Albion Rovers 1 - 1 East Fife

Saturday 11th February 2012
J Halsman (83)R Wallace (57)

Jordan's the man for Albion

A late Jordan Halsman strike ended Albion's losing streak as his side came from behind to earn a 1-1 draw against East Fife.

The hosts came into the game without a win in five but had the best opportunity of the first half when Albion debutant Danny McKay drilled a left-footed effort wide from just six yards on the half-hour mark.

Paul Martin's side were made to pay in the 57th minute when Ryan Wallace struck a clinical finish past Albion goalkeeper Derek Gaston to give East Fife the lead.

Halsman almost levelled the scores with a stunning 69th-minute volley which hit the crossbar before the Motherwell loanee found the top corner with a curling effort seven minutes from time.

OfficialAlan Muir
Attendance348
VenueCliftonhill Stadium
Kick Off
Albion Rovers 0 - 0 East Fife
0:57
Corner taken by Neil Janczyk using his left foot from the right byline
1:23
Clearance by Alan Reid
4:57
Shot taken by Scott Durie with his right foot
5:15
Goal Kick taken by Derek Gaston
6:40
Corner taken by Neil Janczyk using his left foot from the right byline
7:22
Shot taken by Neil Janczyk with his right foot from the right penalty area
7:44
Goal Kick taken by Derek Gaston
7:58
Foul on Daniel McKay
8:04
Free Kick taken by Scott Chaplain
10:49
Shot taken by Jack Werndly using his left foot from the centre penalty area
11:11
Save made by Michael Brown
13:43
Foul on Ryan Wallace
13:45
Free Kick taken by Neil Janczyk from the right wing
14:07
Shot taken by Steven Hislop with his right foot from the centre penalty area
14:25
Goal Kick taken by Derek Gaston
14:48
Foul on Barry Russell
14:54
Free Kick taken by Ciaran Donnelly
15:45
Foul on Ryan Wallace
15:52
Free Kick taken by Scott Durie
16:47
Goal Kick taken by Michael Brown
19:18
Corner taken by Robert Linn with his right foot from the right byline
19:38
Clearance by Ciaran Donnelly
19:44
Cross from Robert Linn
19:46
Clearance by Steven Canning
20:06
Foul on Derek Gaston
20:15
Free Kick taken by Derek Gaston
24:08
Foul on Ryan Wallace
24:12
Free Kick taken by Neil Janczyk
24:20
BOOKING: Micheal O'Byrne of Albion Rovers given yellow card for unsporting behaviour
24:57
Goal Kick taken by Derek Gaston
27:52
Foul on Robert Linn
28:01
Free Kick taken by Neil Janczyk from the right wing
29:09
Shot taken by Daniel McKay using his left foot from the left penalty area
29:33
Goal Kick taken by Michael Brown
29:46
Foul on Scott Chaplain
29:51
Free Kick taken by Ciaran Donnelly
30:58
Goal Kick taken by Michael Brown
33:06
Foul on Steven Hislop
33:16
Free Kick taken by Robert Linn
35:12
Shot taken by Jack Werndly with his right foot from the right penalty area
35:35
Goal Kick taken by Michael Brown
35:56
Offside flag raised against Steven Hislop
35:58
Free Kick taken by Ciaran Donnelly
36:27
Shot taken by Daniel McKay using his left foot
36:44
Save made by Michael Brown
39:01
Foul on Jordan Halsman
39:03
BOOKING: Steven Campbell of East Fife given yellow card for unsporting behaviour
39:20
Free Kick taken by Steven Canning from the left wing
40:14
Corner taken by Steven Canning with his right foot from the left byline
40:35
Clearance by Neil Janczyk
41:16
Shot taken by Steven Hislop with his right foot
41:39
Goal Kick taken by Derek Gaston
41:54
Offside flag raised against Robert Linn
41:56
Free Kick taken by Ciaran Donnelly
43:02
Foul on Steven Hislop
43:07
Free Kick taken by Ryan Wallace
45:00+0:04
Foul on Ryan McStay
45:00+0:08
Free Kick taken by Barry Russell from the left wing
45:00+0:43
Shot taken by Scott Chaplain from the centre penalty area
Half Time
Albion Rovers 0 - 0 East Fife
Second Half Started
Albion Rovers 0 - 0 East Fife
46:52
Shot taken by Ryan Wallace with his right foot
47:15
Goal Kick taken by Derek Gaston
48:38
Foul on Neil Janczyk
48:47
