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  • Date:29 Jan 2011
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Stark's Park
  • Attendance:2,829
  • Ellis (9)
  • Compton (37)
    Stewart (41)
Goal!

Live Commentary

92mins

Craig Wilson challenges Stewart Murdoch unfairly and gives away a free kick. Stewart Murdoch restarts play with the free kick.

92mins

Corner from the left by-line taken by Allan Walker, Kieran Duffie manages to make a clearance.

90mins

Allan Walker takes the outswinging corner, Marc Twaddle manages to make a clearance.

81mins

Stewart Murdoch joins the action as a substitute, replacing Jack Compton.

79mins

Kieran Duffie concedes a free kick for a foul on Craig Wilson. Allan Walker crosses the ball in from the free kick, clearance made by Thomas Scobbie. Free kick awarded for a foul by John Baird on Marc Twaddle. Free kick taken by Robert Olejnik.

77mins

Blair Alston booked. Craig Wilson on for Grant Murray.

76mins

Corner taken by Allan Walker from the left by-line to the near post, save by Robert Olejnik.

74mins

Mark Stewart leaves the field to be replaced by Kallum Higginbotham. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Willie Dyer by Blair Alston. Direct free kick taken by Willie Dyer.

72mins

Corner taken right-footed by Iain Williamson from the right by-line to the near post, Burton O'Brien manages to make a clearance.

71mins

Brian McLean shown a red card. Allan Walker fouled by Brian McLean, the ref awards a free kick. Iain Davidson takes the free kick.

67mins

Iain Davidson is given a yellow card. Iain Davidson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Kieran Duffie. Direct free kick taken by Brian McLean.

66mins

Marc Twaddle fouled by John Baird, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Marc Twaddle.

65mins

Blair Alston is brought on as a substitute for Pedro Moutinho.

63mins

Thomas Scobbie challenges Gregory Tade unfairly and gives away a free kick. Allan Walker has a direct shot on goal from the free kick, Robert Olejnik makes a save.

63mins

Stephen Simmons fouled by Jack Compton, the ref awards a free kick. Willie Dyer takes the free kick.

59mins

Foul by Brian McLean on John Baird, free kick awarded. The referee shows Brian McLean a yellow card. John Baird shoots direct from the free kick.

57mins

The assistant referee flags for offside against Stephen Simmons. Indirect free kick taken by Robert Olejnik.

56mins

Allan Walker decides to take a short corner.

55mins

The referee blows for offside against Iain Davidson. Robert Olejnik takes the indirect free kick.

54mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Neil McCann on Gregory Tade. Allan Walker restarts play with the free kick.

50mins

Iain Williamson produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide left of the goal.

48mins

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Allan Walker played to the near post, clearance made by Pedro Moutinho.

47mins

Short corner taken by Ryan Flynn.

46mins

Corner from the left by-line taken by Allan Walker, Kieran Duffie manages to make a clearance. Iain Williamson takes a shot. Thomas Scobbie gets a block in.

45mins

Foul by Willie Dyer on Jack Compton, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed left-footed by Jack Compton, clearance made by Mark Campbell.

42mins

Mark Stewart finds the net with a goal from just outside the box low into the middle of the goal. Raith 1-2 Falkirk.

40mins

Allan Walker takes the outswinging corner, Kieran Duffie fouled by Laurence Ellis, the ref awards a free kick. Robert Olejnik takes the direct free kick.

38mins

Jack Compton scores a goal from long range to the top left corner of the goal. Raith 1-1 Falkirk.

37mins

Foul by Grant Murray on Pedro Moutinho, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Marc Twaddle.

36mins

Willie Dyer gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ryan Flynn. Jack Compton restarts play with the free kick.

35mins

Iain Williamson replaces Scott McBride.

28mins

Outswinging corner taken by Jack Compton from the left by-line, Mark Campbell manages to make a clearance.

28mins

Mark Millar fouled by Stephen Simmons, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Jack Compton.

27mins

Foul by Scott McBride on Marc Twaddle, free kick awarded. Marc Twaddle takes the free kick.

24mins

Unfair challenge on Thomas Scobbie by Gregory Tade results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Robert Olejnik.

24mins

The referee blows for offside. Robert Olejnik restarts play with the free kick.

21mins

Inswinging corner taken by Scott McBride, clearance made by Neil McCann.

17mins

Ryan Flynn produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide left of the target.

15mins

Foul by Grant Murray on Ryan Flynn, free kick awarded. Robert Olejnik takes the free kick.

