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  • Date:12 Apr 2014
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Gayfield Park
  • Attendance:528
  • McManus (45) Cook (45)
    Cook (48) Sheerin (79)
  • Winter (50)
    Forde (90)
Goal!

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The match has reached full-time.

91:55 +1.55

Scott Rumsby restarts play with the free kick.

90:19 +0.19

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

89:55

A cross is delivered by Robert Linn.

89:23

Shot by Kevin Nicoll went over the bar.

88:09

Corner taken by Sean Winter.

87:45

Martin Grehan has an effort at goal.

85:42

Kevin Nicoll gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Steven Bell.

84:27

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

82:11

Ross Chisholm takes a shot and went wide of the right hand upright.

80:53

Lari Yao comes on in place of Paul Sheerin.

80:08

Dayle Robertson is brought on as a substitute for Paul McManus.

78:49

Corner taken by Paul Sheerin from the right by-line.

76:21

Shot by Robert Linn. David Mitchell catches the ball.

76:09

Adam Forde is brought on as a substitute for David McKenna.

75:39

Paul Sheerin takes a shot and missed to the right of the goal.

73:45

Headed chance falls to Sean Winter. Scott Morrison catches the ball.

71:59

David Banjo receives a yellow card.

71:52

Foul by David Banjo on Andrew Stirling, free kick awarded.

71:18

Alan Cook goes off and David Banjo comes on.

70:15

Kevin Nicoll gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Sean Winter.

69:24

The referee blows for offside.

66:20

Michael Travis crosses the ball.

63:46

The referee books Alexander Keddie for unsporting behaviour.

63:32

Alexander Keddie gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Martin Grehan.

62:13

Andrew Stirling is brought on as a substitute for Ryan Borris.

58:55

Corner taken by Sean Winter from the left by-line.

58:24

Centre by Robert Linn.

56:33

The ball is crossed by Scott Robertson.

54:17

Caution for Ross Chisholm.

54:09

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on David MacGregor by Ross Chisholm.

53:15

Corner taken by Paul Sheerin.

50:42

Sean Winter scores a right footed goal. Arbroath 3-1 Stranraer.Assist on the goal came from David McKenna.

49:40

Martin Grehan is brought on as a substitute for Jamie Longworth.

48:03

Alan Cook scores a left footed goal. Arbroath 3-0 Stranraer.Paul McManus provided the assist for the goal.

The referee gets the second half started.

The referee blows for half time.

45:44 +0.44

Paul McManus scores a left footed goal. Arbroath 1-0 Stranraer.

45:38

Alan Cook scores with a left foot finish. Arbroath 2-0 Stranraer.

42:16

Mark Docherty takes the free kick.

42:10

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Mark Docherty by Ross Chisholm.

41:18

Corner taken by Mark Docherty from the right by-line.

40:33

Free kick crossed by Ryan Borris.

40:05

Unfair challenge on Ryan Borris by Alan Cook results in a free kick.

37:57

Corner taken by Mark Docherty from the right by-line.

34:33

Kevin Nicoll restarts play with the free kick.

34:27

Ryan Borris gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Kevin Nicoll.

33:19

The official flags David McKenna offside.

30:25

Free kick taken by Scott Morrison.

30:03

Foul by Ryan Borris on Robert Linn, free kick awarded.

28:28

Header by Paul Sheerin misses to the right of the target.

27:55

Free kick taken by Ryan McGeever.

27:47

Free kick awarded for a foul by Steven Bell on Kevin Nicoll.

27:13

Ryan Borris is flagged offside by the assistant referee.

26:06

Kevin Nicoll concedes a free kick for a foul on Jamie Longworth.

23:18

Mark Docherty takes the free kick.

23:09

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Grant Gallagher by Ross Chisholm.

21:24

Clearance made by Scott Rumsby.

21:09

Corner taken by Paul Sheerin from the right by-line.

20:16

Ryan McGeever restarts play with the free kick.

20:06

Ryan McGeever fouled by Jamie Longworth, the ref awards a free kick.

17:12

The ball is delivered by David McKenna.

13:25

Corner from the right by-line taken by Ryan Borris.

