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  • Date:08 Mar 2014
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Gayfield Park
  • Attendance:679
  • Travis (21)
    McManus (76)
  • Buchanan (16)
Goal!

Live Commentary

92:34 +2.34

Paul Sheerin restarts play with the free kick.

The final whistle is blown by the referee.

89:26

Alexander Keddie takes the free kick.

89:10

Kieran McWalter replaces Paul McManus.

88:35

The referee books Kevin Rutkiewicz for unsporting behaviour.

88:28

Free kick awarded for a foul by Kevin Rutkiewicz on Dayle Robertson.

88:14

The ball is delivered by Kevin Smith.

87:02

Corner taken by Alan Cook.

86:11

Pat Clarke comes on in place of David Cowan.

81:26

The ball is crossed by David Cowan.

79:06

Robert Linn goes off and Dayle Robertson comes on.

78:15

Corner taken by Stephen Hughes from the left by-line.

77:27

Free kick awarded for a foul by Kevin Nicoll on Kevin Smith.

76:42

Paul McManus grabs a goal with a right foot finish. Arbroath 2-1 East Fife.

73:47

The ball is delivered by Paul Sheerin.

73:03

Nathan Austin is brought on as a substitute for Marc McKenzie.

71:34

The ball is delivered by Paul Sheerin.

68:34

Free kick crossed by Stephen Hughes.

68:17

Stephen Hughes fouled by David Banjo, the ref awards a free kick.

66:28

Ryan Stewart replaces Lewis Barr.

65:17

Robert Linn is flagged offside by the assistant referee.

62:26

Unfair challenge on Kevin Nicoll by Lewis Barr results in a free kick.

61:37

Handball decision goes against Kevin Smith.

59:57

Stephen Hughes restarts play with the free kick.

59:40

Scott Durie fouled by David Banjo, the ref awards a free kick.

55:22

Marc McKenzie delivers the ball.

51:01

Joe Mbu manages to make a clearance.

49:15

The ball is crossed by Marc McKenzie.

45:39

Colin Hamilton sends in a cross.

The second half begins.

The first half comes to an end.

45:31 +0.31

Corner from the left by-line taken by Robert Linn.

42:29

Free kick taken by Joe Mbu.

42:01

Kevin Nicoll gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Craig Johnstone.

41:28

Paul McManus sends in a cross.

40:44

Free kick crossed by Robert Linn.

40:16

Foul by David Cowan on Paul McManus, free kick awarded.

37:16

Paul McManus is ruled offside.

34:33

Robert Linn takes a shot. Greg Paterson parries the ball away.

34:20

Robert Linn restarts play with the free kick.

34:07

Unfair challenge on Kevin Nicoll by Craig Johnstone results in a free kick.

32:13

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Lewis Barr by Alan Cook.

29:07

The assistant referee signals for offside against Robert Linn.

27:48

Corner from the right by-line taken by Alan Cook.

27:40

The ball is crossed by Richard Little.

26:11

The referee blows for offside against Paul McManus.

24:40

Alan Cook takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Greg Paterson catches the ball.

24:12

Free kick taken by Greg Paterson.

23:47

Kevin Rutkiewicz fouled by Paul McManus, the ref awards a free kick.

22:46

Robert Linn takes a shot. Greg Paterson parries the effort to safety.

20:47

Corner taken by Alan Cook.

20:47

Corner from the right by-line taken by Alan Cook. Michael Travis scores with a right foot finish. Arbroath 1-1 East Fife.

19:52

Stephen Hughes challenges Paul McManus unfairly and gives away a free kick.

19:03

Stephen Hughes concedes a free kick for a foul on Colin Hamilton.

18:34

Marc McKenzie restarts play with the free kick.

18:22

Paul Sheerin challenges Marc McKenzie unfairly and gives away a free kick.

16:03

Stephen Hughes takes the free kick. Liam Buchanan slots the ball right footed into the goal. Arbroath 0-1 East Fife.

15:55

Paul McManus concedes a free kick for a foul on Scott Durie.

