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Brechin City 1 v 3 Clyde

Match Type: Scottish Championship
Venue: Glebe Park
Date: Saturday, 27th December 2003
Kick Off: 3:00pm
Attendance: 808
Brechin City
v
Clyde

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by Graham Forrest

LINE-UP

Morrison

Fraser Kernaghan McLaughlin Mensing


Marshall Ross Gibson Hagen


Harty Smith

SUBS: Gilhaney (Harty 79), Halliwell, Keogh (Smith 84), McConalogue (Marshall 45), Doyle.

REPORT

Football is usually a rollercoaster ride and this match proved the point better than most. A forgettable first half was followed by a brilliant half hour turnaround, only for an incident in the last quarter to leave our supporters feeling a little anxious despite the good result.

John Fraser replaced Andy Millen at the back in what was the only change to the starting line-up against Ayr last week as Kernaghan stuck with the 4-4-2 formation that has proved so successful.

Even within the first few minutes of the match, it was instantly apparent that this was going to be the type of match that Clyde fans have learned to loathe over the years; against stubborn and defensive opposition on a tight and bumpy park. The first major incident was a fairly surprising straight red card for Brechin