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  • Date:03 Dec 2011
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Links Park Stadium
  • Attendance:313
  • Johnston (14)
Goal!

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91:22 +1.22

Craig Campbell is ruled offside. Sandy Wood takes the free kick.

90:32 +0.32

Jamie Winter takes the inswinging corner, Ryan Harding manages to make a clearance.

90:17 +0.17

Martin Boyle takes a shot. Scott Bain makes a save.

89:38

Corner taken left-footed by Douglas Cameron.

86:21

Foul by Armand One on Jonathan Smart, free kick awarded. Paul Lunan restarts play with the free kick.

85:41

Mark Docherty challenges Martin Boyle unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Sean Crighton.

82:52

The assistant referee flags for offside against Graeme Holmes. Sandy Wood takes the free kick. (Alloa) makes a substitution, with Craig Campbell coming on for Graeme Holmes.

81:18

Corner taken by Ryan McCord, clearance made by Steven McNalley.

78:48

The assistant referee signals for offside against Martin Boyle. Scott Bain takes the free kick.

77:25

Inswinging corner taken by Ryan McCord, Ben Gordon grabs a headed goal from inside the penalty box. Montrose 1-1 Alloa.The assist for the goal came from Ryan McCord.

70:23

Sean Pierce on for Lloyd Young.

68:49

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Jamie Winter from the right by-line, save by Scott Bain.

68:37

Martin Boyle takes a shot. Mark Docherty gets a block in.

66:57

Martin Boyle takes a shot. Save by Scott Bain.

65:36

Robert Winters leaves the field to be replaced by Armand One.

65:15

Mark Docherty crosses the ball, Robert Winters has a headed effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the left of the target.

63:54

Martin Boyle gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Mark Docherty. Direct free kick taken by Ryan McCord.

61:51

Steven McNalley challenges Ryan McCord unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Ryan McCord.

61:13

James Doyle sends in a cross.

58:37

Corner taken by Kenny O'Brien, clearance by Jonathan Smart.

58:29

The ball is crossed by James Doyle, clearance by Jonathan Smart.

57:10

Ryan McCord produces a curled right-footed shot from deep inside the penalty box which goes wide of the left-hand upright.

56:21

The offside flag is raised against Martin Boyle. Ryan Harding takes the indirect free kick.

52:05

Unfair challenge on Terry Masson by Mark Docherty results in a free kick. Douglas Cameron crosses the ball in from the free kick, save by Scott Bain.

49:52

Foul by Sean Crighton on Kenny O'Brien, free kick awarded. Sean Crighton is booked. Ryan Harding restarts play with the free kick.

47:56

Free kick awarded for a foul by Paul Lunan on Ryan McCord. Kenny O'Brien fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick.

46:48

Foul by Ryan Harding on Terry Masson, free kick awarded. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Douglas Cameron, Darren Young manages to make a clearance.

46:41 +1.41

Mark Docherty takes a inswinging corner.

45:53 +0.53

Mark Docherty fouled by Jonathan Smart, the ref awards a free kick. Ryan McCord restarts play with the free kick.

45:04

Kenny O'Brien replaces Mark McCullagh.

44:48

Ben Gordon receives a caution for dissent.

43:55

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Jamie Winter from the right by-line, Sean Crighton produces a header from inside the area that goes over the bar.

43:50

A cross is delivered by Sean Crighton, clearance by Ben Gordon.

42:53

Ryan McCord takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post, clearance made by Douglas Cameron.

42:32

Robert Winters decides to take a short corner.

41:43

Ben Gordon produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that misses to the right of the goal.

40:36

Steven McNalley challenges Mark Docherty unfairly and gives away a free kick. Steven McNalley receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Ryan McCord.

37:37

Unfair challenge on Terry Masson by Ryan McCord results in a free kick. The referee books Ryan McCord for unsporting behaviour. Jamie Winter crosses the ball in from the free kick, clearance made by Ryan McCord.

36:24

Robert Winters has an effort at goal from just inside the box that misses to the left of the goal.

34:22

Robert Winters takes a shot. Save made by Sandy Wood.

33:53

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Darren Young by Jamie Winter. Direct free kick taken by Ryan McCord.

30:43

Effort from inside the area by Kevin Cawley misses to the left of the target.

28:27

The assistant referee flags for offside against Robert Winters. Sandy Wood takes the indirect free kick.

26:22

Graeme Holmes is caught offside. Free kick taken by Sandy Wood.

25:37

Ben Gordon gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Paul Lunan. Free kick taken by Sandy Wood.

24:55

Free kick awarded for a foul by Paul Lunan on Robert Winters. Free kick crossed by Mark Docherty.

20:53

Kevin Cawley is caught offside. Sandy Wood restarts play with the free kick.

19:19

Unfair challenge on Kevin Cawley by Douglas Cameron results in a free kick. Ryan McCord sends in a cross, Header from deep inside the penalty area by Ben Gordon goes harmlessly over the crossbar.

18:14

Corner from the right by-line taken by Jamie Winter, save by Scott Bain.

