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SPFL Development League
Mon 19 September, 2016. Kick Off: - 18:00
East End Park, Dunfermline

Dunfermline Athletic U20
1
Sean Murdoch
2
Reece Duncan (Johnny Galloway 46)
3
Connor Duthie
4
Stuart Morrison
5
Paul Allan
6
Euan Spark
7
Kallum Higginbotham
8
Euan Horne (James Thomas 74)
9
Ciaran Lafferty (Callum Smith 63)
10
Michael Moffat
11
Joe Cardle
 
Subs
20
Cammy Gill
12
James Thomas
14
Robbie Crawford
15
Johnny Galloway
16
Callum Smith
17
Brandon Luke
Partick Thistle FC
Partick Thistle
1
Conor Cullen
2
Ian Stokes (Connor Higgins 85)
3
James Penrice
4
Matthew McInally
5
Michael McMullin
6
Andrew McCarthy
7
Mark Lamont (James Stokes)
8
Callum Wilson
9
Declan McDaid
10
Dominic Docherty
11
Neil McLaughlin
 
Subs
14
Ross Fleming
15
James Stokes
16
Jamie Hall
17
Connor Higgins
 
Subs
20
Cammy Gill
12
James Thomas
14
Robbie Crawford
15
Johnny Galloway
16
Callum Smith
17
Brandon Luke
 
Subs
14
Ross Fleming
15
James Stokes
16
Jamie Hall
17
Connor Higgins
90’Full Time Report

Thistle emerge victorious at East End Park by Callum Wilson's goal to nil. They could have had more in the second half, but they could also have fallen behind as Dunfermline started the game like a whirlwind.

 
48’Full Time

Higginbotham has the last chance of the game heading over from 6 yards out.

 
90’

Three and a half minutes into stoppage time Stokes takes the ball for a run.

 
90’

Higginbotham's corner falls to Duthie but his fizzing effort is wide of the far post.

87’Dunfermline Athletic U20 corner from the left
85’Thistle substitution: Connor Higgins replaces Ian Stokes
 
84’

A through ball to Cardle goes out for a goal kick. A few Thistle players struggling with cramp as they look to see the game out.

 
81’

Dunfermline throwing numbers forward as they try to get an equaliser. Thistle, so far, defending strongly.

 
78’

McInally heads the free kick clear but Dunfermline keep the ball. Higginbotham fires wide from inside the box.

 
77’

McInally fouls Thomas right in the corner of the pitch.

75’Thistle substitution: James Stokes replaces Mark Lamont
74’Dunfermline Athletic U20 substitution: James Thomas replaces Euan Horne
 
74’

Higginbotham threads the ball through to Moffat but Cullen is more than equal to his shot.

 
73’

A rare attack from Dunfermlne sees Horne fire over from a tight angle

 
70’

Thistle with another effort ,The ball doesnt fall kindly for Docherty but McLaughlin fires an effort narrowly over the bar.

 
69’

How is it not 2-0? McDaid and Docherty pass up efforts for the shot as Stokes bursts forward. McLaughlin gets the ball six yards out but his back heel is straight at the goalkeeper.

 
68’

Lamont gets on the end of McLaughlin's crossfield ball, but is powerful effort swerves just the wrong side of the post.

66’Thistle corner from the left
66’Thistle corner from the left

McDaid gets his angles all wrong but Penrice retrieves and wins a corner.

63’Dunfermline Athletic U20 substitution: Callum Smith replaces Ciaran Lafferty
 
61’

Penrice fires the free kick a couple of feet over the bar.

 
60’

Wilson is dragged down 25 yards from goal giving Thistle a great chance from a free kick.

 
58’

Lafferty curls an effort harmlessly wide from 22 yards.

 
57’

A stramash from the Pars corner before Thistle clear. The ball just doesn't break for the team as McDaid and McLaughlin link up. Still 1-0 to Thistle!

