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  • Date:25 Sep 2010
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Stark's Park
  • Tade (36)
    Dyer (77)
  • Flynn (6)
Goal!

Live Commentary

91:00 +1.00

Burton O'Brien fouled by Graham Weir, the ref awards a free kick. A cross is delivered by Mark Millar, Brian McLean takes a shot. Save by David McGurn.

89:06

Unfair challenge on Mark Millar by Graham Weir results in a free kick. Mark Millar produces a cross, Close range header by Marc Twaddle goes wide of the left-hand upright.

87:43

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Chris Mitchell. Mark Campbell is brought on as a substitute for Iain Davidson.

86:13

Iain Davidson challenges Ryan Flynn unfairly and gives away a free kick. Iain Davidson booked for unsporting behaviour. Mark Millar takes the direct free kick. Jack Compton leaves the field to be replaced by Chris Mitchell.

82:54

Marc Twaddle goes into the book.

79:40

Corner taken right-footed by Allan Walker.

77:29

Willie Dyer finds the back of the net with a goal from a long way out to the bottom right corner of the goal. Raith 2-1 Falkirk.

77:29

Willie Dyer scores a goal from long range to the bottom right corner of the goal. Raith 2-1 Falkirk.

74:58

Free kick awarded for a foul by Stephen Simmons on Carl Finnigan. Free kick crossed left-footed by Jack Compton from right channel, clearance made by Allan Walker.

73:43

Unfair challenge on Ryan Flynn by Craig Wilson results in a free kick. Jack Compton takes the indirect free kick.

72:56

Marc Twaddle fouled by Iain Davidson, the ref awards a free kick. Robert Olejnik restarts play with the free kick. Iain Williamson is brought on as a substitute for John Baird.

71:41

Mark Millar challenges Stephen Simmons unfairly and gives away a free kick. Laurence Ellis restarts play with the free kick. Mark Millar shown a yellow card.

68:18

The offside flag is raised against Mark Stewart. David McGurn restarts play with the free kick.

67:15

Graham Weir comes on in place of Gregory Tade.

63:40

Allan Walker takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post, Burton O'Brien makes a clearance.

61:25

Mark Millar joins the action as a substitute, replacing Kallum Higginbotham.

57:02

Unfair challenge on Grant Murray by Mark Stewart results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Grant Murray.

54:16

Ryan Flynn challenges Stephen Simmons unfairly and gives away a free kick. David McGurn takes the indirect free kick.

52:02

Foul by Craig Wilson on Ryan Flynn, free kick awarded. Indirect free kick taken by Burton O'Brien.

48:17

Carl Finnigan takes a shot. Comfortable save by David McGurn.

43:45

Carl Finnigan challenges Laurence Ellis unfairly and gives away a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Willie Dyer.

43:18

Effort from just outside the area by Stephen Simmons goes over the bar.

41:06

Allan Walker takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line to the near post, Laurence Ellis has a header from inside the six-yard box and clears the crossbar.

36:02

Gregory Tade scores a goal from deep inside the penalty area low into the middle of the goal. Raith 1-1 Falkirk.

36:02

Goal scored by Gregory Tade from deep inside the penalty area low into the middle of the goal. Raith 1-1 Falkirk.

36:02

A goal is scored by Gregory Tade from deep inside the penalty box low into the middle of the goal. Raith 1-1 Falkirk.

31:11

Allan Walker takes a outswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post, Burton O'Brien manages to make a clearance.

30:39

The assistant referee flags for offside against Mark Stewart. Laurence Ellis takes the free kick.

29:32

Inswinging corner taken by Jack Compton from the right by-line played to the near post, Gregory Tade manages to make a clearance.

26:45

Brian McLean concedes a free kick for a foul on Gregory Tade. Shot comes in from Allan Walker from the free kick, save made by Robert Olejnik.

24:06

Mark Ferry gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Burton O'Brien. Robert Olejnik takes the free kick.

