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WUR TOP OF THE LEAGUE AND YOURE NO YOURE NO WUR TOP OF THE LEAGUE ARE YOURE NO!!
FULL TIME WHISTLE
FULL TIME SCORELINES FROM THE SCOTTISH CHAMPIONSHIP
McManus puts it over the bar from a few yards out after the free kick.
RED CARD FOR ECKERSLEY FOR WRAPPING HIS HANDS AROUND SPLAINE`S NECK
Dumbarton have turned their scoreline around and are now leading Brechin City by 2 goals to 1.
Nat blocks a close call from Morgan, then it`s all downfield for the mighty pars.
St Mirren fans sneaking oot.
Now to Hoppy, crosses in and just missed by a running Clark.
Throw in Pars. RyanW to Shiels. Back to RyanW for another. Down th wing and out of play. HIggy this time to take.
Nice play by Higgy to McManus.
He is ok, thankfully. No need Buchanan, no need.
JasonT with a great tackle on Cameron Smith but the linesman says otherwise. Ref having a word with MOrgan who used both feet - what we could see anyway. Free kick St Mirren whilst Buchanan impedes our goalie who is down on the deck after saving his shot.
Throw in St Mirren.
Sub for St Mirren - one off and one oan. Professional aye? You betcha.
Nae chance of a fourth goal by 100 mile an hoor Higgy that`s for sure. That knocked the brambles oot the bushes on the cycle path!
From the right it`s Higgy.
Poor pass to Shiels by Ash however the resulting cross over the Pars box by Reilly is poor. Pars throw in. RyanW to Nat. Chested down pass to Shiels. Away to McGinn, but a great tackle by Hoppy. Ball away to RyanW, backwards to Morris then to Murdoch.
Poet and I know it !
Lewis Morgan to take.
Throw in St Mirren. Just about knocks out Ash. Foul on McManus but play on says ref. Ball up to McGinn who is fouled by Nat, nae wonder given the speed he goes - free kick St Mirren 20 yards out.
HIggy to take. Rebounds out with a help from the strong wind. Goal kick St Mirren.
Higgy takes, his cross is poor but out for a pars throw in. JasonT to Higgy, in to Nat, on to Hoppy and Shiels is blocked by Duffy. Throw in St Mirren. Buvhanan to McManus to Nat then to Higgy. Now out wide to RyanW.
McManus to RyanW to Higgy. Cross to Goppy and his shot on goal is rebounded out for a pars corner.
Throw in Pars. RyanW to take. Crosses in, headed down by Buchanan, Talbot cant get to it, bouncing high and down to Shiels. Looks up gives to Hoppy. Short to McManus and his shot from 25 yards out is blocked. St Mirren on the attack and Buchahan gives to Baird. Out wide to Eckersley. Takes on Higgy, goes round our number 7 and a spare ball is easily picked up by Murdoch
From the right this time,. Curling ball and cleared off the line by RyanW, Cleared to Buchanan who fires it past the right hand post.
Comes in high and out for another.
Long ball from Eckersley from the St Mirren throw in. Now to Morgan, crosses in and Ash clears out for a St Mirren corner.
Waiting to hear the crowd tally....
From the left its Higyg. Right footed cross low in to Hoppy then to Clark (I think) but it`s opver the bar from very close range.
The St Mirren fans may be sitting in the September sunshine but it`s the Pars support who are shining the brightest.
Free kick St Mirren, after a foul on the far right hand side.
I had to wait rto make sure for the scorer because he was at the bottom of a huge pile of pars players lol!
Taken from the left, its over everyone in the box and out for a pars goal kick. Murdoch to Higgy headed down to Buchanan only. Dean Shiels whose shot on goal is deflected out by Samson. A cracking run by Shiels.
Good ball in from Clark to McManus but he turned too quickly in the box and Buchanan cleared downfield. Throw in Pars in our own half. JasonT takes. SHort to Shiels, rebounds off McGinn and Morris is booed by the visiting fans for taking out Reilly in the box. No foul says ref. Nat clears ahead of three midfielders. down to the halfway line for Morgan, and up to the box where Murdoch has come off his line. MOrris clears again, thankfully, and it`s another corner for St Mirren.
The ball lands on the roof after a poor clearance from Morgan - at first I thought oor seagulls need to go oan a diet.
Goal kick Pars.
Ash leans over Morgan, and Morris cant keep the ball in as St Mirren get the first corner of the second half.
Long ball from Samson to McGinn, stopped by Morris.
Off we go - and Pars have a free kick on the halfway line.
Both teams out for this thrilling second half.
I`ll be getting orders soon lol
Well I fed the masses from the Press Box today with a dozen freshly baked Buffy`s Buns. Like vultures they were! Bet they didnt even touch the sides gaun doon!
OTHER HALFTIME SCORES FROM THE SCOTTISH CHAMPIONSHIP
From the left its Eckersley, cleared from the left hand post by Ash, and down to JasonT for a Pars throw in.
Re-start and St Mirren have a throw in at the NW as the sun makes an appearance.
Another cracking goal for the mighty pars!
Goal kick St Mirren. Samson to Liam Smith. Bounces up to Ash, long ball to Hoppy, turns gives to McManus. Away back to Nat, Hoppy fouled but play on says Thomson. Higgy to Shiels, down to RyanW, crosses in and Hoppy has it and into the net it goes.
Ma belly`s rumbling. I bet ye can hear it too, Myra!
Throw in Pars. Higgy takes. Short to RyanW and out for another. RyanW takes this time. Short to Shiels, blocked by Stelios. St Mirren throw in. Eckersley takes.