56’ corner from the right
53’ corner from the right
 
50’

Lafferty latches onto a Higginbotham through ball but his effort is denied by Cullen. The flag is up for offside anyway.

 
45’Kick-Off (2nd half)
43’Dunfermline Athletic U20 corner from the right

Dunfermline claim for a corner but the referee knocks them back and gives a corner instead.

02’Thistle corner from the right
 
00’

Cullen is instantly tested by Cardle but does really well to push away the wingers effort.

00’Dunfermline Athletic U20 substitution: Johnny Galloway replaces Reece Duncan
 
45’Half-Time
 
45’

Wilson tries to pick out Docherty but his low shot goes straight at the goalkeeper.

 
44’

McDaid beats four men, chops inside and as he gets ready to pick his spot falls over the ball!

 
43’
42’Thistle corner from the left
40’Goal Thistle! Callum Wilson
Dunfermline Athletic U20 0 - Thistle 1

Thistle take the lead through Callum Wilson. The side pounce on a terrible throw in from Dunfermline, McLaughlin shuffles the ball to Wilson who beats the goalkeeper from 12 yards.

 
39’

McLaughlin smashes the bar from 20 yards with a great effort. McCarthy sends the rebound goalwards but is flagged offside.

 
37’

McLaughlin spins inside the Dunfermline half. He scoops the ball forward to McDaid who can't beat the goalkeeper.

37’Dunfermline Athletic U20 Booking - Joe Cardle
 
35’

Thistle getting on top with McLaughlin inches away from connecting with a cross. McDaid chooses the wrong option as Thistle keep the pressure on.

 
33’

McDaid curls an effort wide of goal from distance after some good hold up play. Still goalless here.

 
27’

Docherty is hacked down on the half way line, Dunfermline play on before Horne fires wide from the edge of the box.

 
26’

Dunfermline keep the ball in the Thistle half. It falls to Cardle who cuts inside but he fires an effort straight into the side netting.

 
24’

A deep corner flies over everyone but McLaughlin rescues it. He plays the ball to Wilson, who spins away from Higginbotham teeing up McDaid who fires straight at the goalkeeper.

24’Thistle corner from the right
 
23’

A decent corner is punched clear. Thistle win the ball back but McDaid ends the move by firing wide from 20 yards.

22’Thistle corner from the right
 
21’

Morrison gets a flick on a terrific Penrice cross which denies Lamont a header.

 
20’

A let off for Thistle as Moffat picks the wrong option. He choses to try and beat McInally instead of squaring to Lafferty. He eventually crosses but Lafferty's header is too high.

 
19’

McDaid latches onto a long ball and links up with Lamont. The ball is cut inside to Wilson who sends a shot wide underĀ  a lot of pressure.

 
17’

Another break from Dunfermline in numbers but Lafferty's effort is blocked by McInally.

 
16’

Lafferty puts the ball in the net after bing played in by Moffat but the flag is up for offside. Didn't look offside from here but Thistle should have had a foul in the build up so justice has been done.

 
14’

Good play between McLaughlin and Lamont tee up McCarthy who fires an effort a couple of feet wide of target. Thistle coming into the game after a strong start from the hosts.

14’Thistle corner from the left
 
11’

A crossfield pass from McLaughlin finds Stokes. He slots the ball inside to Lamont who drills an effort across goal missing the back post by a matter of inches.

 
10’

Cardle puts the ball in the net after fouling McInally. A lengthy delay between the foul being committed and the whistle blowing but the correct decision is finally reached.

 
07’

Higginbotham whips over a free kick but it hits a Dunfermline head and floats out for a goalkick.

 
06’

A short corner between Cardle and Higginbotham ends with Morrison nodding wide of goal from 10 yards out.

05’Dunfermline Athletic U20 corner from the right
 
03’

Dunfermline break in numbers with Cardle slipping the ball to Moffat. Moffat fires over the bar from 16 yards out.

 
00’Kick-Off
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