Albion Rovers 7 - 2 Airdrieonians

Saturday 5th November 2011
S Chaplain (13, 29, 88)
M O'Byrne (36, 90)
J Gemmell (56, 61)
J Stevenson (23)
G Owens (pen 74)

Albion in seventh heaven

Scott Chaplain scored a hat-trick as Albion thrashed Airdrie 7-2.

Chaplain's header put the home side in front on 13 minutes only for Jamie Stevenson's drilled effort to level 10 minutes later.

Albion regained the lead on 29 minutes through Chaplain's overhead kick and Micheal O'Byrne's header extended it nine minutes before half-time.

John Gemmell scored from close-range on 56 minutes and then from 35 yards on 61 minutes to put the hosts further in front. Sandwiched between those goals was a missed penalty for Airdrie, Derek Gaston saving Graeme Owens' effort after Anthony Stevenson had fouled Ryan Donnelly.

Owens made amends on 74 minutes when he converted a second from the spot following Alan Reid's foul on Donnelly, but any hope of a comeback diminished when David Lilley received a second yellow with 15 minutes to go.

Airdrie's misery was confirmed when Chaplain tapped in for his hat-trick and O'Byrne struck from long-range in the dying moments of the match.

OfficialDavid Somers
Attendance1,109
VenueCliftonhill Stadium
Kick Off
Albion Rovers 0 - 0 Airdrieonians
0:10
Goal Kick taken by Derek Gaston
1:38
Foul on John Gemmell
1:45
Free Kick taken by Anthony Stevenson
3:10
Foul on Alan Reid
3:17
Free Kick taken by Anthony Stevenson from the right wing
3:47
Corner taken by Anthony Stevenson with his right foot from the left byline
4:12
Clearance by Scott Morton
4:23
Corner taken by Anthony Stevenson with his right foot from the right byline
4:56
Shot taken by Micheal O'Byrne with his right foot from the centre penalty area
5:19
Goal Kick taken by Connor Fairley
5:46
Foul on Rhys Devlin
5:56
Free Kick taken by David Lilley
6:18
Foul on John Gemmell
6:28
Free Kick taken by John Gemmell
6:57
Shot taken by John Gemmell with his right foot
7:23
Goal Kick taken by Connor Fairley
7:51
Foul on Ryan Donnelly
7:59
Free Kick taken by Graeme Owens
8:28
Shot taken by Graeme Owens with his right foot
8:39
Save made by Connor Fairley
8:45
Corner taken by James Stevenson with his right foot from the right byline
9:03
Goal Kick taken by Derek Gaston
10:33
Corner taken by James Stevenson with his right foot from the right byline
11:21
Foul on Robert Love
11:24
BOOKING: Rhys Devlin of Airdrieonians given yellow card for unsporting behaviour
11:48
Free Kick taken by Anthony Stevenson
12:21
Corner taken by Anthony Stevenson with his right foot from the left byline
12:44
Shot taken by Scott Chaplain from the centre penalty area
12:44
Albion Rovers 1 - 0 Airdrieonians
GOAL scored by Scott Chaplain from the centre penalty area to the top right of the goal.
15:02
Foul on Jamie Bain
15:32
Corner taken by James Stevenson with his right foot from the right byline
16:13
Free Kick taken by Rhys Devlin
16:38
Goal Kick taken by Connor Fairley
17:50
Goal Kick taken by Derek Gaston
18:24
Foul on Kieron Stallard
18:35
Free Kick taken by Kieron Stallard
19:06
Offside flag raised against Scott Sally
19:09
Free Kick taken by Derek Gaston
19:36
Shot taken by Steven Lawless using his left foot from the left penalty area
20:00
Save made by Connor Fairley
20:12
Foul on Alan Reid
20:18
Free Kick taken by Derek Gaston
22:10
Shot taken by James Stevenson with his right foot from the centre penalty area
22:10
Albion Rovers 1 - 1 Airdrieonians
