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FULL TIME FROM EAST END PARK
Nice shot on goal by Conner Duthie, blocked on the line, and then Joe is penalised for a foul outside the box. Free kick taken quickly and the ball is downfield with Hibs but no trouble for Murdoch.
Im guessing there`s quite a large number of folk on dotnet as my connection is going very slow.
Cal through to Smith, tackled and out for a pars throw in.
On to Marciano.
Nice pass from McGinn through to his team mate Boyle to win the visitors a corner.
Another blondie. Seriously min. First there were too many Ryans noo we have blondies. Hope they aw wear different coloured boots in the new season.
Sub for Pars off comes Clark on comes Callum Smith.
Cue me a tad confused - easily done - when I went to update the score. I still had it oan two. Thank gawd I pit the scorers in aforehand. Im still oan the safe list, Sir Brian.
Gray to Scott Martin. Long ball forward to pars half for Mvoto to give to Murdoch. Long high punt doonfield.
Go oan seagulls, divebomb the Hibs fans.... goannn
Note to masel - needing milk fae Aldis.
Paton takes the ball aw by himself, down to RyanW who clearly saw - as did we - a handball by the Hibs player who was in front of him. Nothing from ref. Play on. Hibs throw in deep in the pars half.
Re-start and the pars have Nat giving the ball away from the first touch. Long ball to Murdoch ahead of the advancing Shaw for Hibs.
MARTIN BOYLE THE SCORER
Trialist number 2 - come in yer time`s up (I`ve been dying to dae that aw night) - gets the ball cleared downfield.
Young blonde laddie.
Sweary words from Gray as he misses a chance for a hibs throw in. I couldnae hear him but I could see the mooth gaun.
Trialist does well to defend from the Hibs throw in. I know some of you are posting the names of the trialists on the forum but I`ll just go by the teamsheet.
Free kick Pars with Morris to take.
Ball played out wide to Boyle and by the time I looked up his name the affside flag was up.
Hola to ma hunnybun AWP in deepest darkest Barcelona....
Throw in Hibs with Gray.
Free kick taken, defended by Hibs, out wide for a pars throw in. Martin takes.
Nat makes sure to Murdoch.
Clark chases a spare, in to the Hibs box but is tackled well by Mcgregor. Throw in Pars. RyanW to Nat, rebounds down to Paton, good run and is tackled from behind, free kick Pars.
The sun has thankfully hid behind the clouds.
Scorer of Hibs second goal Trialist is off replaced by Martin Boyle
Morris clears as the Hibs run came to nothing.
McGregor punts the ball away from an advancing Higgy, down to Marciano then out to Ash. In to Joe, has to track back, but out to Martin. Well played. Back to Joe then to Martin long ball towards Clark but HIggy gets there instead. Out to Joe, runs to the box, crosses to RyanW its away and Hibs are running to our half.
Ash to Mvoto, out wide t oRyanW in to Nat played long to Martin. Ball out for a pars throw in. Martin takes.
Congratulations to Joe and his partner Lucy for the safe, and early, arrival of second daughter, Lyla Jo. Beautiful wee girl she is too. A proud big sister Josie-Anne too.
Sub for Pars off is the injured Hoppy replaced by Joe Cardle
Mvoto defends up the other end, ball taken off Paton but on to Martin. On to Ash then to McGregoor and off to Marciano.
McGinn has come on for Bartley, I think.
Mvoto heads down the long ball from Marciano. Gray to Swanson, ah it`s Fontaine who is off that who Mcgregor is on for. A good shot on goal from Swanson sees it just a tiddly bit past the left hand post.
Higgy to take.
No8 trialist to take from the right hand side.
Noo ive spotted a bearded player for the visitors. McGregor I believe.
Second half about to start and away we go!
I`ve gained a lot more readers tonight because of the problems with ParsTV. Welcome folks.
Cracking free kick.
Free kick 25 yards out rebounds off the bar and cleared down to the halfway line.
Line up complete and free kick to be taken by Trialist whilst boos ring out from the pars fans for the actions by Neil Lennon on the touchline.
Throw in Pars. RyanW takes. in to clarkm tyrns shot blocked, and Nat looked like a clear foul on the hibs byline but nothing from ref. A sliding tackle from Splaine sees him get a yellow card from the ref whilst Morris has to keep Fontaine back from getting the handbags out. All kicking off here..... in the friendly!
Ash held by Swanson but nothing from ref. I`d hud him too son but I`m barred fae the dressing rooms.
Clark is taken out nearside and a free kick for the pars. Jiggy to take from 35 yards out.
Murdoch got his hands to it, Morris got it clear and its back to oor goalie.
Marciano to Gray. Long ball to Toto who fouls the hibs trialist. Free kick to the visitors 35 yards out.
