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  • Date:06 Mar 2012
  • Kick-off:19:45
  • Venue:Bayview Stadium
  • Attendance:416
  • Sloan - pen (24)
    Sloan (44)
  • McManus (20) McKenna (33)
Goal!

Live Commentary

91mins

Corner taken by David Crawford from the left by-line played to the near post, Steven Hislop makes a clearance.

89mins

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Craig Johnstone, Foul by Craig Molloy on Ryan Wallace, Penalty awarded. Penalty taken by Robert Sloan is saved by Craig Nelson. East Fife 2-2 Brechin.Corner taken by Craig Johnstone from the right by-line.

88mins

Paul McManus produces a cross.

87mins

Handball by Darren Smith. Bryan Hodge shoots direct from the free kick, Steven Hislop gets a block in. Bryan Hodge decides to take a short corner.

86mins

Centre by David Crawford.

85mins

Paul McManus is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Michael Brown takes the free kick.

84mins

(Brechin) makes a substitution, with David Crawford coming on for David McKenna.

83mins

The ball is delivered by Paul McManus.

82mins

Craig Johnstone takes a shot. Save by Craig Nelson.

79mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Paul McManus by David Muir. David Muir receives a caution. Michael Dunlop takes the free kick.

77mins

Scott Dalziel takes a shot from deep inside the box clearing the bar. Scott Dalziel goes off and James Martin comes on.

77mins

Foul by Paul McManus on Andrew Cook, free kick awarded. Michael Brown restarts play with the free kick.

74mins

Paul McManus fouled by Craig Johnstone, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Paul McLean.

74mins

Craig Johnstone produces a cross, Michael Dunlop makes a clearance.

73mins

Corner taken by Craig Johnstone from the right by-line played to the near post, Bryan Hodge manages to make a clearance.

72mins

Foul by Paul McManus on Steven Hislop, free kick awarded. Michael Brown takes the free kick.

71mins

(East Fife) makes a substitution, with Craig Johnstone coming on for Robert Linn.

70mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Scott Dalziel by Michael Dunlop. Free kick crossed right-footed by Steven Hislop, Michael Dunlop manages to make a clearance.

69mins

Foul by Paul McManus on Gordon Durie, free kick awarded. Indirect free kick taken by Steven Hislop.

67mins

David Muir sends in a cross. Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Robert Linn, David Muir gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Craig Molloy. Free kick taken by Craig Nelson.

66mins

Ryan Wallace fouled by Michael Dunlop, the ref awards a free kick. Steven Hislop restarts play with the free kick.

65mins

The referee gives a free kick against Ryan Wallace for handball. Michael Dunlop takes the indirect free kick.

63mins

Effort from just outside the box by Robert Linn goes over the bar.

61mins

Corner taken by Bryan Hodge from the right by-line to the near post, Michael Dunlop has a header from close range and clears the crossbar. David Muir comes on in place of Neil Janczyk.

60mins

The offside flag is raised against Paul McManus. Michael Brown restarts play with the free kick.

59mins

David McKenna takes a shot. Save by Michael Brown.

54mins

Corner taken right-footed by Garry Brady from the left by-line, save by Michael Brown.

54mins

Shot by Ryan Wallace from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the goal.

53mins

Darren Smith takes a shot. Craig Nelson makes a save.

50mins

Inswinging corner taken by Garry Brady.

50mins

Jonny Lindsay sends in a cross.

49mins

Corner taken short by Garry Brady.

49mins

Paul McManus produces a cross.

48mins

Foul by Darren Smith on Craig Molloy, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed left-footed by Bryan Hodge from right channel, clearance made by Steven Hislop.

45mins

Darren McCormack fouled by Paul McManus, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Michael Brown.

44mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Michael Dunlop on Ryan Wallace. Robert Sloan hits the back of the net with a goal direct from the free kick from just outside the box to the bottom right corner of the goal. East Fife 2-2 Brechin.

43mins

Michael Dunlop concedes a free kick for a foul on Ryan Wallace. Robert Sloan restarts play with the free kick.

40mins

The ball is sent over by Bryan Hodge.

38mins

Foul by Steven Hislop on David McKenna, free kick awarded. Craig Molloy crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from left channel.

37mins

Paul McManus delivers the ball, Shot from inside the area by David McKenna clears the bar.

34mins

David McKenna fires in a goal from just inside the penalty area to the bottom right corner of the goal. East Fife 1-2 Brechin.Assist by Rory McKenzie.

34mins

A cross is delivered by David McKenna.

33mins

The ball is crossed by Robert Linn.

32mins

The ball is delivered by David McKenna, blocked by Neil Janczyk. Corner taken left-footed by Bryan Hodge from the right by-line to the near post, Michael Brown makes a comfortable save.

31mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Neil Janczyk by Bryan Hodge. Darren Smith takes the direct free kick.

29mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Paul McManus by Darren McCormack. Michael Dunlop takes the indirect free kick.

23mins

Corner taken left-footed by Neil Janczyk, Paul McLean gives away a Penalty for an unfair challenge on Scott Dalziel. Penalty taken left-footed by Robert Sloan and scored. East Fife 1-1 Brechin.

21mins

A goal is scored by Paul McManus from just outside the penalty box to the top right corner of the goal. East Fife 0-1 Brechin.Assist by Bryan Hodge.

21mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Scott Dalziel on Craig Molloy. Bryan Hodge restarts play with the free kick.

20mins

Scott Dalziel concedes a free kick for a foul on Craig Molloy. Indirect free kick taken by Craig Molloy.

