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  • Date:22 Jan 2011
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Stark's Park
  • Attendance:2,220
  • Baird (15) Walker (30)
  • Lyle (52) Weatherson (88)
Goal!

Live Commentary

91:55 +1.55

Free kick awarded for a foul by Laurence Ellis on Derek Lyle. Peter Weatherson takes the free kick.

90:53 +0.53

Gregory Tade challenges Carlo Monti unfairly and gives away a free kick. Colin Stewart takes the direct free kick.

90:12 +0.12

Peter Weatherson fouled by Allan Walker, the ref awards a free kick. Peter Weatherson takes the free kick.

88:24

Peter Weatherson fires in a goal from outside the box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Raith 2-2 Morton.Carlo Monti provided the assist for the goal.

87:28

Foul by Stephen Simmons on Michael Tidser, free kick awarded. Carlo Monti restarts play with the free kick.

86:28

Effort from deep inside the area by Brian Graham misses to the left of the target.

84:47

Derek Lyle produces a right-footed shot from just outside the penalty box that misses to the left of the target.

84:08

Kevin Kelbie joins the action as a substitute, replacing Kevin McKinlay.

79:18

Free kick awarded for a foul by Gregory Tade on Peter Weatherson. Colin Stewart takes the direct free kick.

78:08

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Michael Tidser by Stephen Simmons. Direct free kick taken by Peter Weatherson.

76:19

Mark Campbell challenges Derek Lyle unfairly and gives away a free kick. Derek Lyle shoots direct from the free kick.

75:48

The official flags John Baird offside. Free kick taken by Colin Stewart.

74:10

The offside flag is raised against Gregory Tade. Colin Stewart takes the indirect free kick.

72:02

Effort on goal by Stephen Simmons from just inside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the target.

70:52

Unfair challenge on Scott McBride by Peter Weatherson results in a free kick. Allan Walker takes the direct free kick.

68:31

Carlo Monti on for David O'Brien. Foul by Iain Davidson on Allan Jenkins, awarded.

68:31

(Morton) makes a substitution, with Carlo Monti coming on for David O'Brien. Unfair challenge on Allan Jenkins by Iain Davidson results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Peter Weatherson.

67:44

Effort on goal by Michael Tidser from outside the box goes harmlessly over the bar.

66:12

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Scott McBride, John Baird takes a shot. Save by Colin Stewart. Laurence Ellis takes a shot. Kevin McKinlay gets a block in.

65:26

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

65:06

A cross is delivered by John Baird, Scott McBride takes a shot. Colin Stewart makes a save.

63:22

The referee shows Derek Lyle a yellow card.

62:10

Stephen Simmons concedes a free kick for a foul on Michael Tidser. Peter Weatherson restarts play with the free kick.

60:57

Centre by David O'Brien, Allan Jenkins takes a shot. David McGurn makes a save.

57:12

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Allan Walker from the left by-line to the near post, clearance by Kevin McKinlay.

56:02

Brian Graham has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the left of the goal.

54:08

Corner taken left-footed by Scott McBride from the right by-line to the near post, Grant Evans makes a clearance.

52:55

Derek Lyle grabs a goal from the edge of the area to the top right corner of the goal. Raith 2-1 Morton.

50:08

Peter Weatherson joins the action as a substitute, replacing Graeme Holmes.

48:28

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Allan Walker, save made by Colin Stewart.

44:35

John Baird takes a shot. Save made by Colin Stewart. Scott McBride takes the inswinging corner, Kevin McKinlay manages to make a clearance.

41:04

John Baird is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Indirect free kick taken by Grant Evans.

39:36

Graeme Holmes takes a outswinging corner to the near post, Gregory Tade makes a clearance.

39:12

Michael Tidser fouled by Scott McBride, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed left-footed by Michael Tidser, Mark Campbell manages to make a clearance.

38:32

Corner taken left-footed by David O'Brien from the left by-line to the near post, Stephen Simmons makes a clearance.

37:24

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Kevin McKinlay by John Baird. Free kick taken by Kevin McKinlay.

34:20

Graeme Holmes gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Gregory Tade. Willie Dyer takes the direct free kick.

32:18

John Baird is caught offside. Indirect free kick taken by Colin Stewart.

30:19

Allan Walker fires in a goal from deep inside the penalty box to the top left corner of the goal. Raith 2-0 Morton.

29:44

Corner taken left-footed by Scott McBride from the right by-line, clearance made by Grant Evans.

27:22

Corner from the left by-line taken by David O'Brien, clearance by Stephen Simmons. David O'Brien decides to take the corner short.