GOAL scored by James Stevenson with his right foot from the centre penalty area going centre high of the goal.
23:22
Foul on Rhys Devlin
23:32
BOOKING: Scott Chaplain of Albion Rovers given yellow card for unsporting behaviour
24:24
Free Kick taken by Rhys Devlin
24:35
Foul on Todd Lumsden
24:46
Free Kick taken by Derek Gaston
27:43
Foul on Micheal O'Byrne
27:53
Free Kick taken by Derek Gaston
28:20
Shot taken by Scott Chaplain with his right foot from the left penalty area
28:20
Albion Rovers 2 - 1 Airdrieonians
GOAL scored by Scott Chaplain with his right foot from the left penalty area to the top right of the goal.
29:53
Foul on Jamie Bain
30:18
Free Kick taken by Rhys Devlin
30:42
Goal Kick taken by Derek Gaston
31:51
Foul on Jamie Bain
32:05
BOOKING: Ciaran Donnelly of Albion Rovers given yellow card for unsporting behaviour
32:27
Free Kick taken by Jamie Bain
32:57
Foul on Ciaran Donnelly
33:08
Free Kick taken by Derek Gaston
33:25
Foul on John Gemmell
33:34
Free Kick taken by Anthony Stevenson
33:57
Shot taken by Anthony Stevenson with his right foot
34:18
Offside flag raised against John Gemmell
34:20
Free Kick taken by Connor Fairley
35:12
Foul on Alan Reid
35:35
Free Kick taken by Anthony Stevenson
35:47
Shot taken by Micheal O'Byrne with his right foot
35:47
Albion Rovers 3 - 1 Airdrieonians
GOAL scored by Micheal O'Byrne from the left penalty area to the top right of the goal.
37:03
Offside flag raised against David Lilley
37:10
Free Kick taken by Derek Gaston
37:36
Corner taken by Anthony Stevenson with his right foot from the right byline
37:58
Save made by Connor Fairley
39:53
Cross from Graeme Owens
39:57
Shot taken by Scott Sally with his right foot from the centre penalty area
40:31
Goal Kick taken by Derek Gaston
40:50
Foul on Robert Love
41:03
Free Kick taken by Anthony Stevenson
41:25
Foul on Jamie Bain
41:37
Free Kick taken by Connor Fairley
41:48
Foul on Rhys Devlin
41:58
Free Kick taken by James Stevenson
42:47
Foul on Rhys Devlin
42:50
BOOKING: Robert Love of Albion Rovers given yellow card for unsporting behaviour
43:25
Free Kick taken by Graeme Owens
43:54
Offside flag raised against Anthony Stevenson
43:57
Free Kick taken by Connor Fairley
Half Time
Albion Rovers 3 - 1 Airdrieonians
45:01
Substitution for Airdrieonians: Craig Hill on for Christopher Malone
45:01
Substitution for Airdrieonians: Derek Holmes on for Scott Sally
Second Half Started
Albion Rovers 3 - 1 Airdrieonians
45:12
Corner taken by James Stevenson with his right foot from the left byline
45:29
Clearance by Derek Gaston
45:39
Foul on Robert Love
45:44
Free Kick taken by Derek Gaston
47:14
Goal Kick taken by Derek Gaston
47:58
Foul on James Stevenson
48:05
Free Kick taken by James Stevenson
49:15
Shot taken by Scott Morton with his right foot from the centre penalty area
49:33
Save made by Derek Gaston
49:57
Goal Kick taken by Derek Gaston
50:01
BOOKING: Jamie Bain of Airdrieonians given yellow card for unsporting behaviour
50:43
Foul on Anthony Stevenson
50:45
BOOKING: David Lilley of Airdrieonians given yellow card for unsporting behaviour
52:27
Free Kick taken by Derek Gaston
53:51
Goal Kick taken by Connor Fairley
54:39
Goal Kick taken by Derek Gaston
55:41
Shot taken by John Gemmell with his right foot from the left penalty area
55:41
Albion Rovers 4 - 1 Airdrieonians
GOAL scored by John Gemmell with his right foot from the left penalty area going centre low of the goal.
57:22
Foul on John Gemmell
57:33
Free Kick taken by Anthony Stevenson