Free kick for pars after Jiggy is fouled. He takes it, curls to the head of Toto who puts it over the bar from inside the box.
Jiggy with some nice footwork on to Hoppy in front of goal and only has the goalie to beat but slips and the ball is away. Jeeeezo.
Jiggy to Nat, away t oRyanW on the wing, Takes it inside to Hoppy but he cant get the cross in. Away to Marciano.
Nice pass from Splaine to Jiggy. HIbs return with Fontaine and Swanson. Passed Jiggy in to Graham then to Bartley.
Splaine fouled. Free kick taken quickly by Pars.
Morris to Splaine, into Nat but missed. Chance for a two goal lead by Graham but he cant catch Murdoch.
Jiggy heads the long pass but out for Hibs throw in.
Shaw heads down to Gray, taken off him by Ash. Fouled. Free kick Murdoch.
What can I call Splaine?
From the right its curled in, headed clear and down to Splaine. He clears it high and long but its over the byline.
Fontaine to Gray, Morris cant get there, HIbs have it wide. Trialist takes the throw in. Down to Shaw, back to Trialist then to Graham. Long ball to the pars box for Swanson. Corner Hibs.
It`s a friendly, Im allowed.
Jiggy, err I mean Higgy, to take from the right hand side.
Long right footed cross, headed over by Hoppy and rebounds out says the ref. Corner Pars.
Trialist to take the corner from the left hand side.
I better get some nicknames looked oot for the new yins. Did ye like the typo for Higgy? heehee
Throw in Hibs. Over to Morris ahead of goal scorer SWanson and on to Murdoch.
Goal for Hibs with a lovely low shot in by Danny Swanson.
Splaine good pass, down to RyanW, Higgy crosses but it`s over Ryan`s head in the box and on to Marciano.
McGeouch to Splaine but his pass is misplaced as it heads to Gray. In to McGeouch, Higgy tackles Graham and a free kick for Hibs 35 yards out. Taken quickly.
The sun has actually reached the main stand - that surely must be a first. Glad I`ve got the summer frock oan.
Craine to McGeouch, then to Gray, stopped by Mvoto. Crosses to the pars box, stopped by Splaine and on to Murdoch albeit behind the goal area.
Marciano to Gray. Long ball to the halfway line.
Ash to take. Long ball to a running Clark and out for a goal kick to Hibs.
Long ball from Marciano sees a good header from Nat. On to Mvoto, down to Nat. He is fouled, free kick Pars just inside their half.
From the left it`s Bartley with a high cross, bounces down to Splaine and cleared to HIggy then TO nAT. Nat to Splaine a great cross field pass to Clark then to Martin. Crosses in and headed down and just past the right hand post by Hoppy. Great play.
Short pass to Ashcroft. Then to Splaine. Then Nat. Back to Splaine and out wide to Ash. Nat turns gives to Ash but its Hibs on the run to our end.
Taken quickly, defended easily by Morris and out to Bartley. Takes it back to the halfway line for Porteous then to Fontaine.
Fontaine heads down a long ball ahead of Higgy. Splaine cant get the ball forward. Throw in Hibs in their half. Backwards to Fontaine, he punts it to Cal Morris who fouls Graham. Free kick Hibs 35 yards out.
The Pars are in their new strips tonight - fair braw like. Hibs in their new attire also (I think).
Mvoto makes sure to Murdoch. a pars player is down on the deck in the hibs half.
I wish the groundsman could come and dae ma back garden. They stripes are fair bonny.
A breeze has picked up and the corner flags are flying. Throw in goes nowhere. Marciano picks it up.
Murdoch with the free kick from the Norrie NW corner. Long and curling its headed down by Bartley.
Fontaine to McGeouch, away to Splaine, back to a trialist for Hibs. Free kick after Splaine fouls.
Long from Marciano to the pars half. Cal Morris heads it off the pars 18 yard line whilst Swanson tumbles.
Splaine tottering about but gets it clear. Gray on the wing for Hibs up to M`voto. Does well with some fancy footwork.
A very slow connection has me grinding my teeth already.
Morris forward to the Hibs half to a very fast Martin on the far side. Hibs have it back and play it forward to the pars end to Cal who heads it on to Murdoch.
Nice backheel by Higgy but only picked up Fontaine a few yards away.
Long ball to a waiting Wedderburn who gives it to newby Mvoto and on to Murdoch, resplendent in princely purple.
And we`re off !
A good healthy green support in the Cowden end. The Hibs fans are in good voice already and it was a pleasure to accompany some along Halbeath Road tonight. Friendly bunch!
Three trialists on show for the Pars tonight ---- oooooo it`s exciting!
Good evening from a very balmy East End Park for tonight`s first pre-season friendly, versus Hibernian.