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  • Date:25 Feb 2012
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Falkirk Stadium
  • Attendance:2,982
  • El Alagui (34) Gibson (35)
    Dods (78)
Goal!

Live Commentary

90:35 +0.35

Effort on goal by Scott McLaughlin from just outside the area goes harmlessly over the target.

89:48

Kristopher Faulds crosses the ball, save by Lee Robinson.

88:04

John Potter concedes a free kick for a foul on Rhys Bennett. John Potter is shown a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Thomas Scobbie fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick, save by Lee Robinson.

87:42

Craig Sibbald comes on in place of William Gibson.

87:09

Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Ryan Smylie, Darren Dods manages to make a clearance.

86:35

Stephen McKenna takes a shot. Save by Michael McGovern.

85:30

Short corner taken by William Gibson from the left by-line, clearance by Gavin Reilly.

83:25

Corner taken right-footed by William Gibson, clearance by Ryan McGuffie.

79:57

Ryan Smylie replaces Nicky Clark.

78:52

Darren Dods grabs a goal from inside the six-yard box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Falkirk 3-0 Queen of South.

78:07

William Gibson takes a outswinging corner.

76:44

The assistant referee signals for offside against Farid El Alagui. Lee Robinson takes the indirect free kick.

76:11

Stephen McKenna challenges Farid El Alagui unfairly and gives away a free kick. Thomas Scobbie restarts play with the free kick.

75:27

Stephen Simmons is shown a yellow card.

74:31

Thomas Scobbie crosses the ball, Farid El Alagui takes a shot. Save by Lee Robinson.

72:53

Rhys Bennett replaces Jordan White.

72:17

The ball is delivered by Thomas Scobbie, save by Lee Robinson.

68:46

The assistant referee flags for offside against Nicky Clark. Free kick taken by Michael McGovern.

67:06

Daniel Carmichael goes off and Gavin Reilly comes on.

62:49

Inswinging corner taken by William Gibson, Stephen McKenna makes a clearance.

59:41

The ball is swung over by Kristopher Faulds, save by Lee Robinson.

58:49

William Gibson concedes a free kick for a foul on Stephen Simmons. Ryan McGuffie restarts play with the free kick.

57:05

Corner taken by Nicky Clark from the right by-line, clearance by Farid El Alagui.

56:16

Corner taken by William Gibson from the right by-line to the near post, Close range header by Darren Dods goes wide of the left-hand post.

55:37

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by William Gibson from the left by-line, clearance made by Sam Parkin.

54:43

William Gibson takes a shot. Lee Robinson makes a save. William Gibson takes the outswinging corner, clearance by Sam Parkin.

53:58

Sam Parkin gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jay Fulton. Thomas Scobbie takes the indirect free kick.

51:30

William Gibson takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line to the near post, save by Lee Robinson.

50:26

Corner taken by Nicky Clark from the left by-line, clearance made by Murray Wallace.

46:48

Craig Reid leaves the field to be replaced by Stephen McKenna. Nicky Clark challenges Kieran Duffie unfairly and gives away a free kick. Michael McGovern restarts play with the free kick. Scott McLaughlin gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jay Fulton. The referee shows Scott McLaughlin a yellow card. Michael McGovern takes the indirect free kick. William Gibson takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post, Alan Reid manages to make a clearance.

45:38

Stephen Simmons fouled by Jordan White, the ref awards a free kick. Jordan White is given a yellow card. John Potter restarts play with the free kick.

45:19 +0.19

Free kick awarded for a foul by Murray Wallace on Stephen Simmons. Scott McLaughlin takes the free kick, Farid El Alagui takes a shot. Lee Robinson makes a save.

44:56

Kieran Duffie crosses the ball.

43:36

The ball is sent over by Kieran Duffie.

42:22

Murray Wallace concedes a free kick for a foul on Sam Parkin. Craig Reid restarts play with the free kick.

41:50

Farid El Alagui challenges John Potter unfairly and gives away a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Lee Robinson.

40:45

Kristopher Faulds fouled by Scott McLaughlin, the ref awards a free kick. Darren Dods takes the indirect free kick.

39:04

Shot from just outside the area by Jay Fulton misses to the left of the target.

38:24

Craig Reid concedes a free kick for a foul on William Gibson. William Gibson takes the indirect free kick.

35:28

William Gibson finds the net with a goal from inside the penalty area to the top left corner of the goal. Falkirk 2-0 Queen of South.The assist for the goal came from Thomas Scobbie.

33:50

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by William Gibson, Farid El Alagui finds the net with a goal from close range to the bottom left corner of the goal. Falkirk 1-0 Queen of South.Assist by William Gibson.

30:34

Outswinging corner taken by Nicky Clark from the right by-line.

27:00

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Stephen Simmons by William Gibson. John Potter takes the free kick.

26:17

Jordan White challenges Nicky Clark unfairly and gives away a free kick. Ryan McGuffie restarts play with the free kick.

25:02

Unfair challenge on Lee Robinson by Murray Wallace results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Lee Robinson.

24:18

Unfair challenge on William Gibson by Stephen Simmons results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Thomas Scobbie.

22:59

Ryan McGuffie gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Farid El Alagui. Thomas Scobbie takes the indirect free kick.

