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Rain on again.
Fleming clears out wide after their throw in, Pars throw in deep in the vistors half. Goes nowhere.
Peterhead throw in.
From the left its Higgy. Right footed cross and a cracking shot on goal by Mvoto from close range, punched off the line by Fleming. Behind for another pars corner.
Cairney to take. Down to the pars 18 yard line, cleared by Ash, then to Martin. In to Higgy, out to Shiels. Ash to Martin. In to Higgy. Martin to Shiels out wide to RyanW on the far wing. Runbs ahead of Stevenson who puts it over the byline for a pars corner.
Morris through to RyanW defended well by Stevenson.
Shiels long to Smith good run, no one up to help him, crosses in to McManus but Fleming gets the final touch. Great build up,
Mvoto with a long cross to a running Martin but just a tad too far.
Shiels to RyanW. In to McManus and Smith cant get the spare. Ferry to Gibson. Seagulls diving all over the place.
Long ball stopped by the head of Ferry. Out to Gibson. Back to Ferry. Forward to Jason Brown. Tackled by Martin and Ash makes sure to Murdoch.
Good build up there.
McCracken through to the pars box but Murdoch gets the final touch. Short to Splaine, lost to Gibson.
Ferry to Stevenson. Long ball to a running Ferry but he nowhere near. Murdoch gives to Morris. Short to Splaine. Long ball to a running Smith and falls over Fleming who comes off his line to save.
Throw in Peterhead. Good tackle by Splaine. Ball to Ash for a throw in. Higgy clears it wide after being hounded by McAllister.
Shiels to McManus, down to Mvoto and away to Splaine.
Floodlights oan! Just by magic!
Feel for Scott Ross, he was seriously attempting to keep the ball out and just slid at the post and it dribbled in.
I seriously cannot get over this rain. What a racket it`s making. Everyone around me complaining aboot the cauld --- I took ma jaiket off earlier and havent put it back oan. I`ve got a built in thermal vest, Im sure of it.
Long ball out wide to Martin. Great ball to Joe, past two defenders. Out for a pars throw in.
Long ball through to Smith, takes on two defenders, wins, now t oHiggy chips it to McManus in front of Fleming but the red suited keeper does well. Clears to McAllister downfield, then to McLean, but away to the safe feet of Murdoch.
Save for Murdoch and Ive just noticed there`s nae floodlights oan. Says it all really. Im just oot ma pit an hour afore I leave the hoose lol.
Higgy takes from the left, cleared at the near post, down to Joe crosses back in, headed away, long ball to Shiels. Wide ball to RyanW, in to Higgy and a great run. Passes to McManus, but a tad too short. pars have it back. McManus to Higgy, fires it in and just a smidgeon past the right hand post.
Splaine to RyanW crosses in and a slide by McManus goes out via the hands of Fleming, Corner Pars.
McAllister sent Murdoch the wrong way and put the ball into the net from the penalty spot.
McAllister to take.
Cairney to Stevenson, blocked pass by Splaine.
Throw in for Peterhead at the NE.
Gibson goes down despite using his hands on Martin. Ref has a word. Free kick Pars. Shiels takes.
Free kick Peterhead, after a foul nearside. Goes to the right hand post and then cleared out by Stevenson. Murdoch with the goal kick.
Fleming punts to McAllister, with Morris behind. RyanW to Higgy on a run far side. Robertson defends well and clears it to Jason Brown. Long ball to the head of McAllister and way offside for Gibson who punts it over the bar into the Cowden end stand.
From the left its Higgy.
The rain is absolutely teeming down now. Yucky having to play in that never mind facing it down the tunnel. Hope their shirts are rain proof!
Shiels to Morris, short misplaced pass to HIggy, away to Ferry, and Gibson runs to the prs half, stopped by Morris, Higgy puts in a long pass to Joe, cross blocked, takes it out wide, throw in for pars. Short to Paton, now to Shiels, good touches, Paton to Martin then up to Ash out to Morris.
Peterhead fire ahead, Gibson in to McCracken, out wide to McAllister, and his shot is wide of the pars right hand post. He is booed every touch he gets for that dive earlier.
Curling cross past the left hand post. Goal kick Peterhead.