57:48
Goal Kick taken by Connor Fairley
58:19
Foul on Craig Hill
58:30
Free Kick taken by Craig Hill
59:35
Foul on Ryan Donnelly
60:08
PENALTY: Penalty taken by Graeme Owens and saved with his right foot to the bottom right
60:08
Save made by Derek Gaston
60:26
Shot taken by John Gemmell with his right foot
60:26
Albion Rovers 5 - 1 Airdrieonians
GOAL scored by John Gemmell with his right foot going centre high of the goal.
62:24
BOOKING: Simon Marriott of Albion Rovers given yellow card for unsporting behaviour
62:53
Foul on Graeme Owens
63:00
Free Kick taken by James Stevenson
63:56
Foul on James Stevenson
64:02
Free Kick taken by James Stevenson
64:04
Substitution for Albion Rovers: Andrew Scott on for Robert Love
64:58
Shot taken by James Stevenson with his right foot
65:04
Block taken by Connor Fairley
65:33
Goal Kick taken by Derek Gaston
66:58
Corner taken by John Boyle using his left foot from the right byline
67:17
Clearance by Micheal O'Byrne
67:22
Corner taken by John Boyle with his right foot from the left byline
67:44
Shot taken by James Stevenson with his right foot from the centre penalty area
67:58
Goal Kick taken by Connor Fairley
68:16
Foul on John Gemmell
68:21
Free Kick taken by Anthony Stevenson
68:50
Foul on Andrew Scott
68:55
Free Kick taken by Anthony Stevenson from the right wing
69:24
Shot taken by Anthony Stevenson with his right foot from the right wing
70:53
Foul on James Stevenson
71:04
Free Kick taken by James Stevenson
72:10
Foul on Ryan Donnelly
72:25
Free Kick taken by Graeme Owens
72:39
Foul on Ryan Donnelly
73:44
PENALTY: Penalty taken by Graeme Owens and scored with his right foot going centre high
73:44
Albion Rovers 5 - 2 Airdrieonians
GOAL scored by Graeme Owens with his right foot from the penalty spot going centre high of the goal.
74:35
Offside flag raised against Steven Lawless
74:37
Free Kick taken by David Lilley
75:28
DISMISSAL: David Lilley of Airdrieonians sent off for foul & abusive language
76:47
Foul on John Boyle
76:57
Free Kick taken by James Stevenson
77:19
Substitution for Albion Rovers: Ryan McStay on for Simon Marriott
77:46
Shot taken by James Stevenson with his right foot
80:56
Substitution for Albion Rovers: James Gilmartin on for John Gemmell
81:39
BOOKING: Micheal O'Byrne of Albion Rovers given yellow card for unsporting behaviour
82:06
Foul on James Stevenson
82:24
Free Kick taken by James Stevenson from the left wing
82:36
Cross from James Stevenson
82:38
Clearance by James Gilmartin
82:51
BOOKING: James Gilmartin of Albion Rovers given yellow card for unsporting behaviour
83:18
Foul on Connor Fairley
83:25
Free Kick taken by Connor Fairley
84:09
Foul on Kieron Stallard
84:17
Free Kick taken by Connor Fairley
84:26
Foul on Jamie Bain
84:30
BOOKING: Andrew Scott of Albion Rovers given yellow card for unsporting behaviour
84:52
Free Kick taken by James Stevenson
87:12
Shot taken by Scott Chaplain with his right foot from the centre penalty area
87:12
Albion Rovers 6 - 2 Airdrieonians
GOAL scored by Scott Chaplain with his right foot from the centre penalty area to the bottom right of the goal.
88:35
Corner taken by Andrew Scott with his right foot from the right byline
89:15
Shot taken by Micheal O'Byrne with his right foot
89:15
Albion Rovers 7 - 2 Airdrieonians
GOAL scored by Micheal O'Byrne with his right foot to the top left of the goal.
Full Time
Albion Rovers 7 - 2 Airdrieonians
Result
Albion Rovers 7 - 2 Airdrieonians

