Club DetailsClub QOSClub Nick Names The Doonhamers, QueensStadium Palmerston ParkFounded March 1919
Club ManagementChairman Billy HewitsonManager Allan JohnstonAssistant Coach Sandy ClarkGoalkeeping Coach Ross Ballantyne
Queen of the South Football Club are a Scottish professional football club formed in March 1919 and located in Dumfries. The club currently plays in the Scottish Championship, the second tier of Scottish football. They are officially nicknamed The Doonhamers but are usually referred to as Queens or QoS. Their home ground since their formation has been Palmerston Park.
The club's national honours include winning the Division B Championship in season 1950–51, the Second Division Championship in season 2001-02 and in season 2012-13, and also the Scottish Challenge Cup in seasons 2002-03 and 2012–13. Queens led Scotland's top division until New Year during the 1953–54 season and the club's highest finish in Scotland's top division was fourth in the 1933–34 season. The club reached their first major cup final in 2008 when they reached the final of the Scottish Cup, where they were runners-up to Rangers. Gary Naysmith is the club manager, having been appointed on 1 December 2016 and John Rankin is the current club captain, having been appointed on 7 January 2017.
National League Competitions
- Highest Finish in Top Division – 4th; Division 1; 1933–34
- Division 2 – Champions 1950–51, 2001–02, 2012–13; Runners Up 1932–33, 1961–62, 1974–75, 1980–81, 1985–86
- Division 3 – Runners Up 1924–25
National Cup Competitions
- Scottish League Challenge Cup – Winners 2002–03, 2012–13; Runners Up 1997–98, 2010–11; Semi Finalists 1991–92
- Scottish Qualifying Cup – Winners 1923–24
- Scottish Cup – Runners Up 2007–08; Semi Finalists 1949–50
- Scottish League Cup – Semi Finalists 1950–51, 1960–61 
- B.P. Youth Cup – Runners Up 1985–86