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Let’s Party!

April 15, 2014


Another wee reminder (as if you all really need one) that tickets are on sale for our end of season party to be held at the Bet Butler Stadium (in the Chivas Suite) on Saturday 3rd May, 2014.

It promises to be a cracking evening as we help the players and management celebrate what has been a magnificent second season in the second tier of the Scottish Professional Football League.

Who will win the Player of the Season? And the choice of the young player of the year will also be announced.

Other awards include the trust travel player of the season, top goalscorer and Graeme Robertson’s choice for the Sons View player of the season.

Pick up your ticket from Denise Currie and/or Robbie Dicherty at this weekend’s match against Queen of the South (19th April) or send a note by e-mail to reserve to


McGinn Chosen As Man of the Match

April 7, 2014


Trust member Sean Stewart had the difficult task of choosing our DFC man of the match against Alloa Athletic last Saturday. With the team outstanding in every department resulting in a resounding 4-1 win, Sean settled on Paul McGinn as his choice.

McGinn’s performance stood out with marauding forward runs and timely tackles – well done Paul.

Trust Board Statement: Working Together

April 7, 2014

dfc-trustREPRESENTATIVES of the Sonstrust Board met with the Chairman, Vice-Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Dumbarton FC on Saturday 5th April 2014, along with director  John Kane, for a very positive conversation about how the Club can continue to match success on the pitch with strengthening our position off it.

The commitment to work closely together was reaffirmed, together with central importance of ensuring that the interests of the Club, its supporters and the local community remain central to any future developments, which remain open possibilities at present.

“We are extremely positive about the opportunities that lie ahead for Dumbarton FC and we are delighted that the Club sees the trust and the involvement of supporters as an important part of the future. We look forward to the further conversation and engagement we agreed,” said Sonstrust chairman Brian Payne, who was present at the meeting, along with communications and projects officer Simon Barrow and trust director Alan Findlay.

Previous related statements: Trust Board Update (29 March), Press Speculation: Statement from the Sonstrust (14 March) and Trust Thanks Club and Pledges Support (13 March).

SDS National Football Survey

April 2, 2014

scottish-fans-logoFOOTBALL fans across Scotland are being urged to participate in a nationwide survey to gauge supporters’ opinions on the state of game north of the border.

Our friends at Supporters Direct would like YOUR help.

Click through to the website at

Trust Travel Update : Dundee, 3rd May

March 31, 2014

THE trust travel supporters bus to Dundee on 3rd May is now FULL.

But, fear not we are planning a second bus and bookings can be taken in the normal fashion, viz :

1. Phone Tommy H on 07710 771341
2. Send an e-mail to
3. Leave a comment on this post

We do though need at least 40 confirmed bookings; this will guarantee a second bus will ‘run’.

So, as ever, over to you guys!



Trust Travel – Raith Rovers & Dundee

March 30, 2014

AS we enter the final straight of the 2013/14 season, we now have just two away days left for our highly successful travel section (Morton game on 1st April is fully booked) supporters buses.

The trips to Raith (Kirkcaldy 12th Apr) and the final game of the regular season against Dundee (3rd May) are sure to be games that will still have significance and the team rely on your support.

We are now taking bookings for the two games in question and the usual routes apply :

1. Phone Tommy H on 07710 771341
2. Send an e-mail to
3. Leave a comment on this post

Player/Young Player of the Season

March 30, 2014

Dumbarton FC 2013 Player Awards 04.05.13

Voting for the Sonstrust’s Player and Young Player of the Season (2013/14) will take place this Saturday, 5th April ahead of the SPFL Championship game against Alloa Athletic.

Ballot boxes and voting forms will be available in the community suite (at the Bet Butler Stadium) and also in the home concourse.

To find out who wins, why not buy a ticket for our end of season party on 3rd May?

Priced at only £5 they are available from Denise Currie and Robbi Docherty.


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