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  • Date:15 Jan 2011
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Shielfield Park
  • Attendance:369
  • Swankie (67) Swankie (69)
    Chisholm (77) Gibson (87)
Goal!

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The referee brings the game to a close.

89:12

Effort from just outside the box by Gavin Swankie goes over the bar.

87:17

Keith Gibson finds the back of the net with a headed goal from inside the six-yard box. Berwick 0-4 Arbroath.Corner taken by Kieran McAnespie, Kieran McAnespie provided the assist for the goal.

86:04

Free kick awarded for a foul by Josh Falkingham on Chris McLeod. Darren Gribben takes the direct free kick.

85:13

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Kieran McAnespie.

84:25

Alan Brazil leaves the field to be replaced by Craig O'Reilly. Chris McLeod challenges David McGowan unfairly and gives away a free kick. Kieran McAnespie crosses the ball from the free kick left-footed from right wing, Chris McLeod makes a clearance.

81:15

Jordyn Sheerin joins the action as a substitute, replacing Paul Sheerin.

80:12

Josh Falkingham challenges Jamie Ewart unfairly and gives away a free kick. Chris McLeod restarts play with the free kick.

79:10

David Dimilta is brought on as a substitute for Ross Chisholm.

77:30

Ross Chisholm scores a goal from inside the box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Berwick 0-3 Arbroath.The assist for the goal came from Josh Falkingham.

75:40

Shot by Kieran McAnespie from outside the box goes over the net.

75:05

Jamie Ewart comes on in place of Stephen Thomson.

73:24

Paul Currie produces a right-footed shot from just outside the area that goes harmlessly over the target.

72:53

David McGowan joins the action as a substitute, replacing Steven Doris.

70:27

David Greenhill is shown a yellow card. Ross Chisholm is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour. Unfair challenge on Ross Chisholm by David Greenhill results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Kieran McAnespie.

69:13

Gavin Swankie finds the back of the net with a goal from deep inside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Berwick 0-2 Arbroath.

68:29

Unfair challenge on Elliot Smith by Steven Doris results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Andrew McLean.

67:25

Goal scored by Gavin Swankie from inside the box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Berwick 0-1 Arbroath.

65:03

Josh Falkingham takes a shot. Mark Peat makes a comfortable save.

64:36

Kevin Gordon takes a shot. Save made by Darren Hill.

63:46

Unfair challenge on Paul Sheerin by Elliot Smith results in a free kick. Free kick crossed left-footed by Kieran McAnespie from left wing, Stephen Thomson makes a clearance.

62:24

(Berwick) makes a substitution, with Kevin Gordon coming on for Ian Little.

61:29

Keith Gibson fouled by David Greenhill, the ref awards a free kick. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Alan Rattray from right channel, clearance by David Greenhill.

60:30

Steven Doris takes a shot. Save by Mark Peat.

59:19

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Steven Doris by Stephen Thomson. Free kick crossed by Paul Sheerin, clearance made by Paul Currie.

58:02

Corner taken by Paul Sheerin played to the near post, save by Mark Peat.

56:46

Darren Gribben gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Alan Rattray. Stuart Malcolm takes the direct free kick.

56:07

Keith Gibson concedes a free kick for a foul on Alan Brazil. Mark Peat takes the free kick.

53:04

The ball is sent over by Kieran McAnespie, blocked by Steven Notman.

52:13

Paul Sheerin concedes a free kick for a foul on Paul Currie. Chris McLeod takes the free kick.

50:46

The referee blows for offside. Indirect free kick taken by Mark Peat.

49:59

The referee penalises Paul Sheerin for handball. Strike on goal comes in from Darren Gribben from the free kick, save by Darren Hill.

48:29

Foul by Darren Gribben on Alan Rattray, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Darren Hill.

46:33

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Steven Doris by Stephen Thomson. Free kick crossed left-footed by Paul Sheerin, David Greenhill manages to make a clearance.

43:52

Paul Sheerin delivers the ball, clearance by Ian Little.

39:23

The assistant referee signals for offside against Darren Gribben. Free kick taken by Darren Hill.

38:22

Steven Notman crosses the ball, clearance by Alan Rattray.

37:34

Corner taken by David Greenhill from the left by-line, clearance made by Keith Gibson.

36:35

Ian Little fouled by Josh Falkingham, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by David Greenhill.

32:55

Gavin Swankie takes a shot. Save made by Mark Peat.

32:31

Steven Notman has a volleyed shot. Save by Darren Hill.

31:37

Alan Rattray concedes a free kick for a foul on Alan Brazil. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Andrew McLean from right channel, Alan Rattray makes a clearance.

31:10

Keith Gibson takes a shot. Blocked by Stephen Thomson.

30:59

Ross Chisholm fouled by Paul Currie, the ref awards a free kick. Ross Chisholm restarts play with the free kick.

29:27

Foul by Gavin Swankie on Andrew McLean, free kick awarded. Mark Peat restarts play with the free kick.

27:27

Ian Little delivers the ball, Paul Currie produces a right-footed shot from deep inside the area which goes wide of the left-hand post.

25:02

The ball is swung over by Elliot Smith, Ross Chisholm manages to make a clearance.

24:40

The ball is crossed by Paul Currie, clearance by Alan Rattray.

22:08

Darren Gribben takes a shot. Save by Darren Hill.

20:17

Josh Falkingham takes a shot. Blocked by Andrew McLean.

