Cowdenbeath v Partick Thistle - Live Text Updates

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90 mins+: Thistle free kick right on the edge of the box. Flannigan's effort though is poor and goes over the bar.

90 mins: Into injury time. Thistle pressing.

89 mins: Simon Donnelly nearly wins it with an effort from 40 yards that bounces just wide.

88 mins: Flannigan tests Hay with a low drive.

85 mins: GOAL THISTLE. At last Thistle are level and Iain Flannigan is the man to get the goal with a tidy finish.

84 mins: Erskine gets a touch to a Doolan cross but his effort goes across goal.

80 mins: Thistle corner. Flannigan to take it. It comes across and play is stopped for a foul on the edge of the box. Time running out on Thistle.

77 mins: It's just not hasppening for Thistle. Iain Flannigan's shot is blocked by the keeper and spins up and striukes the bar. Thistle have a corner but can make nothing of it.

75 mins: Cowdenbeath corner.

72 mins: Simon Donnelly on for Ryan McGowan.

68 mins: Therre are Thistle appeals for a penalty but no award.

64 mins: Another Thistle corner. Cowdenbeath again clear.

62 mins: Thistle corner on the left hand side. Quickly followed by a second. Second corner drifts out of play.

60 mins: Thistle bring on Chris Erskine for Martin Grehan.

59 mins: Greig Stewart is about an inch too high with an angled shot.

50 mins: Thistle close to a goal. Flannigan rolls in Paddy Boyle and his shot is half saved by the home keeper with a defender sweeping the ball off the line. Thistle corner. It breaks to John Robertson and he shoots narrowly over the bar.

49 mins: Scott Fox has to tip over a John Armstrong cross. Cowdenbeath corner. Headed clear by Alan Archibald.

48 mins: Thistle corner from the right. Easily cleared.

Crowd: 411

47 mins: Cowdenbeath's Joe Mbu is booked.

Thistle will start the second half with Paul Cairney on for Bryan Hodge.


45 mins: Paddy Boyle lashes a shot wide as we go into first half injury time.

44 mins: Ryan McGowan is booked for protesting a free kick given against him.

43 mins: Another Thistle corner. From the left this time but a poor one and cleared.

42 mins: Kris Doolan plays in Martin Grehan. Grehan's shot beats the keeper but a defender gets back to clear off the line. Thistle can make nothing of the two corners that follow.

38 mins: Paddy Boyle crosses from the left but Kris Doolan can only knock the ball harmlessly near the Cowdenbeath goal.

23 mins: Flannigan's free kick from at least 30 yards out takes a deflection and Thistle have a corner. Flannigan again takes it and when the ball is flicked on Kris Doolan can't quite force the ball home from inside the 6 yard box. Signs though of Thistle settling after a horrible opening.

19 mins: The closest yet to a Thistle equaliser. Martin Grehan lays the ball into the path of Ryan McGowan but his shot is a weak one and Hay easily gathers the ball.

16 mins: Fox is forced to dive to his right to keep the score at just 1-0.

15 mins: Cowdenbeath corner on the left.

13 mins: Paddy Boyle pushing forward earns Thistle a corner. Flannigan's delivery is excellent but Doolan's head back across goal is just behind Grehan. The ball breaks to David Rowson whose shot is flicked towards goal by Doolan who is judged offside.

11 mins: The far side assistant isn't winning any friends with the Thistle fans and players. There is no flag as Stewart appears offside and he continues forward before shooting over the bar.

6 mins: PENALTY COWDENBEATH. Handball we think. Linesman's decision. Campbell to take it and GOAL COWDENBEATH.

4 mins: Thistle have a free kick some 25 yards from goal, just left of centre. Iain Flannigan gets it through the wall but it is an easy save for Hay.

2 mins: Mark Ramsay tries to wriggle his way past some challenges in the Thistle box before the ball is cleared. Thistle move up field and Martin Grehan heads on for Kris Doolan who shoots wide of target.

1 min: Excellent cross from Kenny Adamson cleared for a corner which John Robertson manages to head out for a throw.

We're underway at Central Park.

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PRE-MATCH NEWS: The virus that has Firhill over the last week or so it still being felt. Ruled out tonight because of it are Willie Kinniburgh, Jackie McNamara and Shaun Fraser. Scott Fox is well enough to return to goal while Chris Erskine is okay to take up a slot on the bench. New loan signing from Hearts, Ryan McGowan, starts in midfield. Iain Flannigan and Paul Paton start this one after sub appearances at the weekend.

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