Inverness CT 2 - 0 Arbroath

League Match
Tuesday, March 4th, 2003, 7:00 PM at Caledonian Stadium, Inverness
Attendance: 1,396
Referee: D Somers
Inverness CT  Arbroath

Goalscorers
Richie Hart (42)
Anthony Low (90)
None.

Team Managers
John Robertson Unknown.

Starting Eleven
Mark Brown
Ross Tokely
Grant Munro
Stuart Golabek
Stuart McCaffrey
Barry Robson
David Bagan
Roy McBain
Richie Hart
Dennis Wyness
Paul Ritchie
Hinchcliffe
McMullen
Florence
Cusick
Ritchie
Forrest
Heenan
Currie
Henslee
Dow
Brownlie

Substitutes
Michael Fraser
Graeme Stewart
Anthony Low
Liam Keogh
Steven Hislop
Graham
Durno
Spink
McAulay
Woodcock

Substitutions
Steven Hislop for Dennis Wyness (74)
Liam Keogh for Paul Ritchie (74)
Anthony Low for Barry Robson (83)
Graham -> Henslee (78)
Durno -> Brownlie (81)

Bookings
None. Florence
Cusick

Red Cards
None. None.
Appearances & Goals To Date
Mark Brown (GK) 32 apps -
Grant Munro 60 apps1 goal
Stuart McCaffrey 91 apps1 goal
Stuart Golabek 111 apps1 goal
Ross Tokely 227 apps16 goals
David Bagan 66 apps11 goals
Roy McBain 112 apps5 goals
Richie Hart 26 apps7 goals
Barry Robson 156 apps25 goals
Paul Ritchie 75 apps37 goals
Dennis Wyness 147 apps77 goals
Liam Keogh (sub) 22 apps -
Anthony Low (sub) 17 apps1 goal
Steven Hislop (sub) 5 apps -

Starting Lineup
Youngest Player:Ross Tokely (24 years 2 days)
Oldest Player:Paul Ritchie (2004 years 215 days)
Average Player Age:24 years 2 days
Domestic Players:11 (100.00 % of starting eleven)

Matchday Squad
Youngest Player:Ross Tokely (24 years 2 days)
Oldest Player:Paul Ritchie (2004 years 215 days)
Average Player Age:24 years 2 days
Domestic Players:16 (100.00 % of matchday squad)

First Team Debuts

Milestones
Anthony Low scored his first goal for the Club.

Arbroath once more came north to defend and succeeded in keeping a clean sheet until just before half time. Most of the first half was lacklustre – or worse – punctuated by moments of faint hope that the game would come alive. Ross Tokely hit over the bar in the fifth minute but there was little of note until the half hour mark when a Stuart Golabek cross came off a defender for a corner. Paul Ritchie’s flick across goal in 37 minutes caused some danger but the opening finally came in 42 minutes. Barry Robson was brought down 30 yards out and Richie Hart’s curling free kick took a slight deflection off a defender on its way into the net. The identity of the goalscorer was a matter of doubt at the time but Hart deserves all the credit. A minute later Mark Brown finally saw some action as he saved a low shot from Greg Henslee. In 54 minutes Craig Hinchcliffe saved well from a Dennis Wyness shot on the turn then four minutes later he caught a Ritchie flick. In 62 minutes Wyness went down in the box but no penalty was awarded. In 72 minutes a 40 yard free kick from Hart led to a Tokely header and another Hinchcliffe save. Wyness and Ritchie were replaced by Steve Hislop and Liam Keogh for the last 16 minutes and they set up goal number two for Tony Low in added time. They drew three defenders on the left and when Hislop’s pass came to Low he was six yards out in clear space. Hinchcliffe came out but Low sidefooted it into the net to claim his first goal for the club. Certainly not a night to remember for anyone but Tony Low.

None.

Pld W D L F A +/- Pts
1. Falkirk 26 17 5 4 58 25 33 56
2. St. Johnstone 27 15 6 6 36 19 17 51
3. Inverness CT 26 15 4 7 57 32 25 49
4. Clyde 25 13 6 6 40 26 14 45
5. Ayr United 26 10 8 8 28 25 3 38
6. Queen of the South 25 7 9 9 34 42 -8 30
7. St. Mirren 26 7 7 12 33 55 -22 28
8. Ross County 26 6 8 12 30 29 1 26
9. Alloa Athletic 25 4 7 14 22 53 -31 19
10. Arbroath 26 3 4 19 23 55 -32 13