Dundee United Match Preview

In the penultimate weekend of the Championship season, we have our final home game of the 2017/18, with Dundee United the visitors to Palmerston. While we are aiming to get as many points on the board as we can and finish as high up the table as we can, United have confirmed their place in the play-offs after a thumping five - nil win over Brechin in midweek.

We played United twice last month, Joe Thomson scored a stunning winner in our three -two at Tannadice after they'd beaten us three - one at Palmerston the week before. United also won the first meeting between the two sides in August by two goals to one.

Ahead of the game, Queens boss Gary Naysmith had this to say "Our win away at Morton last weekend really pleased me. We have conceded a lot of goals recently as a team and the defenders in particular have taken the brunt of the criticism so I was especially delighted for the back four and Alan in managing to keep a clean sheet.

We played really well and thoroughly deserved our win. That's twice we have won at Cappielow this season and our away form in general has been excellent. Our home form has been disappointing and that is something that we need to try and rectify next season. We have had too many draws and not held onto leads when we have been in front and there is still a huge sense of frustration within the club that we haven't made the play-offs this season.

This Saturday we welcome, Dundee United. Both teams still have something to play for. United go into the game looking to finalise their position in the top four, while we want to pick up as many points as possible in our final two games and finish as high up the table as we can.

With this being our final home game, I would like to thank you all for your support throughout the season, it is appreciated by everyone at the Club. I hope you all have a good summer and return refreshed for our push for a higher finish next season.

Both Dan Carmichael and Ross Fergusson are doubtful for the game but Owen Bell returns to the squad".

Entry is by ticket only. Prices are: Adult £16, OAP's £9, U-16's £5, Adult accessible £8, Concession accessible £5, U16 accessible £3.

Away fans will be located in the Rosefield Salvage Stand section 6 - 8 and they should enter via turnstiles 3 and 4. The Away ticket office will be open for use of Dundee Utd supporters and is situated adjacent to Rosefield Stand turnstile numbers 3 and 4. In addition, supporters who choose to park in the Arena car park have access to a ticket office at that location.

Wheelchair access for away supporters is on the south side of Rosefield stand. There is a layby on King Street for vehicles to drop their passengers for flat access to the ground. Disabled parking is available on the north side of the Rosefield Stand. The cost of entry of one personal assistant is included in the price of the accessible ticket.

The catering outlet in the Rosefield away end will be available for use of away supporters. Catering is also available in the Arena café where a full menu is available before kick-off.

There will be on-street parking restrictions, therefore it is suggested that buses/minibuses drop off their passengers in Terregles St/King Street and thereafter park on College Mains road just off the roundabout with the A76 on the town bypass (adjacent to Curry's/PC World, as the other side at Aldi is the access road to the ambulance depot and is extremely busy). Pick up should be the same location.

Supporters should note that that the A701 will be CLOSED for resurfacing work on a 1.2 kilometre stretch at Tathhill. Diversions will be in place but could led to severe delays.

QOS have adopted a robust search policy for spectators entering the ground to ensure that ground rules and regulations are strictly adhered to. This includes carrying of controlled containers and pyrotechnics. Palmerston Park is a non-smoking venue. This includes e cigarettes and other such devices. Stewards are empowered to eject spectators who disobey these rules. All spectators are requested to abide by our unacceptable behaviour policy.

It will be a busy day at Palmerston with the Players and various Supporters groups presenting their annual awards to their chosen Player of the Year. And we will have our annual give away of a new car in our Deluxe Draw.

The SLO charity of the week is The Cystic Fibrosis Endowment Fund. A local charity set up by Gayle Johnstone and Donna Walls with all the money raised kept locally to help support individuals and their families.

Kick off at Palmerston is 3pm.