Rangers B 0
Ayr United 3
Scottish Challenge Cup (2nd Round)


Rangers B 

0 - 3

Ayr United


Scottish Challenge Cup (2nd Round)
Tuesday, September 14th, 2021
C&G Systems Stadium


Goalscorers
None. Daire OConnor (40)
Joseph Chalmers (74)
Markus Fjortoft (78)

Team Managers
Unknown.

Starting Eleven
1 Wright
2 Devine
4 King
5 Mackinnon
3 Fraser
8 McKinnon
6 Miller
7 Lindsay
11 McCausland
9 Weston
10 McCann
Aiden McAdams .1
Jordan Houston .2
Aaron Muirhead .4
Sean McGinty .5
Andy Murdoch .6
Michael Moffat .7
Daire OConnor .10
Joseph Chalmers .18
Mark McKenzie .22
Markus Fjortoft .23
Finn Ecrepont .25

Bench
12 Ewen
14 Harkness
15 Strachan
16 Ritchie-Hosler
17 Ure
21 Budinauckas
Patrick Reading .3
Tomi Adeloye .9
Cameron Salkeld .11
Jack Baird .15
Steven Bradley .16
Charlie Albinson .21
Kinlay Bilham .26
Alex Jeanes .28

Substitutions
None. None.

Cautions
None. None.

Red Cards
None. None.

Match Officials

Steven Reid (Referee)





Photography by SNS Group

Match Report


RANGERS B have been awarded a win in retrospect after Ayr United were found guilty of having fielded ineligible players in their SPFL Trust Trophy clash.

The Championship side won 3-0 on the night but substitutes Kinlay Bilham and Alex Jeanes were not supposed to play as they were on loan at West of Scotland League sides Irvine Meadow and Girvan at the time.

Ayr Utd's late double substitution against Rangers B has cost themCredit: Willie Vass
An SPFL statement read: "At a disciplinary hearing today (Monday 20 September 2021) a Committee of the Board of the SPFL acting as a Tribunal considered a complaint that Ayr United FC in Playing Kinlay Bilham and Alex Jeanes in their SPFL Trust Trophy match against Rangers B on Tuesday 14 September 2021 were in breach of the Regulations in respect of the competition.

"Both players were listed as substitutes and entered the field of play at 81 minutes. Ayr United FC admitted breaching SPFL Rules and Regulations by Playing the players in the match when they were, at the time of the match, Registered at the Scottish FA to West of Scotland League clubs Irvine Meadow XI (in the case of Mr Bilham) and Girvan (in the case of Mr Jeanes).

"The Tribunal imposed the following sanctions:

(i) the Club was reprimanded and warned as to future conduct; and

(ii) the result of the match was annulled and instead recorded as a 3-0 victory for Rangers B.

No financial penalty was imposed on Ayr United."



Squad Statistics (as at September 14th, 2021)


2021-22 All Time
Age
Aiden McAdams (GK) - 4 - 4 -
Jordan Houston21 9 - 57 -
Sean McGinty28 9 - 9 -
Markus Fjortoft27 7171
Finn Ecrepont19 3 - 5 -
Daire OConnor24 5151
Joseph Chalmers27 51362
Andy Murdoch - 91864
Mark McKenzie21 101473
Aaron Muirhead - 9 - 765
Michael Moffat36 2 - 11722






League Table (as at September 14th, 2021)


Pld W D L Pts
1. ICT 5 5 0 0 15
2. Kilmarnock 5 4 0 1 12
3. Arbroath 5 3 1 1 10
4. Partick Thistle 5 3 0 2 9
5. Queen of the South 5 2 0 3 6
6. Raith Rovers 4 1 1 2 4
7. Ayr United 5 1 1 3 4
8. Morton 5 1 1 3 4
9. Hamilton Academical 5 1 1 3 4
10. Dunfermline Athletic 4 0 1 3 1