26:20

John Baird is ruled offside. Free kick taken by Colin Stewart.

23:49

Shot from just outside the area by Scott McBride misses to the left of the target.

23:22

Michael Tidser gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Scott McBride. Iain Davidson restarts play with the free kick.

18:24

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

18:14

Scott McBride takes the inswinging corner, Grant Evans manages to make a clearance.

15:21

John Baird grabs a goal from deep inside the penalty box low into the middle of the goal. Raith 1-0 Morton.

13:13

David O'Brien produces a left-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide right of the goal.

9:25

Long range effort from Scott McBride misses to the left of the target.

9:25

Scott McBride has shot on goal from a long way out that goes wide left.

6:26

John Baird gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Grant Evans. Stuart McCaffrey takes the free kick.

2:07

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Graeme Holmes by Stephen Simmons. Michael Tidser restarts play with the free kick.

1:42

Corner taken by Scott McBride from the right by-line played to the near post, Grant Evans makes a clearance.

1:18

Corner taken left-footed by Scott McBride to the near post, clearance made by Kevin McKinlay.

0:48

Corner taken by Allan Walker, clearance by Grant Evans.

The game gets underway.

The first half comes to an end.

The referee gets the second half underway.

The referee blows for the end of the match.

Match Preview

Wales misses out for Raith First Division leaders Raith Rovers are again without injured striker Gary Wales for the visit of Morton. Defender Grant Murray and winger Scott McBride are both facing a fitness battle to be included. The two games between the sides this season have been settled by a solitary goal in the Kirkcaldy men's favour and Starks boss John McGlynn is predicting another tight encounter this time. McGlynn said: "I cannot envisage there being too much between us. I will gladly settle for a narrow win and keeping hold of the lead of the First Division. "Morton are getting to a place in the table where you would be expecting them to be, however the signing of Derek Lyle shows that they certainly want to push on from there." Morton have defender Marc Smyth available. Morton boss Allan Moore can play Smyth as his ban for being sent-off against Airdrie in midweek will be applied in the Cup replay between the sides. Midfielder Darren Young and on-loan Celtic striker Sean Fitzharris are doubts through injury but David MacGregor is added to the squad that faced the Diamonds after suspension. Cappielow boss Moore said: "We have managed to move up a few places in the table recently, however I will not be settling for just that. "I want us to push for as high as we can starting at Raith Rovers. "We have been really unlucky in our games against them so far this season so hopefully we can grab the only goal of the game this time out."

Formation:442Manager: John McGlynn

Raith

Formation: 442Manager: David Irons

Morton

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

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Match Report

Weatherson shines for Raith A late equaliser by substitute striker Pete Weatherson rescued a point for Morton in their 2-2 draw with Scottish First Division leaders Raith. The home side were 2-0 up at half-time thanks to goals by John Baird and Allan Walker. Baird opened the scoring in the 16th minute, beating Morton keeper Colin Stewart with a right-footed shot from the centre of the area. Walker then doubled the advantage after half an hour when his shot found the back of the net from 12 yards. However, the visitors found their form after the break. Derek Lyle pulled a goal back in the 53rd minute when his right-footed strike found the top-right corner of David McGurn`s goal. Raith looked to have closed out the game, but Weatherson, a tactical switch five minutes after the break, scored in the bottom-left corner from 25-yards in the 89th minute to share the points.

Form Guide

    LDDDWW
  • Raith
  • VS
  • Morton
  • LWDLDW

Last Meetings

  • Morton
  • 0 - 1
  • Raith
  • 30/10/2010
  • Raith
  • 1 - 0
  • Morton
  • 28/08/2010
  • Morton
  • 1 - 1
  • Raith
  • 23/03/2010
  • Raith
  • 1 - 2
  • Morton
  • 23/01/2010
  • Morton
  • 5 - 0
  • Raith
  • 14/11/2009
  • Raith
  • 3 - 0
  • Morton
  • 19/09/2009

Top Scorers

Raith

  • J Baird 4
  • G Tade 3
  • M Ferry 2
  • A Walker 2
  • J Mole 2
  • L Ellis 2
  • I Davidson 1
  • M Campbell 1
  • I Williamson 1
  • S Simmons 1
  • W Dyer 1

Morton

  • B Graham 4
  • S Kean 3
  • A Jenkins 3
  • P Weatherson 2
  • D O'Brien 1
  • M Tidser 1

Goals

Raith

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

Morton

    • Total goals 25
    • Goals per game 16
  • 1 (For) Period 0-10 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 3 (For) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) 1 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • (For) 2 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 1 (For) 5 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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