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

 

Montrose 1 Elgin City 1

There were jubilant scenes at Links Park last Saturday as Montrose clinched the League Two title in front of a bumper crowd, ending their 33-year wait for silverware after a 1-1 draw with Elgin City

At times it looked as if Elgin might spoil the party, but it was a performance which perhaps typified why the Gables Endies sealed the title as they fought back, underlining their character and spirit in the dressing room.

It got off to a nervy start as Sean Dillon was short with a header back to Fleming, Sutherland read it but trod on the ball before he could get it under control.

Chris Templeman, who was playing his final game, came close with a header before Lewis Milne thought he had scored when curled a free kick towards the top corner but was denied by a terrific finger tip save from Iain Ross.

At the other end, Elgin were looking dangerous. A neat one-two between Sutherland and Cameron released the latter, but he was thwarted by the legs of Fleming. Sutherland then went close with a long range effort as the tension began to rise.

A point would be enough but it was always precarious. Montrose almost found the elusive opener that would have settled the home fans’ nerves but Terry Masson was denied by a brilliant save from ex-Broughty Athletic goalkeeper Ross.

Gable Endies fans’ fears were soon realised when ex-Peterhead striker SHANE SUTHERLAND curled in a delightful free kick, which he won, to give the visitors the lead on the stroke of half-time.

Montrose were fast out the traps in the second half with a renewed determination.

Jamie Redman powered a header straight at Ross before Liam Callaghan rifled in a shot which was also saved - but they did not have to wait much longer for the equaliser.

The ball was played into the box, Martin Rennie did brilliantly to stay on his feet and square the ball to JAMIE REDMAN who had the simplest of finishes.

They had further chances to add to their tally and finished the stronger. Masson came close before Templeman’s effort was somehow deflected wide.

Rennie almost put the seal on things towards the end for Montrose, but they were already in party mode as the referee blew his whistle for full-time.

Supplied courtesy of Montrose Review



Team Lineups & Stats


Ladbrokes SPFL
League 2
Saturday 28th April 2018


 
 
       
21 Allan Fleming
1 Iain Ross
15 Cammy Ballantyne
2 Cameron Eadie
3 Andrew Steeves
3 Jordan Allan
4 Matty Allan
4 Darryl McHardy (s55)
14 Seán Dillon 
5 Stephen Bronsky
5 Michael Bolochoweckyj
6 Jon-Paul McGovern
24 Lewis Milne (s44)
7 Thomas Reilly (s81)
2 Terry Masson
8 Brian Cameron
19 Liam Callaghan (s77)
9 Chris McLeish
10 Chris Templeman (s85)
10 Shane Sutherland
17 Jamie Redman
11 Scott Smith (s81)
       
6 Martyn Fotheringham (s77)
12 Calum Ferguson
18 Iain Campbell
14 Matthew Cooper
9 Gary Fraser
15 Aaron Whitehead
8 Paul Watson (s85)
16 Declan Byrne (s81)
23 Martin Rennie (s44)
17 Andrew McDonald (s55)
20 Ross Campbell
18 Ali Sutherland (s81)
1 Jordan Millar
21 Brett Long
       


Referee:
David Lowe

Assistant Referees:
Brian Templeton, Barry Reid

Goalscorers:
Montrose - Jamie Redman (50)
Elgin City - Shane Sutherland (45+2)

Yellow Cards:
Elgin City - Thomas Reilly (16)

Red Cards:
None

Attendance:
2,380

Mascots:
Angus Charles Bradley and Aiden Marshall

Match Sponsor:
GPH Builders Merchants, Stonehaven

Match Ball Sposors:
Carbon Financial Partners

MFC Busines Club

 


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