• Dundee 1-1 Killie
    Dundee 1-1 Killie

    Premiership Match 5 - Dens Park - Sep 10th 2016

Killie FC


April 2016

No. of Shots

17 7

Shots on Target

3 1


60% 40%

Fouls Conceded

17 13

Corners Won

3 5


Goals El Bakhtaoui (7)

Coulibaly (32)


Killie Team

Jamie MacDonald, Luke Hendrie, Jonny Burn, Scott Boyd , Steven Smith, Rory McKenzie, Adam Frizzell (Jordon Jones 54), Dean Harkshaw (Charlee Adams 72) (George Green 80 ), Gary Dicker, Souleymane Coulibaly, Kris Boyd.
Subs Not Used: Devlin MacKay, Will Boyle, Dapo Kayode, Lewis Morrison.

Attendance: 5,111


Man of the Match Vote


Match Report

Alan Walker @ Dens Park

A paltry 315 Killie fans made the journey up to Dundee to see Killie try to build on their spirited 1-1 draw against league new boys Rangers. Lee Clark had some team changes to make with Kiltie and Addison injured and Kris Boyd dealing with a recent personal loss. The manager showed great commitment to the SPL top goal scorer, allowing him to decide whether or not he wanted to play, and he did. Boyd was given a fantastic reception from the visiting support and we wish him, and his family, our heartfelt condolences and offers of support.

New loanee Scott Boyd came into partner Burn at centre-back and Hawkshaw came in for the aforementioned Kiltie. Kris Boyd was the sole striker with Coulibaly on the right wing, Frizzell on the left and Hawkshaw partnering McKenzie and Dicker in the middle.

It was clear that both teams were looking to play attacking football and the entire match consisted of one of the two teams pressing heavily. Ex-Killie Mark O’Hara has had a fine start to the season with Dundee, particularly due to his new role as attacking midfielder. Mark spent much of the first half in the space between Killie’s defense and midfield and it was from that position that he nearly did some damage on only the sixth minute. Ex-Celtic defender Darren O’Dea sent a long high ball upfield and O’Hara used his height to head the ball down for Whigton to strike, but Burn blocked the ball well for a corner.

Moments later, Captain Smith needlessly fouled Dundee’s Kerr on the left-wing and the resultant free-kick from Tom Hately was dummied by Whigton for the impressive El Bakhtaoui to slot home. Captain Smith found missing when he should have been marking the Dundee scorer.

It was an early set-back for Killie, but we persisted with some impressive passing and as a result Coulibaly got into a good area for a shot, but blasted high and wide. Still, more to come later from our little superstar. Killie were raining crosses into the Dundee box, particularly from the full backs, and Kris Boyd was unlucky to put a header wide from such a cross.

Dundee weren’t out the races completely though, and Mark O’Hara was a little unfortunate with a cheeky wee flick towards goal after a cross from Kerr.


Killie’s fine play paid off on the 32nd minute after some good play from Hendrie and Frizzell won us a throw-in on the right. Hendrie took the throw in and Frizzell chested it back. Hendrie then laid it back off to Frizzell who sent in a high looping cross. The Dundee defense didn’t look to be in too much danger but didn’t foresee an exquisite piece of talent from Coulibaly (right) as he leaped in the air for a sensational overhead kick. Bain had no chance, Coulibaly gave the fans a customary somersault and even conceded to a “I can’t believe I pulled that off” hand to mouth gesture.

Dundee lost O’Dea to injury, with him being replaced by the easily pronounceable Julen Etxabeguren Leanizbarrutia. El Bakhtaoui was their most dangerous player and after some good hold-up play he slotted the ball wide for Holt to shoot but his shot went well wide. El Bakhtaoui had another shot moments later but that also went wide of goal.

So half time hit and it was a chance for the Killie fans to wax lyrical about Coulibaly’s goal and the “just alright” Dundee pies (average rating - 7/10).

Dundee started the second half more brightly than Killie and would have been in the lead again had it not been for a good double save from MacDonald, twice denying Wighton at his left-hand post. However, Killie weren’t exactly being run over and Coulibaly has another chance to impress from a long distance shot in the 56th minute. His attempt, however, was high and wide when it might have been more prudent for him to pass. I think we’ll let him off, just this once.

Frizzell had a good chance to score moments later but his shot was blocked and then at the other end bothy Hateley and El Bakhtaoui had shots which went wide. El Bakhtaoui was dropping deeper and deeper as the matched progress, in order to get possession of the ball, but always looked dangerous in possession. A cross from him allowed a chance at goal for O’Hara but he headed wide, much to the delight and (mostly) light-hearted ribbing from the Killie faithful.

As time passed and both sides searched for a winner (with a string of attacking substitutions made), Dundee had a couple of chances from stramashes in the Killie box, but the defense always managed to clear.

However one of those substitutions had to be substituted himself on the 83rd minute. Charlee Adams latched on to a loose ball just moments before Mario Gomis arrived with his studs a little too visible for referee Don Robertson. Both players were injured, but Gomis saw red, and Adams was stretchered off and replaced by Green. That was the last real action from the game, aside from a couple of niggly fouls as Robertson, who had refereed the game so well until then, started to lose a little control.

