Montrose 2 Forfar Athletic 0

Montrose Win Battle Against The Loons

Report

Photos

Video

Next Match

Raith Rovers v Montrose

Match Details

Team Group Photo 2018/19

Montrose FC Team Group Photo

Team Photo

Phoenix Photoshop

Season 2017/18 In Pictures

Look Back Over Our Historic Championship Season

Season 17/18 Photos

Season 17/18 Video

DILLO MAKES TEAM OF THE WEEK

  DILLO MAKES TEAM OF THE WEEK Congratulations to Sean Dillon whose stellar performance in Saturday’s tough Derby win against Forfar has earned him a place in the SPFL Team…

HAPPY 80th BILL!!

  HAPPY 80th BILL!! Many Happy Returns to our long time fan and WJ Member, Bill Doctor, who reaches the significant milestone today of being 80 years young. Have a…

MAN OF THE MATCH

  MAN OF THE MATCH Sean Dillon was awarded Man of the Match on Sat as he put in another solid defensive performance in our fantastic Derby win. Sean received…

LINKS PARK EVENTS PRESENT

  TONY RYDAL SHOW - POSTPONEMENT Due to unforeseen circumstances The Tony Rydal Show - Neil Diamond Tribute this Friday 22nd has been postponed. We hope to announce a rescheduled…

STAT UPDATE

  STAT UPDATE Ahead of another important Angus Derby, here is a look back to a game where we had more possession, more corners and more shots on target, but…

THE GABLE ENDER

  THE GABLE ENDER Don’t forget to pick up your official matchday programme tomorrow. The all new, full colour publication is packed with news and reviews including an exclusive interview…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY RONALDO

  HAPPY BIRTHDAY RONALDO Many happy returns to our Groundsman and Kitman Ronnie Marquis - have a great day bud!

Youth Fixtures

  YOUTH FIXTURES Montrose U16s v Queen's Park U16sClub Academy Scotland Sunday 17th February 2019Links Park Stadium, MontroseKick Off - 12.15pmMontrose U18s v Alloa Athletic U18sClub Academy Scotland Advance Youth…

BINGO!

  BINGO RETURNS With over 30 in attendance last Friday and more than £260 paid out in prizes including the top prize of £100, here are the details of our…

JEAN’S FULL HOUSE WINS 3-FIGURE SUM AT BINGO

  JEAN’S FULL HOUSE WINS 3-FIGURE SUM AT BINGO Jean Findlay dabbed her way to a Flyer win of a huge £100 on Friday night, part of a £265 prize…
Next Match


Raith Rovers v Montrose
Ladbrokes SPFL
League 2
Starks Park, Kirkaldy

Saturday 23rd February 2019
Kick Off: 3.00pm

League 1 Table 2018/19

Team   P 
Pts
Arbroath
24 56
Raith Rovers
24 40
Forfar Athletic
25 40
East Fife
22 38
MONTROSE
25
35
Airdrieonians 25 31
Brechin City
23 25
Dumbarton
24 24
Stranraer
23 24
Stenhousemuir 23 22

 

Queen's Park 2 Montrose 0

The ticker-tape and celebrations had only finished from Sunday’s BetFred Cup Final, indeed there were still a few red and white scarves lying around the stadium after the Dons loss to Celtic but Hampden was ready for a William Hill Scottish Cup tie this time and for Queen’s Park or Montrose, this is where the dream would either end or fade away.

Before the match, the fans and both clubs paid tribute to the players and staff of Brazilian club Chapecoense and the journalists who lost their lives in the tragic plane crash.

Montrose went into the game after drawing their last game 1-1 against Forfar and Queen’s had come into this game on the back of an unbeaten run of three games.

Montrose won the first foul of the night after five minutes, just outside the corner of the Queen’s box but Graham Webster’s curling effort went into the side netting.

The home side could not get going and Montrose looked to be on top in the early stages without really threatening the Queen’s goal.

David Galt showed nice skills on 12 minutes as the Spiders won their first corner of the night but the corner came to nothing.

The home side were now starting press forward and when Ryan McGeever went on a run before slipping the ball to Sean Burns on the left but his cross was blocked for a corner.

The cross was blocked for another corner, and from the corner, McGeever’s header was kept in by Paul Woods and he teed up David Galt., who blasted the ball past Alan Fleming to give the home side the lead on 15 minutes.

The goal seemed to settle the home side and they enjoyed a spell of possession but even though they had more of the ball, they never really threatened the Montrose goal again until the 25th minute when McKernon whipped in a free-kick that was only inches away from any number of blue shirts., instead  it went through to keeper Fleming.

McKernon worked Fleming after 30 minutes when he carved out a nice opening for himself. The midfielder couldn’t get a clean connection on the shot but Fleming scrambled to the far post to make sure.

It was all Queens now and Carter and Woods carved out a chance but the impressive Woods hit a shot that Fleming parried away to safety but not for long, from the resulting corner the Montrose defence thought they had cleared their lines but Anton Brady struck a volley which Fleming held well.

Montrose did have a half chance before the break, on 39 minutes when Court got to a cross just in front of Muir but his header looped over the bar and the chance had gone.

Before the half-time interval, Queen’s did have a couple of chances to add to the score when Galt tried a curler from distance, which went over the bar and then Brady tried his luck from distance, but his effort was high and wide.

Neither side made any changes at the break, and the half opened much the same as the first period, with Montrose looking the livelier.

Webster had a decent chance after 48 minutes, but somehow he could only scoop the ball up and away from the goal, when an equaliser looked the only option.

After 50 minutes,  Chris Templeman replaced Jonny Court and the fans who had travelled down to Glasgow, hoped that the big man could work some magic.

On 54 minutes, came the moment that lit up this cup tie.

Paul Woods picked the ball up at the halfway line, turned and ran at the Montrose defence and kept running as players gave him options either side but his only thought was to keep on running until he saw a sight of goal and although Fleming got his hands to it, he couldn’t stop it, what a way to score your first goal of the season.

It was a carbon copy of the James Forrest goal in the BetFred final as the Red shirts parted in front of the on rushing attacker, to their cost!

Both sides made a change after 68 minutes; Montrose replacing Anderson with Watson, while Aiden Malone came on in place Carter

Malone brought out a fine save from Fleming with 11 minutes left as he unleashed a powerful shot following a good McKernon break.

Montrose almost got back in the game from a corner after 81 minutes. Webster got a header on target, but Millen stopped it on the line and McGeever completed the clearance.

Brady and Galt made way for Liam Brown and Fotheringham with six minutes left.

Woods did well to get back and poke the ball behind for a corner as Fraser threatened.

A couple of bone shaking tackles went in to make the last minute a bit lively with Gibson to at the heart of them and Webster was forced to limp off and Montrose night of misery was complete.



MFC Summer Lunch

MFC Busines Club

Montrose FC Partners














 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 





 


Contact Us


Links Park Stadium

Wellington Street
Montrose
Angus DD10 8QD


Tel: 01674 673200

Fax: 01674 677311
e-mail: office@montrosefc.co.uk
Commercial Agent: 01674 673200