Free Kick taken by Neil Janczyk
49:32
Foul on Jack Werndly
49:42
Free Kick taken by Alan Reid
49:56
Offside flag raised against Daniel McKay
49:57
Free Kick taken by Andrew Cook
52:58
Goal Kick taken by Derek Gaston
53:39
Goal Kick taken by Derek Gaston
54:52
Foul on Barry Russell
55:02
Free Kick taken by Ciaran Donnelly
55:37
Foul on Steven Hislop
55:45
Free Kick taken by Neil Janczyk from the right wing
56:04
Shot taken by Ryan Wallace with his right foot from the centre penalty area
56:04
Albion Rovers 0 - 1 East Fife
GOAL scored by Ryan Wallace with his right foot from the centre penalty area to the bottom left of the goal.
57:10
Shot taken by Scott Chaplain using his left foot from the centre penalty area
57:26
Goal Kick taken by Michael Brown
58:26
Shot taken by Barry Russell with his right foot
58:48
Goal Kick taken by Michael Brown
59:18
Shot taken by Robert Linn with his right foot from the centre penalty area
59:32
Save made by Derek Gaston
60:16
Shot taken by Daniel McKay with his right foot from the centre penalty area
60:27
Save made by Michael Brown
61:36
Foul on Ciaran Donnelly
61:45
Free Kick taken by Micheal O'Byrne
62:19
Foul on David Muir
62:32
Free Kick taken by Scott Durie
63:01
Offside flag raised against Steven Hislop
63:02
Free Kick taken by Ciaran Donnelly
65:44
Shot taken by Alan Reid with his right foot
66:01
Goal Kick taken by Michael Brown
66:36
Shot taken by Steven Hislop using his left foot from the left six yard line
66:59
Goal Kick taken by Derek Gaston
67:24
Goal Kick taken by Michael Brown
68:15
Shot taken by Jordan Halsman with his right foot
69:22
Foul on Daniel McKay
69:29
Free Kick taken by Jordan Halsman
69:54
Shot taken by Jordan Halsman using his left foot
70:45
Substitution for East Fife: Scott Dalziel on for Steven Hislop
73:43
Substitution for Albion Rovers: Robert Love on for Jack Werndly
74:21
Foul on Ryan Wallace
74:28
Free Kick taken by Ryan Wallace
74:57
Shot taken by Ryan Wallace with his right foot
75:01
Corner taken by Neil Janczyk using his left foot from the left byline
75:19
Clearance by Ciaran Donnelly
75:35
Save made by Derek Gaston
75:55
BOOKING: Andrew Cook of East Fife given yellow card for unsporting behaviour
77:39
Foul on Barry Russell
77:48
Free Kick taken by Ryan McStay from the left wing
77:56
Cross from Ryan McStay
78:03
Save made by Michael Brown
78:25
Shot taken by Scott Dalziel with his right foot from the right penalty area
78:36
Substitution for East Fife: Darren Smith on for Robert Linn
79:09
Goal Kick taken by Derek Gaston
79:21
BOOKING: Scott Dalziel of East Fife given yellow card for unsporting behaviour
79:24
Foul on Barry Russell
81:23
Foul on Craig Johnstone
81:28
Free Kick taken by Neil Janczyk from the left wing
82:26
Shot taken by Jordan Halsman with his right foot from the centre penalty area
82:26
Albion Rovers 1 - 1 East Fife
GOAL scored by Jordan Halsman with his right foot from the centre penalty area to the top right of the goal.
84:22
Goal Kick taken by Derek Gaston
85:12
Shot taken by Ryan McStay with his right foot
85:26
Goal Kick taken by Michael Brown
85:50
Shot taken by Christopher Fahey with his right foot
86:03
Save made by Michael Brown
86:20
Foul on Neil Janczyk
86:29
Free Kick taken by Darren Smith
87:34
Offside flag raised against Robert Love
87:36
Free Kick taken by Michael Brown
88:10
BOOKING: Steven Canning of Albion Rovers given yellow card for unsporting behaviour
88:54
Goal Kick taken by Derek Gaston
89:25
Foul on David Muir
89:37
Free Kick taken by Steven Campbell
89:48
Foul on Scott Dalziel
90:00+0:01
Free Kick taken by Ryan Wallace
90:00+0:33
Corner taken by Neil Janczyk using his left foot from the left byline
90:00+0:45
Shot taken by Ryan Wallace using his left foot
90:00+0:59
Clearance by Micheal O'Byrne
Full Time
Albion Rovers 1 - 1 East Fife
Result
Albion Rovers 1 - 1 East Fife