In the end, it was a well-deserved point, with some impressive passing and movement from Killie. Hopefully, the missing fans will be back for the Thistle game as Killie look to keep the Glasgow side bottom of the table, where they belong.



Lee Clark: "Possibly [a draw] could have been the correct result but I'm a little bit disappointed. We had numerous opportunities and scored an unbelievable goal from Coulibaly. I just felt we didn't quite push on in the second half. I left it [the decision to play] up to Kris. He is an experienced man and an experienced footballer. It's been a horrendous week. My toughest week as a football manager to deal with this situation. We can only support him and his family. He is a local boy from Kilmarnock. He showed great courage. We had a little talk before the game and in a tribute to Kris and his family we get a positive result. Unfortunately we couldn't get three points but it's the mark of the man he wanted to play today."


Hotshots | League Table | Squad Fixtures Managers Comments


All images © Ross MacKenzie and should not be reproduced without his permission

Killie FC

Website Privacy Statement

Our policy relating to data collection and privacy has fairness at its heart and is never intended to cause objection or complaint and to that end if there is any dubiety we will not store your information. As a business we wish to stay in communication with your and keep you up to date with news, offers and updates on our product which you may find of interest, but we will only do this with your clear and specific consent.

Standard Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how KILLIE FC uses and protects any information that you give KILLIE FC when you use this website.

KILLIE FC is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

KILLIE FC may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 13th Jun 2018 


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. To prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online and offline.

Where we collect this information

As a business we collect data for a number of sources, but our data policy applies to all of the following including personal data collected at reception, check in, exhibitions, on and off-line competitions, guest questionnaires, online bookings, online communications, digital newsletter sign ups from websites and social media, shared promotions with partners and others not listed.

We confirm that unless specific consent is given by the user the information shared will not be stored beyond the purpose intended. If specific consent is given to use the information collected it will be stored securely and digitally encrypted and password protected. 

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data, using Google Analytics normally but on occasion other aggregation tools that advise us about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
●    whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes
●    if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us or by clicking unsubscribe where available.

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting only if you specifically consent to us that you wish this to happen.
We undertake that third parties will only include businesses that support our business and your stay such as travel providers, visitor attractions, event providers and others directly related to our business offering.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us [email protected] as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

Our Website and In House Data Collection Policy

Our email collection policy is fully consent based and in entering your details clear consent is given by the user to receive future marketing materials from ourselves. The following information makes clear our policy on use of consent based email marketing and communications.

What we collect

We may collect the following information on a consent only basis:
●    name and job title
●    contact information including email address
●    demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
●    other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers

What we do with the information we gather

The majority of the information we gather is required for contractual and legal purposes and to allow us to offer products and services as purchased. 
When consent is given to use the information for marketing and communication purposes it is used for the following reasons:
●    We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
●    From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you using your provided email address for market research purposes. 

Your information will never be shared with any third parties and at all times you have the right to unsubscribe permanently from our database with a simple click of the unsubscribe information at which time your details will be deleted from the mailing lists and removed from the database permanently with no archived records retained.

Killie FC

Website Terms and Conditions

Your use of the Killie FC Web Site is subject to these terms and by using the Site you show your agreement to such terms. If you do not accept our terms, please do not use the Web Site.

Ownership of Web Site

This Web Site belongs to Killie FC.


Headings used in these terms and conditions are for convenience only and shall not affect their interpretation.


The images, logos and names on this Web Site which identify Killie FC or third parties and their products and services are proprietary marks of Killie FC and/or the relevant third parties. Nothing contained in this Web Site shall be deemed to confer on any person any license or right on the part of Killie FC or any third party with respect to any such image, logo or name.


Killie FC reserves the right, at any time and without prior notice, to remove or cease to supply any product or service contained on this Web Site. In the event that such removal takes place we shall not be liable to you in any way whatsoever for such removal.

Phone Calls and Emails

Telephone calls using the telephone numbers provided on this Web Site and email correspondence with Killie FC at the email addresses accessible through, or discernible from, this Web Site may be recorded or monitored. By using such communication methods you are consenting to the recording or monitoring of the same.

Telephone charges

The price of calls may vary depending on your telecoms supplier. Please check with your operator for exact charges.


Commercial use

This Web Site is for non-commercial, personal use only. The services contained on this Web Site may be supplied on a commercial basis on payment to Killie FC or its service or product suppliers of its charges from time to time. Please contact us on Email: [email protected]

In the event that you use any of the services contained on this Web Site for commercial use, Killie FC shall be entitled to charge you at its applicable rates in respect of such commercial use.


The copyright in the material contained in this Web Site belongs to Killie FC or its licensed source. Any person may copy any part of this material, subject to the following conditions:

the material may not be used for commercial purposes;

the copies must retain any copyrights or other intellectual property notices contained in the original material;

the products and technology or processes described in this Web Site may be subject to other intellectual property rights reserved by Killie FC or by other third parties with no license granted in respect of those intellectual property rights); images on this Web Site are protected by copyright as its text by IPR and may not be reproduced or appropriated in any manner without the written permission of their respective owner(s).

