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Queen of the South F.C.

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Queen of the South
Full nameQueen of the South Football Club
Nickname(s)The Doonhamers, Queens
FoundedMarch 1919
GroundPalmerston Park, Dumfries, Scotland
ChairmanBilly Hewitson
ManagerJim McIntyre
LeagueScottish Championship
2013–14Scottish Championship, 4th
WebsiteClub website
Current season

Queen of the South Football Club is a Scottish professional football club founded in 1919. It is in Dumfries in southwest Scotland. They currently play in the Scottish First Division.

Officially nicknamed The Doonhamers, but usually referred to as Queens and sometimes as QoS (as also listed on the club badge), they have played their entire existence based at Palmerston Park on Terregles Street.

The club has won national honours, namely the 1950-51 B Division, the 2001-02 Scottish Second Division and the 2002-03 Scottish Challenge Cup. While Queens topped Scotland's top division until Christmas in season 1953-54 their highest-ever finish in the Scottish top flight was fourth in 1933-34. Their longest cup run was in the 2007-08 Scottish Cup, in which they reached the final and finished runners up.

The club is currently managed by Gordon Chisholm.

Sources[change | change source]

  1. "Queen of the South Football Club - SPFL". spfl.co.uk.
  2. "Ground Capacity and Rangers Sales Update". qosfc.com. Queen of the South F.C. 9 September 2013. Archived from the original on 7 January 2014. Retrieved 9 September 2013.