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Clyde 1-0 Airdrie United

SFL

Clyde substitute Alan Trouten's strike was enough to see off Division One basement side Airdrie and secure the Bully Wee's third straight league win.

Airdrie went close with a Simon Lynch volley while Willie McLaren almost gave the Bully Wee a first-half lead.

Ruari MacLennan was sent off for Clyde two minutes after the restart for a two-footed lunge at Bobby Donnelly.

The hosts grabbed the winner with 16 minutes remaining when Trouten drilled a low shot past Stephen Robertson.

Victory saw Clyde move up to seventh spot in the table, while Airdrie remain rooted to the bottom, five points behind ninth-placed Morton.


Clyde: Hutton, Lowing, Brown (Ruari MacLennan 46), Higgins, Gibson, Lithgow, McKay, Waddell (Trouten 46), Clarke, Emslie, McLaren (McSwegan 87). Subs Not Used: Wilson, Cherrie.

Booked: McLaren, MacLennan, McKay, Higgins.

Sent off: MacLennan

Goals: Trouten 74.

Airdrie Utd: Robertson, Smyth, Hazley (McDougall 77), McKenna, Bobby Donnelly, Nixon, McLaughlin, Brown, Lynch (Mcguire 87), Noble (Di Giacomo 62), Cardle. Subs Not Used: Darren Smith, Hollis.

Booked: Cardle.

Att: 864

Ref: C Boyle



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