Gibson would have swapped double for win

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He MIGHT have netted two goals on Wednesday night against Airdrie, but Keith Gibson was every bit as disappointed as his team-mates to end up with just a point from the game.

It looked as though it was going to be a great night for the midfielder who got his name on the scoresheet twice as it seemed the Lichties were about to earn a comfortable victory.

But two second half goals from the Diamonds meant they had to settle for a draw.

And even though Gibson was happy with his goals, he insisted it wasn’t just about him.

He explained: “We are all just so disappointed with the draw because we probably could have been three or four up in the first half.

“It is always vital to get an early goal and get yourself on the front foot.

“It looked like a foul before their second goal and then that’s it we don’t get the chance to go top.

“It is nice to get those two goals and I have managed to start the last three games which has been good.

“But it isn’t really about myself.

“Going two up we should have won the game and maybe we should have played ugly to grind out a result.

“But you have to say credit to them for forcing themselves back into it.”

Gibson is no stranger to title races after becoming an integral part of the championship winning squad of last season that saw the Lichties win their first trophy in 133 years.

Survival was always the main aim of this campaign in the Second Division but a run of excellent form has seen them tipped to win their second title in two seasons.

And despite Wednesday’s draw Gibson says the challenge is still very much on.

He added: “There are still 10 games to go and Cowdenbeath have to drop points at some stage.

“We have a good squad here and we will stick together and hopefully see things go our way more.”

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