Nice pass by Joe to McManus then to Clark out Shiels whose shot on goal is parried away by Fleming. Corner Pars.
Good ball to a running RyanW after the re-start but Gabriel gets it back. In to Gibson, he is tackled well by Morris then to McManus out to Higgy back to McManus but he is blocked. McCracken away to Clark, over to RyanW on the far left hand side.
If you could make out my rambling I meant to say McManus chipped it over the head of Fleming and into the net. A fabby goal!
Fleming, punts long to Morris who heads down. Stevenson up to 14 then to McManus wsho chpos it over the head of fLEMING and into the net
Long ball to McManus cross to Higgy who puts it high and fast over the bar from the 18 yard line.
Out wide to Shiels but he mis kicks out for a visitor throw in. Stevenson to Morris who heads down. Long ball to Gibson and a shot on goal by McAllister from 25 yards out is saved well by Murdoch who dives to the left hand post.
Peterhead to start.
See that Jim Spence gaun on aboot summer fitbaw....
Teams out for the second half.
Ola to ma hunnybun in Barcelona x
OTHER HALF TIME SCORES FROM THE BETFRED LEAGUE CUP
HALF TIME WHISTLE GOES
Peterhead not doing themselves any favours with fast free kicks.
A bit too high a jump for Ash as he holds his side. Overstretched by the looks of it. Great tackle by Higgy on Stevenson but a throw in for the visitors. Gibson takes, down to McAllister and he wins a free kick after Morris gets a yellow card also. Free kick 18 yard line, taken too quickly and nowhere near the net when taken by Stevenson.
Gibson gets a spare, but it`s away to Ash then out wide to Martin. In to Joe, long to McManus but over his head and on to Fleming.
Morris was unsure what card Madden was going to take from his pocket and for who, but it was a blatant dive by McAllister.
Long ball to Higyg, long pass to McManus, up to Martin, bounces it to Ash, down to Higgy but the play comes to an end when it`s stopped by Stevenson. Long ball to McAllister who dives into the pars penalty area, and is rightly given a yellow card by Madden.
I should try to stay calm whenever Cal is on the ball --- he was my "business partner" at the Open Day on Sunday, helping with my cake stall.
Gibson takes and its just over the bar.
Long ball to McAllister but he is outjumped. Throw in Pars. Over to Morris, then to Paton. Short to Ash but back to Murdoch. he puts it out wide to RyanW. He is tackled, Peterhead fire ahead and its McAllister who is fouled. Free kick Peterhead on the 18 yard line. Booking for Morris.
Long ball into the wind and picked up by RyanW. In to Higgy, long pass to a running McManus but over the byline.
From the right it`s Higgy. Right footed cross, higher this time and headed behind by Ash. Goal kick Peterhead.
Murdoch long to Gibson. Clark fouls, free kick Peterhead, Gibson takes. Goes all the way back to their defence. Great play by Paton, down to the peterhead box for McManus and out for another Pars corner.
Morris to Ash, passes to Joe. Ash then pings it long to Higgy, a lovely backheel to Clark but the ball comes off Joe for a Peterhead throw in. Over to Jason Brown, hoofed it forwrd and despite hands all over Ash nothing from ref. I think he`s forgotten his cards today.
Partick 3-0 St Mirren
Fleming with the goal kick.
Stevenson to take.
Ash gets a long ball from Fleming. Good challenge from McManus earns a Pars throw in. RyanW takes but it rebounds out for a throw in for the visitors, deep in their half.
Murdoch to Martin. Then to Ash, in to Paton with Gabriel chasing. Long high ball to Clark, and the spare to Fleming. He clears ahead of Clark, down to Robertson who slips. Down to Higgy and he is fouled but no recompense from Madden. Paton to McManus, back to Morris and in to Higgy. He is chased but keeps the ball.
Gibson to take, from the left hand side.
Higgy to RyanW but he wasnt looking in the same direction and it`s out for a Peterhead throw in.
From the left it`s Higgy, with Joe nearby.
Ball to Clark, out wide to Martin, then back to Higgy over nearside to RyanW who wins a corner.
Out wide to Joe on the left hand side, takes it inside, good ball to Martin, then to Higgy, looks up past three defenders, short to Shiels, takes a chance and his shot is blocked in the box.
