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  • Date:01 Oct 2011
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Gayfield Park
  • Attendance:857
  • Falkingham (57)
  • O'Brien (18)
Goal!

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90:59 +0.59

Pedram Ardallany decides to take the corner short.

90:23 +0.23

Unfair challenge on Stuart Malcolm by Thomas O'Brien results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Darren Hill.

88:44

Stuart Malcolm challenges Greg Stewart unfairly and gives away a free kick. Scott Linton takes the free kick. (Cowdenbeath) makes a substitution, with Lewis Coult coming on for Kal Naismith.

86:37

Corner taken by Josh Falkingham from the left by-line, save made by Thomas Flynn.

85:32

Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Gavin Swankie.

83:27

Thomas O'Brien fouled by Jordan Elfverson, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Thomas Flynn. Craig Winter replaces Colin Cameron.

81:00

Unfair challenge on Pedram Ardallany by Colin Cameron results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Kieran McAnespie, Stuart Malcolm takes a shot. Save made by Thomas Flynn.

78:15

Unfair challenge on Colin Cameron by Brian Kerr results in a free kick. Colin Cameron restarts play with the free kick.

76:36

Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Gavin Swankie.

76:26

The ball is sent over by Jordan Elfverson, blocked by Colin Cameron.

75:06

Corner taken right-footed by Gavin Swankie, Thomas O'Brien makes a clearance.

74:30

Steven Doris takes a shot. Kenneth Adamson gets a block in.

72:52

Kieran McAnespie takes a inswinging corner.

72:16

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Gavin Swankie.

69:26

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Steven Doris by Colin Cameron. Free kick taken by Gavin Swankie.

68:56

Colin Cameron goes into the book for unsporting behaviour.

67:00

Jordan Elfverson is brought on as a substitute for Lee Sibanda. Jordan Morton replaces Marc McKenzie.

61:55

The offside flag is raised against Scott Linton. Darren Hill restarts play with the free kick.

60:31

Pedram Ardallany replaces Keith Gibson.

57:53

Josh Falkingham fires in a goal from close in to the bottom left corner of the goal. Arbroath 1-1 Cowdenbeath.Assist on the goal came from Gavin Swankie.

55:15

Scott Linton gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Steven Doris. Scott Linton booked. Gavin Swankie produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick, save by Thomas Flynn.

54:19

Josh Falkingham goes into the book.

52:17

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Marc McKenzie.

51:44

Marc McKenzie takes the inswinging corner, clearance made by Brian Kerr.

48:43

John Armstrong produces a right-footed shot from close in that goes over the bar.

47:49

Stuart Malcolm gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Greg Stewart. Colin Cameron restarts play with the free kick.

46:33

Josh Falkingham sends in a cross.

45:28

Marc McKenzie takes a shot. Blocked by Darren Hill.

44:53

Foul by Keith Gibson on Colin Cameron, free kick awarded. John Armstrong takes the free kick.

41:41

Corner taken left-footed by Scott Linton.

36:41

Greg Stewart takes a shot. Save made by Darren Hill.

34:53

Steven Doris produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the right of the target.

34:01

Gavin Swankie takes a shot. Save by Thomas Flynn.

31:29

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Gavin Swankie from the left by-line.

29:28

Greg Stewart takes a shot. Darren Hill makes a save.

29:16

Centre by Marc McKenzie.

25:58

Josh Falkingham takes a shot.

25:15

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Gavin Swankie from the right by-line.

24:41

Corner taken right-footed by Gavin Swankie, clearance by Dean Brett.

24:22

Kal Naismith sends in a cross.

22:32

The referee cautions Stuart Malcolm for unsporting behaviour.

17:35

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Marc McKenzie, Thomas O'Brien gets on the score sheet with a goal from close in to the bottom right corner of the goal. Arbroath 0-1 Cowdenbeath.

15:44

Corner taken by Scott Linton from the right by-line, clearance by Stuart Malcolm.

14:42

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Scott Linton.

14:21

A cross is delivered by Jon Robertson, blocked by Keith Gibson.

13:30

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Scott Linton, Beau Busch manages to make a clearance.

12:23

Corner taken by Scott Linton from the left by-line.

11:35

Corner from left by-line taken by Marc McKenzie.

11:13

The ball is crossed by Scott Linton, clearance made by Darren Hill.

10:09

Corner taken by Marc McKenzie from the left by-line.

9:04

Scott Linton fouled by Josh Falkingham, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Colin Cameron.

7:48

Josh Falkingham challenges Colin Cameron unfairly and gives away a free kick. Kenneth Adamson restarts play with the free kick.

6:28

Cross/shot by Greg Stewart.

4:46

Steven Doris takes a shot.

1:16

A cross is delivered by Scott Linton.

Match Preview

Both player-managers crocked Player-manager Paul Sheerin will miss Arbroath's clash with second-placed Cowdenbeath. The encounter will be the first time Sheerin, who is suffering from a knee injury, has been unable to play since taking the reins. Sheerin is the Second Division leaders' only absentee, though, leaving him confident his side can maintain their perfect home record. He said: "Our home form has been great and this would be a massive game to win before the international break. "Cowdenbeath have a style that is a bit like ours in that they keep attacking, so I do not expect a goalless draw at the end of the 90 minutes. "As long as we score one more than them, I will be pleased especially as Cowdenbeath are on a great run of form at the moment." Cowdenbeath player-manager Colin Cameron is a doubt for the trip. The former Scotland international will make a late call on his own fitness, suggesting he may not decide until Saturday lunchtime. Cameron said: "I have been able to train this week but I am still not quite totally there." Mark Ramsay, Dene Droudge and Danny Mackay have been ruled out and Cameron may make other changes despite the Blue Brazil having won their last three games. The manager added: "I have drawn up two sets of tactics for this match. I will decide which one to use once I see the conditions at Gayfield, where the wind can sometimes be a factor. "I have to decide between being attack minded or being a bit more cautious."

Formation:442Manager: Paul Sheerin

Arbroath

Formation: 442Manager:

Cowdenbeath

  • Darren Hill
  • Mark Baxter
  • Stuart Malcolm
  • Beau Busch
  • Kieran McAnespie
  • Josh Falkingham
  • Brian Kerr
  • Keith Gibson
  • Lee Sibanda
  • Gavin Swankie
  • Steven Doris
  • SUBS
  • Michael White
  • Jordan Elfverson
  • Pedram Ardallany
  • Kevin Brown
  • Craig Wedderburn

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Match Report

Arbroath battle back for draw Josh Falkingham's second-half equaliser salvaged a 1-1 draw for Arbroath at home to Cowdenbeath. The visitors started brightly and almost took the lead through Greg Stewart on seven minutes, but his header went wide. But they did not have to wait long to go in front, Thomas O'Brien firing home from close-range after Marc McKenzie's inswinging corner had caused problems in the Arbroath defence. The home side grabbed their equaliser against the run of the play, Falkingham slotting in on 58 minutes from inside the box following Gavin Swankie's cross. And Stuart Malcolm missed a great opportunity to win the game for Arbroath nine minutes from time, heading straight at Cowdenbeath goalkeeper Thomas Flynn from six yards out.

possession


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