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  • Date:11 Dec 2010
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Links Park Stadium
  • Gunn (52)

Live Commentary


Craig Frizzel takes a shot. Save made by Daniele Giordano.


Steven Edwards joins the action as a substitute, replacing David Niven.


Aaron Sinclair takes a shot. Save made by Peter Donnelly.


The referee blows for offside. Sean Crighton takes the indirect free kick.


Paul Watson takes a shot. Paul Kaczan gets a block in.


Jason Crooks takes a inswinging corner.


Booking for Allan Dempsie for unsporting behaviour. Allan Dempsie challenges Ross McCord unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Ross McCord from left wing, clearance by Paul Kaczan.


Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Jason Crooks played to the near post, Headed effort from inside the penalty area by Ross O'Donoghue misses to the right of the target.


(Montrose) makes a substitution, with Paul Watson coming on for Paul Tosh.


Craig Frizzel joins the action as a substitute, replacing Barry Wilson.


Nicky Smith is brought on as a substitute for Hugh Davidson. Effort from deep inside the area by Ross McCord misses to the right of the goal.


Booking for Gordon Pope for unsporting behaviour.


Martin Boyle crosses the ball, Paul Tosh takes a shot. Save made by Peter Donnelly.


Inswinging corner taken by Barry Wilson, Daniele Giordano makes a save.


The referee gives a free kick against Aaron Sinclair for handball. Barry Wilson restarts play with the free kick.


Foul by Ross McCord on Brian Cameron, free kick awarded. Allan Dempsie takes the direct free kick.


Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Ross McCord, clearance by David Niven.


A goal is scored by Craig Gunn from deep inside the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Montrose 0-1 Elgin.The assist for the goal came from Barry Wilson.


Ross O'Donoghue produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the area and misses to the left of the goal.


Corner from right by-line taken by Barry Wilson.


Dougie Cameron produces a cross, save by Peter Donnelly.


Short corner taken by Ross McCord.


Outswinging corner taken by Barry Wilson from the right by-line, save by Daniele Giordano.


(Montrose) makes a substitution, with Martin Boyle coming on for Connor Thompson.


Hugh Davidson receives a caution for dissent.


Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Craig Gunn by Hugh Davidson. Direct strike on goal from the free kick comes in from Barry Wilson, save by Daniele Giordano.


Jake Inglis goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour. Free kick awarded for a foul by Jake Inglis on Aaron Sinclair. Christopher Hegarty takes the direct free kick.


Ross O'Donoghue crosses the ball, Sean Crighton makes a clearance.


The assistant referee signals for offside against Craig Gunn. Indirect free kick taken by Alan Cambell.


The referee blows for offside against Paul Tosh. Peter Donnelly takes the free kick.


Aaron Sinclair fouled by Mark Nicolson, the ref awards a free kick. Ross McCord has an effort direct from the free kick.


Craig Gunn takes a shot. Save made by Daniele Giordano.


The referee cautions Paul Tosh for unsporting behaviour. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Mark Nicolson by Paul Tosh. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Barry Wilson, Sean Crighton makes a clearance.


Hugh Davidson has an effort at goal from outside the penalty box missing to the wide left of the goal.


Unfair challenge on Gordon Pope by Allan Dempsie results in a free kick. Ross McCord crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from left wing, clearance made by Allan Dempsie.


Christopher Hegarty takes a long range shot harmlessly clearing the crossbar.


Aaron Sinclair delivers the ball.


Corner taken right-footed by Ross McCord from the right by-line to the near post, Sean Crighton has a headed effort from close in and clears the bar.


Paul Tosh takes a shot from deep inside the box clearing the bar.


Barry Wilson has an effort at goal from outside the box which goes wide left of the target.


Shot from long range by Paul Tosh misses to the left of the net.

The ref blows the whistle to begin the match.

The whistle is blown to end the first half.

The match has reached full-time.

The referee starts the second half.

Match Preview

Tweed names himself for Elgin test Montrose player manager Steven Tweed has named himself in the squad for the visit of Elgin City after shaking off a calf problem. Tweed will be missing the banned pair of Stephen McNally and Daryl Nicol with injured defender Jonathan Crawford also out. The Links Park boss is desperate for this game to go ahead as a win would move his men closer to their opponents in the table and bring to an end a run of five league games without a win. He said: "We need to get back to winning ways in the league and it would be a great reward for everyone involved in helping make the pitch playable if we picked up the three points." The big freeze has helped Elgin have a fully fit squad. Defender Allan Dempsie, midfielder Ross O'Donoghue and the front pair of Craig Gunn and Barry Wilson have all shaken off niggling injuries as the enforced break came to their rescue. Borough Briggs boss Ross Jack said: "The break has been kind to us in that we got some players fully fit, however it has not been kind in other ways. "We were on a great run so it was very frustrating that we could not build on that. "The roads should be clear and it is all systems go. We have managed to keep the boys ticking over so we are not in too bad a shape."

Formation:442Manager: Jim Weir


Formation: 442Manager: Robbie Williamson


  • Daniele Giordano
  • Christopher Hegarty
  • Alan Cambell
  • Sean Crighton
  • Gordon Pope
  • Ross McCord
  • Hugh Davidson
  • Dougie Cameron
  • Aaron Sinclair
  • Paul Tosh
  • Connor Thompson
  • SUBS
  • Sandy Wood
  • Steven Tweed
  • Nicky Smith
  • Paul Watson
  • Martin Boyle



Match Report

Craig gunn`s down Montrose Craig Gunn's second-half strike was enough to earn Elgin victory over Montrose at the Links Park stadium. Sean Crighton headed a good chance over for Montrose early on before Gunn was denied by home keeper Daniele Giordano on the half-hour. The deadlock was broken eight minutes into the second half when Gunn found the bottom corner from 12 yards after good work by Barry Wilson Paul Tosh was foiled by a fine save from Elgin stopper Peter Donnelly as Montrose searched for an equaliser. But it was Giordano who needed to be alert to thwart Craig Frizzel as the visitors came close to doubling their advantage and wrapping up the points at the death.

Form Guide

  • Montrose
  • VS
  • Elgin

Last Meetings

  • Elgin
  • 3 - 2
  • Montrose
  • 18/09/2010
  • Elgin
  • 5 - 2
  • Montrose
  • 01/05/2010
  • Elgin
  • 0 - 1
  • Montrose
  • 23/03/2010
  • Montrose
  • 0 - 4
  • Elgin
  • 20/02/2010
  • Montrose
  • 1 - 1
  • Elgin
  • 08/08/2009
  • Elgin
  • 1 - 0
  • Montrose
  • 28/02/2009

Top Scorers


  • P Tosh 5
  • R McCord 4
  • A Sinclair 3
  • C Thompson 3
  • A Cambell 2
  • C Hegarty 1
  • M Boyle 1
  • P Watson 1
  • S McNalley 1


  • J Crooks 3
  • P Millar 3
  • C Gunn 2
  • C Frizzel 2
  • B Cameron 2
  • B Wilson 1
  • D Niven 1
  • M Nicolson 1
  • J Inglis 1
  • D MacLeod 1



    • Total goals 50
    • Goals per game 25
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 4 (For) 4 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) 4 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 3 (For) 1 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 5 (For) 4 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 81-90 mins


    • Total goals 48
    • Goals per game 23
  • 5 (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) 4 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 5 (For) 6 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 81-90 mins