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  • Date:12 Jan 2013
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Falkirk Stadium
  • Attendance:3,078
  • Hardie (63)
Goal!

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94mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by William Dyer on Lyle Taylor. Direct free kick taken by Stephen Kingsley.

93mins

Unfair challenge on Sean Higgins by Martin Hardie results in a free kick. Michael McGovern restarts play with the free kick.

92mins

Michael Tidser fouled by Kieran Duffie, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by David O'Brien.

90mins

Michael Tidser challenges Lewis Small unfairly and gives away a free kick. Fouad Bachirou goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour. Lyle Taylor produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick.

89mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Craig Reid on Sean Higgins. Free kick taken by Kieran Duffie.

85mins

Floated corner taken right-footed by Kyle Wilkie, Stephen Kingsley manages to make a clearance.

84mins

Floated corner taken by Kyle Wilkie from the right by-line, Kevin Rutkiewicz takes a shot. Blocked by Lewis Small.

83mins

Unfair challenge on Michael Tidser by Sean Higgins results in a free kick. David Graham goes off and Kyle Wilkie comes on. Mark McLaughlin takes the free kick.

80mins

(Falkirk) makes a substitution, with Lewis Small coming on for Dale Fulton.

79mins

Handball decision goes against Peter Weatherson. Michael McGovern takes the free kick.

78mins

Michael Tidser fouled by Jay Fulton, the ref awards a free kick. (Morton) makes a substitution, with Peter Weatherson coming on for Peter MacDonald. Derek Gaston restarts play with the free kick.

70mins

David Graham takes a outswinging corner. Inswinging corner taken by Michael Tidser from the left by-line.

68mins

Sean Higgins comes on in place of Thomas Grant.

66mins

Inswinging corner taken by Jay Fulton, clearance by Peter MacDonald.

64mins

Martin Hardie scores a goal from deep inside the penalty area high into the middle of the goal. Falkirk 0-1 Morton.Mark McLaughlin provided the assist for the goal.

63mins

Foul by Ryan McGeever on Peter MacDonald, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by William Dyer.

58mins

Corner taken by Jay Fulton from the right by-line, Derek Gaston makes a comfortable save.

56mins

The referee blows for offside against Lyle Taylor. Free kick taken by Mark McLaughlin.

55mins

Corner taken by Thomas Grant from the right by-line, save made by Derek Gaston.

53mins

Unfair challenge on Kieran Duffie by David O'Brien results in a free kick. Kieran Duffie takes the direct free kick.

50mins

David Graham challenges Blair Alston unfairly and gives away a free kick. Shot on goal comes in from Thomas Grant from the free kick, save made by Derek Gaston. Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Thomas Grant, clearance by Derek Gaston.

48mins

Fouad Bachirou concedes a free kick for a foul on Thomas Grant. Free kick taken by Ryan McGeever. Corner taken by Thomas Grant from the right by-line.

45mins

Corner taken by Michael Tidser, Michael McGovern makes a save.

43mins

Effort from deep inside the area by Lyle Taylor misses to the right of the goal.

42mins

Peter MacDonald has shot on goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

39mins

Michael Tidser fouled by Conor McGrandles, the ref awards a free kick. Martin Hardie restarts play with the free kick.

36mins

Mark McLaughlin challenges Lyle Taylor unfairly and gives away a free kick. Jay Fulton crosses the ball in from the free kick, clearance made by Martin Hardie. Inswinging corner taken by Thomas Grant from the left by-line, clearance by Peter MacDonald.

35mins

Lyle Taylor takes a shot from just outside the penalty area which clears the crossbar.

34mins

Mark McLaughlin challenges Conor McGrandles unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Ryan McGeever.

32mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jay Fulton on Martin Hardie. Craig Reid restarts play with the free kick.

32mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jay Fulton on Martin Hardie. Craig Reid takes the direct free kick.

31mins

Craig Reid has shot on goal from just outside the penalty box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

30mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jay Fulton by Martin Hardie. Jay Fulton takes the direct free kick.

24mins

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by David Graham from the left by-line, Close range headed effort by Martin Hardie clears the crossbar.

23mins

Unfair challenge on Thomas Grant by Martin Hardie results in a free kick. Thomas Grant restarts play with the free kick. The assistant referee flags for offside against Conor McGrandles. Derek Gaston takes the indirect free kick.

