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Hamilton Away - Match Preview

PostedMay 2, 2013


It’s the last chance saloon for us on Saturday in our battle to avoid the play –offs next week.
Not only do we have to beat the division’s inform side at New Douglas Park (kick off 3 p.m.) but we also need already relegated Airdrie to take something from their game with Dunfermline at East End Park.
A glimmer of hope for us is the last time the Diamonds avoided defeat was against the Pars at the Excelsior Stadium in March while their last win came at East End Park in January!
Games between Cowden and Accies this season have been even this season with each side winning at home while the last match at Central Park ended in a draw.
Back in August a goal from Kyle Miller gave us a 1-0 win when Accies visited Central Park.
The return game in January saw Kane Hemmings give us the lead at the interval but two goals in a four minute period from Jonathan Page and Stevie May kept the points in Lanarkshire despite the home side being reduced to ten men after Alex Neil was sent off for a second booking.
Colin Cameron was also red carded that afternoon when he picked up a second yellow card from the technical area after being substituted!
The last meeting at Central Park saw a 1-1 draw with Craig Moore cancelling out Stevie May’s opener.
Two successive defeats from Dunfermline and Dumbarton have left our Irn Bru First Division status hanging by a thread as we currently sit in ninth place a point behind rivals Dunfermline.
Our away league record so far this season is
Played 17, Won 3, Drawn 4, Lost 10, Goals For 18, Goals Against 30, Points 13.
Accies are the current form team in the division and have moved into third place with six wins and a draw during April.
After struggling for most of the campaign are ending their campaign on a high and no doubt their fans will be thinking the season is ending too soon!
Played 17, Won 7, Drawn 4, Lost 6, Goals For 25, Goals Against 20, Points 25.
On loan St Johnstone forward Stevie May is Accies top scorer with 25 goals with 24 of them coming in the Irn Bru First Division.
Maywill be looking to overtake the division’s top scorer Lyle Taylor after bagging an amazing 11 goals during April.
Taking charge of the game is Bobby Madden who will be assisted by James Bee and Lorraine Clark.
Adults - 16
Concessions - 8 (under 18 and over 65, photo ID required)
Cowden fans will be housed in the Spice of Life North Stand (behind the goal) entry via turnstiles 10-12.
The Miners Mini Tours bus will leave Central Park at 13.00 p.m. and has a number of seats for non- members with the following prices Adults - 13 and Concessions -8.
To book a seat contact Jim Adamson on 01383 727719 or 07743612632.
Hamilton West station is adjacent to the ground for those travelling by rail.
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