Changes to Terms and Records of Agreements

We reserve the right to change these terms and conditions at any time by posting changes on the Web Site. It is your responsibility to review the Web Site terms and conditions to ensure you are aware of the latest terms and conditions. Your use of this Web Site after a change has been posted will be deemed to signify your acceptance of the modified terms and conditions. We recommend that you print off and retain for your records a copy of these terms and conditions from time to time and a copy of any terms and conditions relating to any product or service which you apply for online, together with any related application form completed and submitted.

Any amendment to terms and conditions must be agreed in writing by us, or, if appropriate, by the relevant company or individual supplier with whom you contract.


Whilst Killie FC has taken due care and attention in the preparation of the contents of this Web Site, this Web Site and the information, names, images, pictures, logos, icons regarding or relating to Killie FC or our products and services marketed on the site (or to third party products and services), are provided on an 'as is' basis without any representation or endorsement being made and without any warranty of any kind, whether express or implied, including but not limited to, any implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy.

To the extent permitted by law, all such terms and warranties are hereby excluded. In no event will Killie FC be liable, whether in contract or tort (including negligence or breach of statutory duty) or otherwise for any losses sustained and arising out of or in connection with use of this Web Site including, without limitation, loss of profits, loss of data or loss of goodwill (in all these cases whether direct or indirect) nor any indirect, economic, consequential or special loss.

Killie FC does not represent that the information contained in this Web Site is accurate, comprehensive, verified or complete, and shall accept no liability for the accuracy or completeness of the information contained in this Web Site or for any reliance placed by any person on the information.

Killie FC does not warrant that the functions or materials accessible from or contained in this Web Site will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected or that this Web Site or the server that makes it available are virus or bug free or represent the full functionality, accuracy, reliability of the materials.

If any of these Terms and Conditions (or any terms and conditions relating to a product or service referred to in this Web Site) should be determined to be illegal, invalid or otherwise unenforceable by reason of the laws of any state or country in which such terms and conditions are intended to be effective, then to the extent of such illegality, invalidity or unenforceability, and in relation to such state or country only, such terms or condition shall be deleted and severed from the rest of the relevant terms and conditions and the remaining terms and conditions shall survive, remain in full force and effect and continue to be binding and enforceable. Nothing in these terms and conditions shall exclude Killie FC's liability for death or personal injury resulting from negligence of Killie FC.

Intellectual Property Rights

All Intellectual Property Rights (including, without limitation, all database rights, rights in designs, rights in know-how, patents and rights in inventions (in all cases whether registered or unregistered and including all rights to apply for registration) and all other intellectual or industrial property rights in any jurisdiction) in any information, content, materials, data or processes contained in or to this Web Site belong to Killie FC or its licensed source. All rights of Killie FC in such Intellectual Property Rights are hereby reserved.

Jurisdiction and Law

Killie FC makes no representation that any product or service referred to on or through the Web Site is appropriate for use, or available in other locations. The information and other materials contained in this Web Site may not satisfy the laws of any other country and those who choose to access this Site from other locations are responsible for compliance with local laws if and to the extent local laws are applicable.

These Terms and Conditions and any terms and conditions relating to products or services described in this Web Site shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of Scotland. Disputes arising in relation to the same shall, unless otherwise expressly agreed, be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Scotland.

Links to other Web Sites

Certain (hypertext) links, advertisements or suppliers promotion will lead you to Web Sites that are not under the control of Killie FC. When you activate any of these links, you will leave Killie FC Web Site by opening a new window and we have no control over and will accept no responsibility or liability in respect of the material on any such other Web Site. By allowing links with third party Web Sites Killie FC does not intend to solicit business or offer any security to any person in any country, directly or indirectly.

Force Majeure

Every effort will be made to carry out the contract but its due performance is subject to cancellation by Killie FC or to such variation as we may find necessary as a result of inability to secure labour, materials or supplies or as a result of any act of God, War, Strike, Lockout or other labour dispute, Fire, Flood, Drought, Legislation, or other cause (whether of the foregoing class or not) beyond the sellers control.

Killie FC

Website Accessibility

We have tried to make this website as accessible as possible and easy to use for everyone, regardless of circumstance or ability.

All our page templates comply with the WCAG Priority 2 checkpoints as a minimum requirement. And we make every effort to ensure that all the content on our site meets this standard too. We are making every effort to ensure that we don't exclude any users. For example:

  • We try to use clear and simple language.
  • We use alternative text for all our images 
  • Were possible the HTML we produce conforms to the standard: XHTML 1.0 Strict
  • We have tested the colours we use in the design for contrast.

We try to publish all our text content as accessible HTML rather than in other formats such as PDF. Where we do publish PDFs or other formats our policy is to make them as accessible as we can.

Please feel free to share the content of this page with your friends – simply click on where you would like to share it.