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  • Date:17 Dec 2011
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Firhill Stadium
  • Attendance:1,918
Goal!

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92:23 +2.23

Iain Williamson goes into the book for time wasting.

91:20 +1.20

The referee blows for offside. Scott Fox takes the free kick.

90:54 +0.54

Chris Erskine concedes a free kick for a foul on Jamie Walker. Free kick taken by Allan Walker.

87:58

(Raith) makes a substitution, with Jamie Walker coming on for Willie Dyer.

83:47

David Smith produces a drilled right-footed shot from 18 yards. Save by Scott Fox.

82:32

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Paul Cairney, Laurence Ellis makes a clearance.

82:03

The ball is swung over by Stephen O'Donnell, Headed chance falls to Chris Erskine, David McGurn makes a save.

81:43

Douglas Hill challenges Kris Doolan unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Paul Paton.

79:52

The referee blows for offside. Aaron Sinclair takes the free kick.

76:40

Inswinging corner taken by Allan Walker from the left by-line, Conrad Balatoni makes a clearance.

75:57

Scott Robertson replaces Alan Archibald.

74:12

Thomas Stewart replaces Christie Elliot. Iain Williamson replaces Iain Davidson.

73:42

Paul Paton crosses the ball.

72:38

Shot by Paul Cairney. Save by David McGurn. Corner taken by Paul Cairney, save made by David McGurn.

71:06

Free kick awarded for a foul by Conrad Balatoni on John Baird. Free kick taken by Laurence Ellis.

70:50

A cross is delivered by Paul Paton.

66:45

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Kris Doolan by Grant Murray. Free kick taken by Conrad Balatoni.

66:37

Grant Murray booked for unsporting behaviour.

63:23

Corner taken by Joe Hamill, John Baird finds the net with a headed goal from close range. Partick 0-1 Raith.The assist for the goal came from Laurence Ellis.

62:19

Long range effort from Joe Hamill misses to the left of the target.

60:14

Centre by Aaron Sinclair, Willie Dyer makes a clearance.

58:56

Shot by Aaron Sinclair from just outside the area goes over the net.

57:59

The ball is crossed by Stephen O'Donnell, Laurence Ellis makes a clearance.

56:56

Christie Elliot concedes a free kick for a foul on Laurence Ellis. David McGurn restarts play with the free kick.

54:12

Aaron Sinclair produces a cross, Kris Doolan takes a shot from 12 yards. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Paul Cairney, David McGurn makes a save. Clearance by Douglas Hill.

46:47

The ball is crossed by Aaron Sinclair, Willie Dyer manages to make a clearance.

45:02

Craig Dargo leaves the field to be replaced by Chris Erskine.

40:35

Douglas Hill fouled by Paul Paton, the ref awards a free kick. Allan Walker has an effort direct from the free kick.

40:24

The ball is sent over by Allan Walker.

39:38

Joe Hamill fouled by Christie Elliot, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Willie Dyer.

38:11

Alan Archibald gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on John Baird. Allan Walker restarts play with the free kick.

36:18

John Baird is ruled offside. Scott Fox takes the free kick.

36:12

Willie Dyer crosses the ball.

34:04

Paul Paton gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Willie Dyer. David McGurn restarts play with the free kick.

29:37

Paul Paton gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on David Smith. Willie Dyer takes the direct free kick.

27:43

Inswinging corner taken by Joe Hamill from the right by-line.

27:03

Corner taken by Allan Walker.

23:34

Foul by Allan Walker on Kris Doolan, free kick awarded. Willie Dyer booked for unsporting behaviour. Strike on goal comes in from Aaron Sinclair from the free kick, blocked by Allan Walker. Paul Cairney has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the right-hand post.

23:04

Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Paul Cairney, Allan Walker makes a clearance.

22:36

Corner taken by Paul Cairney from the right by-line played to the near post, clearance by David Smith.

21:33

Effort on goal by Paul Paton from 35 yards went over.

21:24

The ball is sent over by David Rowson.

20:42

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Paul Cairney.

20:34

Paul Paton delivers the ball.

19:54

Allan Walker handles the ball and concedes a free kick. Scott Fox takes the free kick.

18:58

David Smith is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Scott Fox restarts play with the free kick.

14:46

The ball is delivered by Paul Paton.

