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  • Date:25 Feb 2012
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Stark's Park
  • Graham (62) Graham (62)
    Baird (71)
  • Naismith (27) Doolan (27)
Goal!

Live Commentary

91:59 +1.59

Corner taken by Stephen O'Donnell.

91:26 +1.26

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Christie Elliot played to the near post, clearance by Reece Donaldson.

90:05 +0.05

The referee penalises Aaron Sinclair for handball. Free kick taken by David McGurn.

87:57

David Rowson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Iain Davidson. David McGurn takes the free kick.

83:51

Christie Elliot is brought on as a substitute for Paul Cairney.

82:00

Unfair challenge on Aaron Sinclair by Pat Clarke results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Aaron Sinclair.

81:38

John Baird takes a shot. Save by Scott Fox.

73:53

Iain Davidson concedes a free kick for a foul on Chris Erskine. Aaron Sinclair takes the indirect free kick. Pat Clarke replaces Brian Graham.

71:29

John Baird grabs a headed goal from deep inside the penalty box. Raith 2-1 Partick.Assist by Willie Dyer.

70:35

Scott Robertson comes on in place of Kal Naismith.

70:19

John Baird produces a left-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the right of the goal.

67:32

Red card for Paul Paton. The referee shows Brian Graham a yellow card for unsporting behaviour.

67:31

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Brian Graham by Paul Paton. Indirect free kick taken by Iain Davidson.

63:03

Jamie Walker comes on in place of Allan Walker.

60:47

John Baird fouled by David Rowson, the ref awards a free kick. The ball is delivered by Allan Walker, Brian Graham scores a goal from inside the area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Raith 1-1 Partick.The assist for the goal came from Allan Walker.

53:52

Allan Walker takes the inswinging corner, Header from close in by Brian Graham misses to the right of the goal.

53:18

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Grant Murray by Paul Paton. Joe Hamill takes the indirect free kick.

52:19

Foul by Iain Davidson on Aaron Sinclair, free kick awarded. Aaron Sinclair takes the indirect free kick.

48:45

Chris Erskine takes a shot. David McGurn makes a save.

42:36

Brian Graham takes a shot. Save by Scott Fox.

41:30

The assistant referee flags for offside against Douglas Hill. Darren Cole takes the free kick.

40:39

Corner taken right-footed by Allan Walker from the left by-line, Scott Fox makes a clearance.

36:09

Unfair challenge on Brian Graham by Darren Cole results in a free kick. Allan Walker takes the free kick.

32:32

Corner taken by Paul Cairney played to the near post, Laurence Ellis manages to make a clearance.

31:01

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Chris Erskine, save by David McGurn.

30:13

Corner taken by Paul Cairney from the left by-line to the near post, Kal Naismith takes a shot. Clearance made by Willie Dyer.

29:50

Paul Cairney takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line to the near post, Allan Walker manages to make a clearance.

27:49

Kris Doolan finds the back of the net with a goal from deep inside the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Raith 0-1 Partick.Assist on the goal came from Stephen O'Donnell.

24:34

Joe Hamill gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Paul Cairney. Darren Cole takes the indirect free kick.

21:43

Chris Erskine takes a inswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post, Allan Walker makes a clearance.

20:44

Effort from outside the penalty box by Willie Dyer goes wide left of the goal.

19:12

The referee blows for offside against John Baird. Darren Cole takes the direct free kick.

15:28

Corner taken by Paul Cairney from the left by-line to the near post.

14:38

Willie Dyer fouled by Kris Doolan, the ref awards a free kick. Willie Dyer takes the free kick.

13:31

The assistant referee flags for offside against John Baird. Direct free kick taken by Scott Fox.

11:48

Reece Donaldson challenges Paul Cairney unfairly and gives away a free kick. Aaron Sinclair restarts play with the free kick.

9:20

Shot by Reece Donaldson from outside the box goes high over the crossbar.

8:54

Foul by Kris Doolan on Laurence Ellis, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by David McGurn.

7:02

Kal Naismith challenges Laurence Ellis unfairly and gives away a free kick. David McGurn takes the free kick.

3:14

Corner taken by Paul Cairney from the left by-line played to the near post, clearance made by Iain Davidson.

Match Preview

Williamson in line for Rovers return Captain Iain Davidson is available after a one game ban as Raith Rovers look to complete a hat-trick of wins over visitors Partick Thistle. Midfielder Iain Williamson could also return after making a quicker than expected recovery from a foot injury he picked up against Livingston last Saturday. Rovers manager John McGlynn said: "We thought Iain would be out for a few games but he has improved a lot quicker than expected and he could make this one." Raith have slipped to ninth place and McGlynn wants an improvement after seven games without a win. He added: "We have beaten Thistle home and away already this season and a third win would be great, although I am sure this acts as a motivation for them as well." Partick Thistle look set to be without on-loan Hibs midfielder Sean Welsh due to a groin strain as they look to build on their first win of 2012 after defeating Ayr United in midweek. Defender Willie Kinniburgh remains out with manager Jackie McNamara sensing an increased level of confidence amongst his men. "We had been playing well but not taking our chances, but we did that against Ayr and everyone feels a lot better as a result," he said. "Our last appearance at Stark's Park was not great as we went down 2-0 without a fight and I am looking for us to battle a lot harder this time. "We want a win to keep pushing ourselves towards the teams in the top group."

Formation:4132Manager: John McGlynn

Raith

Formation: 442Manager: Jackie McNamara

Partick

  • David McGurn
  • Reece Donaldson
  • Laurence Ellis
  • Grant Murray
  • Willie Dyer
  • Douglas Hill
  • Allan Walker
  • Iain Davidson
  • Joe Hamill
  • John Baird
  • Brian Graham
  • SUBS
  • Ross Laidlaw
  • Damian Casalinuovo
  • Pat Clarke
  • Iain Williamson
  • Jamie Walker

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Match Report

Rovers stun Jags John Baird struck the winner as relegation-threatened Raith came from behind to beat 10-man Partick 2-1 at Stark's Park. Kris Doolan put the Jags in front after 28 minutes when he connected with Stephen O'Donnell's right-wing cross to drill into the bottom right-hand corner from 12 yards. Chris Erskine was denied by Raith goalkeeper David McGurn moments after the restart before the comeback started. Partick midfielder David Rowson fouled Baird and Allan Walker curled the resulting free-kick into the box for Brian Graham to fire home left-footed after 63 minutes. Five minutes later, the visitors were reduced to 10 men when Paul Paton was shown a straight red card for a foul on Graham. Baird then headed in Willie Dyer's left-wing cross 18 minutes from time to take all three points for Rovers and move them out of the First Division relegation zone.

Form Guide

    LDDDLL
  • Raith
  • VS
  • Partick
  • WLDLDW

Last Meetings

  • Partick
  • 0 - 1
  • Raith
  • 17/12/2011
  • 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

Top Scorers

Raith

  • J Baird 7
  • B Graham 3
  • J Hamill 3
  • G Murray 2
  • A Walker 2
  • L Ellis 1
  • S Reynolds 1
  • J Walker 1

Partick

  • K Doolan 7
  • C Erskine 4
  • C Elliot 4
  • D Rowson 3
  • P Cairney 3
  • C Balatoni 1
  • T Stewart 1
  • S O'Donnell 1

Goals

Raith

    • Total goals 57
    • Goals per game 23
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 5 (For) 3 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 4 (For) 8 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 2 (For) 7 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Partick

    • Total goals 63
    • Goals per game 29
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) 1 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 10 (For) 5 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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