Albion Rovers

vs

East Fife

1
Goals
1
0
Assists
1
14
Shots
11
5
On Target
3
9
Off Target
8
1
Crosses
1
1
Corners
5
29
Throw Ins
38
2
Saves
5
5
Clearances
1
12
Goal Kicks
9
14
Free Kicks
16
2
Offside
3
2
Yellow Cards
3

Albion Rovers

Formation: 4-3-3

01.Derek Gaston
02.Barry Russell
03.Alan Reid
04.Ciaran Donnelly
05.Micheal O'Byrne (25+0: Unsporting behaviour)
06.Steven Canning (89+0: Unsporting behaviour)
07.Scott Chaplain
08.Ryan McStay
09.Daniel McKay
10.Jordan Halsman
11.Jack Werndly 74+0' Tactical

Substitutes

12.Darren Cross
13.Christopher Fahey
14.Christopher Fahey
15.Simon Marriott
16.Daniel Ferry
17.Robert Love 74+0' Tactical

East Fife

Formation: 4-4-2

01.Michael Brown
02.Scott Durie
03.Steven Campbell (40+0: Unsporting behaviour)
04.David White
05.Andrew Cook (76+0: Unsporting behaviour)
06.David Muir
07.Neil Janczyk
08.Robert Sloan
09.Ryan Wallace
10.Robert Linn 79+0' Tactical
11.Steven Hislop 71+0' Tactical

Substitutes

12.Andrew Collier
13.Craig Johnstone
14.John Ovenstone
15.Darren Smith 79+0' Tactical
16.Scott Dalziel (80+0: Unsporting behaviour) 71+0' Tactical

Two suspended for Albion

Albion are without the banned Tony Stevenson and John Gemmell for the visit of an East Fife side that defeated them in the last game the Coatbridge side played on January 24.

Full-backs Barry Russell and Jordan Halsman, who missed that game through injury, are both now available - with the Cliftonhill side set to give debuts to new strikers Jack Werndly and Danny McKay.

Assistant manager Todd Lumsden said: "We made two errors in the last game and were punished severely so we know that we have to keep concentrating for the entire 90 minutes against East Fife.

"We have been on a disappointing run and a draw would bring an end to that, but a win would be great for us and that is our aim."

East Fife manager John Robertson is waiting nervously beside his phone, as a flu bag threatens to ruin his plans.

Things had been looking good for the Fifers with four players set to return. David Muir, Craig Johnstone and Ryan Wallace are all fit again, while Darren McCormack is free of suspension, but Robertson said: "I cannot think about up my line-up at the moment as every time my phone has gone recently it has been from a player saying they are not feeling great.

"Hopefully it will pass as I want a strong line-up to face Albion, who are a particularly good side at home. There is very little between us and we will need to be at our best to take anything."

Shots

Saves

Yellow Cards

As it stood

PosTeam Pld GD Pts
1 Cowdenbeath 21 27 44
2 Arbroath 21 21 42
3 Stenhousemuir 21 4 31
4 Dumbarton 20 0 31
5 Airdrieonians 23 -2 28
6 East Fife 21 -10 27
7 Brechin City 20 -4 25
8 Up Albion Rovers 22 -13 22
9 Down Forfar Athletic 20 -7 21
10 Stirling Albion 21 -16 19

Updated 11/02/2012 at 17:04

 

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