11:25

The referee shows Scott Rumsby a yellow card.

11:19

Scott Rumsby concedes a free kick for a foul on Robert Linn.

9:20

Scott Rumsby takes the free kick.

9:14

Unfair challenge on Scott Robertson by Paul McManus results in a free kick.

8:50

Clearance by Ryan McGeever.

7:34

Michael Travis takes the free kick.

7:11

David MacGregor handles the ball and concedes a free kick.

3:04

Shot by Scott Robertson went wide left of the goal.

2:45

Ryan Borris has an effort at goal.

The game begins.

Match Preview

Birse misses out for Arbroath Midfielder Connor Birse is the only absentee for bottom side Arbroath due to a knee problem as they look to see off relegation by defeating Stranraer at Gayfield. On-loan Dundee striker Leighton McIntosh is back in their ranks after an ankle injury with player/manager Paul Sheerin determined that his side stop losing goals at key times. Sheerin explained: "I cannot fault the players for their efforts or their performances in the second half of the season, however losing goals at bad times continues to hurt us. We were winning twice at Stenhousemuir last week but only drew as we lost a goal just before half and full time." Stranraer skipper Frank McKeown drops out of manager Stephen Aitken's plans as is serving a suspension however Stephen Stirling returns after a two-game ban. Chris Aitken (ankle) and Marc Corcoran (hip) remain out long term. "Despite fighting relegation Arbroath are playing good football and we need to be at the top of our game to get the win that will push us really close to the play-off finishing line," Aitken said. "We were poor, very poor in the first half at East Fife last weekend but a very different side in the second. We played well after the break and need that level of performance again."

Formation:442Manager: Paul Sheerin

Arbroath

Formation: 442Manager: Stephen Aitken

Stranraer

  • Scott Morrison
  • Michael Travis
  • Ryan McGeever
  • Alexander Keddie
  • Colin Hamilton
  • Robert Linn
  • Kevin Nicoll
  • Ross Chisholm
  • Paul Sheerin
  • Paul McManus
  • Alan Cook
  • SUBS
  • Christopher Scott
  • Lari Yao
  • Sandy Wood
  • Kenny Deuchar
  • Dayle Robertson
  • David Banjo
  • Richard Little

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Match Report

Form Guide

    WWLLLD
  • Arbroath
  • VS
  • Stranraer
  • LLLDDD

Last Meetings

  • Stranraer
  • 1 - 1
  • Arbroath
  • 15/02/2014
  • Arbroath
  • 1 - 2
  • Stranraer
  • 07/12/2013
  • Stranraer
  • 3 - 2
  • Arbroath
  • 05/10/2013
  • Arbroath
  • 1 - 0
  • Stranraer
  • 20/04/2013
  • Stranraer
  • 2 - 0
  • Arbroath
  • 19/02/2013
  • Arbroath
  • 2 - 1
  • Stranraer
  • 21/11/2012

Top Scorers

Arbroath

  • A Cook 8
  • R Linn 6
  • P McManus 5
  • M Travis 4
  • L McIntosh 2
  • D Banjo 2
  • K Deuchar 1
  • L Sibanda 1
  • C Scott 1
  • C Hamilton 1
  • D Robertson 1
  • B Donaldson 1

Stranraer

  • J Longworth 14
  • M Grehan 10
  • D McKenna 4
  • A Stirling 3
  • S Bell 2
  • C Aitken 2
  • F McKeown 2
  • G Gallagher 2
  • S Winter 2
  • M Corcoran 1
  • S Robertson 1
  • S Stirling 1

Goals

Arbroath

    • Total goals 114
    • Goals per game 45
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 5 (For) 9 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 5 (For) 8 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) 8 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 6 (For) 7 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 3 (For) 7 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 7 (For) 9 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 6 (For) 11 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 8 (For) 5 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Stranraer

    • Total goals 120
    • Goals per game 51
  • 6 (For) 5 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 6 (For) 6 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 6 (For) 5 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 8 (For) 7 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 7 (For) 3 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 5 (For) 6 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 4 (For) 4 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 5 (For) 8 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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