Match Report

There were two changes to the side that started at Kelty Hearts, Lewis Gibson was unavailable due to injury and Ben Johnstone dropped to the bench with Kieran McKechnie and Gavin Reilly taking their place in the starting line-up.

Kyle Gourlay was called into action in the first minute, when McKechnie caught the ball on the volley from a throw-in and the keeper had to get down low to stop it at the bottom corner.

The visitors had the brighter start but hadn’t made it count in the final third. And as the home side made an attempt on goal, Joseph McGlynn’s left foot shot was deflected for a corner.

Queens were still the team that were creating and midway through the half, in another good move, Lee Connelly laid the ball off to McKechnie, but his right foot shot was way too high. They continued to have the better chances and as Connelly pinged a great ball out to McKechnie on the wing, Reilly couldn’t control at the first attempt but as the ball came back to him, he held off a challenge inside the box and did well to get the shot away but it hit the base of the post and came back out.

A minute later, as the defender slipped inside the box, McKechnie crossed for Connelly who hit a great right foot shot from the left that was stopped when Gourlay made a brilliant save to turn it away for a corner. Connelly himself floated it back into the six-yard box but Paul McKay’s header was off target.

On the half hour mark, Alfie Bavidge made his wall to the by-line and opened up a chance for Craig Johnston, but Gordon Botterill blocked.

And with five minutes of the first half remaining, Cammy Logan charged down the wing and unleashed a left foot shot that was heading for the bottom corner but again Gourlay managed to get his hand to it to turn it away.


HALF TIME: Kelty Hearts 0 Queens 0


Seven minutes into the second half, McKechnie tried to find the top corner at the near post, but it curled and ended up the wrong side of the upright.

Queens still looked strongest, and Connelly tried to make something happen from the right, but the keeper collected. Connelly then played it to Kyle Doherty who turned to lay it back to McKechnie, but the ball was cleared before he could shoot.

Then with just over an hour gone, Joel Mumbongo made his debut and instantly won an ariel challenge to set up Reilly, but the ball was again cleared.

Kelty were finding the strength of Mumbongo to deal with and as the ball came over the top, he controlled it well before turning to fire across goal and for the second time, Queens were denied by the base of the post.

In the closing stages, Mumbongo again did well in the air, but he couldn’t get in at the end.

It was a game where Queens created the better chances but couldn’t find the net and had to settle for a share of the points.

FULL TIME: Kelty Hearts 0 Queens 0


  • Botterill

  • Brydon

  • Ambrose

  • McClelland

  • Logan

  • Ferguson

  • McKay

  • Connelly


  • McKechnie


  • Reilly

  • Doherty



  • Johnstone

  • Cochrane

  • McGuffie


  • Kilsby


  • MacIntyre

  • Mumbongo


  • Walker

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Pre-match Queens: 1.Botterill 5.McKay 7.McKechnie 9.Reilly 10.Connelly 15.McClelland 17.Fergusson 23.Logan 24.Ambrose 25.Doherty 35.Brydon
Pre-match QOSFC SUBS 41.Trialist 4.Kilsby 6.Cochrane 11.McGuffie 19.MacIntyre 22.Mumbongo 28.Johnstone 30.Walker 34.Rogerson
Pre-match Kelty: 1.Gourlay 3.Paterson 5.Thomson 6.McKay 8.Lyon 9.Johnston 12.Tidser 16.O’Donnell 17.Owens 19.Bavidge 21.McGlynn
Pre-match Kelty subs 2.Corbett 10.Cunningham 11.McCluskey 14.Biabi 15.Owens 18.McAllister 20.Campbell
First half begins |0-0
1%27 Queens started the brighter of the two sides with a couple good chances in the early part of the game |0-0
11%27 Johnston (Kelty) is booked for catching McClelland with a flailing arm as both went up for a header |0-0
13%27 Tidser (Kelty) is booked |0-0
13%27 Connelly (QOS) is booked |0-0
18%27 Great chance for Queens as McKechnie fires just wide |0-0
22%27 Massive chance as Gav hits the post inside the box! Queens having a few chances in the last half 10 minutes |0-0
23%27 fine save from the Kelty keeper as Lee Connelly strikes at goal |0-0
26%27 Great defending on the line from Queens as Kelty have a great opportunity to take the lead |0-0
35%27 Owens (Kelty) is booked |0-0
36%27 What a save as Logan strikes on the half volley looking destine for the bottom corner |0-0
First half ends |0-0
Second half begins |0-0
54%27 Brydon (QOS) is booked for blocking the ball as Kelty look to start a counter |0-0
60%27 SUBSTITUTION Kelty: Tidser OFF REPLACED BY McCluskey |0-0
64%27 SUBSTITUTION QOS: Doherty OFF REPLACED BY Mumbongo |0-0
74%27 Mumbongo strikes the ball off the post with a great effort |0-0
76%27 SUBSTITUTION Kelty: McGlynn OFF REPLACED BY Cunningham |0-0
77%27 SUBSTITUTION QOS: Connelly OFF REPLACED BY McGuffie |0-0
87%27 SUBSTITUTION Kelty: Johnston OFF REPLACED BY McAllister |0-0
The game ends |0-0
Full Time Queens will be disappointed coming away with only a point after a positive perfomance with a handful of clear cut chances |0-0