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Arbroath 1-1 Ayr United: Match abandoned at half-time

By Martin DowdenBBC Scotland at Gayfield Park

The abandonment of Ayr United's Scottish Championship match at Arbroath was "a hard one to take", says visiting manager Mark Kerr.

The game was called off by referee Steven Kirkland at half-time due to high winds, with the score 1-1.

Ayr, playing into the wind, led through Aaron Drinan before Colin Hamilton levelled straight from a corner.

"It's just the frustration of thinking we've worked hard here to get in a position to go on and win," Kerr said.

"To defend for 45 minutes, score a great goal and feel that you are going to have momentum, it's a hard one to take."

Arbroath manager Dick Campbell said: "We definitely did benefit from the wind. We had 75% possession, scored a goal from a corner and Ayr defended really well.

"Their noses will be out of joint because they think they have the advantage in the second half. It was a bit of a lottery. Mark tried to get the game on but the referee overruled him."

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