• Scottish Championship
  • Date: Sat 06 August 2011
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: Stark's Park

Raith Rovers vs Falkirk


Team Lineups

Raith Rovers

1 McGurn
2 Donaldson
4 Murray
5 Ellis
3 Dyer
7 Williamson
8 Walker
6 Davidson
11 Hamill
9 Baird
10 Graham
Substitutes
17 Laidlaw
12 Reynolds
14 Thomson
15 Hill
16 McBride

Falkirk

1 McGovern
2 Duffie
4 Dods
5 Bennett
3 Scobbie
7 Fulton
8 Fulton
6 Murdoch
11 Sibbald
9 El Alagui
10 Higginbotham
Substitutes
17 Bowman
12 Wallace
14 Graham
15 Comrie
16 Brisbane

Possession Stats

44%
56%

Form Guide - Scottish Championship

Raith Rovers

W W L L L L L D

Falkirk

W L W W L L D L
Head to Head
Falkirk
2-1
Raith 26-Mar-2011
Raith
1-2
Falkirk 29-Jan-2011
Falkirk
0-0
Raith 29-Dec-2010
Raith
2-1
Falkirk 25-Sep-2010
Raith
3-3
Falkirk 19-Mar-2005
Falkirk
2-0
Raith 01-Jan-2005


Live Text Commentary
91:46 +1.46
 

Inswinging corner taken by Joe Hamill from the left by-line.

87:39
 

Unfair challenge on John Baird by Darren Dods results in a free kick. The referee sends off Darren Dods for second bookable offence. Allan Walker takes the direct free kick.

87:10
 

Danny Thomson takes a shot. Save made by Michael McGovern.

86:21
 

Stewart Murdoch concedes a free kick for a foul on Allan Walker. Free kick taken by Grant Murray.

85:07
 

Effort on goal by Farid El Alagui from just inside the area clears the crossbar.

84:30
 

Stephen Reynolds concedes a free kick for a foul on Darren Dods. Free kick taken by Thomas Scobbie.

83:31
Substitution
 

Murray Wallace joins the action as a substitute, replacing Craig Sibbald.

82:21
Yellow card
 

Unfair challenge on Kallum Higginbotham by Joe Hamill results in a free kick. Booking for Joe Hamill for unsporting behaviour. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Thomas Scobbie, Iain Williamson manages to make a clearance.

80:55
 

Iain Williamson challenges Craig Sibbald unfairly and gives away a free kick. Thomas Scobbie crosses the ball in from the free kick.

77:58
 

Outswinging corner taken by Dale Fulton.

74:48
Yellow card
 

Craig Sibbald gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Stephen Reynolds. The referee shows Craig Sibbald a yellow card. Free kick taken by Willie Dyer.

74:02
 

Foul by Reece Donaldson on Kallum Higginbotham, free kick awarded. Thomas Scobbie delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from left wing, Allan Walker manages to make a clearance.

73:16
 

Ally Graham gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Laurence Ellis. Willie Dyer takes the direct free kick.

71:06
Substitution
 

Ally Graham is brought on as a substitute for Jay Fulton. Stephen Reynolds replaces Brian Graham.

70:38
 

The offside flag is raised against John Baird. Michael McGovern takes the free kick.

69:23
 

Danny Thomson fouled by Rhys Bennett, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by David McGurn.

68:01
 

Kallum Higginbotham fouled by Laurence Ellis, the ref awards a free kick. The ball is sent over by Thomas Scobbie, Farid El Alagui has a headed effort at goal from close in which goes wide right of the target.

66:15
 

Brian Graham takes a shot. Save made by Michael McGovern. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Allan Walker from the left by-line to the near post, Kieran Duffie manages to make a clearance.

65:46
 

Brian Graham concedes a free kick for a foul on Thomas Scobbie. Thomas Scobbie restarts play with the free kick.

63:47
 

John Baird concedes a free kick for a foul on Thomas Scobbie. Michael McGovern restarts play with the free kick.

62:59
 

Brian Graham takes a shot. Save by Michael McGovern. Corner taken right-footed by Allan Walker, clearance by Farid El Alagui.

