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  • Date:25 Feb 2012
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Central Park
  • Attendance:332
Goal!

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90:54 +0.54

The assistant referee flags for offside against Rory McKenzie. Thomas Flynn takes the free kick.

87:51

Derek Lyle takes a shot. Craig Nelson makes a save. Corner from the right by-line taken by Liam Cusack, Joseph Mbu challenges Scott Buist unfairly and gives away a free kick. Craig Nelson takes the direct free kick.

85:20

Liam Cusack takes a inswinging corner to the near post, Headed effort from inside the area by Jon Robertson strikes the post.

82:22

A cross is delivered by Derek Lyle, clearance by Jonny Lindsay.

81:17

David Crawford comes on in place of Paul McManus.

78:25

Kenneth Adamson takes a shot. Craig Nelson makes a save.

77:07

Dean Brett crosses the ball, clearance made by Scott Buist. Derek Lyle fouled by David McKenna, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Derek Lyle from left channel, save by Craig Nelson.

75:42

Effort on goal by Derek Lyle from just outside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the target.

73:45

The ball is sent over by Marc McKenzie, clearance by Jonny Lindsay. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Liam Cusack, clearance made by Bryan Hodge. Joseph Mbu concedes a free kick for a foul on Jonny Lindsay. Craig Nelson takes the free kick.

69:55

A cross is delivered by Marc McKenzie, Effort from the edge of the area by Derek Lyle goes wide of the right-hand upright.

69:14

Jonny Lindsay delivers the ball.

68:28

The ball is swung over by Dean Brett, Header by Greg Stewart from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the goal.

66:30

Jon Robertson produces a left-footed shot from inside the area that clears the bar.

65:49

Dean Brett delivers the ball, Scott Buist makes a clearance.

64:21

Marc McKenzie crosses the ball, clearance made by Jonny Lindsay. Corner taken by Liam Cusack from the right by-line to the near post, Effort on goal by Kenneth Adamson from inside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the bar.

62:41

Inswinging corner taken by Bryan Hodge from the right by-line, clearance made by Joseph Mbu.

61:41

Marc McKenzie sends in a cross, Jonny Lindsay gets a block in. Corner taken by Marc McKenzie, clearance made by Gary Fusco.

60:55

Liam Cusack joins the action as a substitute, replacing Mark Ramsay.

58:46

The ball is sent over by Greg Stewart, Scott Buist makes a clearance. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Marc McKenzie from the left by-line, Jonny Lindsay manages to make a clearance.

58:06

Paul McManus fouled by John Armstrong, the ref awards a free kick. Garry Brady takes the free kick.

56:53

Jonny Lindsay produces a cross, clearance made by Kenneth Adamson. Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Bryan Hodge, John Armstrong makes a clearance.

55:14

The ball is crossed by Dean Brett, clearance by Scott Buist.

53:27

Gary Fusco on for Paul McLean.

49:31

Corner taken right-footed by Marc McKenzie, clearance by Paul McLean. Inswinging corner taken by Marc McKenzie from the left by-line.

47:11

Jon Robertson concedes a free kick for a foul on David McKenna. Direct free kick taken by Paul McLean.

46:27

The ball is swung over by Dean Brett, Mark Ramsay produces a header from the edge of the box and misses to the left of the goal.

43:45

Jonny Lindsay sends in a cross.

39:10

Greg Stewart fouled by Michael Dunlop, the ref awards a free kick. Gary Fisher takes the free kick. Craig Molloy concedes a free kick for a foul on Gary Fisher. Booking for Craig Molloy. Thomas Flynn takes the free kick.

38:27

Shot by Rory McKenzie from just outside the area goes over the net.

37:26

The official flags Rory McKenzie offside. Thomas Flynn takes the indirect free kick.

34:47

Foul by David McKenna on Kenneth Adamson, free kick awarded. Kenneth Adamson restarts play with the free kick.

33:27

Centre by Kenneth Adamson, Jonny Lindsay manages to make a clearance. Corner taken by Marc McKenzie from the right by-line, save by Craig Nelson.

32:21

Foul by John Armstrong on Craig Molloy, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Craig Nelson.

31:08

Free kick awarded for a foul by Craig Molloy on Gary Fisher. Free kick crossed right-footed by Gary Fisher from right channel, Scott Buist manages to make a clearance. Corner taken right-footed by Marc McKenzie, clearance made by Michael Dunlop.

30:27

The ball is swung over by Greg Stewart, clearance made by Jonny Lindsay. Corner from the right by-line taken by Greg Stewart, clearance by Michael Dunlop.

29:19

Paul McManus is flagged offside by the assistant referee. John Armstrong takes the free kick.

27:10

Free kick awarded for a foul by Bryan Hodge on Dean Brett. Free kick taken by Gary Fisher.

25:10

Craig Molloy is adjudged to have handled the ball. Joseph Mbu takes the indirect free kick.

23:24

Greg Stewart takes a shot. Save by Craig Nelson.

21:30

Foul by Paul McManus on Gary Fisher, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by John Armstrong.