15:22

Clearance made by Michael Travis.

14:00

Robert Linn takes a shot and went wide right of the net.

13:01

The ball is sent over by Colin Hamilton.

11:32

Corner taken by Stephen Hughes from the left by-line.

6:27

Greg Paterson manages to make a clearance.

6:22

Paul Sheerin crosses the ball.

4:06

Corner taken by Craig Johnstone.

2:06

Paul Sheerin delivers the ball.

The game begins.

Match Preview

Arbroath and Fifers set for battle Scottish League One bottom club Arbroath have goalkeeper Scott Morrison available after injury as they host fellow strugglers East Fife. The Red Lichties will be without captain Ross Chisholm, who is suspended, while Connor Birse remains out following knee surgery. Player/manager Paul Sheerin said: "We played well to win 4-2 at Brechin last weekend and we need to build on that. We have to treat every game like a cup tie between now and the end of the season, especially this one as it could prove pivotal. "This would be a terrific time to win two games in a row for the first time." East Fife can climb into the relative safety of eighth place with a point at Gayfield although they will be without Gary Fisher after he dislocated an elbow against Rangers last Saturday. Stevie Campbell is a major doubt after picking up a knock as the Fifers lost 2-0 to Stranraer in midweek, with Scott McBride (hip), Cyrus Moosavi (knee) and Ryan Stewart (knee) all still injured. Player/manager Gary Naysmith said: "We were unfortunate not to pick up anything against Rangers and then Stranraer. With Rangers we lost an injury-time penalty and at Stranraer we should have turned early pressure into goals. "Going to Arbroath is a real test of character now."

Formation:442Manager: Paul Sheerin

Arbroath

Formation: 442Manager: Gary Naysmith

East Fife

  • Sandy Wood
  • Richard Little
  • Michael Travis
  • Alexander Keddie
  • Colin Hamilton
  • Robert Linn
  • David Banjo
  • Kevin Nicoll
  • Paul Sheerin
  • Paul McManus
  • Alan Cook
  • SUBS
  • Lari Yao
  • Jonathon Lindsay
  • Scott Morrison
  • Kieran McWalter
  • Dayle Robertson
  • Patrick Smith
  • Kenny Deuchar

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Match Report

Form Guide

    LLDLLW
  • Arbroath
  • VS
  • East Fife
  • LLDDLL

Last Meetings

  • East Fife
  • 1 - 0
  • Arbroath
  • 02/01/2014
  • Arbroath
  • 2 - 2
  • East Fife
  • 09/11/2013
  • East Fife
  • 2 - 1
  • Arbroath
  • 24/08/2013
  • East Fife
  • 0 - 1
  • Arbroath
  • 09/03/2013
  • Arbroath
  • 1 - 0
  • East Fife
  • 02/01/2013
  • East Fife
  • 2 - 1
  • Arbroath
  • 24/11/2012

Top Scorers

Arbroath

  • A Cook 8
  • R Linn 5
  • M Travis 3
  • P McManus 2
  • L McIntosh 2
  • D Banjo 2
  • L Sibanda 1
  • C Scott 1
  • S Doris 1
  • C Hamilton 1
  • D Robertson 1
  • B Donaldson 1

East Fife

  • L Buchanan 5
  • S Durie 2
  • R Brown 2
  • S Hughes 1
  • M McKenzie 1
  • S McBride 1
  • P Willis 1
  • G Fisher 1
  • C Johnstone 1
  • R Stewart 1
  • S O'Neill 1
  • N Austin 1

Goals

Arbroath

    • Total goals 100
    • Goals per game 39
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 5 (For) 7 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 3 (For) 8 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 1 (For) 5 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 6 (For) 7 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 3 (For) 7 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 6 (For) 9 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 4 (For) 11 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 8 (For) 3 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

East Fife

    • Total goals 82
    • Goals per game 21
  • 1 (For) 4 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 1 (For) 6 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 6 (For) 5 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • (For) 7 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 1 (For) 9 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 6 (For) 4 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 2 (For) 7 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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