61:54
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Rhys Bennett on John Baird. Rhys Bennett receives a caution. Allan Walker crosses the ball in from the free kick, Rhys Bennett manages to make a clearance.

60:59
 

Allan Walker produces a right-footed shot from long range that goes harmlessly over the bar.

59:13
 

Craig Sibbald is caught offside. David McGurn takes the indirect free kick.

56:59
 

Rhys Bennett challenges Brian Graham unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed by Joe Hamill, save by Michael McGovern.

55:47
 

John Baird fouled by Darren Dods, the ref awards a free kick. The referee books Darren Dods for unsporting behaviour. Joe Hamill delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from left wing.

54:03
 

John Baird concedes a free kick for a foul on Rhys Bennett. Michael McGovern takes the free kick.

53:26
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Farid El Alagui by Joe Hamill. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Kieran Duffie, save by David McGurn.

52:50
 

Dale Fulton gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Danny Thomson. Allan Walker takes the free kick.

52:01
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Rhys Bennett by Brian Graham. Michael McGovern takes the direct free kick.

49:13
 

John Baird takes a shot. Save by Michael McGovern. Corner taken by Joe Hamill from the right by-line to the near post, save made by Michael McGovern.

45:06
 

Iain Williamson challenges Stewart Murdoch unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Thomas Scobbie.

44:12
Goal
 

Danny Thomson delivers the ball, Joe Hamill grabs a goal from close range to the bottom right corner of the goal. Raith 1-0 Falkirk.Assist on the goal came from Brian Graham.

41:51
 

Brian Graham fouled by Dale Fulton, the ref awards a free kick. Dale Fulton receives a caution for unsporting behaviour. Allan Walker crosses the ball in from the free kick, clearance by Farid El Alagui.

41:06
 

The referee blows for offside against Farid El Alagui. Free kick taken by Grant Murray.

39:40
Substitution
 

Effort on goal by Kallum Higginbotham from just inside the penalty area goes over the target. Danny Thomson is brought on as a substitute for Iain Davidson.

33:19
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Farid El Alagui on Iain Davidson. Direct free kick taken by Iain Davidson.

31:44
 

The ball is sent over by Thomas Scobbie, Grant Murray manages to make a clearance. Jay Fulton takes the inswinging corner, Iain Williamson makes a clearance.

28:46
 

Iain Williamson takes a shot. Michael McGovern makes a comfortable save.

23:20
 

Brian Graham fouled by Stewart Murdoch, the ref awards a free kick. Centre by Allan Walker, Brian Graham takes a shot. Save by Michael McGovern.

22:35
 

Grant Murray fouled by Kallum Higginbotham, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by David McGurn.

20:40
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Kallum Higginbotham by Willie Dyer. Strike comes in from Thomas Scobbie from the free kick.

17:54
 

Foul by Kallum Higginbotham on Grant Murray, free kick awarded. David McGurn restarts play with the free kick.

16:59
 

Grant Murray concedes a free kick for a foul on Farid El Alagui. Direct free kick taken by Thomas Scobbie.

15:23
 

Allan Walker is ruled offside. Indirect free kick taken by Michael McGovern.

13:52
 

The referee blows for offside against Kallum Higginbotham. Grant Murray takes the free kick.

12:43
 

Unfair challenge on Grant Murray by Farid El Alagui results in a free kick. Grant Murray takes the free kick.

12:15
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Kieran Duffie on Iain Davidson. Iain Davidson takes the direct free kick.

5:35
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Kallum Higginbotham by Allan Walker. Thomas Scobbie restarts play with the free kick.

3:09
 

Kieran Duffie is adjudged to have handled the ball. Allan Walker takes the free kick.

1:51
 

Reece Donaldson concedes a free kick for a foul on Craig Sibbald. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Dale Fulton, clearance by Joe Hamill. Shot by Jay Fulton from a long way out goes over the target.

Scottish Championship table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Hearts 36 70 91
2 Hibernian 36 38 70
3 Rangers 36 30 67
4 Queen of South 36 17 60
5 Falkirk 36 0 53
6 Raith 36 -23 43
7 Dumbarton 36 -43 34
8 Livingston 36 -12 27
9 Alloa 36 -22 27
10 Cowdenbeath 36 -55 25

Full Scottish Championship Table