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Saints snatch a draw from the jaws of victory

‘It was a point away from home but it felt like a defeat’

Football

Craig MacEwan flicks on Dean Smith’s corner to put Saints 2-1 in front

OBAN Saints conceded two sloppy goals inside a minute right at the end of last Saturday’s first ever league encounter with Motherwell Thistle to gift their hosts an unlikely share of the points. Second-half goals from Craig MacEwan and Donald Campbell, added to Willie Gemmell’s first-half opener, had the visitors coasting towards victory until the late rally from the Premier Division new boys stunned their more experienced guests.

Manager Alex Craik stuck with 10 of the starting line-up from the previous week’s demolition of Campbeltown Pupils with the only change being Jamie Graham coming in at left back to replace holidaymaker Scott Maitland.

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