Dumbarton boss Stevie Farrell knows there will be no easy games as the League Two season approaches the business end.

Sons remain four points clear at the top of League Two after Saturday’s 1-0 win over Bonnyrigg Rose.

It’s one league defeat in ten for the Castle Road side but as teams start to make a charge for play-off places and look to beat the drop, Faz knows that every outfit his Sons come up against will have something to play for.

Speaking post-match, he said: “It was our normal performance on Saturday – the opposition has had a lot of the ball and I’m not sure our goalkeeper has had a save to make.

“In the first half I didn’t feel we were good enough in the transitions in possession but in the second-half we played a wee bit higher and looked a bigger threat.

Helensburgh Advertiser: Dumbarton remain four points clear at the top of League TwoDumbarton remain four points clear at the top of League Two (Image: Andy Scott)

“When we go 1-0 up we’re a hard team to peg back and it’s another clean sheet – I think we must be going for the record clean sheets at Dumbarton ever and that’s testament to the players.

“One of my coaching staff said to me, and it’s a great point, that apart from ourselves and Stirling there are eight teams with seven points separating them so every single one has something to play for.

“You can’t come in and play in this team if you don’t understand your role and want to do both sides of the game.

“We saw last weekend how good we are out of possession against a Premier League side and we’ve now seen it against a League Two side – we get our noses in front and pick up another valuable win.”

The January transfer window closed on Tuesday evening without any changes to the Dumbarton squad as Farrell aims for consistency in the league run-in.

This Saturday, February 4, the Sons travel to take on Stenhousemuir. Kick-off at Ochilview is at 3pm.

Meanwhile, new dates have been arranged for two Dumbarton fixtures which fell victim to the dreich winter weather: December’s clash at home to Stenhousemuir has been rearranged for Tuesday, February 28, while the home match with Sons’ closest promotion rivals, Stirling Albion, will now be played on Tuesday, March 7.

Both games will kick off at 7.45pm.