My personal blog on Scottish Women's Football
Full time City 3-0 Hibs
90 mins City sub
McCulloch replaces McMurchie
93 mins GOAL GLASGOW CITY 3-0 Hibernian (Clare Shine)
A long ball looks like it will be cleared by Murray, but she miskicks allowing Shine room to lift the ball over Fife and just into the bottom right corner.
Heron shoots from 30 yrds right at Alexander
87 mins Hibs sub
Heron replaces Brownlie
86 mins GOAL GLASGOW CITY 2-0 Hibernian (Clare Shine)
Cuthbert plays Shine behind the defence and she places it in the bottom left corner
Harrison’s mazy run ends with her shot bei g blocked by Lauder
78 mins Hibs sub
Cornet replaces Richards
Cuthbert’s long range shot is stopped by Fife’s flying save
Ross crosses to O’Sullivan who chests the ball to Fife
69 mins Hibs sub
Claire Williamson replaces Tweedie
68 mins – City sub
Sarah Crilly replaces Grant who seems to have injured her shoulder.
Abbu Grant is down with a head injury
Brownlie plays Harrison into the box, she cuts the ball back to the slidign Tweedie and Alexander makes a geeat save
Cuthbert shoots from 25 yards and her effort hits the bar
Cuthbert crosses for Shine but the ball falls back to her, and she’s shoots at the near post which Fife saves. City can’t quite threaten from the resulting corner
Arnot crosses to the far post where Harrison’s shot is blocked and Alexander saves. It’s raining really heavily now
Shine is through in goal, but she is denied by Fife’s superb sliding tackle
City have the first corner of the half, but Hibs clears.
City gets the second half underway
HALF-TIME Glasgow City 1-0 Hibernian
43 mins GOAL GLASGOW CITY 1-0 Hibernian (Clare Shine)<
From the edge of the box, Shine blasts the ball past Fife, off the underside of the bar and in! Great goal
Leanne Ross’ corner falls to Corsie at the far post by she can only chip over
Nearly a great chance for Hibs. Richards’ in swinging cross isnt cleared by Corsie but before a Hibs player can pounce, McMurchie clears
Hibs have a free-kick on the right. Harrison’s delivery reaches Lia Tweedie at the far post, but her shot is saved by Alexander
29 mins – Glasgow City Sub
Susan Fairlie replaces Docherty. Lauder goes to left back
Lauder cuts in, and from just outside the box curls a shot to the far corner, beating Fife – but it smashes off the post and clear. City win a corner which somehow doesn’t go in
City have a free-kick on the right. Ross’ delivery finds McMurchie but she heads wide
Chloe Arthur tries from 30 yards, but her shot just goes wide of the left post
Erin Cuthbert crosses to the unmarked Shine, but she shoots straight at Fife. Then Hibs gets some pressure, but Lisa Robertson’s cross is just too high for Tweedie. The City have another chance, but Ross’ long range effort is easy for Fife.
Nearly a comical own goal from Jenna Fife. The keeper comes out of her box to clear ahead of Shine, but the wind blows it back, but luckily wide of the post for the keeper. Hibs just about deal with the resulting corner
Abi Harrison tries her luck from 35 yards, but it never looked like hitting the target.
Another city corner. Leanne Ross plays it short with Denise O’Sullivan befroe Ross crosses to the far post where Shine heads wide.
City have a corner, but it comes to nothing
Docherty is back on.
Nicola Docherty is down receiving treatment. Both sides showing threat, but both a slightly struggling with that final ball.
City quickly take a free kick, Lauder’s cross is slightly behind Shine, but she flicks the ball over Fife, but hits the bar!
The 2015 Scottish Women’s Final gets underway.
How are the conditions going to affect the tie today? Windy, cold and wet. Or just a typical Scottish Autumn day
City have dominated domestic football over the past seasons, and have won the first two trophies of the season. Can Hibernian deny them in the final act
In the league, the first two games ended in epic 3-3 draws, before City won the crucial final tie 2-0. And in the SWP League Cup Final, City won in a 2-1 extra-time win.
This a tie between Scotland’s two best sides, and in the four matches between them this season, there have been 17 goals.
13:35 – Glasgow City side
Lee Alexander, Lauren McMurchie, Hayley Lauder, Jo Love, Denise O’Sullivan, Clare Shine, Nicola Docherty, Leanne Ross (c), Abbi Grant, Rachel Corsie, Erin Cuthbert.
13:35 – Hibernian Side
Jenna Fife, Siobhan Hunter, Lia Tweedie, Lisa Robertson, Lizzie Arnot, Kirsty Smith, Joelle Murray (c), Abi Harrison, Heather Richards, Emma Brownlie, Chloe Arthur.
Welcome to my live-text of the 2015 Scottish Women’s Cup Final between Glasgow City and Hibernian.