Pitch battle as Thistle go to war with rugby tenants

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Furious Partick Thistle chairman Allan Cowan will demand compensation from Glasgow Warriors rugby club for the postponement of their fourth round cup tie with Dunfermline.

Saturday's clash with the Pars was called off after a 1.45pm pitch inspection revealed the Firhill pitch was frozen.

That was after the groundsman of tenants Glasgow Warriors failed to switch on the undersoil heating on Friday night.

And today a raging Cowan said: "The whole affair was an utter shambles and we will be seeking talks with the Warriors' officials and some kind of compensation. When you consider we already had corporate parties inside Firhill dining before the game was called off at 1.45pm the whole affair was a disaster.

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