Over 11,000 of the Saints Nation have already booked their place at the first Gardens game of 2012/13 and Dickson hopes the side can reward their support with victory.
"The crowd here are immense and to get over 11,000 for a friendly emphasises that," he says. "We want to win, even if that isn't what pre-season is all about. I can't wait and hopefully I'll get a chance to play this weekend."
Season Ticket Holders can see the game as part of their 2012/13 package, as well as the Aer Lingus Perpetual Trophy clash between the two sides Academies from 12:30pm.