Clyde v St. Johnstone

Recap

League Cup 2001-02

Broadwood Stadium

Clyde
St. Johnstone
1 - 2
Final Score

Recap

League Cup business was a welcome diversion for both teams away from dire league form, but Clyde have got the losing habit and it’s looking serious. This was the bottom of the First Division versus the bottom of the SPL and it looked like it! Neither team could summon much constructive play but the Saints looked as if they knew what they wanted to do and had the pace to do it. The application from Clyde was better tonight but in general the team looks ponderous and stale.

The opening 20 minutes saw little to trouble either keeper although Saints were starting to look dangerous on the break. Connolly was played through straight into the box but could only blast his shot at Halliwell. The opening goal wasn’t long in coming though. Halliwell struggled to clear a move and a corner was conceded. Although the initial danger was cleared the ball was crossed back in and nodded down in the path of a Saint. He was wrestled and a penalty was awarded. McDonald had no problem beating Halliwell. Clyde tried to respond and their best attempt came from Hinds whose turn and shot was well saved by the Saints keeper.

Clyde didn’t change things at half time and Saints settled back to play Clyde on the break. Clyde had plenty of possession but couldn’t do anything with it. Mitchell had one opening but drove the ball straight into the hands of the keeper. Saints looked comfortable enough and had the luxury of bringing on the very pacy Keegan Parker. His darting runs were causing all sorts of problems and Halliwell did well to block a couple of his shots. The killer second goal also came via the penalty spot. Parker was shaping to shoot when Murray tackled him. Referee Young decided the tackle was illegal. Halliwell had no chance with the penalty. Kane, Crawford and Okikiolu were all brought on but it was obvious the cause was lost. Kane had one last tilt at the Saints defence and was held back. Crawford took the penalty and typically for Clyde at the moment it was superbly saved by the keeper. According to the announcer, Crawford then headed in the resultant corner although it may have been Andy Kane. Sadly there was no time left for Clyde to mount a rescue act.

So, that makes it 4 defeats on the trot. The team is getting murdered for pace and the pressure is showing with the number of penalties we’re starting to concede. Several regulars simply aren’t up to scratch at the moment, but there isn’t anybody there to replace them. Crawford, on the bench, comes on and scores once again. OK, he may not contribute much to the general play but at least he has an eye for goal. A case of too many chiefs and not enough Indians. Tonight we had Millen on the pitch and Maitland, McDaid, Reid and Kernaghan all barking instructions from the bench. Are the team clear about what they are trying to do?. The evidence is they aren’t

Goals

Clyde   St. Johnstone
25' MacDonald (pen)
86' MacDonald (pen)
Crawford 90'

Line-Ups

Clyde   St. Johnstone
Halliwell
  Cuthbert
Murray
  Murray
Dunn
  McCluskey
Keogh
  Weir
Cranmer
  Dods
Ross
  Forsyth
Mitchell
  McBride
74
Millen
  Dasovic
83
Hinds
  Connolly
66
66
Bingham
  Falconer
72
Convery
  MacDonald
Substitutes
83
Okikiolu
  Kemble
Budinauckas
  Main
Aitken
  Fotheringham
72
Crawford
  Hartley
74
66
A Kane
  Parker
66

Details

Date Time League Season Full Time Attendance Report Author
September 26, 2001 7:45 pm League Cup 2001-02 90' 911 Alan Henderson

Officials

  • Referee
    Willie Young

Past Meetings

DateHomeResultsAwayTimeLeague
ClydeSt. JohnstoneFriendly
N/A
ClydeSt. JohnstoneFriendly
N/A
St. JohnstoneClydeLeague Cup
N/A
ClydeSt. JohnstoneChallenge Cup
N/A
ClydeSt. JohnstoneLeague Cup
N/A
St. JohnstoneClydeLeague Cup
N/A
St. JohnstoneClydeScottish Championship
N/A
St. JohnstoneClydeScottish Championship
N/A
ClydeSt. JohnstoneScottish Championship
N/A
ClydeSt. JohnstoneScottish Championship
N/A
St. JohnstoneClydeScottish Championship
N/A
ClydeSt. JohnstoneScottish Championship
N/A
ClydeSt. JohnstoneScottish Championship
N/A
St. JohnstoneClydeScottish Championship
N/A
ClydeSt. JohnstoneScottish Championship
N/A
ClydeSt. JohnstoneScottish Championship
N/A
St. JohnstoneClydeScottish Championship
N/A
ClydeSt. JohnstoneScottish Championship
N/A
St. JohnstoneClydeScottish Championship
N/A
ClydeSt. JohnstoneScottish Championship
N/A
St. JohnstoneClydeScottish Championship
N/A
St. JohnstoneClydeScottish Championship
N/A
ClydeSt. JohnstoneScottish Championship
N/A
St. JohnstoneClydeScottish Championship
N/A
St. JohnstoneClydeScottish Premiership
N/A
ClydeSt. JohnstoneScottish Premiership
N/A
ClydeSt. JohnstoneScottish Premiership
N/A
St. JohnstoneClydeScottish Premiership
N/A
St. JohnstoneClydeScottish Premiership
N/A
ClydeSt. JohnstoneScottish Premiership
N/A
St. JohnstoneClydeScottish Premiership
N/A
ClydeSt. JohnstoneScottish Premiership
N/A
St. JohnstoneClydeScottish Premiership
N/A
ClydeSt. JohnstoneScottish Premiership
N/A
ClydeSt. JohnstoneScottish Premiership
N/A
St. JohnstoneClydeScottish Premiership
N/A
ClydeSt. JohnstoneScottish Premiership
N/A
St. JohnstoneClydeScottish Premiership
N/A
ClydeSt. JohnstoneScottish Premiership
N/A
St. JohnstoneClydeScottish Premiership
N/A
ClydeSt. JohnstoneScottish Premiership
N/A
St. JohnstoneClydeScottish Premiership
N/A
St. JohnstoneClydeScottish Premiership
N/A
ClydeSt. JohnstoneScottish Premiership
N/A
St. JohnstoneClydeLeague Cup
N/A
ClydeSt. JohnstoneLeague Cup
N/A
ClydeSt. JohnstoneScottish Premiership
N/A
St. JohnstoneClydeScottish Premiership
N/A
St. JohnstoneClydeScottish Championship
N/A
ClydeSt. JohnstoneScottish Championship
N/A
ClydeSt. JohnstoneLeague Cup
N/A
St. JohnstoneClydeLeague Cup
N/A
St. JohnstoneClydeB Division Supplementary Cup
N/A
ClydeSt. JohnstoneB Division Supplementary Cup
N/A
ClydeSt. JohnstoneScottish Championship
N/A
St. JohnstoneClydeScottish Championship
N/A
ClydeSt. JohnstoneLeague Cup
N/A
St. JohnstoneClydeLeague Cup
N/A