Dollybirds Seal Premier Intermediate Status In Last Day Win At Solitude

In a must win last game of the season and with Sport and Leisure match called off added pressure was put on DFC but they put in a tremendous team effort to come out 1-0 winners at a very wet and windy Solitude and maintain there league status for next season.

Playing with a strong wind behind them DFC pressed high up the pitch but at same time remained very disciplined and good shape at the back.

They were rewarded on 20 minutes when McMath played in Johnston who looked up and provided delightful chip to the back post for Liggett to get the crucial goal.

Robinson in goals today then pulled off a great stop with his feet to deny the home side an equaliser and in the final few minutes of the first half Johnson had a couple of half chances that were charged down by the home defence.

Newington came more into the game in the second half as expected but Moffett and his fellow defenders but there bodies on the line to keep a much impressive and very important clean sheet.

Johnson then rounded the home keeper on the break but his shot went wide of the near post from an acute angle.

King was replaced by Walker and in the final minutes Johnson gave way to Gourley as DFC held out for massive 3 points that seen them finish in 9 th position in there first season back in the PIL.

Now the planning for both 40th anniversary dinner in a months this time plus the new season can begin in earnest.