

Pitch measurements112 x 73 yards (102 x 67 metres)
Ground capacity8,690
Record attendance

26,552 v Heart of Midlothian, Scottish Cup 3rd round, 23 February 1952 (lost 1-3)

League career

Scottish Division Three: 1923 - 1925

Scottish Division Two: 1925 - 1933

Scottish Division One: 1933 - 1950

Scottish Division Two: 1950 - 1951

Scottish Division 'A' / One: 1951 - 1959

Scottish Division Two: 1959 - 1962

Scottish Division One: 1962 - 1964

Scottish Division Two: 1964 - 1975

Scottish Division One: 1975 - 1979

Scottish Division Two: 1979 - 1981

Scottish Division One: 1981 - 1982

Scottish Division Two: 1982 - 1986

Scottish Division One: 1986 - 1989

Scottish Division Two: 1989 - 2002

Scottish Division One: 2002 - 2012

Scottish Division Two: 2012 - 2013

Scottish Championship: 2013 - .

First Scottish League game18 August 1923 v Dykehead, Scottish Division Three (won 2-0)
Honours
European

None

Domestic - League

Scottish Division Two champions: 1950-51

Scottish Division Two runners-up: 1932-33, 1961-62, 1974-75

Scottish Division Two champions: 2001-02, 2012-13

Scottish Division Three / Two runners-up: 1924-25, 1980-81, 1985-86

Scottish Second World War West Division runners-up: 1939-40

Domestic - Cup

Scottish Cup runners-up: 2007-08

Scottish Challenge Cup winners: 2002-03, 2012-13

Scottish Challenge Cup runners-up: 1997-98, 2010-11

Scottish Qualifying Cup winners: 1923-24

Best League position4th, Scottish Division 'A', 1933-34
Lowest League position3rd, Scottish Division Three, 1923-24
Furthest in Scottish Cupsee above
Furthest in League CupSemi-final, 1950-51, 1960-61
Most League points
2 for a win

55, Scottish Division Two, 1985-86

3 for a win

92, Scottish Division Two, 2012-13

Fewest League points
2 for a win10, Scottish Division One, 1988-89
3 for a win32, Scottish Division One, 2011-12
Most League goals scored

99, Scottish Division Two, 1931-32

Most League goals conceded

106, Scottish Division Two, 1927-28

Fewest League goals scored

31, Scottish Division One, 1949-50

31, Scottish Division One, 2005-06

Fewest League goals conceded23, Scottish Division Two, 2012-13
Most wins in a League season

29, Scottish Division Two, 2012-13

Fewest wins in a League season2, Scottish Division One, 1988-89
Most draws in a League season

15, Scottish Division One, 1987-88

Fewest draws in a League season

3, Scottish Division One, 1933-34

3, Scottish Division Two, 1950-51, 1960-61

Most losses in a League season29, Scottish Division One, 1988-89
Fewest losses in a League season

2, Scottish Division Two, 2012-13

Record win11-1 v Stranraer, Scottish Cup 1st round, 16 January 1932
Record defeat2-10 v Dundee, Scottish Division One, 1 December 1962
Highest number of League goals scored
in a season37, Jimmy Gray, Scottish Division Two, 1927-28
in total251, Jim Paterson, 1949-63
Most League appearances731, Allan Ball, 1963-82

Most capped player

3, Billy Hamilton for Scotland
Highest transfer fee received£250,000 for Andy Thomson to Southend United, July 1994
Highest transfer fee paid£30,000 for Jim Butter from Alloa Athletic, 1995