Ayr United 0-1 Kilmarnock | Scottish League Cup Semi-final match report

28 January 2012 05:08
Ayr United 0-1 Kilmarnock (Shiels 109)This may have been the most significant Ayrshire derby in history but it was also one of the ugliest. In proving the old adage about semi-finals rarely being entertaining contests, Ayr United and Kilmarnock served up a 120-minute encounter that in spells could have made the eyes bleed. Kilmarnock will regard that as irrelevant; they earned an opportunity to break a League Cup final hoodoo thanks to Dean Shiels's extra-time winner.More pertinently, that intervention earned Kilmarnock bragging rights over their local foes. The only visible battling thereafter was of the verbal kind, between the managers. Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian