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FULL TIME SCORES FROM THE SCOTTISH CHAMPIONSHIP
FULL TIME WHISTLE GOES
No timewasting by Alexander as he fires it up to the pars half.
Murdoch to take.
High ball to Ryan, then to Splaine, away to De-Vita, over to Mullen crosses in and Nat clears from 18 yards out. Long ball to Joe but it`s too short and he cant get there.
Long high ball downfield, bounces in front of Clark and on to Alexander. Livvy riled up again and in our box, Morris clears high and it`s out for a Livvy throw in.
From the right its high in, this time JasonT to Higgy, long pass to Ryan, he mis hits and the ball is away to the visitors who are desperate to get to our half.
Our defence sleeping as Mullen puts it away into the bottom left hand corner from a couple of yards out. He took it out the net very quickly and have fired towards our goal again and have another corner.
From the right it`s a high bal, headed down and into the net by Mullen.
McMillan running his socks off, but his team mates are not living up to his energy. They win a corner however.
David Hopkin being spoken to by ref. Angry words on the byline perhaps.
Livvy throw in, down to Byrne, over to Gallagher. Mullen deals with Nat, lucky man.
Standing ovation for Super Joe and Fraser Aird.
Lovely ball down the wing to Higgy, stopped by Mullen and it`s up to the centre circle for Nat.
Certainly nothing like that crowd size here today but of course season ticket holders are counted too now. Perhaps around 3,500 and 100 Livvy fans.
Crowd is 5,059
De-Vita takes the corner, and Nat keeps a hold of it despite everyone else thinking it had gone over the byline. Down to a running Smithy but a great defence by Mullen sees the ball returned to our half, and another offside flag raised.
He appears to have moved inwards with Byrne on the right.
De-Vita takes, straight to Nat, cleared by Aird. All the way down to Alexander.
Nat fouled Mullen, free kick Livvy, 40 yards out.
Penrice had a chance of a good run there but the offside flag went up quickly.
Long pass put out of play by Gallagher. NW throw in for RyanW.
Brechin 0-1 QoS
De-Vita takes, right footed cross, over the bar from close range by Todorov. Goal kick Pars.
Murdoch hoofs to the halfway line. Higgy to RyanW, goes backwards towards Morris. Foul by Higgy. Free kick Livvy 40 yards out on the right hand side, at the NE.
Ash defends with his heid, down to Byrne, out wide to Mullen. Back to Byrne, then to Gallagher and an offside flag up for Todorov.
Chips the ball to the head of Gallagher, over to Higgy at the left hand post, cant deal with it properly, back to Splaine.
Splaine fouled, free kick Pars 30 yards out in front of the NW faithful.
Short pass from Alexander to Gallagher. Punted long by Mullin, in to Alexander. Ash takes the long ball from their keeper, out wide to De-Vita in our box and a shot on goal is very poor from a few yards out by Danny Mullen who could do nothing more than get his toes to it. Murdoch spotted it easily.
Great goalkeeping from Alexander as he tips a shot from close range, by Clark, over the bar. Corner Pars.
Received my usual delightful baked goodie from TheRoyBarryFanClub - handed first to the Tammy who asked for the name of my butler. Heehee.
High ball from Murdoch goes all the way down to Alexander, then to Mullin. Great play past Nat, out wide to Pittman, but a poor finish and JasonT makes sure to Murdoch.
A cracker of a shot on goal from Clark sees it hit off the outside of the right hand post.
Hoof from Alexander, down to the feet of Mullin, then to Gallagher but his pass to an advancing De-Vita nestled in our box was poor. Played away to JasonT, then to RyanW. Great run down the far left hand wing, past Pittman but stopped at 30 yards out.
High cross, impeding in the box says ref and play stopped. Ball to Alexander. Hoofs it straight to Ash who tumbles from the force of it. In to Nat, away to JasonT, down to Aird, crosses towards Clark but defended well by Mullin. Away by Gallagher, defended in our box by RyanW, fabby run, and the ball is with Higgy deep in the Livvy half.
Morton pull one back against Dumbarton
Still don`t know who went off earlier for Livvy.
Long ball to the Pars half, great play by Mullen but assistant ref had his flag up for a foul by JasonT but ref said nope. Ash defends, down to RyanW, and a tight pass to Smithy then to HIggy. He fires it down the right wing, whilst the linesman blows for another Livvy sub.
Clark does well with a pass from RyanW, down the wing it goes back to Clark, crosses in and Smithy puts it over the bar from close range after it clips his right heel.
Long ball from Murdoch, down to Clark. Onwards to the high feet of Byrne, and out for a Pars throw in. JasonT towards Smithy but too short. The pass, no Callum. Cross from RyanW falls to AIrd but he slips as he takes his shot and the ball is away to our end.
Ash deals with a bouncing ball then impeded and it heads back to Murdoch to deal with. Free kick taken, long to Higgy who goes down holding his head after a knock - god I hope it`s no Longridge (he`s in ma thoughts like) - and the ball is away to Morris to defend with a cuddle with Mullen and slide into the advertising boards behind our goal.
