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  • Date:19 Nov 2011
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Easter Road Stadium
  • Attendance:8,169
  • Griffiths (48)
  • Pascali (36)
Goal!

Live Commentary

93mins

The offside flag is raised against Matthew Kennedy. Free kick taken by Graham Stack.

92mins

The ball is crossed by Matthew Kennedy, save by Graham Stack.

91mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Liam Kelly by Garry O'Connor. Danny Buijs takes the free kick.

90mins

Matthew Kennedy sends in a cross.

88mins

The assistant referee flags for offside against David Wotherspoon. Ivan Sproule leaves the field to be replaced by Martin Scott. Indirect free kick taken by Rory McKeown.

88mins

James Dayton takes a shot. Save by Graham Stack.

86mins

David Stephens gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Gary Harkins. Direct free kick taken by Dean Shiels.

85mins

Unfair challenge on Ivan Sproule by Mohamadou Sissoko results in a free kick. Garry O'Connor produces a cross, Leigh Griffiths takes a shot. Save by Anssi Jaakkola.

83mins

Richie Towell delivers the ball, Manuel Pascali makes a clearance.

82mins

Shot from just outside the box by Dean Shiels goes over the bar.

80mins

Isaiah Osbourne challenges Liam Kelly unfairly and gives away a free kick. Isaiah Osbourne goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour. Indirect free kick taken by Manuel Pascali.

79mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Matthew Kennedy by David Wotherspoon. David Wotherspoon receives a yellow card. Centre by Dean Shiels, Gary Harkins takes a shot. Save made by Graham Stack.

78mins

Garry Hay leaves the field to be replaced by Matthew Kennedy.

78mins

Liam Kelly has an effort at goal from long distance that goes wide left of the post.

77mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by David Stephens on Mohamadou Sissoko. Free kick taken by Anssi Jaakkola.

76mins

James Fowler challenges Leigh Griffiths unfairly and gives away a free kick. Booking for James Fowler for unsporting behaviour. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Paul Hanlon.

74mins

Dean Shiels takes a shot. Save by Graham Stack.

74mins

James Fowler sends in a cross, David Stephens gets a block in.

73mins

Danny Buijs delivers the ball, James Dayton takes a shot. Save by Graham Stack.

72mins

Garry O'Connor concedes a free kick for a foul on Manuel Pascali. Free kick taken by Manuel Pascali.

71mins

Garry O'Connor takes a shot. Save by Anssi Jaakkola.

70mins

The assistant referee flags for offside against David Wotherspoon. Rory McKeown takes the indirect free kick.

69mins

The ball is sent over by James Dayton, David Stephens makes a clearance.

68mins

The assistant referee flags for offside against Paul Hanlon. Direct free kick taken by Anssi Jaakkola.

67mins

Foul by James Fowler on Paul Hanlon, free kick awarded. Paul Hanlon takes the free kick.

67mins

The ball is delivered by Gary Harkins, save by Graham Stack.

66mins

Centre by David Stephens, Paul Hanlon takes a shot. Save made by Anssi Jaakkola.

65mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Mohamadou Sissoko on Garry O'Connor. The free kick is swung in right-footed by David Wotherspoon, clearance made by Manuel Pascali.

64mins

James Fowler concedes a free kick for a foul on Leigh Griffiths. Free kick taken by Paul Hanlon.

63mins

The referee blows for offside. Indirect free kick taken by Manuel Pascali. Danny Racchi goes off and James Dayton comes on.

61mins

Danny Racchi has a shot on goal from outside the box which misses right.

58mins

David Stephens concedes a free kick for a foul on Danny Racchi. Free kick taken by Rory McKeown.

57mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Dean Shiels by Isaiah Osbourne. Garry Hay delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from right channel.

56mins

Dean Shiels takes a shot. David Stephens gets a block in.

55mins

Unfair challenge on Dean Shiels by Isaiah Osbourne results in a free kick. Dean Shiels takes the direct free kick.

