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  • Date:29 Oct 2011
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:New Douglas Park
  • Attendance:1,699
  • Currie - pen (16) Spence (44)
  • Moffat (51) Robertson (56)
    Smith (90)
Goal!

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90:23 +0.23

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Micheal McGowan from the right by-line, Christopher Smith finds the net with a headed goal from close range. Hamilton 2-3 Ayr.Assist on the goal came from Micheal McGowan.

88:58

Shot from just outside the area by Mark Roberts misses to the right of the target.

83:54

Corner from right by-line taken by Micheal McGowan.

83:45

The ball is sent over by John Robertson, clearance made by Martin Canning.

82:46

Douglas Imrie fouled by Jonathan Tiffoney, the ref awards a free kick. James Chambers delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from left wing, Kevin Cuthbert makes a clearance.

81:49

Derek Lyle comes on in place of Paul Currie.

78:05

Michael Moffat is flagged offside by the assistant referee. David Hutton restarts play with the free kick.

76:10

Corner taken right-footed by James Chambers from the left by-line, clearance by Kevin Cuthbert.

76:05

The ball is sent over by Grant Anderson, Jonathan Tiffoney gets a block in.

74:30

Alan Trouten leaves the field to be replaced by Jamie McKernon. Mark Roberts is brought on as a substitute for Gareth Wardlaw.

73:58

Grant Anderson produces a cross, save made by Kevin Cuthbert.

72:04

James Chambers joins the action as a substitute, replacing Ali Crawford.

71:21

Corner taken by Douglas Imrie from the left by-line, save by Kevin Cuthbert.

69:17

Shot from just outside the penalty box by Grant Anderson misses to the left of the target.

66:20

Free kick awarded for a foul by Douglas Imrie on Ross Robertson. Alan Trouten takes the indirect free kick.

65:58

A cross is delivered by Edward Malone.

63:18

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Douglas Imrie, Andrew Geggan makes a clearance.

63:09

A cross is delivered by Douglas Imrie, save by Kevin Cuthbert.

59:56

Corner taken right-footed by Ali Crawford, Kevin Cuthbert makes a clearance.

59:41

The ball is sent over by Grant Anderson, blocked by Jonathan Tiffoney.

58:29

Foul by Christopher Smith on Matthew Paterson, free kick awarded. Douglas Imrie crosses the ball in from the free kick, Alan Trouten makes a clearance.

57:25

Mark McLaughlin goes off and Grant Anderson comes on.

55:47

Grant Gillespie challenges Micheal McGowan unfairly and gives away a free kick. Micheal McGowan delivers the ball, John Robertson finds the back of the net with a goal from close in to the bottom right corner of the goal. Hamilton 2-2 Ayr.The assist for the goal came from Micheal McGowan.

55:26

The official flags Gareth Wardlaw offside. David Hutton restarts play with the free kick.

55:01

Micheal McGowan crosses the ball, Martin Canning makes a clearance.

54:01

Unfair challenge on Gareth Wardlaw by Martin Canning results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Alan Trouten.

51:54

Goal scored by Michael Moffat from deep inside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Hamilton 2-1 Ayr.

50:23

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Douglas Imrie played to the near post, Ross Robertson manages to make a clearance.

46:07

Free kick awarded for a foul by Grant Gillespie on Ross Robertson. Grant Gillespie receives a caution. Andrew Geggan restarts play with the free kick.

44:12

The ball is swung over by James McAlister, Greig Spence finds the net with a headed goal from deep inside the penalty area. Hamilton 2-0 Ayr.James McAlister provided the assist for the goal.

43:13

Grant Gillespie challenges Jonathan Tiffoney unfairly and gives away a free kick. Edward Malone crosses the ball in from the free kick, save by David Hutton.

41:34

Shot on goal by Ross Robertson from long range goes harmlessly over the target.

38:33

Kevin Cuthbert is shown a yellow card for dissent.

31:35

Edward Malone gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on James McAlister. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Martin Canning from right wing, save made by Kevin Cuthbert.

29:15

Corner taken by Micheal McGowan, clearance made by Grant Gillespie.

28:43

Foul by Grant Gillespie on Micheal McGowan, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed by Micheal McGowan, David Hutton makes a save.

27:49

Unfair challenge on Gareth Wardlaw by Martin Canning results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Edward Malone.

22:31

Foul by James McAlister on Michael Moffat, free kick awarded. Indirect free kick taken by Edward Malone.