17mins

Headed effort from deep inside the area by Peter MacDonald misses to the right of the goal.

14mins

Shot from 20 yards by Peter MacDonald. Save by Michael McGovern. Michael Tidser takes the inswinging corner, comfortable save by Michael McGovern.

11mins

Effort from deep inside the area by Lyle Taylor misses to the right of the goal.

10mins

Foul by David Graham on Thomas Grant, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Blair Alston.

10mins

Lyle Taylor fouled by Kevin Rutkiewicz, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Blair Alston.

5mins

Blair Alston concedes a free kick for a foul on Mark McLaughlin. Direct free kick taken by Derek Gaston.

5mins

Thomas Grant takes the floated corner, clearance by Kevin Rutkiewicz.

3mins

Thomas Grant takes the outswinging corner, clearance made by Martin Hardie. Blair Alston takes a shot. Derek Gaston makes a comfortable save.

2mins

Corner taken left-footed by Thomas Grant, Derek Gaston manages to make a clearance.

Match Preview

Bans leave Falkirk young at heart Falkirk youngster Liam Dick looks set to make his first league start as three players are suspended for the home clash with Morton. Jonathan Flynn, Darren Dods and Stewart Murdoch are all banned, with Dick likely to play alongside fellow teenager Ryan McGeever at the heart of the home defence. Striker David Weatherston is doubtful after being ill earlier in the week. Technical director Alex Smith said: "Liam has been terrific for our Under-20s side and he more than deserves his call up to the first team. "Our last couple of results have been disappointing after a four-game winning run, so we are very keen to get going again by picking up the three points from Morton." Morton winger David Graham is available again for the first time since Boxing Day following a hamstring injury and looks set to start. Manager Allan Moore also has Mark McLaughlin and Martin Hardie back in contention after they missed the 1-1 draw with Cowdenbeath last Saturday due to knocks picked up during a hectic festive period. Moore said: "I enjoy taking my team to Falkirk as it is always a really good game. They have a big and wide pitch and I'm tempted to bring David back in from the start as he will stretch them defensively. "Their goalkeeper Michael McGovern has been terrific against us in recent games so I'm hoping that we can get the better of him."

Formation:4141Manager: Steven Pressley

Falkirk

Formation: 433Manager: Allan Moore

Morton

  • Michael McGovern
  • Kieran Duffie
  • Ryan McGeever
  • Stephen Kingsley
  • Liam Dick
  • Dale Fulton
  • Conor McGrandles
  • Thomas Grant
  • Blair Alston
  • Jay Fulton
  • Lyle Taylor
  • SUBS
  • Graham Bowman
  • Liam Rowan
  • Luke Leahy
  • Sean Higgins
  • Lewis Small

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Match Report

Form Guide

    WWWWLD
  • Falkirk
  • VS
  • Morton
  • DWWWLD

Last Meetings

  • Morton
  • 1 - 2
  • Falkirk
  • 25/08/2012
  • Falkirk
  • 0 - 2
  • Morton
  • 20/03/2012
  • Morton
  • 0 - 0
  • Falkirk
  • 11/02/2012
  • Falkirk
  • 1 - 0
  • Morton
  • 03/12/2011
  • Morton
  • 3 - 2
  • Falkirk
  • 24/09/2011
  • Morton
  • 2 - 2
  • Falkirk
  • 02/04/2011

Top Scorers

Falkirk

  • L Taylor 14
  • D Weatherston 2
  • J Fulton 2
  • C McGrandles 2
  • B Alston 1
  • L Leahy 1
  • L Small 1

Morton

  • A Campbell 10
  • P Weatherson 6
  • D O'Brien 5
  • M Hardie 4
  • K Rutkiewicz 2
  • D Graham 2
  • M Tidser 2
  • M McLaughlin 1
  • P MacDonald 1
  • S Stirling 1
  • S Taggart 1
  • F Bachirou 1
  • A Wallace 1
  • L Hawke 1

Goals

Falkirk

    • Total goals 50
    • Goals per game 26
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 5 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 4 (For) 4 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 2 (For) 4 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 1 (For) 4 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 7 (For) 3 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Morton

    • Total goals 64
    • Goals per game 40
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 1 (For) 4 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 4 (For) 7 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 6 (For) Period 41-50 mins
  • 6 (For) Period 51-60 mins
  • 6 (For) Period 61-70 mins
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 6 (For) 7 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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