53mins

Shot from close range by Leigh Griffiths misses to the right of the goal.

51mins

Outswinging corner taken by Dean Shiels, Mohamadou Sissoko produces a right-footed shot from inside the area that goes over the bar.

49mins

A goal is scored by Leigh Griffiths from inside the six-yard box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Hibernian 1-1 Kilmarnock.The assist for the goal came from Ivan Sproule.

47mins

Gary Harkins handles the ball and concedes a free kick. Free kick taken by Graham Stack.

46mins

Richie Towell joins the action as a substitute, replacing Michael Hart. Daniel Galbraith leaves the field to be replaced by Leigh Griffiths. (Kilmarnock) makes a substitution, with Gary Harkins coming on for Paul Heffernan.

44mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Garry Hay by Isaiah Osbourne. Dean Shiels takes the free kick.

42mins

Foul by Mohamadou Sissoko on Daniel Galbraith, free kick awarded. Shot comes in from David Wotherspoon from the free kick.

41mins

Dean Shiels gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Daniel Galbraith. Paul Hanlon restarts play with the free kick.

40mins

David Wotherspoon challenges Dean Shiels unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Danny Buijs.

39mins

Centre by Ivan Sproule, Paul Hanlon takes a shot. Anssi Jaakkola makes a save.

36mins

Danny Buijs takes a shot. Save by Graham Stack. A goal is scored by Manuel Pascali from inside the six-yard box to the top left corner of the goal. Hibernian 0-1 Kilmarnock.Assist on the goal came from Danny Buijs.

36mins

Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Dean Shiels, Isaiah Osbourne manages to make a clearance.

35mins

Unfair challenge on Dean Shiels by Lewis Stevenson results in a free kick. Danny Buijs takes the direct free kick.

32mins

Ivan Sproule produces a cross, clearance by Mohamadou Sissoko.

32mins

Dean Shiels takes a shot. Save made by Graham Stack.

31mins

Sean O'Hanlon challenges Paul Heffernan unfairly and gives away a free kick. Liam Kelly restarts play with the free kick.

30mins

Ivan Sproule challenges Danny Racchi unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Danny Buijs.

30mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Danny Racchi on Daniel Galbraith. Free kick crossed right-footed by David Wotherspoon from left channel, clearance made by Manuel Pascali.

28mins

The ball is crossed by Rory McKeown.

27mins

Dean Shiels takes a shot. Sean O'Hanlon gets a block in.

24mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Garry Hay on David Wotherspoon. David Wotherspoon crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from right channel, save made by Anssi Jaakkola.

23mins

Handball decision goes against Ivan Sproule. Indirect free kick taken by Manuel Pascali.

22mins

Garry Hay takes a shot from a long way out clearing the bar.

21mins

Corner taken by David Wotherspoon, Anssi Jaakkola makes a save.

21mins

The ball is swung over by Isaiah Osbourne, blocked by James Fowler.

20mins

The ball is delivered by Michael Hart, James Fowler makes a clearance.

17mins

Centre by Dean Shiels.

15mins

Danny Buijs sends in a cross, save by Graham Stack.

13mins

Centre by James Fowler, Michael Hart makes a clearance.

12mins

Unfair challenge on Danny Racchi by Lewis Stevenson results in a free kick. James Fowler takes the free kick.

11mins

Unfair challenge on Isaiah Osbourne by Liam Kelly results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Paul Hanlon.

4mins

Foul by Michael Hart on Garry Hay, free kick awarded. Dean Shiels takes the direct free kick.

4mins

David Stephens is shown a yellow card for unsporting behaviour.

3mins

David Stephens is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Dean Shiels takes the free kick. Rory McKeown produces a left-footed shot from long range that goes harmlessly over the bar.

2mins

Manuel Pascali takes a shot. Save made by Graham Stack.

2mins

Inswinging corner taken by Dean Shiels from the right by-line, Lewis Stevenson manages to make a clearance.