20:20

Foul by Simon Mensing on Jonathan Tiffoney, free kick awarded. Simon Mensing goes into the referee's book. Strike on goal comes in from Edward Malone from the free kick.

18:56

James McAlister produces a cross, clearance made by Jonathan Tiffoney.

15:34

Foul by Christopher Smith on Matthew Paterson, Penalty awarded. Penalty taken right-footed by Paul Currie and scored. Hamilton 1-0 Ayr.

10:23

Andrew Geggan gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Paul Currie. Simon Mensing takes the free kick.

9:33

Greig Spence is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Kevin Cuthbert takes the direct free kick.

7:55

Grant Gillespie delivers the ball, clearance by Ross Robertson.

3:09

Alan Trouten takes a shot. David Hutton makes a save.

2:22

Foul by James McAlister on Ross Robertson, free kick awarded. Edward Malone takes the free kick.

1:07

Corner taken by Douglas Imrie from the right by-line to the near post.

0:40

Corner taken left-footed by Douglas Imrie to the near post, clearance made by Michael Moffat.

Match Preview

Reid waits on Cerny Hamilton are monitoring the fitness of goalkeeper Tomas Cerny ahead of their home match with Ayr. Cerny returned to training this week after 10 days out with a shoulder injury and David Hutton will deputise if he fails to prove his fitness. The Accies will also be without Stephen Hendrie, who is away on Scotland Under-17s duty, and injured trio Alex Neil, Kyle Wilkie and Lee Kilday. Manager Billy Reid said: "If we defeat Ayr and then Queen of the South we will be in a healthy position. "Ayr may be bottom, but that's a temporary position in this league and their win at St Mirren is warning enough to us." Ayr's on-loan St Mirren midfielder Jamie McKernon will return to their squad. McKernon missed the midweek Scottish Communities League Cup win against his parent club. Manager Brian Reid, also without defender Martyn Campbell after knee surgery, said: "It's great to do so well in cups, but we need to start getting some points on the board in the league. "We're a bit like Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde and need to be more consistent as having a good season in the league is crucially important to the club."

Formation:442Manager: Billy Reid

Hamilton

Formation: 442Manager: Brian Reid

Ayr

  • David Hutton
  • James McAlister
  • Martin Canning
  • Mark McLaughlin
  • Grant Gillespie
  • Paul Currie
  • Simon Mensing
  • Ali Crawford
  • Douglas Imrie
  • Matthew Paterson
  • Greig Spence
  • SUBS
  • Stewart Thomson
  • James Chambers
  • Grant Anderson
  • Derek Lyle
  • Kevin McBride

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Match Report

Smith leaves it late for Ayr Christopher Smith's 90th-minute header snatched a dramatic 3-2 win for Ayr at Hamilton. Paul Currie put the hosts in front on 17 minutes from the penalty spot after Smith had fouled Matthew Paterson inside the box, with Greig Spence's header a minute before half-time doubling their advantage. But Ayr began the second half with purpose and halved the deficit on 52 minutes when Michael Moffat swept home from inside the area. John Robertson scored five minutes later to pull them level, the defender converting Micheal McGowan's free-kick to finish from close-range. The match looked destined to end all-square before Smith's winner in second-half injury-time as the defender atoned for his earlier error by burying his header beyond David Hutton.

Form Guide

    LDWLWL
  • Hamilton
  • VS
  • Ayr
  • LLWLDL

Last Meetings

  • Ayr
  • 1 - 2
  • Hamilton
  • 06/08/2011
  • Hamilton
  • 0 - 2
  • Ayr
  • 24/03/1999
  • Ayr
  • 5 - 0
  • Hamilton
  • 19/12/1998
  • Hamilton
  • 1 - 3
  • Ayr
  • 31/10/1998
  • Ayr
  • 2 - 3
  • Hamilton
  • 05/09/1998
  • Ayr
  • 2 - 1
  • Hamilton
  • 11/04/1998

Top Scorers

Hamilton

  • M McLaughlin 4
  • A Crawford 2
  • G Anderson 2
  • D Lyle 1
  • M Paterson 1
  • G Spence 1
  • P Currie 1

Ayr

  • M Moffat 2
  • M Roberts 1
  • G Wardlaw 1
  • R Robertson 1
  • E Malone 1
  • M McGowan 1

Goals

Hamilton

    • Total goals 23
    • Goals per game 14
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 2 (For) Period 21-30 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 5 (For) 1 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Ayr

    • Total goals 18
    • Goals per game 9
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • (For) 2 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • (For) 3 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 4 (For) 4 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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