December 26, 2012
Airdrie continue to struggle
Hamilton eased to a comfortable 3-0 home victory against struggling Airdrie.
Marc Warren and Gregor Buchanan were both denied by Kevin Cuthbert in the opening stages as the visitors looked to end a run of five league games without a win, but they soon fell behind.
Louis Longridge forced the ball in from close range in the 15th minute for his second goal of the season, both of which have come against Airdrie.
The second came eight minutes later as Alister Crawford's free-kick was forced in from close range by Alexander Neil.
Neil came close to a second as he struck the crossbar from 20 yards in the 33rd minute.
The third came 10 minutes into the second period as Jonathan Page headed in Crawford's corner, to complete Hamilton's second home win of the campaign.
|Hamilton Academical||Airdrie United|
|1 Kevin Cuthbert||1 Grant Adam|
|4 Martin Canning||5 David William Lilley|
|8 Gary Fisher||3 Marc Warren|
|5 Jonathan Page||7 Grant Evans|
|2 Ziggy Gordon||4 Gregor Buchanan|
|3 Connor Mcglinchey||2 Chris O'Neil|
|10 Alex Neil||6 Sean Lynch|
|7 Ali Crawford||8 Joshua Watt|
|6 Jonathon Routledge||11 John Boyle|
|9 Steve May||9 Liam Buchanan|
|11 Lewis Longridge||10 Ryan Donnelly|
|19 Scott Christie||Andrew Duncan 17|
|12 Michael Devlin||Jamie Bain 14|
|14 Gillepsie||Jamie Barclay 12|
|15 Andy Ryan||Owen Ronald 16|
|16 Darian Mackinnon||William McLaren 15|
|Gillepsie for Lewis Longridge (68)||William McLaren for Grant Evans (46)|
|Andy Ryan for Gary Fisher (76)||Owen Ronald for Joshua Watt (60)|
|Darian Mackinnon for Ali Crawford (76)||Jamie Barclay for Sean Lynch (69)|
|Steve May (18)||Grant Evans (22)|
|Ziggy Gordon (34)||Chris O'Neil (36)|
|Jonathan Page (90)||Marc Warren (62)|
|Grant Adam (82)|
|· Squads: Hamilton Academical | Airdrie United|