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  • Date:03 Mar 2012
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Excelsior Stadium
  • Attendance:702
  • Lynch (38)
  • Ramsay - pen (49)
Goal!

Live Commentary

90:38 +0.38

Kenneth Adamson takes a shot.

88:18

Sean Lynch takes a shot.

87:36

Jamie Bain takes a shot. Thomas Flynn gets a block in.

85:18

Phillip Johnston replaces Derek Holmes.

84:18

Nathan Blockley gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jon Robertson. Direct free kick taken by Kenneth Adamson.

81:11

Foul by Ryan Donnelly on Joseph Mbu, free kick awarded. John Armstrong takes the direct free kick.

79:45

Jamie Bain concedes a free kick for a foul on Mark Ramsay. Free kick taken by Scott Linton.

78:37

Unfair challenge on Sean Lynch by Gary Fisher results in a free kick. Grant Adam takes the direct free kick.

77:26

Shot from 20 yards by Scott Linton.

76:58

Corner taken by Liam Cusack.

75:18

Scott Linton takes a outswinging corner.

74:37

Foul by John Armstrong on Ryan Donnelly, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Paul Lovering.

72:08

Unfair challenge on Kenneth Adamson by Paul Lovering results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Kenneth Adamson.

71:31

Derek Holmes gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Scott Linton. Direct free kick taken by Thomas Flynn.

69:46

Unfair challenge on William McLaren by John Armstrong results in a free kick. Paul Lovering takes the direct free kick. Derek Lyle leaves the field to be replaced by Liam Cusack.

66:28

William McLaren has an effort at goal.

65:57

Gary Fisher takes a shot. Grant Adam gets a block in.

64:57

Marc McKenzie takes a shot.

64:17

The assistant referee flags for offside against Ryan Donnelly. Free kick taken by Thomas Flynn.

63:09

Free kick awarded for a foul by John Armstrong on Grant Adam. Free kick taken by Grant Adam. William McLaren joins the action as a substitute, replacing John Boyle.

62:42

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Marc McKenzie from the right by-line.

61:18

Nathan Blockley produces a drilled right-footed shot from 30 yards. Thomas Flynn gets a block in.

60:43

Inswinging corner taken by John Boyle from the right by-line, clearance made by Joseph Mbu.

59:34

Greg Stewart on for Lewis Coult.

58:53

Gary Fisher challenges John Boyle unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Paul Lovering.

58:15

Shot from 20 yards by Jon Robertson.

57:42

Sean Lynch challenges Kenneth Adamson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Derek Lyle restarts play with the free kick.

55:51

Derek Lyle challenges Ryan Donnelly unfairly and gives away a free kick. Derek Lyle is given a yellow card. Jamie Bain takes the direct free kick.

54:51

The referee blows for offside against Lewis Coult. Free kick taken by Grant Adam.

53:49

Paul Lovering concedes a free kick for a foul on Derek Lyle. Free kick taken by Derek Lyle.

53:21

Paul Lovering is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour.

52:30

Caution for Gary Fisher.

49:04

Unfair challenge on Scott Linton by David Lilley results in a Penalty. Placed penalty scored by Mark Ramsay. Airdrie Utd 1-1 Cowdenbeath.

48:24

Corner taken left-footed by Marc McKenzie, Derek Holmes makes a clearance.

46:32

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jamie Bain by Kenneth Adamson. Grant Adam takes the free kick.

46:18

Derek Lyle takes a shot. Grant Adam gets a block in.

45:39

The official flags Paul Lovering offside. Thomas Flynn restarts play with the free kick.

43:48

Foul by Lewis Coult on David Lilley, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Grant Adam.

42:00

Marc McKenzie takes the outswinging corner, Header on goal by Jon Robertson from just inside the area goes over the target.

41:34

Corner from the left by-line taken by Scott Linton, Nathan Blockley makes a clearance.

38:43

Sean Lynch finds the net with a goal from deep inside the penalty box to the top left corner of the goal. Airdrie Utd 1-0 Cowdenbeath.Assist by Derek Holmes.

38:06

Marc McKenzie is ruled offside. Direct free kick taken by Grant Adam.

35:16

Jon Robertson fouled by Nathan Blockley, the ref awards a free kick. Kenneth Adamson takes the direct free kick.

34:21

Paul Lovering concedes a free kick for a foul on Marc McKenzie. Direct free kick taken by Kenneth Adamson.

31:26

Unfair challenge on Derek Lyle by Cameron McDonald results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Scott Linton.

30:28

Left-footed shot by Lewis Coult.

29:58

Free kick awarded for a foul by David Lilley on Lewis Coult. Free kick taken by Scott Linton.

29:04

Corner taken left-footed by John Boyle, Lewis Coult makes a clearance.

17:48

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jamie Bain by Derek Lyle. John Boyle takes the free kick.

8:37

John Armstrong concedes a free kick for a foul on John Boyle. Paul Lovering takes the free kick.

7:33

Shot from 20 yards by Jon Robertson.

