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Gavin Rae aims to bow out on a high by securing promotion for Dundee

The midfielder could play his final game in club football on Saturday.

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Saturday's thrilling finale to the Scottish Championship season promises to be an emotional day for fans of Falkirk, Hamilton and Dundee but it will perhaps mean more to one man than any other.

Saturday's home game against Dumbarton looks set to be Gavin Rae's final appearance for the Dark Blues and potentially his final game in professional football.

And if that proves to be the case then the former Scotland international wants to ensure he bows out in the best way possible.

He told STV: "It’s looking very likely that Saturday will be my last game for the club and in professional football so I certainly want to go out on a high.

"It would mean everything. I don’t really want to think about it too much because I can’t believe how much it would mean to me and the people around the club.

"It would be a great way to go out but we’ve got to do the business first."

While Paul Hartley's team lead Hamilton by two points going into the final day of the season, Rae is looking forward to seeing a full Dens Park when the Sons come calling.

He added: "I’m looking forward to it. It a sell out, which will be a great atmosphere for the boys to experience.

"I’m just glad it is in our own hands, we would have taken that at the start of the season.

"I think it would be huge. It’s a club that definitely deserves to be up in the Premiership and it could bring back the derbies.

"The crowd love the big games and seeing all the big teams. There have been a lot of ups and downs over the past few years."

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