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Match Preview: Cowdenbeath v Dundee


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Match Preview: Cowdenbeath v Dundee

PostedSeptember 24, 2010

Cowden have home advantage for the first time in a month when Dundee come to town on Saturday on Irn-Bru First Division business. The Dens Park side are one of Scottish football's sleeping giants and with a big following it promises to be another ocassion to savour for all Blue Brasilians.

Jimmy Nicholl's side picked up full points against Partick Thistle last time out at Central Park and secured a creditable 3 points in the interim on the road against Greenock Morton (2-1) and Dunfermline Athletic (1-2).

"Dundee are one of the big names in the division and have a set up to match many SPL sides", commented NIcholl.

"They have had a sticky start to the season but they have some very good players and will come good. We know that we will have to keep up the good work of recent weeks in order to compete but we should not be overly concerned by the opposition and have confidence in our own ability to hold our own."

Dundee, under the management of Gordon Chisholm and Billy Dodds, have had an indifferent start to the season but are expected to be in the promotion mix come the end of the season after investing heavily in a squad that includes 100k plus players Gary Harkins and Leigh Griffiths.

Joe Mbu picked up a pelvic injury on his combeback against Dunfermline last weekend and is unavailable for selection. Jon Robertson is fit again but is short of match practice while Richard Vauls (thigh), Dene Droudge (knee) and Danny Mackay (knee) miss out again.

*Please note that segregation will be in place for this match. Please read the news story "Segregation update" for further information.

Visit Kick Talk radio to hear a pre-match interview with Jimmy Nicholl and match analysis.

Admission The gates open at 1pm with admission set at: Adults 17, Concessions 8, Adult and Child 20.
Match Day info
There is segregation in place for this match. Home fans should enter from the Chapel Street end. Away fans should enter from the High Street end. Season tickets holders, who have booked a seat in the main stand, shoudl access the ground from the High Street end. All other season ticket holders should enter via Chapel Street.
Club Bar
The Club Bar is open from 1pm and is available for home fans only due to segregation. The bar is situated in the Alex Menzie Lounge in the main stand and offers a range of pre and post match refreshments.
Blue Brazil Shop
The Club Shop is situated next to the main stand at Central Park and is open on home match days. Merchandise available includes the errea home and away replica shirts. Cub merchandise can also be purchased online.
Blue Brasilian
The match day programme will be available next to the turnstiles for a value 2. The programme includes Jimmy Nicholl's weekly column and many more interesting articles.
50/50 Draw The 50/50 tickets are available to purchase within the ground. Draw is made at half-time.
Blue Brazil Lottery
The draw for the lottery is made at 12pm every Friday and tickets for the following weeks draw will be available from agents. Contact lottery@cowdenbeathfc.com or phone 01383 610166 for more information.
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