5:46

Shot by Marc McKenzie. Blocked by Grant Adam.

4:57

Mark Ramsay takes a shot. Grant Adam gets a block in.

3:40

Corner taken right-footed by Jamie Bain from the left by-line, Derek Lyle makes a clearance.

2:01

Free kick awarded for a foul by Ryan Donnelly on Thomas Flynn. Thomas Flynn restarts play with the free kick.

Match Preview

United eye another big display Airdrie United take on Division Two leaders Cowdenbeath at the Excelsior Stadium just three days after holding second placed Arbroath to a 2-2 draw. The Diamonds have goalkeeper Grant Adam and midfielder Sean Lynch available after suspension. Defender Keiron Stallard is a doubt, while Jamie Stevenson and Fraser Keast both expected to be ruled out due to injury. Manager Jimmy Boyle has urged his men to be on their game for the whole 90 minutes. He said: "The boys did really well to come back from two goals down to draw at Gayfield but I was disappointed that we were in that position in the first place. "We may not the chance to come back against Cowdenbeath if we switch off especially as they will be motivated by scoring five times here the last time they visited." Cowdenbeath welcome back Scott Linton from suspension and Lewis Coult from a head knock as they look to secure a second win of the season on Airdrie's artificial surface. The Blue Brazil will still not be at full strength as player-manager Colin Cameron remains out with a knee injury. Thomas O'Brien is not ready for a comeback after breaking a bone in his foot with Dene Brett a major doubt because of an ankle problem. Cameron said: "I watched Airdrie battle for a draw against second placed Arbroath in midweek and that is warning enough for me that we are in for a hard game. We won 5-1 there the last time but this game will be much tighter."

Formation:433Manager: Jimmy Boyle

Airdrie Utd

Formation: 4141Manager: Colin Cameron

Cowdenbeath

  • Grant Adam
  • Cameron McDonald
  • David Lilley
  • Ricki Lamie
  • Paul Lovering
  • Jamie Bain
  • Sean Lynch
  • Nathan Blockley
  • John Boyle
  • Derek Holmes
  • Ryan Donnelly
  • SUBS
  • William McLaren
  • Liam Watt
  • Phillip Johnston
  • Graeme Goodall
  • Andrew Duncan

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Match Report

Ramsay earns point for Blue Brazil Mark Ramsay's second-half penalty was enough for Cowdenbeath to maintain their narrow advantage at the top of Scottish Division Two following their 1-1 draw at Airdrie. A quiet opening period was sparked into life by Airdrie's Sean Lynch in the 39th minute. Derek Holmes found the former Hibernian midfielder to produce an excellent finish into the top corner of the net. The visitors drew level from the spot in the 51st minute when David Lilley fouled Scott Linton in the area and Ramsay slotted home the penalty for his eighth goal of the season. The Blue Brazil dominated as they pressed for a winner with Marc McKenzie, Gary Fisher and Scott Linton going close, before Jamie Bain's late effort to win it for the Diamonds was blocked by Cowdenbeath goalkeeper Thomas Flynn.

Form Guide

    LWDLLD
  • Airdrie Utd
  • VS
  • Cowdenbeath
  • LWWDDW

Last Meetings

  • Cowdenbeath
  • 2 - 0
  • Airdrie Utd
  • 14/01/2012
  • Airdrie Utd
  • 1 - 5
  • Cowdenbeath
  • 20/08/2011
  • Airdrie Utd
  • 4 - 0
  • Cowdenbeath
  • 15/04/2008
  • Cowdenbeath
  • 0 - 1
  • Airdrie Utd
  • 09/02/2008
  • Airdrie Utd
  • 3 - 1
  • Cowdenbeath
  • 08/12/2007
  • Cowdenbeath
  • 1 - 1
  • Airdrie Utd
  • 29/09/2007

Top Scorers

Airdrie Utd

  • R Donnelly 18
  • J Boyle 6
  • W McLaren 4
  • J Stevenson 4
  • S Lynch 3
  • P Lovering 2
  • D Holmes 2
  • P Johnston 2
  • G Owens 1
  • S Sally 1
  • S Morton 1
  • N Blockley 1

Cowdenbeath

  • L Coult 11
  • M McKenzie 8
  • G Stewart 6
  • J Robertson 5
  • S Linton 4
  • M Ramsay 4
  • C Cameron 1
  • D Lyle 1
  • K Adamson 1
  • T O'Brien 1

Goals

Airdrie Utd

    • Total goals 105
    • Goals per game 49
  • 8 (For) 5 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 5 (For) 5 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 5 (For) 3 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 3 (For) 8 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 7 (For) 8 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 2 (For) 6 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 6 (For) 9 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 8 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 5 (For) 9 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Cowdenbeath

    • Total goals 108
    • Goals per game 52
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 8 (For) Period 11-20 mins
  • 3 (For) 1 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 5 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 5 (For) 2 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 7 (For) 4 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 7 (For) 3 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 6 (For) 4 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 8 (For) 1 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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