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Wick Academy


League
Saturday, August 8th, 2009
Grant Park
3:00 PM Kick-off


Goalscorers
Shawn Scott (55) David Allan (4)
Martin Gunn (pen.) (23)

Team Managers
Charlie Charlesworth Ian Munro & Richard Hughes

Starting Eleven
Darren McConnachie
Steven Sim
Sam Milton
John Urquhart
Jordan Main
Michael Smith
Daniel Smith
Kevin Flett
Shawn Scott
Anthony Ross
Sean McIntosh
James More
Shaun Sinclair
Alex Lamb
Grant Campbell
Andrew MacLeod
Martin Gunn
Gary Manson
Stevie Cunningham
Richard Macadie
David Allan
Gary Weir

Bench
Gary McNichol
Michael MacGregor
John Ross
Daniel McKendrick
Chris Stuart
Daniel Budge
Alan Farquhar
Ross Allan
Ciaran Duffy
David Cowie

Substitutions
Gary McNichol for Kevin Flett (74)
Michael MacGregor for Jordan Main (86)
John Ross for Sean McIntosh (86)
David Cowie for Shaun Sinclair (69)
Ross Allan for David Allan (75)
Alan Farquhar for Stevie Cunningham (86)

Cautions
Steven Sim (25)
J Urquhart (42)
Shawn Scott (83)
None.

Red Cards
None. None.

Match Officials

Matt Northcroft (Referee)





Match Report


Just kicked off in the top of the table clash at Grant Park. Academy have Craig Shearer, Gary Farquhar, Bryan McKiddie and Stewart Ross missing today, but new signing Alan Farquhar makes the bench. The starting line-up is unchanged from the side that beat Strathspey last weekend.

Academy have flown out of the blocks and have taken the lead with 4 minutes on the clock. Gary Weir and David Allan have a neat interchange of passes before Weir slides Allan into the box. He ran into the corner of the 6 yard box and fired the ball back across keeper McConnachie into the corner of the net.

0 - 1

In the 23rd minute David Alan yet again has a run at the Lossiemouth defence and is taken down inside the box. Referee Northcroft points to the spot. For the second consecutive week Martin Gunn claims the ball and fires into the bottom right hand corner.

0 - 2

Lossiemouth defender Steven Simm is booked for scything down Gary Manson.

Academy almost increase their lead even further from a corner in the 33rd minute. Macadie floated the corner into the box and Andrew Macleod towered above the defence but his header went just over the top of the cross-bar.

That's half-time so Academy take a 2 goal lead into the second half.

Half-time 0 - 2

Lossiemouth have controlled the first 15 minutes of the second half and pull a goal back in the 55th minute. Shawn Scott latches onto a long ball, draws More and fires past him into the corner.

1 - 2

With 68 minutes played James More makes the save of the game to deny Shawn Scott the Lossie equaliser. A Lossiemouth corner is swung into the box and Scott rose unchallenged and sent a bullet header towards goal. More went air-born and made a fantastic one handed save tipping the ball over the top of the cross-bar.

5 minutes to go and Richard Macadie shaves the post with a free-kick. Cunningham comes off and Alan Farquhar comes on for his first Academy action. Lossiemouth have been the better team in the second half but Academy are so far managing to hold onto their narrow lead.

Referee Northcroft blows for the end of the game and the result sees Academy retain their top spot in the table on goal difference from Deveronvale and Cove Rangers.

Full time 1 - 2

This is the first time since joining the league that Academy have won their first two opening league games, so it’s a fantastic start to the season to have early points on the board.

Match report written by Alan Farquhar



Squad Statistics (as at August 8th, 2009)


2009/2010 All Time
Age
James More (GK)20 3 - 84 -
Grant Campbell - 3 - 3 -
Alex Lamb - 3 - 1321
Shaun Sinclair - 2 - 108 -
Andrew MacLeod - 3 - 2435
Martin Gunn - 2236073
Richard Macadie22 3413536
Stevie Cunningham - 32357
Gary Manson25 3 - 27227
David Allan19 35218
Gary Weir12 3 - 16853
Alan Farquhar (sub)21 1 - 1 -
Ross Allan (sub)16 3 - 3 -
David Cowie (sub) - 3 - 18710






League Table (as at August 8th, 2009)


Pld W D L +/- Pts
1. WICK 2 2 0 0 +8 6
2. Deveronvale 2 2 0 0 +7 6
3. Cove Rangers 2 2 0 0 +3 6
4. Inverurie Locos 2 1 1 0 +3 4
5. Nairn County 2 1 1 0 +1 4
6. Clachnacuddin 2 1 0 1 +3 3
7. Lossiemouth 2 1 0 1 +3 3
8. Turriff United 2 1 0 1 +2 3
9. Formartine Utd 2 1 0 1 +1 3
10. Fraserburgh 2 1 0 1 +1 3
11. Huntly 2 1 0 1 0 3
12. Forres Mech 2 1 0 1 0 3
13. Brora Rangers 2 1 0 1 -1 3
14. Keith 2 1 0 1 -3 3
15. Buckie Thistle 2 0 0 2 -2 0
16. Rothes 2 0 0 2 -6 0
17. Fort William 2 0 0 2 -10 0
18. Strathspey 2 0 0 2 -10 0