16:50

Ben Gordon concedes a free kick for a foul on Scott Johnston. Free kick taken by Douglas Cameron.

15:45

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Mark McCullagh by Lloyd Young. Free kick taken by Mark McCullagh. Booking for Scott Johnston for unsporting behaviour.

15:14

Lloyd Young has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the left-hand upright.

14:13

Scott Johnston finds the back of the net with a headed goal from close range. Montrose 1-0 Alloa.Assist on the goal came from Terry Masson.

12:43

Mark Docherty takes a shot. Sandy Wood makes a save.

10:59

Graeme Holmes challenges Steven McNalley unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Douglas Cameron.

7:49

Shot from just outside the area by Jamie Winter misses to the right of the target.

5:56

Terry Masson challenges Ryan McCord unfairly and gives away a free kick. Ryan McCord sends in a cross, Header by Ben Gordon from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the target.

5:18

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jonathan Smart by Robert Winters. Sandy Wood takes the free kick.

5:01

Corner taken right-footed by Ryan McCord, Jonathan Smart makes a clearance.

4:35

A cross is delivered by Sean Crighton, Scott Johnston takes a shot. Save by Scott Bain.

Match Preview

Loanee in line for debut Montrose have brought in Lloyd Young from East Fife on loan for a month ahead of the visit of second-placed Alloa to Links Park. The Gable Endies also welcome back Jonathan Smart after injury, but fellow defender Alan Campbell remains sidelined with a knock. Manager Ray Farningham is hoping Smart's presence shores up a defence that leaked five goals against Berwick last weekend. He said: "Alloa are the best footballing side in this division and we will need to defend a whole lot better than we have been to keep them out. "Having Jonathan available will help but everyone in the team has a role to play in defending." Alloa midfielder Ryan McCord is available for the Wasps following a one-match ban. But his brother Ross is not making the trip to his former club after picking up an injury. Stevie Masterton remains out due to a knee ligament injury with manager Paul Hartley looking for his side to bounce back after a disappointing 1-1 draw with East Stirling last weekend. Hartley said: "We had good chances early in that game but never took them and had to settle for a point but I have been reminding everyone that we were not beaten and have a lot to be confident about. "I am really looking forward to the game and I am sure that we will enjoy playing on the artificial surface they have there."

Formation:442Manager: Ray Farningham

Montrose

Formation: 442Manager: Paul Hartley

Alloa

  • Sandy Wood
  • Sean Crighton
  • Jonathan Smart
  • Steven McNalley
  • Douglas Cameron
  • Paul Lunan
  • Terry Masson
  • Jamie Winter
  • Lloyd Young
  • Martin Boyle
  • Scott Johnston
  • SUBS
  • Michael Andrews
  • Sean Pierce
  • John Crawford
  • David McGowan
  • Steven McPhee

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Match Report

Gordon saves Alloa High flying Alloa needed a late Ben Gordon equaliser to salvage a 1-1 draw at lowly Montrose. Gordon rose highest to nod home an inswinging corner from Ryan McCord to cancel out Scott Johnston`s early header. The strugglers had taken a shock lead in the 15th minute when Terry Masson`s cross was nodded home by striker Johnston. Alloa almost drew level in the 57th minute when a curling effort from McCord just evaded Sandy Wood`s left-hand post, before Gordon`s towering header levelled matters with just 12 minutes remaining. The home side almost nicked all three points at the death but Martin Boyle`s injury-time effort was tipped round the post by Scott Bain. Alloa will feel they missed an opportunity as all three points would have taken them to the top of the Scottish Third Division.

Form Guide

    WLWLDL
  • Montrose
  • VS
  • Alloa
  • LDWWDD

Last Meetings

  • Alloa
  • 4 - 2
  • Montrose
  • 24/09/2011
  • Montrose
  • 0 - 3
  • Alloa
  • 18/04/1998
  • Alloa
  • 3 - 2
  • Montrose
  • 07/03/1998
  • Montrose
  • 0 - 2
  • Alloa
  • 15/11/1997
  • Alloa
  • 5 - 1
  • Montrose
  • 13/09/1997
  • Alloa
  • 1 - 0
  • Montrose
  • 26/04/1997

Top Scorers

Montrose

  • M Boyle 8
  • J Winter 3
  • S Johnston 2
  • A Cambell 1
  • P Lunan 1
  • D Cameron 1
  • T Masson 1
  • J Smart 1
  • S Pierce 1

Alloa

  • K Cawley 7
  • B Gordon 3
  • G Holmes 2
  • R McCord 2
  • C Campbell 1
  • A One 1
  • M Docherty 1
  • M Doyle 1

Goals

Montrose

    • Total goals 55
    • Goals per game 22
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 2 (For) 8 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 4 (For) 2 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 1 (For) 4 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 4 (For) 2 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 1 (For) 5 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 2 (For) 5 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Alloa

    • Total goals 53
    • Goals per game 20
  • 5 (For) Period 0-10 mins
  • (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) 4 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 3 (For) 1 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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