13mins

Thomas Scobbie concedes a free kick for a foul on Gregory Tade. Direct free kick taken by Iain Davidson.

10mins

Laurence Ellis finds the net with a headed goal from inside the six-yard box. Raith 1-0 Falkirk.Assist by Iain Davidson.

9mins

Allan Walker takes a inswinging corner to the near post, clearance made by Pedro Moutinho.

7mins

Effort from long range by Allan Walker goes wide right of the target.

7mins

Scott McBride takes a inswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post, clearance by Thomas Scobbie.

5mins

John Baird is caught offside. Indirect free kick taken by Robert Olejnik.

2mins

Scott McBride takes the inswinging corner, clearance by Marc Twaddle.

1mins

Thomas Scobbie challenges Gregory Tade unfairly and gives away a free kick. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Scott McBride from right wing, save by Robert Olejnik.

Match Preview

Raith wait on Davidson Raith manager John McGlynn will hand a late fitness test to midfielder Iain Davidson ahead of the home clash with Falkirk. McGlynn will leave his decision until the last minute as the combative midfielder is struggling with a knee injury, while striker Gary Wales is definitely out. McGlynn said: "Iain missed training earlier in the week and although he did some work on Thursday, I want to ensure there's been no reaction before we put him into this game. "Falkirk are coming here hurt by their recent run of results, but we have our own ambitions to work towards so have to be as determined as they are. "The last time we met it was goalless and I'd expect this to be a very tight affair as well." Falkirk have brought Portuguese midfielder Pedro Moutinho to the club for a third time and he goes straight into the squad for the clash. Striker Carl Finnigan misses out through suspension and striker Tam McManus is still not ready for action after knee surgery. Manager Steven Pressley said: "Pedro has been in training with us for a couple of weeks now and I'm delighted that he's signed. "This is a big game and a win could prove to be pivotal in our season. Winning at Stark's Park could set us off on a run of positive results."

Formation:442Manager: John McGlynn

Raith

Formation: 442Manager: Steven Pressley

Falkirk

  • David McGurn
  • Grant Murray
  • Mark Campbell
  • Laurence Ellis
  • Willie Dyer
  • Allan Walker
  • Iain Davidson
  • Stephen Simmons
  • Scott McBride
  • John Baird
  • Gregory Tade
  • SUBS
  • Andrew McNeil
  • Iain Williamson
  • Craig Wilson
  • Graham Weir
  • Mark Ferry

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Match Report

Bairns hit back to stun Rovers Ten-man Falkirk produced a remarkable first-half turnaround to stun league leaders Raith 2-1 and close the gap between the two sides to seven points. The home side made the perfect start against the team third in the league, as Laurence Ellis headed Iain Davidson's cross past Robert Olejnik in the 10th minute. But that was as good as things got for Rovers as Falkirk equalised after 38 minutes through a thunderous Jack Compton strike which sailed into the top corner from 30 yards. The visitors completed their comeback four minutes later when Mark Stewart drilled a low right footed shot past David McGurn. Things were made much more difficult for Steven Pressley's side after Brian McLean was dismissed for a second bookable offence but they held on for a vital three points.

Form Guide

    DDDWWD
  • Raith
  • VS
  • Falkirk
  • LWDWLL

Last Meetings

  • Falkirk
  • 0 - 0
  • Raith
  • 29/12/2010
  • Raith
  • 2 - 1
  • Falkirk
  • 25/09/2010
  • Raith
  • 3 - 3
  • Falkirk
  • 19/03/2005
  • Falkirk
  • 2 - 0
  • Raith
  • 01/01/2005
  • Raith
  • 0 - 2
  • Falkirk
  • 13/11/2004
  • Falkirk
  • 4 - 2
  • Raith
  • 11/09/2004

Top Scorers

Raith

  • J Baird 5
  • A Walker 3
  • G Tade 3
  • M Ferry 2
  • J Mole 2
  • L Ellis 2
  • I Davidson 1
  • M Campbell 1
  • I Williamson 1
  • S Simmons 1
  • W Dyer 1

Falkirk

  • M Stewart 6
  • C Finnigan 4
  • R Flynn 4
  • T McManus 2
  • M Twaddle 2
  • J Compton 2
  • K Higginbotham 2
  • B McLean 1
  • M Millar 1

Goals

Raith

    • Total goals 34
    • Goals per game 23
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 3 (For) 1 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 8 (For) 2 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Falkirk

    • Total goals 43
    • Goals per game 32
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 1 (For) 4 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 4 (For) Period 51-60 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 8 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 5 (For) 3 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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