Match Preview

Griffiths doubt for Hibs Caretaker boss Billy Brown could be without Leigh Griffiths as he takes charge of Hibernian for the first time in their Clydesdale Bank Premier League fixture with Kilmarnock at Easter Road. On-loan Wolves striker Griffiths has had a stomach bug this week, but is the only concern as Brown seeks to prove he can be the permanent successor to Colin Calderwood. Captain Ian Murray, Callum Booth, Matt Thornhill, Michael Hart and Sean Welsh are all available following injuries. Murray and the players are aware of their role in Calderwood's departure after 12 months in the job and 12 wins in 49 matches. Murray added: "I think we're all sensible enough to realise that we got the manager the sack, no-one else. "He gave us everything. We didn't give him it back, basically. That wasn't from not trying. There were certain players that let him down. "No doubt, I'd like to go back and play some games differently. I'm sure we all would. "If the players think it isn't their fault then there's something wrong - the buck stops with us. "We let ourselves down, first and foremost, we let the fans down and we let our previous manager down. "We're all playing for our futures. There will be players getting shipped out, that's a certainty." Kilmarnock defender Garry Hay fully expects Hibernian to produce a positive response for Brown in their first game since the sacking of Calderwood. But he insists Killie will be ready for anything their hosts throw at them at Easter Road. Hay said: "Maybe some of the players are happy the manager has gone and maybe some are disappointed. That's just the way it is. "Billy will be very enthusiastic and he will be positive. He will be looking for a positive response from the players on Saturday and that's what we are expecting. "Far from being down in the dumps, they will be right up for the game and we have to be as well." Hay is familiar with Brown from his time at Kilmarnock as Jim Jefferies' assistant and would love to see him given the opportunity to be a manager in his own right. Brown has already been interviewed for the Easter Road hotseat, with the club receiving more than 90 applications for the job. Hay said: "Billy was Jim's number two for eons but he could easily have stepped away and been a manager at any time he wanted to. "He has been given this opportunity at the moment to be caretaker manager of Hibs and it's a big job. "It's one that I'm sure Billy will be able to step into without any problems - although I hope it's after Saturday's game that he gets the positive results that he needs to get that job. "I would love to see him get the job. He's a good football man and he's a good guy. I think, as a manager, he could definitely do a good job." Kilmarnock are looking to bounce back from their last outing - a shock 6-3 defeat to bottom side Inverness. Hay said: "It was just one of those freak days when we didn't have enough players at the races. "It doesn't matter who you are playing on days like that. "When you have a defeat like the one we had, you're just itching to get back into training and into the next game to try to rectify things. "We have been looking forward to the game for a while now and we are prepared for it. Hopefully we can get a result." Kilmarnock look set to be without David Silva. Silva picked up a knock during a practice match earlier in the week and is likely to miss the trip. Goalkeeper Cammy Bell is still out with an elbow injury, while long-term casualty Ryan O`Leary remains on the sidelines with cruciate ligament damage.

Formation:442Manager:

Hibernian

Formation: 442Manager: Kenny Shiels

Kilmarnock

  • Graham Stack
  • Michael Hart
  • Sean O'Hanlon
  • David Stephens
  • Paul Hanlon
  • Ivan Sproule
  • Isaiah Osbourne
  • Lewis Stevenson
  • Daniel Galbraith
  • Garry O'Connor
  • David Wotherspoon
  • SUBS
  • Mark Brown
  • Ian Murray
  • Sean Welsh
  • Martin Scott
  • Junior Agogo
  • Leigh Griffiths
  • Richie Towell