19:32

Ross Chisholm takes a shot. Blocked by Paul Currie.

19:28

The ball is crossed by Kevin McMullan.

18:19

Free kick awarded for a foul by Paul Currie on Kevin McMullan. Kevin McMullan takes the direct free kick.

17:29

Gavin Swankie has an effort at goal from 25 yards. Save by Mark Peat.

16:29

Corner taken by Gavin Swankie from the left by-line played to the near post, Steven Notman makes a clearance.

16:14

Paul Sheerin sends in a cross, Elliot Smith gets a block in.

8:35

Ian Little takes a shot. Save by Darren Hill.

7:37

The assistant referee flags for offside against Steven Doris. Free kick taken by Mark Peat.

7:18

Ian Little crosses the ball.

7:18

The ball is crossed by Ian Little, Josh Falkingham makes a clearance.

6:43

Josh Falkingham takes a shot. Elliot Smith gets a block in.

6:38

Steven Doris sends in a cross.

6:24

The ball is delivered by David Greenhill.

4:51

Josh Falkingham fouled by Stephen Thomson, the ref awards a free kick. Gavin Swankie crosses the ball in from the free kick.

4:01

Gavin Swankie takes the inswinging corner, clearance by David Greenhill.

The ref blows the whistle to start the match.

The first half comes to an end.

The referee gets the second half started.

Match Preview

Berwick could be without goalkeeper Mark Peat and winger Fraser McLaren for the visit of an Arbroath side keen to make up for a 4-1 defeat at Shielfield earlier in the season. The Borderers, who will also be without long-term absentee Stuart Callaghan, will have to push memories of last Sunday`s televised Scottish Cup clash against Celtic to the back of their minds and concentrate on getting only their second win in nine league games. Manager Jimmy Crease said: "The excitement of facing Celtic is gone now so we have to get our feet back on the ground. "This is a hard league game to come back to as they have a lot more good players on board than when we played them earlier in the season." Arbroath have added recent loan signing Craig Wedderburn to their squad for the trip over the border. The defender, who has signed from Raith, comes in as striker Jim Hamilton prepares for a new challenge after joining East Fife. The Red Lichties have won five of their last six league matches and manager Paul Sheerin is keen for his side to avenge the 4-1 defeat in the reverse fixture against Berwick in September. He said: "They gave us a bit of a battering at a time in the season when we were losing goals for fun and I am hopeful that we can show how much we have improved as a side. "I watched Berwick play Celtic but I did not learn to much as I am sure they will play a different style in this game."

Formation:442Manager: Alan McGonigal

Berwick

Formation: 442Manager: Stevie Kirk

Arbroath

  • Mark Peat
  • Elliot Smith
  • Andrew McLean
  • Chris McLeod
  • Stephen Thomson
  • Steven Notman
  • Paul Currie
  • David Greenhill
  • Ian Little
  • Alan Brazil
  • Darren Gribben
  • SUBS
  • Ian McCaldon
  • Jamie Ewart
  • Kevin Gordon
  • Craig O'Reilly
  • Stuart Callaghan

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Match Report

Two-goal Swankie sinks Berwick Gavin Swankie netted a brace as Arbroath hammered promotion rivals Berwick 4-0. All four goals came in a frenetic 20-minute spell in the second half, with Swankie bagging two before Ross Chisholm and Keith Gibson got in on the act. Berwick had more than matched the visitors until Swankie's opener from 12 yards after 68 minutes seemed to send them off the rails. The midfielder, who also scored twice in Arbroath's 5-0 demolition of Montrose this month, then doubled his tally with a coolly-placed shot from similar range. Youngster Chisholm netted his first goal in professional football when he turned in Josh Falkingham's cross from inside the area. There was more to come for the rampant visitors as Gibson rose to nod home Kieran McAnespie's flighted cross with two minutes left.

Form Guide

    DDDLWD
  • Berwick
  • VS
  • Arbroath
  • WWWWDW

Last Meetings

  • Arbroath
  • 3 - 2
  • Berwick
  • 06/11/2010
  • Berwick
  • 4 - 1
  • Arbroath
  • 11/09/2010
  • Berwick
  • 1 - 0
  • Arbroath
  • 21/04/2007
  • Arbroath
  • 1 - 0
  • Berwick
  • 24/02/2007
  • Berwick
  • 3 - 2
  • Arbroath
  • 21/10/2006
  • Arbroath
  • 0 - 1
  • Berwick
  • 12/08/2006

Top Scorers

Berwick

  • D Gribben 8
  • C O'Reilly 4
  • P Currie 4
  • A Brazil 3
  • D Gribben 3
  • C McLeod 2
  • I Little 1
  • K Gordon 1
  • S Notman 1

Arbroath

  • G Swankie 7
  • S Doris 5
  • J Falkingham 5
  • D McGowan 4
  • K Gibson 3
  • K McAnespie 1
  • P Sheerin 1
  • S Malcolm 1

Goals

Berwick

    • Total goals 46
    • Goals per game 29
  • 4 (For) Period 0-10 mins
  • 2 (For) Period 11-20 mins
  • 7 (For) 3 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 3 (For) 1 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 41-50 mins
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 4 (For) 4 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Arbroath

    • Total goals 48
    • Goals per game 31
  • (For) 2 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 4 (For) 4 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 6 (For) 4 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 7 (For) 3 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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