21:05

Effort on goal by Mark Ramsay from just inside the area clears the crossbar.

19:15

Paul McManus produces a left-footed shot from deep inside the penalty area which goes wide of the left-hand post.

17:16

Corner taken by Marc McKenzie.

16:08

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Paul McManus by Joseph Mbu. Garry Brady takes the free kick.

15:14

Gary Fisher has a shot on goal from outside the area which misses left.

14:13

Unfair challenge on Derek Lyle by Paul McManus results in a free kick. Kenneth Adamson takes the direct free kick.

13:45

Free kick awarded for a foul by Greg Stewart on Michael Dunlop. Michael Dunlop takes the free kick.

9:46

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Craig Molloy by Greg Stewart. Paul McLean takes the free kick.

7:52

Marc McKenzie produces a cross, Derek Lyle has a headed effort at goal from just inside the penalty area that misses to the left of the goal.

5:22

The assistant referee flags for offside against Paul McManus. John Armstrong takes the free kick.

4:17

Gary Fisher takes a shot. Blocked by Craig Molloy. Corner taken right-footed by Marc McKenzie, Scott Buist manages to make a clearance.

0:31

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Michael Dunlop by Greg Stewart. Michael Dunlop restarts play with the free kick.

Match Preview

Linton returns but Cameron out Irn-Bru Second Division leaders Cowdenbeath are looking to return to winning ways after two draws by seeing off visitors Brechin City. However, they will need to do so without player/manager Colin Cameron who remains out with a medial ligament injury. Scott Linton returns from suspension to bolster a home defence that will be missing hamstring injury victim David Cowan and Thomas O'Brien who is still sidelined with a broken foot. Cameron's playing assistant Lee Makel is also unavailable with a chest infection and the Blue Brazil boss said: "We want to pick up three points again after two away draws. Our home record has been good but Brechin have lost only one game in nine and that shows you that we need to play well to do so." Brechin City have mounting problems for their trip to face the leaders. Gerry McLauchlan, Derek Carcary and Charlie King remain sidelined and Glebe Park boss Jim Weir could be without another six players. David McClune, Euan Moyes, Scott Buist, Mick Dunlop, Jim Lister and Paul McManus all face Saturday morning fitness tests. "There is no way I can see all six of them making it and at best I would settle for having half of them available for selection," said Weir. "We have been doing well recently and are inching our way towards the play-offs and, regardless of injuries, I want that to continue. "We have won our last two games and winning a third with the challenges we face would be great."

Formation:451Manager: Colin Cameron

Cowdenbeath

Formation: 442Manager: Jim Weir

Brechin

  • Thomas Flynn
  • Dean Brett
  • John Armstrong
  • Joseph Mbu
  • Kenneth Adamson
  • Marc McKenzie
  • Jon Robertson
  • Gary Fisher
  • Mark Ramsay
  • Derek Lyle
  • Greg Stewart
  • SUBS
  • Lee Wilson
  • Liam Cusack
  • Lewis Milne
  • Craig Winter
  • Kyle Miller

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Match Report

Lyle digs deep for Miners Derek Lyle's last-minute goal earned Cowdenbeath a priceless three points from a 1-0 win over Brechin. City goalkeeper Craig Nelson denied Greg Stewart's left-footed drive midway through the first half before Rory McKenzie fired over at the other end seven minutes before half time. Stewart again went close after the restart but headed Dean Brett's centre wide of the left-hand post from 12 yards with 20 minutes remaining. Jon Robertson almost made the breakthrough for the Blue Brazil in the 86th minute but his header from Liam Cusack's corner cannoned back off a post. And just as Brechin looked to have hung on for a point, Lyle popped up in the right place at the right time to slam Stewart's cross into the roof of the net.

Form Guide

    WLWWDD
  • Cowdenbeath
  • VS
  • Brechin
  • WLDDWW

Last Meetings

  • Brechin
  • 1 - 0
  • Cowdenbeath
  • 29/10/2011
  • Cowdenbeath
  • 3 - 1
  • Brechin
  • 13/08/2011
  • Cowdenbeath
  • 4 - 0
  • Brechin
  • 24/04/2010
  • Brechin
  • 3 - 3
  • Cowdenbeath
  • 20/04/2010
  • Cowdenbeath
  • 0 - 0
  • Brechin
  • 24/10/2009
  • Brechin
  • 3 - 1
  • Cowdenbeath
  • 15/08/2009

Top Scorers

Cowdenbeath

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

Brechin

  • P McManus 7
  • D McKenna 3
  • J Lister 3
  • R McKenzie 2
  • G Brady 1
  • C King 1
  • M Dunlop 1
  • G Fusco 1
  • B Hodge 1
  • P McLean 1
  • S Buist 1

Goals

Cowdenbeath

    • Total goals 72
    • Goals per game 51
  • 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
  • 7 (For) 1 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Brechin

    • Total goals 49
    • Goals per game 28
  • (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • (For) 5 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 41-50 mins
  • 8 (For) Period 51-60 mins
  • 1 (For) 5 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 8 (For) 5 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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