Free kick Dunfermline after a thoughtless challenge from Penrice on Aird.
HT Sub for Livvy on is Declan Gallagher - not heard who went off - let`s hope they`ve no` got 12 men....
Just told John Potter that Aird`s goal was a Mark Smith moment! He agreed wholeheartedly!
HALFTIME WHISTLE GOES
Alexander with a high ball after the long punt from Murdoch via Clark. Out wide to Aird, he slips, ball away to the pars half.
Clark fouled, free kick Pars 45 yards out. Splaine takes but to take again as the ref wisnae looking.
Still all level nil nil at the Falkirk stadium.
Down to Aird, into Higgy and another GOALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL
Long to the head of Mullen, down to Morris, clears to the head of Lithgow. Splaine returns, bounces back to Clark who chases Byrne.
Missplaced cross by Halkett sees it picked up by RyanW on the right hand side. Throw in Livvy. Down to Clark, out to Aird, great run. Build up happening. Nat to Murdoch after a close down by Mullen.
Mullin to Mullen. Aye.
Re-start and RyanW puts in a great cross to the Livvy box but it`s defended well and the ball is in the pars half.
We genuinely thought he was crossing to Clark who ran up to the middle of the goal area just in front of Alexander but instead it curled into the top left hand corner. Phew what an absolute belter ---- wait til ye see it on the highlights! WOW!
On to Alexander, humps it to JasonT, stray heads back to the livvy keeper.
Instead it`s Morris to take.
3/4 of the first half has been played, and the scoreline remains Pars 1 - 0 Livvy.
Danny Mullen gets round our defence like a hot knife through butter, still not cleared, over the face of goal cross, away by JAsonT and downfield to a running Clark but ends with a hoof by Alexander.
Murdoch hoofs the spare to Higgy, seen being impeded again. No foul says ref. Ball out for a Pars throw in. RyanW takes, long ball from Nat but way too far for anyone to get. Throw in Livvy. Lithgow takes, up to RyanW`s head. Back to Lithgow, then to Mullen. On to Murdoch, long to absolutely no one and a throw in for Livvy with Mullen.
Higgy out wide to RyanW in the box, crosses to a waiting Clark in front of the goal but over his head and Livvy are deep in our half.
Alexander to take, long ball to the head of Morris, then to Wedders, over to Clark who chases it in the middle but it`s gone to Lithgow. An easy save from Murdoch after the long ball from Lithgow.
High ball to Smith, taken on by Mullin, ball out for a JasonT throw in at the NE.
Down to Aird, great run through the middle and his chance on goal from 25 yards out is high over the bar.
A big oooooooooh rings out as the ball goes to Neil Alexander with Calum Smith close by. Alas the bright blue outfitted keeper punts it away and Livvy are deep in our half.
Throw in Livvy at the dug outs. I can see what sunshine there is today from the shiny bald heid of Magic Johnston.
Our 12th man today is Pars fan George McCluskey.
Morris nearly comes a cropper with a misplaced pass to our keeper, but our green fingered goalie gets it ok. Ball in the middle, long ball from Longridge goes astray and out for a Pars goal kick.
Williamson takes a good run, and ball out for a pars throw in. Longridge back on and receives a warm clap from the visiting fans - all 20 of them.
Wiliamson heads down, in to Aird, gives the ball away to Penrice, Morris returns it, then a bounced ball from Mullin goes long. It`s like Wimbledon!
Longridge up holding his face, the physio and the ref not happy with him and may be subbed. Drop ball and ball to Murdoch. Long punt to the middle, Wedderburn picks up but puts it wide over the byline for a Livvy throw.
Second throw in taken, reverberates off Halkett and down to Alexander. He returns it to the Pars half. Free kick Livvy after a foul on Longridge who needs the assistance of their physio.
Splaine to Talbot, nearly tripped up by Mullen, keeps his feet and passes it into Wedderburn.
Higgy to take.
Higgy impeded by Byrne, and a free kick for the Pars with Morris to take, just inside the defending half.
Corner came in low from the left hand side, defended and cleared by Jason Talbot and ends back over the byline after a poor pass by Pittman.
Jeezo there`s a start for the match, Alan Lithgow completely missed the pass from Neil Alexander, it went straight to Higgy and it bounced off him and into the net. Absolutely bizarre but we`ll take it!
AN UNBELIEVABLE MISS PASS BY NEIL ALEXANDER TO HIS DEFENCE HITS OFF HIGGY AND IT RAN BACK INTO THE NET!!!!!
Livvy force their way in to the pars box from kick off but the pars fight back with a good run from Higgy to the 25 yard mark, only stopped by Halkett.
Pars in the black and white and Livingston are in their away all yellow strips.
It`s a hard life ye ken..... getting a tweet from the TMan this morning after he took his seat here in the PB.
Great signing news yesterday with wee Callum Smith extending his contract until 2020.
Good afternoon from me Buffy at East Park Park for todays SPFL Championship match between Dunfermline Athletic and Livingston FC