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Match Report

All-square at Hibs Billy Brown's bid to become Hibernian manager on a permanent basis began with a 1-1 Clydesdale Bank Premier League draw with his former club Kilmarnock at Easter Road. Following 23 years as assistant boss to Jim Jefferies, including two spells at Hearts and one at Kilmarnock, caretaker boss Brown was seeking to prove his credentials as long-term successor to Colin Calderwood. It was not an entirely convincing performance as Manuel Pascali put the visitors in front after 36 minutes before half-time substitute Leigh Griffiths equalised after 50 minutes to earn Hibs a point. Hibs are seeking a successor to Calderwood, who was sacked on November 6, a day after the 1-0 loss to Dunfermline. Brown has already been interviewed by the Hibs board, who are seeking their fifth manager in four years and are also reportedly considering Bohemians' Pat Fenlon and Michael O'Neill of Shamrock Rovers for the position. Prior to the match Brown insisted he did not wish to be judged on one performance and whether there were enough positive signs to convince the board he is the right man remains to be seen. Killie were the visitors to Easter Road the last time Hibs were without a permanent boss, when last October the hosts triumphed between the departure of John Hughes and the start of Calderwood's ill-fated reign, which yielded 12 wins in 49 matches. Brown, who began the season as assistant manager at Hibs' Edinburgh rivals Hearts, has recognised his charges are seen as a soft touch and lack a competitive instinct, urging his players to take more responsibility. Conceding the first goal was a hallmark of Calderwood's 12 months in charge and the Pars netted after three minutes in the final fixture of his spell as boss. Brown took a defensive approach, with a midfield five and Garry O'Connor on his own up front. Both sides struggled to get a meaningful hold on proceedings and midfielder Dean Shiels attempted to spark the game into life midway through the first half, weaving his way into the left of the area and cutting onto his right foot, but Graham Stack held the shot at his near post. Killie took the lead after Hibs failed to clear a corner. Stack could only push away a stinging drive from Danny Buijs and Pascali tapped in the follow-up. Boos - a common occurrence over the last 18 months of misery at Easter Road - rang out from a minority of supports at the interval. Brown reacted by making two changes at half-time, introducing Griffiths for Danny Galbraith and Richie Towell for Michael Hart, while Killie replaced striker Paul Heffernan with Gary Harkins. Griffiths, who had been ill during the week, joined O'Connor up front and the on-loan Wolves striker's impact was swift as he equalised five minutes after being introduced following a strong run by Ivan Sproule. Jaakkola palmed away Sproule's attempted cross and Griffiths collected on the left before netting off the post from an acute angle. Griffiths prodded wide after surging into the right side of the box before O'Connor shot tamely from 30 yards. Stack saved a Shiels effort at his near post and Liam Kelly shot wide from long range. Wotherspoon was cautioned for a late tackle on substitute Matthew Kennedy but Harkins' header from the resulting free-kick lacked the pace to trouble Stack before Isaiah Osbourne was also shown a yellow card for a poor tackle. Shiels chipped onto the top of the Hibs net with an audacious effort and James Dayton's snap shot on the turn was hit straight at Stack as the match ended level. end M

Form Guide

    WLLWDL
  • Hibernian
  • VS
  • Kilmarnock
  • LLDDWL

Last Meetings

  • Kilmarnock
  • 4 - 1
  • Hibernian
  • 14/08/2011
  • Hibernian
  • 2 - 1
  • Kilmarnock
  • 12/02/2011
  • Kilmarnock
  • 2 - 1
  • Hibernian
  • 18/12/2010
  • Hibernian
  • 2 - 1
  • Kilmarnock
  • 16/10/2010
  • Hibernian
  • 1 - 0
  • Kilmarnock
  • 06/03/2010
  • Kilmarnock
  • 1 - 1
  • Hibernian
  • 12/12/2009

Top Scorers

Hibernian

  • G O'Connor 6
  • I Sproule 2
  • L Griffiths 2
  • S O'Hanlon 1
  • J Agogo 1

Kilmarnock

  • P Heffernan 6
  • D Shiels 4
  • J Fowler 1
  • Z Kroca 1
  • J Dayton 1
  • R McKeown 1

Goals

Hibernian

    • Total goals 36
    • Goals per game 14
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 1 (For) 6 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Kilmarnock

    • Total goals 41
    • Goals per game 19
  • 1 (For) Period 0-10 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 4 (For) 2 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 2 (For) 5 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 2 (For) 4 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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