Inverness CT 2 - 0 Dunfermline

League Match
Sunday, August 15th, 2004, 3:00 PM at Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen
Attendance: 1,972
Referee: Tom Brown
Inverness CT  Dunfermline

Goalscorers
Stuart Golabek (12)
Juanjo Carricondo (70)
None.

Team Managers
John Robertson David Hay

Starting Eleven
Mark Brown
Ross Tokely
Grant Munro
Stuart Golabek
Stuart McCaffrey
Roy McBain
Richie Hart
Liam Keogh
Steven Hislop
Graham Bayne
Juanjo Carricondo
Stillie
Shields
Wilson
Skerla
Thomson
Nicholson
Mason
Hunt
Brewster
Dempsey
Byrne

Substitutes
Michael Fraser
David Proctor
Darren Dods
Barry Wilson
Russell Duncan
Ian Black
Bryan Prunty
Lyle
Labonte
McKeown
Langfield
Darren Young
Mehmet
Donnelly

Substitutions
Barry Wilson for Steven Hislop (23)
Bryan Prunty for Juanjo Carricondo (87)
Darren Young -> Byrne (46)
Donnelly -> Hunt (70)
Mehmet -> Brewster (75)

Bookings
None. Wilson

Red Cards
None. None.
Appearances & Goals To Date
Mark Brown (GK) 93 apps -
Stuart Golabek 168 apps4 goals
Stuart McCaffrey 149 apps5 goals
Grant Munro 91 apps2 goals
Ross Tokely 285 apps20 goals
Roy McBain 168 apps9 goals
Richie Hart 66 apps12 goals
Liam Keogh 66 apps3 goals
Juanjo Carricondo 2 apps1 goal
Graham Bayne 2 apps -
Steven Hislop 49 apps16 goals
Barry Wilson (sub) 192 apps59 goals
Bryan Prunty (sub) 1 app (debut) -

Starting Lineup
Youngest Player:Ross Tokely (25 years 167 days)
Oldest Player:Liam Keogh (2006 years 15 days)
Average Player Age:25 years 167 days
Domestic Players:11 (100.00 % of starting eleven)

Matchday Squad
Youngest Player:David Proctor (20 years 168 days)
Oldest Player:Bryan Prunty (2006 years 15 days)
Average Player Age:26 years 53 days
Domestic Players:18 (100.00 % of matchday squad)

First Team Debuts
Bryan Prunty(Signed )

Milestones
Juanjo Carricondo scored his first goal for the Club.

Another historic day for the club – the first ‘home’ match at Pittodrie, the first SPL goal (from Stuart Golabek) and, most important of all, the first SPL win.

The players were stung by the negative press coverage of last week’s defeat and they reacted in style to earn a well-deserved victory against Dunfermline.

John Robertson made changes with Barry Wilson and Russell Duncan dropping to the bench and Richie Hart and Juanjo starting. In the event Barry Wilson came on in the 23rd minute to replace the injured Steve Hislop.

Dunfermline had travelled to Iceland in midweek on UEFA Cup business but fatigue was never an excuse – Caley Thistle could, of course, have been the Icelandic travellers if last season’s Scottish Cup semi-final had gone the other way.

Early shots from Juanjo put pressure on the Pars then Golabek scored a captain’s goal in the 12th minute. His fourth goal for the club came after a run from nearly the halfway line and an angled 20 yard shot – Derek Stillie could only push it onto the far post and watch it bounce into the net.

Minutes later a Roy McBain curling ball gave Graham Bayne a chance but it came to nothing. Dunfermline began to press and Noel Hunt hit over Mark Brown and the bar. Brown made a number of good stops before the break but in the second half ICT ran the show.

Half Time: 1-0

The all-important second goal came from Juanjo in 70 minutes. Barry Wilson ran down the right then cut the ball back into the box – it went beyond Juanjo but the Spaniard stretched to hit it past two defenders and Stillie from just outside the six-yard area.

Full Time: 2-0

The long trip back from the far east was a happy one for the ICT fans.

Match report written by Ian Broadfoot



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Pld W D L F A +/- Pts
1. Celtic 2 2 0 0 6 2 4 6
2. Rangers 2 1 1 0 4 0 4 4
3. Hearts 2 1 1 0 1 0 1 4
4. Dundee 2 1 0 1 2 2 0 3
5. Hibernian 2 1 0 1 2 2 0 3
6. Kilmarnock 2 1 0 1 3 4 -1 3
7. Livingston 2 1 0 1 3 4 -1 3
8. Inverness CT 2 1 0 1 2 3 -1 3
9. Aberdeen 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2
10. Dundee Utd 2 0 1 1 2 3 -1 1
11. Dunfermline 2 0 1 1 1 3 -2 1
12. Motherwell 2 0 0 2 1 4 -3 0