19mins

Paul McManus fouled by Darren McCormack, the ref awards a free kick. Garry Brady delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from left channel.

18mins

Ryan Wallace concedes a free kick for a foul on Michael Dunlop. Free kick taken by Craig Nelson.

16mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Michael Dunlop by Scott Dalziel. Indirect free kick taken by Craig Nelson.

14mins

David McKenna fouled by Andrew Cook, the ref awards a free kick. Craig Molloy produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick, save by Michael Brown.

13mins

Jonny Lindsay sends in a cross.

12mins

Craig Molloy gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Andrew Cook. Free kick crossed left-footed by Neil Janczyk.

11mins

Scott Dalziel gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Craig Molloy. Free kick taken by Michael Dunlop.

10mins

Corner taken by Bryan Hodge played to the near post, Michael Dunlop challenges Michael Brown unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Michael Brown.

10mins

Gordon Durie concedes a free kick for a foul on Bryan Hodge. Paul McLean restarts play with the free kick.

6mins

The assistant referee flags for offside against Paul McManus. Steven Hislop restarts play with the free kick.

6mins

Paul McManus produces a cross.

4mins

Unfair challenge on Scott Dalziel by Michael Dunlop results in a free kick. Steven Hislop crosses the ball, Scott Dalziel produces a header from inside the area that goes over the crossbar.

1mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ryan Wallace by Bryan Hodge. Free kick taken by Steven Hislop.

Match Preview

White banned for Fifers East Fife entertain Brechin with interim manager Gordon Durie without former Glebe Park defender David White after he was dismissed in Saturday's 2-2 draw with Arbroath. Fellow centre-back Steven Campbell is struggling after picking up a knock at Gayfield but David Muir is available again to cover and John Ovenstone could also return. Durie has targeted a win in his first home game in charge and said: "We are in fifth place just now so beating Brechin would be fantastic as it keeps the pressure on Stenhousemuir above us and opens up a gap on our opponents below us." The former Scotland international added: "The players did really well in coming back from two goals down after 15 minutes [against Arbroath] and we could have won it." Brechin can jump above East Fife and their depleted squad welcomes back Scott Buist from suspension to help them in their pursuit of their first win of the season over the Fifers. David McClune, Charlie King, Gerry McLauchlan and Derek Carcary all miss out again with manager Jim Weir looking for his men to bounce back after the disappointment of losing a two-goal lead to Dumbarton on Saturday. Weir said: "We have a real incentive to win this game and that is to get into fifth place and on the shoulders of the sides chasing a play-off spot. "We would be there already if we had held on to our lead but we will dust ourselves down and get on with things."

Formation:442Manager: John Robertson

East Fife

Formation: 442Manager: Jim Weir

Brechin

  • Michael Brown
  • Gordon Durie
  • Steven Hislop
  • Darren McCormack
  • Andrew Cook
  • Robert Linn
  • Darren Smith
  • Neil Janczyk
  • Robert Sloan
  • Scott Dalziel
  • Ryan Wallace
  • SUBS
  • Andrew Collier
  • Ryan McAllister
  • David Muir
  • Craig Johnstone
  • James Martin

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Match Report

Penalty agony for Sloan Robert Sloan missed the chance to clinch victory and a hat-trick in the final minute as East Fife drew 2-2 with Brechin. Sloan, who had bagged a first-half brace including a penalty, saw his second spot-kick saved by Brechin goalkeeper Craig Nelson. The visitors took the lead in the 21st minute when Paul McManus was on hand to fire home Bryan Hodge's cross. But the Fifers hit back four minutes later, Sloan scoring from the spot after Paul McLean felled Scott Dalziel. David McKenna restored Brechin's lead in the 34th minute with a fine finish from the edge of the area. Sloan hit back again to level things up on the stroke of half-time with a fine free-kick from distance. Sloan could have been the hero in the closing stages but instead it was Nelson as he produced a fine save following Craig Molloy's challenge on Ryan Wallace.

Form Guide

    DWLWLD
  • East Fife
  • VS
  • Brechin
  • DWWLLD

Last Meetings

  • Brechin
  • 0 - 2
  • East Fife
  • 26/11/2011
  • East Fife
  • 1 - 1
  • Brechin
  • 17/09/2011
  • Brechin
  • 2 - 3
  • East Fife
  • 19/04/2011
  • Brechin
  • 1 - 3
  • East Fife
  • 09/04/2011
  • East Fife
  • 0 - 0
  • Brechin
  • 19/02/2011
  • East Fife
  • 1 - 3
  • Brechin
  • 16/10/2010

Top Scorers

East Fife

  • R Wallace 10
  • R Linn 7
  • C Johnstone 5
  • S Hislop 3
  • R Sloan 3
  • D Muir 2
  • R Ogleby 2
  • J Ovenstone 1
  • A Cook 1

Brechin

  • P McManus 9
  • D McKenna 3
  • R McKenzie 3
  • J Lister 3
  • G Brady 1
  • C King 1
  • M Dunlop 1
  • G Fusco 1
  • B Hodge 1
  • P McLean 1
  • S Buist 1

Goals

East Fife

    • Total goals 82
    • Goals per game 38
  • 5 (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) 8 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 3 (For) 1 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 5 (For) 4 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 5 (For) 7 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 2 (For) 7 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 8 (For) 7 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Brechin

    • Total goals 75
    • Goals per game 31
  • (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • (For) 5 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 5 (For) 3 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 4 (For) 4 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 8 (For) 1 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 2 (For) 6 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) 6 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 8 (For) 6 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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