Albion Rovers

vs

Airdrieonians

7
Goals
2
4
Assists
0
12
Shots
7
8
On Target
2
4
Off Target
5
0
Crosses
2
5
Corners
6
15
Throw Ins
20
2
Saves
3
3
Clearances
1
9
Goal Kicks
6
0
Blocks
1
18
Free Kicks
24
3
Offside
2
0
Penalties
2
7
Yellow Cards
3
0
Red Cards
1

Albion Rovers

Formation: 4-2-3-1

01.Derek Gaston
04.Anthony Stevenson
06.Micheal O'Byrne (82+0: Unsporting behaviour)
06.Todd Lumsden
16.Simon Marriott (63+0: Unsporting behaviour) 78+0' Tactical
02.Alan Reid
05.Ciaran Donnelly (33+0: Unsporting behaviour)
10.Scott Chaplain (24+0: Unsporting behaviour)
09.Steven Lawless
10.Robert Love (43+0: Unsporting behaviour) 65+0' Tactical
11.John Gemmell 81+0' Tactical

Substitutes

12.Christopher Fahey
13.Christopher Fahey
14.James Gilmartin (83+0: Unsporting behaviour) 81+0' Tactical
15.Larry Acqua
16.Ryan McStay 78+0' Tactical
17.Andrew Scott (85+0: Unsporting behaviour) 65+0' Tactical

Airdrieonians

Formation: 4-4-2

01.Connor Fairley
02.Kieron Stallard
03.David Lilley (51+0: Unsporting behaviour) (76+0: Foul & Abusive Language)
04.Jamie Bain (51+0: Unsporting behaviour)
05.Christopher Malone 45+0' Tactical
06.Graeme Owens
07.James Stevenson
08.Rhys Devlin (12+0: Unsporting behaviour)
09.Scott Sally 45+0' Tactical
10.Ryan Donnelly
11.Scott Morton

Substitutes

12.Paul McKane
13.Craig Hill 45+0' Tactical
14.Nathan Blockley
15.John Boyle
16.Derek Holmes 45+0' Tactical

Rovers trio missing for derby

Albion have ruled out the injured trio of Barry Russell, Chris Boyle and Steven Canning for their derby clash with Airdrie United.

Rovers are looking for their first ever victory over their neighbours in the third meeting between the two sides since the Diamonds were reborn in 2002.

Captain Ciaran Donnelly is a doubt with a hamstring problem, however defender Simon Marriot should feature providing he shakes off a knock.

Boss Paul Martin is determined his men make up for a 4-0 defeat to their local rivals earlier in the season.

"Our fans supported the team fantastically well in that game even though we were four down at half-time," he said.

"It would be great to reward that support with a win in what will be a hotly contested contest."

Airdrie United welcome back Kieron Stallard and Kevin Green from suspension for their short trip.

Defender Paul Lovering drops out after being red-carded last week but striker John Boyle is available.

The game has come too soon for Graeme Goodall and Alastair Woodburn who remain out through injury.

After having four men sent off in as many games, Diamonds boss Jimmy Boyle is telling his men to remain ice cool.

"This will be a feisty game and we have to keep 11 men on the park if we are to do anything in it," he said.

"They have won their last two games and will be out for revenge after the 4-0 defeat we gave them so it will be a game for calm heads."

Shots

Saves

Yellow Cards

As it stood

PosTeam Pld GD Pts
1 Cowdenbeath 12 15 26
2 Arbroath 12 12 26
3 Stenhousemuir 12 6 21
4 East Fife 12 -5 16
5 Up Brechin City 12 -1 14
6 Down Dumbarton 12 -5 14
7 Up Albion Rovers 12 -5 14
8 Up Forfar Athletic 12 -5 12
9 Down Airdrieonians 12 -6 12
10 Down Stirling Albion 12 -6 12

Updated 5/11/2011 at 18:44

 

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