10-29-2016, 06:16 AM
Dundee travel to the SuperSeal Stadium on Saturday to play Hamilton Accies in the Ladbrokes SPFL Premiership as they look to climb off the bottom of the table. Here we have everything you need to know about the home side.
FIXTURE: Hamilton Accies v Dundee
COMPETITION: Ladbrokes Premiership
DATE: Saturday 29th October 2016
VENUE: SuperSeal Stadium
STADIUM: New Douglas Park
PITCH SIZE: 105m x 69m
MANAGER: Martin Canning
CHAIRMAN: Les Gray
MASCOTS: Hammy the Hamster
CLUB COLOURS: Red and white
HONOURS: Scottish First Division: 1903/04, 1985/86, 1987/88, 2007/8
Scottish Cup Runners Up: 1910/11, 1934/35
RECORD WIN: 10-2 vs Greenock Morton (May 2014)
CLUB WEBSITE: http://www.hamiltonacciesfc.co.uk
Head to Head v Hamilton Accies
LEAGUE: Won 68, Drawn 31, Lost 32
SCOTTISH CUP: Won 3, Drawn 3, Lost 1
LEAGUE CUP: Won 3, Drawn 0, Lost 2
TOTALS: Won 74, Drawn 34, Lost 36
Last Five Dundee v Hamilton Matches
19/08/2016 | Home | Premiership | Drew 1-1 | 5,287 | O’Hara / Lyon
07/05/2016 | Home | Premiership | Lost 0-1 | 4,757 | Morris
09/04/2016 | Away | Premiership | Lost 2-1 | 2,764 | Crawford, Garcia-Tena / Harkins
19/12/2015 | Home | Premiership | Won 4-0 | 4,568 | Hemmings (3), Stewart
17/10/2015 | Away | Premiership | Drew 1-1 | 2,862 | Imrie / Holt
Dundee’s last encounter with Accies saw the Dark Blues share the points with the visitors after a 1-1 draw under a floodlight Dens Park on Friday 19th of August 2016. Dundee missed the chance to go two points clear at the top of the league after a great strike from Darren Lyon inside 15 minutes was enough for them to hold on even after O’Hara equalised a few minutes later.
The home side dominated the opening period of the game but failed to make it count when Accies’ full back Darren Lyon hit the back of the net in the 13th minute. The ball broke to him 25 yards out from goal and his first time strike flew past Bain and straight into the top corner. A worthy opener in any game.
Unfortunately for Canning’s side, they didn’t hold their lead for long when Mark O’Hara steered the ball in after meeting Williams’ corner to bring the home side level, deservingly.
This was to be the end of the goal scoring but there were chances for both teams to score a second. Hamilton were nearly behind when Dee skipper Darren O’Dea nodded the ball just wide after meeting Williams’ free kick.
After the break, Hamilton looked dangerous going forward. In the 49th minute, Darian Mackinnon had a great chance to put Accies ahead after D’Acol fed him in behind the Dark Blues’ defence but the midfielder placed the ball inches wide of the target from just 8 yards out.
Loy and substitute Teijsse had half chances respectively but Accies had the chance they were after when Devlin’s header looked to be goal bound, Kevin Holt cleared the ball away from the Dundee goal just in time.
Dundee: Bain, Holt, Extabeguren, O’Dea, Kerr, Vincent (Teijsse 63’), Williams, Ross, O’Hara, Loy, El Bakhtaoui
Booked – Extabeguren
Hamilton: Matthews, Gillespie, Devlin, Sarris, Lyon, Donati (Docherty 87), Longridge (Kurtaj 78), MacKinnon, Crawford, Imrie, D’Acol (Brophy 75)
Booked – Lyon, Donati
Hamilton’s Season So Far
Patrick have started this season poorer than they’ll have hoped for but steady nonetheless. After a decent start in the league cup, they were dumped out in the first of the knockout stages by championship side Morton. Their league form has been a slightly inconsistent. With only two wins from their opening 10 games, it sets up Saturday to be a huge game for both teams. Hamilton have picked up some impressive results though. A draw 1-1 draw against Rangers at Ibrox on the opening day wasn’t a result many would have predicted. They also picked up a valuable point away to Dundee and draws against St.Johnstone, Inverness and Partick Thistle have shown a good level of fight within Canning’s side. It’s this kind of form that has always made them a very difficult team to play against. They have a solid team that is full of hard working players. Canning has got his team playing well at the moment an having not lost in four games, they will be confident going into Saturday’s fixture especially with Dundee on a poor run at the moment. It’s nicely poised to be a huge game for both teams. Dundee need points and fast to get out of this position that they find themselves in but equally well, hamilton will not roll-over and will no doubt go out to take all three points against Hartley’s side and stretch their unbeaten run to five games.
DUNDEE: Loy 3, O’Hara 2, El Bakhtaoui 1, Holt 1, Low 1
HAMILTON: Crawford 4, D’Acol 2, Brophy 1, Docherty 1, Donati 1
ADULT – £22
OVER 65 or UNDER 18 – £12
Disabled supporters are £10 and should buy their ticket at the Hamilton FC ticket office, taking proof of their disability with them.
Weekend motorists are being advised to expect delays on the A725 on approach to M74 Junction 5, Raith Roundabout, as part of the £500m M8 M73 M74 Motorway Improvements Project.
The works to progress the new Raith Roundabout will take place over two weekends in October and November and will see a contraflow in operation reducing the roundabout to one lane in each direction.
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How To Watch
The full ninety minutes of the match will be available to subscribers of DEETV on Saturday evening while a shorter highlights package will be available to view on Sunday alongside exclusive post match interviews with the manager and players.
You can sign up for DEETV for just £5 a month on the official website where you will have access to Highlights, Interviews and all the Dundee FC goals at the click of the button.
If you are out with the UK you will also be able to take advantage of our Live Streaming package for every home game.