Spartans 0-0 Hamilton Academical (Hamilton win 4-3 on penalties) – Live-Text – Scottish Women’s Cup Second Round

Spartans 0-0 Hamilton Academical

  • Spartans 5th in SWPL 1
  • Hamilton 1st in SWPL 2
  • This is both team’s first game in this year’s Scottish Women’s Cup
  • HT & FT: 0-0. Game goes to Extra-Time
  • Hamilton wins 4-3 on penalties!

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MISS SPARTANS 3-4 Hamilton

Kirsty McLaughlin’s spotkick is too close to the keeper who makes the save!

Spartans 3-4 HAMILTON

Kathleent Tollan scores with great kick

SPARTANS 3-3 Hamilton

Jen Malone scores, Fleming could have saved it

Spartans 2-3 HAMILTON

Amy Anderson scores

SPARTANS 2-2 Hamilton

Gavin scores

MISS Spartans 1-2 HAMILTON

Mhairi Lyle misses

MISS SPARTANS 1-2 Hamilton

Michelle Russell’s poor kick is saved,

MISS Spartans 1-2 HAMILTON

Amie McGill has her penalty tipped over great save

SPARTANS 1-2 Hamilton

Katie Reilly sends the keeper the wrong way

Spartans 0-2 HAMILTON

Suzy Smith puts it in the right orner

MISS SPARTANS 0-1 Hamilton

Marshall to the right, good height for the keeper who makes a good save

Spartans 0-1 HAMILTON

Gillian Inglis for Hamilton. Down the middle, with the keeper going the wrong way

Hamilton will take the first kick!


The game goes to penalties!

120 mins

Kirsty McLaughlin shoots just wide on the edge of the Accies’ box

119 mins Hamilton Sub


Suzy Smith replaces Megan Quinn

119 mins

Spartans has a corner. Simone McMahon takes it. Her delivery is chested by Malone into Fleming’s hands.

114 mins


Great skill from Lori Gardner who lifts the ball over the right back and breaks into the box, and goes down under the challenge of Jen Malone and appeals for a penalty, but the ref gives Spartans a free-kick and booked Gardner

112 mins

Kirsty McLaughlin draws Toolan out of position, playing Marshall into the box in free space, but she shoots wide of the near post

109 mins

Russell turns on the edge of the box and forces Fleming into a great save. The corner comes to nothing

108 mins

This should be 1-0 to Spartans. Marshall delivers a brilliant ball from the left, and from 6 yards out, Russell can’t get a strong enough touch to score with Gavin shooting into the side netting.


Can someone get the winner?


Still goalless. Is this going to penalties?

103 mins Hamilton Sub


Kathleen Toolan replaces Amy Lindsay

103 mins

Gavin crosses to Reilly in the Accies box and she heads over! Great chance

102 mins

Marshal sees her 25 yard shot blocked by a Accies defender

102 mins

Spartans has a corner. McMahon’s delivery is punched behind by Fleming. The second corner is eventually cleared by Hamilton

98 mins

Accies’ captain Inglis cuts off the left wing, but shoots wide of the near post

97 mins

Neither side threatened the keeper, but Spartans on top


Spartans Sub


Mariel Kaney replaces Ronaigh Douglas


Worry for Spartans as Ronaigh Douglas has to be helped off the pitch. She’s been brilliant today, and at the moment, the Player of the Match.


This game is going to extra-time

90+1 mins

Douglas crosses to Russell, who shoots straight at Fleming.

89 mins

Play back underway, Lindsay looks like she can continue

87 mins

Pause in play as Accies’ Amy Lindsay requires treatment

83 mins – Hamilton Sub


Katherine Jaycock replaces Lauren Kerr

81 mins

Amy Lindsay dives in and misses the ball, which allows Douglas room to set herself up, but her shot is blocked behind. McMahon’s corner comes to nothing

78 mins

Brilliant from Accies. Lauren Kerr’s ball forward sends Lyle down the right, she cuts the ball back across to Inglis who sliding in, shoots over. Their best chance of the game

76 mins

Russeell makes room for herself outside the Accies’ box, and her shpt stings the palms of Fleming

72 mins

Russell now shoots just over from 20 yards. Spartans getting closer.

