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East Of Scotland Premier League: Broxburn Athletic v Lothian Thistle Hutchison Vale – 11 March 2023
Broxburn made 1 change from the side which had won in the League Cup last week at Preston, Williamson replacing Wright.
Lothian Thistle had also won in the League Cup last week defeating Ormiston Primrose 3-0.
The Brox got off to the perfect start in the 2nd minute Williamson took a free kick on the left and his perfect delivery was met by the head of DOUGLAS who nodded the ball into the right corner of the net.
In the 6th minute Scott played a long ball forward to Wringe but D.Nimmo did really well to play the ball back to Donoghue to deny the striker.
From a Bremner corner in the 8th minute keeper Swan punched clear Clark played back into the box but Miller headed clear strongly.
Brass did well on the right to win a corner off Inglis. Orru took the kick swung into the near post where Scott cleared, when the ball came back into the penalty box Binnie and Douglas were challenging Swan with the referee awarding the keeper a free kick.
Signorini did well to advance down the left and into the penalty area where he clipped in a cross which was defended and cleared by Orru.
In the 12th minute Broxburn had a great chance to double the lead Williamson played in a good ball from the right to the back post where Binnie crashed his shot into the side net.
Gillen fouled J.Viola on the left, from the free kick Miller won the header which broke to Findlay whose shot flew straight to Donoghue.
In 15 minutes Bremner got into the box on the right his shot took a wicked deflection and struck the bar with Swan scrambling clear.
Orru and Brass linked up well in 20 minutes playing a 1-2 it was only a timely interception and clearance from Miller which prevented Orru being in the clear.
Muir struck a shot from 22 yards out which was blocked by D.Nimmo and broke to Penker who shot on target forcing Donoghue to dive to palm away.
Binnie and Gillen combined well on the right with the full back hitting a cross which Binnie took in his stride but couldn’t direct on target.
In the 31st minute B.Viola was replaced by Moore due to an injury.
In the following minute the visitors struck a blow B.Donaldson headed clear the ball falling to MILLER 25 yards out who smacked a great shot low into the left corner of the net.
In 37 minutes Brass and Gillen combined on the right with the wing back’s cross just out of reach of Binnie.
With the Broxburn defence backing off SIGNORINI was allowed to advance on the left and squeezed in a shot from a tight angle into the right side of the net. Time 38 minutes.
In the 42nd minute J.Viola played a long ball forward which Wringe he collected the ball and his shot had Donoghue diving to save and palm away.
Bremner fouled Signorini 22 yards out Findlay took the kick and rattled the post right oon half time.

HALF TIME: Broxburn Athletic 1 – 2 Lothian Thistle Hutchison Vale
Downie replaced the injured Binnie at half time.
Signorini beat Orru on the right his cross saw Bremner get a touch which wasn’t far off going into his own net just drifting by the post.
From a long ball forward in 55 minutes Findlay put over a great ball which B.Donaldson cleared.
Orru won a corner which Bremner took Brass won at the back post but Miller was on hand to concede another corner. Orru took the kick again D.Nimmo couldn’t apply a finish at near post.
In 61 minutes Findlay was brought down by Gillen with the referee awarding a penalty. SIGNORINI sent Donoghue the wrong way from the spot.
In 67 minutes Henderson replaced Williamson.
Things went from bad to worse 5 minutes later a long ball forward was won by Findlay who played the ball back to MUIR who cracked a great shot into the bottom right hand corner from 25 yards out.
In 71 minutes Wright replaced Brass.
Douglas found Henderson with a pass with his cross cum shot just drifting wide right.
In 75 minutes Clark and Gillen were replaced by Gray and Sayers.
From a Henderson corner B.Donaldson won a header but couldn’t direct his effort on target.
In 80 minutes Findlay went off being replaced by Renton.
Henderson got in another effort at goal as the Brox tried to reduce the deficit but Swan saved comfortably.
Wright sent Orru away down the left his cross was met by Douglas but his header was over the bar.
In 87 minutes D.Nimmo made an unforced error which Wringe was onto but the defender managed to pressure the striker into hitting his shot over the bar.
Wright was booked in 88 minutes.
In the last minute to complete a bad afternoon MUIR once again cut in from the left and cracked another 25 yarder into the Brox net.
Douglas was also booked for Broxburn.

FULL TIME: Broxburn Athletic 1 – 5 Lothian Thistle Hutchison Vale



Date Time League Season
March 11, 2023 2:30 pm East Premier League 2022/23




Club1st Half2nd HalfGoals
Broxburn Athletic101
Hutchieson Vale235

Broxburn Athletic

Shaun Donoghue Goalkeeper
Darren Downie Forward
Andrew Gillen Defender
Greg Binnie Forward
Jordan Wright Defender 89'
Gary Brass Forward
Daniel Nimmo Defender
Steven Clark Midfielder
Craig Henderson Midfielder
Jordan Orru Midfielder
Jack Sayers Defender
Errol Douglas Forward 2'
Josh Blair Goalkeeper
Liam Gray Midfielder
Bradley Donaldson Defender
Max Williamson Midfielder
Calum Bremner Midfielder
Yellow Cards
Red Cards

KO KO 2 31 32 38 46 47 62 67 71 71 75 75 80 89 90 FT

League Table

1Broxburn Athletic2767
2Musselburgh Athletic2554
3Hutchieson Vale2749
4Jeanfield Swifts2346
5Sauchie Juniors2645
6Dunbar United2544
7Hill of Beath2641
8Haddington Athletic2637



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