20:54

Mark Stewart takes the outswinging corner, Kallum Higginbotham takes a shot. Save made by David McGurn.

20:54

Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Mark Stewart, Kallum Higginbotham takes a shot. David McGurn makes a comfortable save.

19:47

Craig Wilson has an effort at goal from outside the penalty area which goes wide right of the goal.

14:21

Corner taken by Jack Compton from the left by-line played to the near post, clearance by Grant Murray.

6:01

Goal scored by Ryan Flynn from close in to the bottom left corner of the goal. Raith 0-1 Falkirk.Assist by Mark Stewart.

6:01

Goal scored by Ryan Flynn from inside the six-yard box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Raith 0-1 Falkirk.Assist on the goal came from Mark Stewart.

6:01

A goal is scored by Ryan Flynn from close range to the bottom left corner of the goal. Raith 0-1 Falkirk.Assist by Mark Stewart.

3:45

Stephen Simmons has an effort at goal from outside the penalty box missing to the wide right of the goal.

3:45

Effort from outside the area by Stephen Simmons goes wide right of the goal.

The game kicks-off.

The ref blows to end the first period.

The referee starts the second half.

The referee blows his whistle to end the game.

Match Preview

Rovers aiming to keep run going Raith Rovers may have slipped to second place in the table, but they are determined to keep their unbeaten start in the league going in their contest with Falkirk. Manager John McGlynn does have a number of injury concerns to contend with following their midweek trip to Aberdeen on Co-operative Insurance Cup duty, though. Defenders Laurie Ellis and Willie Dyer are both struggling and, with Mark Campbell, Dougie Hill and Scott McBride all still out, the Kirkcaldy resources are being tightly stretched. McGlynn said: "We have a few other guys with bumps and bruises following our fine performance at Pittodrie. Whatever side we put out we will look to keep the unbeaten run going at least." Victory would see Falkirk move about their hosts, but they will be depleted after recent signing Tam McManus picked up a medial knee ligament injury, which will keep him out for five months, during their Co-operative Insurance Cup success against Hearts in midweek. The Bairns have also ruled out youngster Keiran Duffie as he is away to Estonia on Scotland U19 duty, but manager Steven Pressley is confident they can pick up another win. "This is another big game for us in the First Division and we are really looking forward to it," he said. "Everyone was excited by Tuesday night, but the focus is now back on the league and we are going there for a win. Moving into second place would end a good week for us results wise."

Formation:442Manager: John McGlynn

Raith

Formation: 442Manager: Steven Pressley

Falkirk

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

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Match Report

Dyer nets late clincher Willie Dyer's late goal kept Raith second in the table following a 2-1 win over Falkirk. The visitors opened the scoring after seven minutes as Ryan Flynn ran onto a Mark Stewart pass to score from six yards and Kallum Higginbotham could have made it two but he shot straight at David McGurn. Gregory Tade equalised for Raith after 37 minutes when he shot past Robert Olejnik from 12 yards and Laurence Ellis could have put Rovers ahead but he headed over from an inswinging Allan Walker corner. Dyer made it 2-1 with 12 minutes left with a stunning strike from 35 yards before Falkirk could have snatched a point late on but Marc Twaddle headed wide and Brian McLean shot straight at McGurn.

Form Guide

    WWWWDD
  • Raith
  • VS
  • Falkirk
  • LWWLWW

Last Meetings

  • 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
  • Falkirk
  • 1 - 0
  • Raith
  • 27/03/2004
  • Raith
  • 2 - 0
  • Falkirk
  • 03/01/2004

Top Scorers

Raith

  • J Baird 3
  • M Ferry 2
  • I Davidson 1
  • J Mole 1
  • G Tade 1
  • L Ellis 1

Falkirk

  • T McManus 2
  • R Flynn 2
  • K Deuchar 1
  • M Twaddle 1
  • J Compton 1
  • M Stewart 1

Goals

Raith

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

Falkirk

    • Total goals 10
    • Goals per game 9
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 31-40 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 51-60 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 2 (For) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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