Another great win for Queen's, 3-0 against Elgin City at Hampden last Saturday but other results mean they still prop up the league table!
Spider's got back to winning ways with a 2-0 success over East Fife at Hampden on Saturday.
Unbeaten run ends as Queen's go down 2-3 at Forthbank
Three successive clean sheets and seven points out of nine for Queen's as leaders Brechin City are held at Hampden.
Two home victories against East Stirlingshire and high-flying Peterhead have seen the Spiders close the gap on the club's above them to such an extent,that victory over league leaders Brechin City on Saturday could see them move off the bottom of the league for the first time this season!!
The home game with Dumbarton was postponed last Saturday.Middlesex Spiders website will have a new look next season.
A complete "white out" for Queen's over the holiday period,not helped by damage caused to the undersoil heating at hampden by a spiking machine!!
Queen's exited from the FA Cup at Bayview last night in the cruellest fashion.Two goals from Jackson had sent the tie into extra time.East Fife eventually progressed 4-2 on penalty kicks!
There was great news for Spiders fans prior to Saturday's 2-2 draw with Stirling Albion as Coach John "Cowboy" McCormack turned down the chance to join Raith Rovers.Hopefully this will be just the lift as Queen's head to Methil tonight for their Scottish FA Cup replay against East Fife!
Queen's Park and East Fife will have to meet again at Bayview on the 18th of December to decide who will entertain Partick Thistle in the Scottish Cup 3rd Round!
A remarkable 4-1 win at Bayview against East Fife has set up the Scottish Cup tie with the same opponents at Hampden Park next Saturday.A place in the 3rd round and a possible tie against the "big boys" awaits the winners.Spiders young squad were a credit as they closed the gap at the foot of the 3rd division.
The Spider's suffered yet another home defeat,this time against Peterhead at Hampden Park on Saturday.The return of Mark Gallagher will help the Spiders in the future when he is available to play as he is the groundsman at Rugby Park,home of Kilmarnock FC.Back to back games with East Fife to come!!
Queen's came agonisingly close to getting an unlikely result at Glebe Park on Saturday.Two late goals denied them including a penalty.There is no game next Saturday as Queen's have a bye in the 1st Round of the Scottish FA Cup.All eyes on the Peterhead game in a fortnight!!
Queen's won their first game of the season on Saturday defeating east Stirlingshire 1-0 at Fir Park.Let's hope this result is the platform for the remainder of the season.Next up....League leaders Brechin City at Glebe Park.
I have been off work for 2 weeks hence no updates.In that time,Queen's have picked up another point but went down at Elgin and,disastrously,to Albion Rovers at Hampden!!
Fir Park next for the Spiders....in that Irn Bru kit we love so much!
Despite taking a 20th minute lead,Spiders went down to another defeat,this time at Peterhead on a windswept afternoon in Northern Scotland.
A creditable 0-0 draw at Stirling for the Spiders.Something to build on we feel!
Queen's sunk to their lowest point of the season so far with a 1-2 home defeat against fellow strugglers East Fife at Hampden on Saturday.The only way is up from here!!Graeme Smith(left)was in fine form denying the visitors a greater margin of victory!
Apologies for a lack of news updates recently.Having said that there is only bad news to be had.Three succesive defeats since my last notes have seen the Spiders slip to bottom of the 3rd division and exit their 2nd Cup tournament of the season.The only way is up as they face fellow strugglers east Fife on 22nd September in a must win game at Hampden.
Ross Jackson(right)-First Goal For The Club v Brechin City!!
Queen's suffered a 2-3 home reverse to a well organised 'shire team despite the visitors having their 'keeper sent off.Goals from Miller(pictured left),a spectacular 35 yard effort,and Caven,a penalty levelled things up but 'shire left the Spiders still searching for their first league win of the season.
Two late goals defeated Queen's at The Rock Stadium on Saturday.The visitors were good value for a point and the first league win of the season cannot be far away!Stephen Marshall(right)had given The Spiders a 52 minute lead!
Queen's will now visit Peterhead on Saturday 6th October with a 1pm kick-off.Scotland play Latvia at Hampden at 3pm.The match was originally scheduled for Tuesday 18th September.Spiders fans are angry about the SFA decision!!
Spiders secured their 1st point of the season after a dull 0-0 draw with Elgin City at Hampden.The match saw the return of Ross Caven,the living legend,the Spiders defence looking strong.Roll on Dumbarton!!
Willie Martin's 60th minute strike was all Spiders had to show for their efforts at Montrose on 4th August.The 1-3 opening league defeat was followed by a 0-5 reverse at Firhill against Partick Thistle in the Bells Challenge Cup 1st round.
Spiders have been drawn at home to Hamilton Academical in the first round of the CIS Insurance Cup.The match takes place at Hampden on Tuesday 11th September 2001!
The new "Fila" home shirt will be available from the club shop on Saturday 11th August.The away shirts should be available in a couple of weeks!