11:41

The assistant referee signals for offside against Kris Doolan. Direct free kick taken by David McGurn.

10:27

Aaron Sinclair delivers the ball.

8:10

Effort from the edge of the area by Paul Cairney goes wide of the right-hand post.

4:42

Joe Hamill concedes a free kick for a foul on Paul Paton. Free kick crossed right-footed by Paul Cairney from left channel.

2:01

The referee blows for offside against David Smith. Direct free kick taken by Scott Fox.

0:18

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Alan Archibald by Reece Donaldson. Alan Archibald takes the free kick.

Match Preview

Hutton absent for Thistle Partick have lost midfielder Kyle Hutton from their squad to face Raith after the youngster returned to Rangers at the end of his loan period this week. Jonathan Lindsay is also unavailable due to a knee injury and he joins Ryan MacBeth and Willie Kinniburgh in missing out with fit-again Iain Flannigan a doubt through illness. Scott Robertson is included to give manager Jackie McNamara options with the Firhill chief also thinking about giving striker Kris Doolan a starting berth after his match-winning role as a substitute against Morton last weekend. McNamara said: "I will need to shuffle things around with Kyle leaving and I will decide on my team at Saturday lunchtime. Raith will be well organised and I need a side that can break them down." Bottom-of-the-table Raith have been dealt a double injury blow with strikers Brian Graham and Dennis Prychynenko ruled out with groin injuries. Back-up goalkeeper Ross Laidlaw and winger Scott McBride continue to be absent through knocks as Kirkcaldy boss John McGlynn looks for his men to repeat their 2-0 success over the Glasgow side earlier this season. McGlynn said: "We are not detached by any means and it keeps being said that we are only a couple of wins away from moving to a mid-table position. It would be nice to get one of those wins and start moving up the way. "Thistle have been good at home all season but this is a game we can win."

Formation:442Manager: Jackie McNamara

Partick

Formation: 442Manager: John McGlynn

Raith

  • Scott Fox
  • Paul Paton
  • Conrad Balatoni
  • Alan Archibald
  • Aaron Sinclair
  • Paul Cairney
  • David Rowson
  • Stephen O'Donnell
  • Kris Doolan
  • Craig Dargo
  • Christie Elliot
  • SUBS
  • Ryan Scully
  • Thomas Stewart
  • Chris Erskine
  • Scott Robertson
  • Stuart Bannigan

Home

Away

Match Report

Rovers off bottom after win Raith moved off the foot of the Division One table and out of the relegation zone after a 1-0 victory at Partick. Striker John Baird got the game's only goal just after the hour mark. A corner from Joe Hamill was flicked on by Laurence Ellis and Baird headed into the top corner at the back post. The visitors had goalkeeper David McGurn to thank after he made two fine second-half saves to keep them in the game. He tipped Paul Cairney's swirling corner around the post and stopped the same player shortly after Baird's goal. It was the second time Rovers had defeated Partick this season following their 2-0 victory on the road earlier this year.

Form Guide

    WLDDWW
  • Partick
  • VS
  • Raith
  • LLLWLL

Last Meetings

  • Raith
  • 2 - 0
  • Partick
  • 15/10/2011
  • Partick
  • 3 - 0
  • Raith
  • 07/05/2011
  • Raith
  • 0 - 2
  • Partick
  • 12/03/2011
  • Partick
  • 0 - 0
  • Raith
  • 26/12/2010
  • Raith
  • 4 - 0
  • Partick
  • 07/08/2010
  • Partick
  • 0 - 0
  • Raith
  • 19/04/2010

Top Scorers

Partick

  • K Doolan 4
  • C Erskine 4
  • C Elliot 4
  • D Rowson 3
  • P Cairney 1
  • C Balatoni 1
  • T Stewart 1
  • S O'Donnell 1

Raith

  • J Baird 4
  • J Hamill 3
  • A Walker 2
  • B Graham 2
  • L Ellis 1
  • S Reynolds 1
  • D Prychynenko 1
  • J Holt 1
  • D Smith 1

Goals

Partick

    • Total goals 39
    • Goals per game 23
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) 1 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 7 (For) 3 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Raith

    • Total goals 32
    • Goals per game 16
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • (For) 2 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 4 (For) 1 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 1 (For) 7 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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