SUPREMO MAKES PLEA TO MISSING JAGS FANS

DAVID BEATTIE reckons absent Thistle fans are missing out on one of the best Jags sides in years.

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The Firhill chairman this week rewarded boss Jackie McNamara with a new contract following the club's stunning start to the season.

Thistle have a two-point lead at the top of the Irn-Bru First Division and have booked a place in their first cup final for 41-years.

The Jags attracted a bumper attendance of 5,268 for their top-of-the-table clash with title rivals Dunfermline last month, but could only muster 2,221 as Stuart Bannigan, Steven Lawless and Steven Craig netted in the 3-2 win over Raith Rovers.

Chairman Beattie told SportTimes: "The crowd at the Dunfermline game shows how many Partick Thistle fans are out there.

"I think the ones that don't come on a regular basis are missing some good football.

"I am delighted with the crowds this season and the fans have been treated to some really good stuff.

"I know there is a marketing campaign going on for the Morton game in a bid to attract fans back to Firhill. Boxing Day is huge for us, it should be a great game.

"Since we have moved the home fans into the North Stand, there is a great atmosphere on a match day.

"The more fans that come and the more noise made the better.

"As Jackie has said, the crowd is a 12th man."

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