East Fife v Peterhead - League One - as it happened

There’s still a lot to play for in League One with both Darren Young’s East Fife and Jim McInally’s Peterhead aiming for the play-offs.

Saturday, 17th April 2021, 4:09 pm
East Fife host the Blue Toon

Kick off is the earlier time of noon at Bayview.

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East Fife v Peterhead

Last updated: Saturday, 17 April, 2021, 13:23

  • Kick off is at noon at Bayview

East Fife: Long, Higgins, Murdoch, Dunlop, Watson, Denholm, Wallace, Smith, Agnew, Swanson, Davidson.

Subs: Hart, Dunsmore, Slattery, Watt, Brown, Spence, Newton, Fenton, McKinnon.

Peterhead: Rae, Freeman, McDonald, Jason Brown, Ferry, Ritchie, S Brown, Boyd, McCarthy, Strachan, Lyle.

Subs: Wilson, Jordan Brown, McGrath, Armour, Kesson, Bailey, Payne.

Ref: Lloyd Wilson.

Great day for a game!

Plenty at stake this afternoon for both sides and it’s a great day for it with the sun splitting the sky at Bayview.

We’re underway at Bayview

5: Chance East Fife!

First real chance of the game falls to the hosts. Scott Agnew’s deep free-kick is met by Kevin Smith but he can’t direct his header on target.

8: Huge chance East Fife

Awww, what a miss. East Fife break clear again and a bobbling ball lands at the feet of Ryan Wallace 6 yards out.

The striker opts for power and thumps his strike high over the bar.

Been a really enjoyable opening 15 minutes. East Fife on top at the moment and should have hit the net at least once. Wallace and Smith looking lively in attack.

15: Chance East Fife!

Another great chance for the Fifers.

Ryan Wallace’s freekick is met by Danny Denholm.

His header is powerful and on target but brilliantly stopped by Joshua Rae.

The visitors have the lead.

Scott Brown’s shot from the edge of the box is deflected and sails into the path of an unmarked Hamish Ritchie.

The midfielder composes himself before beating Brett Long.

30: Goal rule out for the Fifers

Craig Watson nods the ball into the net from a corner but the goal is chopped off for a foul.

37: Chance East Fife

Another excellent save from Rae - this time to keep Ryan Wallace’s free kick out in the top corner.

49: Chance East Fife

Josh Rae once again denies East Fife.

This time the goalie reaches to the top corner to keep out Scott Agnew’s free kick.

57: Chance Peterhead

Another decent opening for Peterhead who have started the second half well.

Ritchie again with a sight of goal but this time Long is equal to is.

61: East Fife pressing

The home side are still hunting for the equaliser but Peterhead certainly aren’t just sitting back and have had chances of their own.

Game is certainly competitive with a fair few meaty challenges being thrown in.

64: Rae to the rescue again

Ross Davidson the latest to be denied by the impressive Josh Rae.

This time he tips the midfielder’s header over the bar.

68: Red card Peterhead!

Andrew McDonald shown a straight red for a foul on Ryan Wallace as he raced towards goal.

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