Eckersley again, from the left, high ball, headed down by Morris, out to McManus turns and has it taken off him by Morgan but away to Clark and then to Nat who deals with two midfielders easily. Like a knife through butter.
From the left it`s Eckersley, right footed shot cleared by a header from Higgy. Goes out wide and JasonT cant get to it. Throw in St Mirren.
Murdoch, in lime green, wellies it to the halfway line. Headed down by Higgy. Blocked pass to Hoppy, and Nat stampedes Morgan.
Cameron Smith takes and headed over the bar from close range by Reilly. Goal kick Pars.
Eckersley takes, short to Stelios, high ball to our box but cleared by Ash. Long ball away to Hoppy on a run, blocked by the feet of Morgan. Throw in St Mirren at the NW. Offside flag up. Free kick to the visitors on the 18 yard line to the left hand side.
Throw in for St Mirren. Eckersley takes, Morris clears from around 20 yards out. Reilly chests the ball down, Shiels clears downfield but St Mirrren are there also, with a cracking clearance from Morris a few yards from goal. Reilly was the advancing St Mirren player. Corner St Mirren.
Free kick Pars after a foul. Morris takes, long ball, down to Higgy who has lost his hair. I`ve just noticed, ah ken.
Our former player, Gavin Reilly, getting a mixed reception today but by all accounts a good player for St Mirren with his constant poaching at the goal area.
Throw in Pars. RyanW takes, short to Hoppy, back to RyanW, over to Hoppy, great tackle with Reilly, high ball then cleared to Morris and the ball is fired forward to Hoppy. Higgy to Hoppy, blocked by Morgan, but back to Higgy. Oyt to RyanW crosses in and another corner for the pars after Stelios cant keep it in despite sliding.
Corner long and curling, and rebounded out for another, this time from the right hand side.
Good pass to McManus and another corner for the Pars.
Samson to Stelios, ahead of him is RyanW. Good play by our winger, in to Higgy in the pars box, and cleared downfield to Clark. Back to Higgy, Stelios annoying him and McManus is fouled by Baird. Pars fans on their feet. Free kick Pars in our own half. Higgy to take.
Samson takes the free kick, down to Ash`s head. Cant get it to Nat but the run by Morgan is stopped by JasonT. Throw in for Pars at the NW.
From the left its Higgy. Right footed cross, low in, caught by CLark, back to Higgy and the offside flag is up for a foul in the box.
Samson punt to the pars half, out for a Pars throw in at the NW. JasonT to Ash, long high ball to the head of Morgan. Shiels to Hoppy, and out for a Pars throw in at the NE.
Short play by Stelios, over to McGinn but blocked by Higgy, good play to Hoppy and its a smidgeon past the left hand post. A great chance for another goal for the Pars and worthy of the ovation he received for his chance.
RyanW gets it down to McGinn, cleared high ball and a throw in for St Mirren deep in the pars half. Stelios to take.
Morris down to Shiels, then a throw in for RyanW. Backwards to Shiels, over to JasonT, and on to Murdoch.
Long ball headed down to JasonT then to Nat.
Atmosphere is electric!
Fantastic goal by Declan McManus as he turned the ball round the defenders and into the bottom right hand corner of the net past a hapless Samson.
Nat long high ball down to MCMANUS and GOALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL
re-start and Hpppy fires to the St Mirren end. Blocked in front by Buchanan, he plays it out wide for RyanW but his shot to the left hand post is cleared by Stelios.
Sub on for Joe is Hoppy.
Meanwhile waiting for a stretcher, and Joe is up and is hopping off the pitch with the physio. He is seriously having trouble walking. Looks painful.
He`s going off sadly. The players and physio are asking for a stretcher.
Long ball down the far left wing,. JasonT gives to Murdoch.
Samson long ball. Nat to JasonT. Throw in for Pars. McManus gives to JasonT. Over to Morris, has to be quick, long ball to McManus but his overhead kick at the byline is stopped by Baird who clears.
Higgy to take.
Ash over to JasonT. In to Nat, away to Splaine and Joe is fouled, 25 yards out. Free kick Pars on the right hand side in front of the NE.
A drum is in full flow in the away end.
Stelios to take.
Throw in St Mirren deep in their end. Stelios takes. Upwards header from RyanW. Away to Cameron Smith but tackled by Higgy who was then fouled on the return.
Murdoch punts to Higgy but falls to the head of Stelios instead. Shiels fouled but play on says ref.
The St Mirren support are in good voice.
McShane to take.
Nat fouls Cameron Smith, free kick St Mirren 40 yards out on the left hand side.
McShane takes, off the wall, not cleared but falls to McGinn cut across hte pars box by Baird and cleared high from Morris.
Free kick St Mirren 25 yards out. Foul by Shiels on Buchanan.
Higgy took from the left hand side, and curled out past the byline by Clark. However the ref deemed it another corner and it was cleared and then fouled after a high boot from McManus.
He has no.20 on his back but he`s listed as 28.
Free kick after Higgy is upended. Morris to take.
Looks a great crowd in the Norrie, the NW and the Main Stand including a packed hospitality.
Wahey we are on the go --- both teams run out to a fantastic reception.
Uh oh I spoke too soon....
5 min delay for the game today - let`s hope it`s no fur the noo entry system ;D
A good crowd is filtering in today, I`ve got Spencey to the left of me. Boy I got a guid kiss fae him earlier, then he telt me he had man flu. Midden.
Good afternoon and welcome from me Buffy at East End Park for today`s SPFL Championship fixture between DAFC and visitors St Mirren.