21:35

The ball is swung over by Daniel Carmichael, Michael McGovern makes a save.

17:21

Unfair challenge on Sam Parkin by Murray Wallace results in a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Scott McLaughlin. Nicky Clark takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post, John Potter takes a shot. Save by Michael McGovern.

15:52

Stephen Simmons gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Stewart Murdoch. Free kick taken by Thomas Scobbie. William Gibson takes a outswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post, clearance by Craig Reid.

14:20

Corner from the right by-line taken by Nicky Clark, Darren Dods makes a clearance.

12:42

Free kick awarded for a foul by William Gibson on Stephen Simmons. Indirect free kick taken by John Potter.

10:48

The assistant referee flags for offside against Jordan White. Lee Robinson takes the free kick.

9:26

Murray Wallace fouled by Nicky Clark, the ref awards a free kick. Thomas Scobbie takes the free kick.

7:06

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Stephen Simmons by Farid El Alagui. Craig Reid takes the free kick.

4:56

Stewart Murdoch fouled by Daniel Carmichael, the ref awards a free kick. William Gibson delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from left wing. The referee blows for offside. Free kick taken by Lee Robinson.

2:13

Jordan White produces a right-footed shot from deep inside the penalty area which goes wide of the right-hand post.

1:22

Corner taken by Nicky Clark from the right by-line played to the near post, clearance made by Thomas Scobbie.

Match Preview

Fulton drafted in for Millar Falkirk have midfield ace Mark Millar banned for their home clash with Queen of the South with youngster Jay Fulton expected to be given his role. Striker David Weatherston is in line to return after missing the Bairns' last two games with manager Steven Pressley also considering other changes following a demanding schedule of games. Technical director Alex Smith said: "We played well in midweek against Dundee and it was disappointing to lose a late goal but we scored one ourselves the last time Queen's were here so we cannot complain too much about it. "We also won 5-1 down at their place but they have improved a lot since then under the guidance of a SPL management team in Gus McPherson and Andy Millen." Queen of the South are missing only long term injured strikers Kevin Smith and Marc McCusker as they look to take their first points of the season from their hosts. The Dumfries men lost a late goal to be denied a win over Dundee last weekend and that has happened too often for manager Gus McPherson. "It was great to play so well against a team chasing promotion like Dundee but again we let ourselves down by losing a late goal," he said. "It is something we have been guilty of a lot this season and that includes the 97th minute of the last game we played at Falkirk. It goes without saying that the players will need to concentrate until the final whistle in this game."

Formation:442Manager: Steven Pressley

Falkirk

Formation: 442Manager: Angus MacPherson

Queen of South

  • Michael McGovern
  • Kieran Duffie
  • Darren Dods
  • Murray Wallace
  • Thomas Scobbie
  • Kristopher Faulds
  • Jay Fulton
  • Stewart Murdoch
  • Jordan White
  • Farid El Alagui
  • William Gibson
  • SUBS
  • Graham Bowman
  • Rhys Bennett
  • Stephen Kingsley
  • Craig Sibbald
  • Blair Alston

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Match Report

Gibson inspires Falkirk triumph Falkirk boosted their chances of promotion from the First Division with a comfortable 3-0 win over bottom club Queen of the South. Goals from Farid El Alagui, William Gibson and Darren Dods moved the home side to level on points with Ross County, although the current league leaders currently have three games in hand. The home side took the lead in the 35th minute when El Alagui slammed home from six yards following Gibson's inswinging corner. And provider Gibson turned goalscorer just a minute later to double his side's advantage, neatly converting from 12 yards. The visitors created little throughout the match and Falkirk sealed the win with 11 minutes remaining when defender Dods slotted in from close-range following another delivery from Gibson.

Form Guide

    WDDDWD
  • Falkirk
  • VS
  • Queen of South
  • LDDWDD

Last Meetings

  • Queen of South
  • 1 - 5
  • Falkirk
  • 17/12/2011
  • Falkirk
  • 1 - 0
  • Queen of South
  • 15/10/2011
  • Queen of South
  • 0 - 1
  • Falkirk
  • 22/03/2011
  • Falkirk
  • 0 - 3
  • Queen of South
  • 15/01/2011
  • Queen of South
  • 1 - 5
  • Falkirk
  • 23/10/2010
  • Falkirk
  • 3 - 1
  • Queen of South
  • 11/09/2010

Top Scorers

Falkirk

  • F El Alagui 13
  • D Dods 4
  • D Weatherston 3
  • B Alston 2
  • M Wallace 2
  • C Sibbald 2
  • K Duffie 1
  • J Fulton 1

Queen of South

  • S McLaughlin 4
  • T Brighton 4
  • K Smith 4
  • S Parkin 3
  • S Simmons 2
  • S McKenna 2
  • A Johnston 1
  • M Campbell 1
  • R McGuffie 1
  • C Higgins 1
  • D Carmichael 1

Goals

Falkirk

    • Total goals 64
    • Goals per game 36
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 5 (For) 3 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 1 (For) 5 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 1 (For) 4 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 7 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 9 (For) 5 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Queen of South

    • Total goals 55
    • Goals per game 27
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) 4 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 6 (For) 1 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 4 (For) 1 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 3 (For) 15 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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