70 mins

This should be 1-0 to Spartans. Gavin has a 25 yard shot parried by Fleming, straight to the path of Russell, who somehow misses the target.

69 mins

Spartans well on top. McMahon’s early cross finds Douglas who heads just over

67 mins – OFFSIDE

Spartans has another corner. Marshall’s delivery is headed over by Accies’ Megan Quinn. The next corner is partially cleared, and eventually Spartans gets the ball to Marshall whose cross picks out Katie Reilly, but her headed goal is ruled out for offside

64 mins

Accies’ has a free-kick on the left wing. Amy McGill’s delivery though is well caught by Cumings

62 mins – Spartans Sub


Michelle Russell replcaes Danijela Rae

62 mins

Spartans has a corner. McMahon curls at ball towards the near post where Laura Gavin’s header is blocked

60 mins – Hamilton Sub


Lori Gardner replaces Sam MacPherson

58 mins – OFFSIDE

Spartans has the ball in the net, but it’s offside. Douglas crosses from the left, Gavin flicks it on to Kirsty McLaughlin who scores – but the assistant rules her offside.

56 mins

Spartans wins a free-kick 30 yards from goal. They try and be clever with Marshall passing to Kirsty McLaughlin, but Kirsty’s first time pass into the box is over hit and goes out

55 mins

Douglas cuts in off the left wing, she passes to Laura Gavin who hooks the ball towards the far post where Fleming punches the ball clear from Rae’s head

52 mins

Spartans’ defensive mistakes give Accies’ possession in a dangerous place, but Gallen overhits her pass and the ball runs through to Cumings

49 mins

Another Spartans’ corner, but this one comes to nothing

47 mins

Douglas sees her shot tipped wide by Fleming. The Accies keeper comes and misses the corner, the ball lands at Rae’s feet, but she shoot straight at the keeper who saves.


Spartans gets the second half underway

Half-Time: Spartans 0-0 Hamilton

Goalless first half. Spartans has had the better chances, but Hamilton showing a threat going forward.

43 mins

Cumings comes out to close down Mhari Lyle, but is deemed to have handled outside the box on the right side. Inglis drills the ball into the box, Accies appeal for handball before Amy Anderson shoots wide

40 mins

Accies is having a good spell, but they are yet to really test Cumings

33 mins

Hamilton has two successive corners, but both time, Spartans clear.

28 mins

Marshall’s cross finds Jirsty McLaughlin whose touch is only saved by Accies’ keeper Elaine Fleming changing direction to catch the ball.

27 mins

Accies’ free-kick on edge of box after Jen Malone pushed over Amy Anderson. Laura Gallen’s effort goes over

24 mins

An Accies’ long ball sends Inglis through down the right, her cross is turned behind for a corner. Laura Gallen’s corner is punched clear by Eartha Cumings and Spartans clear

22 mins

ANother Spartans’ corner.  Simone McMahon’s delivery lands in the box, but the ref blows up for a Spartans foul

19 mins

Marshall’s brilliant diagonal ball picks out Rae unmarked in the Accies’ box, she controls the ball before driving in wide of the far post. Close!

18 mins

Second corner of the game for Spartans. Marshall’s cross lands on the roof of the net.

15 mins

A defensive header from Amie McGill goes straight to Marshall, who on the edge of the box, blasts a first-time shot into the side-netting.

14 mins

Kirstmy McLaughlin tries her lcuk from 25 yards on her left-foot and her shot curls just side of the Accies’ left-post.

11 mins

Long range effort from Spartans’ Alana Marshall is tipped just wide by The Accies’ Keeper

10 mins

Half-chance for Hamilton. Sam MacPherson plays Gillian Inglis into the box, but she can’t take the ball around Eartha Cummings

7 mins

Ronaigh Douglas is allowed to break into the Accies box, but she shoots into the side-netting

6 mins

Spartans’ Danijela Rae is given room to deliver a good cross, but the Accies’ defence clears

3 mins

Play resumes.

2 mins

Bit of a delay with a Hamilton player requiring treatment.


Hamilton get us underway


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