Accies lose, Bairns and Pars win

The Accies remain winless early in the Scottish Division One

season and were behind for all but 12 minutes against the Blue


Miller volleyed home Scott Linton’s 12th-minute corner for his

first goal of the season.

Falkirk claimed a 2-1 success at Greenock Morton, their first

SFL win of the season, with Lyle Taylor’s wonder strike winning the


Jay Fulton opened the scoring in fortuitous fashion when his

left-wing crossed missed both attackers and defenders and bounced

past Derek Gaston in the home goal.

Stephen Stirling was the architect of Morton’s equaliser, as his

astute pass picked out Archie Campbell who slotted home in


But parity was only restored for eight minutes as Taylor let fly

from 30 yards and the ball arrowed into the top corner for his

second of the season.

Dunfermline left it late to claim the points at Airdrie with a

2-1 victory condemning the hosts to their first defeat of the


Airdrie had taken the lead through John Boyle’s close-range

header after Nathan Blockley had provided the assist.

Andy Dowie levelled the game in the 80th minute, meeting Joe

Cardle’s inswinging corner with a sweet far-post finish, then the

visitors sealed the points on 86 as Stephen Husband met Ryan

Wallace’s right-wing cross with a powerful header.

Partick Thistle claimed a 3-0 home win over Dumbarton, with Kris

Doohlan, Chris Erskene and Stuart Bannigan on the scoresheet.

Neither Raith Rovers or Livingston could break the deadlock in

their encounter as it ended in a goalless draw.