It`s getting a bit cool here in the main stand. It`s packed to the gunnels with pars fans and to the far right of me is a small group of Peterhead supporters who have made the long trip down the road.
Up to Stevenson, humps it forwrd to a waiting McAllister in the pars box but Murdoch has it.
Ash to Paton, Joe gets a tap, then on to Morris. Long ball to McManus but a tad too far and on to Fleming.
No yellow cards shown to the foulees so far.
Re-start and Peterhead are smarting from the scoreline so far.
Another cracking goal from our number 11!
Twice off the chest of Higgy and a slide from McAllister sees the Pars back into the fray. Morris to Paton, Joe gives to Martin back to Joe and then out wide to the nearside for RyanW. Short to Higgy great play back to RysanW and the second of the afternoon to SUPER JOE
Paton to RyanW back to Paton and in to Splaine. He has the ball taken off him by McAllister, whilst Joe is injured, holding his right arm, after a clash with a Peterhead player. He seems to be ok and the ref is having a word with him.
Long ball out wide. Throw in Pars. Over to Paton, turns gives to RyanW down and crosses in as Joe comes flying in. Over his head and out wide. Ball is cleared by the visitors to nowhere in particular.
Ash takes the free kick, out wide to Martin. Nice pass to Clark but he is pushed off the ball easily. Free kick Peterhead after a foul by Ash.
Fleming hoofs it to the pars half, MOrris gets a touch with his left foot, and McManus chases the spare to Fleming who clears. Down to McManus, out to Martin and on to Murdoch who clears just as McAllister comes close in the pars box.
From the right it`s Higgy. Right footed cross, falls to the peterhead defenders and out for a throw in to Pars. RyanW to take, short to Shiels, all the way back to Morris. Over to Ash then to Martin. Down the wing and keeps it well. Clark to Paton and his shot on goal is just wide of the right hand post.
Nice cross by Joe, cleared at the near post and Jason Brown misplaces his pass to Clark who puts it out via the head of Stevenson. Corner Pars.
Forfar 0 - 1 Stirling
An absolute stoater of a goal from Joe ---- at long last - so CHUFFED for him!
Brilliant strong challenge by McManus down to Joe and it`s a GOALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL
Free kick Peterhead with Stevenson. Long ball to Ferry, up to McCracken but its past him on to Murdoch.
Former pars keeper Fleming lumps it up to the halfway line. Down to Gibson, out to the left hand side for Jason Brown. Morris heads it out of danger at the 18 yard line, down to Simon Ferry. Long to Morris again, and in to Shiels who is kicked to the ground. Offside flag up for an advancing McManus.
Long ball to Morris who was fouled in the process. Free kick Dunfermline who take it quickly. Out wide for Martin, then a throw in for the pars at the halfway line.
Murdoch comes out to clear from the re-start after Peterhead attemps to come close.
Brilliant link up between Clark and McManus and a superb goal for one of our new lads. A cracking goal!
Throw in for Martin at the NW.
Long ball all the way through to Murdoch, the green cross man by the looks of it.
East Kilbride 0-2 Albion Rovers
Fleming, bedecked in red, humps it forward. Picked up by Higgy and out for a visitor throw in.
Shiels long ball to Clark, out to Joe, he tried to get through to the box but it`s past the right hand post .goal kick Peterhead.
Peterhead fire forwrd, a good pass to Rory McAllister however he slipped and Morris got it away. Long ball to Joe, down the far wing, cant get a cross in. Peterhead take it down but back to their 18 yard line for Clark just ahead of Fleming but its the keeper who gets it first.
Ball out wide to Martin, over to Morris and it`s Shiels who is chased by Ferry. In to the centre circle for Jordan Brown. Too many Broons today!
Away we go!
Ref today is Bobby Madden....where`s the fog?
Teams out for the start of this Betfred League Cup round.
It`s dreich, with rain and a strong breeze, much like last weekend.
Nice to see a former pars player playing for the visitors today - Wullie Gibson.
It will be using electric sounds, colour, tactiles, everything you could possibly want a child to learn, understand and have fun in.
I`ve got those pesky PA1S lads beside me again....
Good afternoon from East End Park for today`s BETFRED League Cup fixture between DAFC and Peterhead