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.