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Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on John Gemmell by Paul McGinn. Anthony Stevenson takes the indirect free kick.
Robert Love decides to take a short corner.
Graeme Eagleshan takes a shot. Save by Derek Gaston.
Richard Little is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour.
John Gemmell produces a right-footed shot from inside the area that clears the crossbar.
Steven Canning challenges Graeme Eagleshan unfairly and gives away a . Steven Canning goes into the book.
Graeme Eagleshan fouled by Steven Canning, the ref awards a . Steven Canning booked for unsporting behaviour.
Foul by Ciaran Donnelly on Craig Smith, free kick awarded. Caution for Alan Benton. Paul Harkins sends in a cross, Paul Gallagher produces a header from deep inside the six-yard box which goes wide of the right-hand post.
Paul McLeod joins the action as a substitute, replacing Steven Lawless.
David Murray on for Michael Daly.
Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Paul Harkins, Daryll Meggatt has a header from deep inside the six-yard box and clears the crossbar.
David Anderson takes a shot. Ciaran Donnelly gets a block in.
Goal scored by Chris Hamilton from the edge of the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Queens Park 0-1 Albion.Assist on the goal came from John Gemmell.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Michael Daly by Ciaran Donnelly. Paul Gallagher takes the free kick. Anthony Stevenson on for Peter Innes.
The ball is crossed by Steven Canning.
Centre by Steven Lawless, blocked by Daryll Meggatt.
The ball is sent over by Chris Hamilton, Adam Strain makes a save.
Foul by Richard Little on John Gemmell, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Michael McGowan.
Craig Smith joins the action as a substitute, replacing Gavin Lauchlan.
Robert Love fouled by Daryll Meggatt, the ref awards a free kick. Steven Canning restarts play with the free kick.
Centre by Ian Watt, Alan Reid makes a clearance.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Robert Love by Daryll Meggatt. Steven Lawless restarts play with the free kick. Chris Hamilton joins the action as a substitute, replacing Christopher Boyle.
The ball is sent over by Paul Harkins.
Michael McGowan produces a cross.
Centre by Gavin Lauchlan.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Paul Harkins on Alan Reid. Alan Benton takes the free kick.
Peter Innes concedes a free kick for a foul on Gavin Lauchlan. Ian Watt restarts play with the free kick.
Paul Harkins takes a inswinging corner.
Unfair challenge on Richard Little by John Gemmell results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Adam Strain.
The official flags Ian Watt offside. Derek Gaston takes the free kick.
Ian Watt challenges Ciaran Donnelly unfairly and gives away a free kick. Ciaran Donnelly takes the free kick.
Foul by Michael McGowan on Michael Daly, free kick awarded. Anthony Quinn takes the indirect free kick.
Alan Reid delivers the ball.
John Gemmell is caught offside. Indirect free kick taken by Adam Strain.
Richard Little gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on John Gemmell. Michael McGowan restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Paul McGinn by John Gemmell. Richard Little takes the indirect free kick.
Peter Innes has an effort at goal from the edge of the area that misses to the right of the target.
Corner taken by Christopher Boyle, Adam Strain makes a clearance.
Steven Lawless has an effort at goal from outside the area missing to the wide left of the goal.
Christopher Boyle concedes a free kick for a foul on Gavin Lauchlan. Richard Little takes the indirect free kick.
Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Paul Harkins, Michael Daly challenges Alan Benton unfairly and gives away a free kick. Derek Gaston takes the free kick.
Paul McGinn sends in a cross, save by Derek Gaston.
Alan Reid challenges Michael Daly unfairly and gives away a free kick. Daryll Meggatt restarts play with the free kick.
Robert Love produces a cross.
John Gemmell is ruled offside.
The ball is crossed by Paul McGinn, Ian Watt has an effort at goal from close in which goes wide right of the target.
Paul Harkins challenges Peter Innes unfairly and gives away a free kick. Alan Reid takes the free kick.
Effort from the edge of the penalty box by Anthony Quinn goes wide of the right-hand upright.
Foul by Ian Watt on Alan Benton, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Ciaran Donnelly.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Anthony Quinn on John Gemmell. Christopher Boyle takes the direct free kick. Anthony Quinn booked for unsporting behaviour.
Ian Watt takes a shot. Ciaran Donnelly gets a block in.
Paul Harkins produces a left-footed shot from outside the penalty box and misses wide left of the target.
Inswinging corner taken by Paul Harkins, save by Derek Gaston.
The referee blows for offside against John Gemmell. Indirect free kick taken by Adam Strain.
Unfair challenge on Alan Reid by Ian Watt results in a free kick. Alan Benton takes the indirect free kick.
Christopher Boyle crosses the ball.
The game begins.
It is the end of the first-half.
The first half comes to an end.
The second half begins.
The game is over, as the referee blows his whistle.
Queen's boss will shuffle pack
Queen`s Park head coach Gardner Speirs will have to reshuffle his pack for the visit of second-placed Albion.
Defender Jamie Brough and midfielder Martin McBride miss out after being red-carded in last weekend's encounter with Stranraer.
Midfielders Giuseppe Capuano and Michael O'Hara have also been ruled out because of knocks and Jack Henry is unavailable through work commitments.
But striker Ian Watt, who was substituted after suffering severe cramp last weekend, is fit to play.
Striker Jamie Longworth is also added to the squad with Speirs saying: "We will need to get going after a disappointing 15 minutes where we lost three goals and two men against Stranraer.
"If we get ahead against Albion Rovers we need to be strong enough to see the game out."
Albion will be missing on-loan Motherwell midfielder Steven Meechan and striker Marc Pollock for the clash at Hampden Park.
Manager Paul Martin reckons that ninth-placed opponents Queen's Park may yet emerge as promotion contenders.
He said: "It would be great if we could win this one as it would set up a great game at Coatbridge against Stranraer when the league resumes after the cup games.
"It will not be easy as I reckon that Queen's Park are a good side and will start climbing the table once they get a few results under their belt.
"They are probably lacking a wee bit of confidence and we know all about that as ours took a battering after Sunnybank beat us last month."
Hamilton wins it for Rovers
A goal from substitute Chris Hamilton proved decisive as Albion Rovers claimed a narrow 1-0 away win at Queens Park.
Hamilton stepped off the bench to convert John Gemmell's pass after 71 minutes, drilling into the far corner with an angled right-footed drive.
That was no more than Albion deserved, as they had earlier spurned several opportunities to take the lead - most notably when Peter Innes volleyed wide seven minutes before the break.
Queens had their chances too, and Ian Watt was unlucky on a couple of occasions as he tested the visitors' defence early on.
Graeme Eagleshan came within a few inches of a dramatic late equaliser with a close-range snapshot in the last minute, but his effort was punched away by goalkeeper Derek Gaston.
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