Albion Rovers ensured their 100% start to the season at home continued with victory over winless East Fife.

The hosts took the lead when Jamie Pollock punished the Fifers for some poor defending

And John Gemmell doubled the Wee Rovers' advantage on the stroke of half-time, heading home Kyle Turnbull's corner.

Jon McShane almost scored an own goal to give Albion a third but the ball came back off the post.

Lineup, Bookings (5) & Substitutions (6)

Albion Rovers

  • 01 Parry
  • 02 Reid Booked
  • 03 Turnbull
  • 04 Young
  • 05 Dunlop
  • 06 Dunlop Booked
  • 07 Mullin
  • 08 Pollock Booked (Fisher - 77' )
  • 10 Love (McKenzie - 67' )
  • 09 Gemmell (Donnelly - 83' )
  • 11 Phillips

Substitutes

  • 12 Fisher
  • 14 Cusack
  • 15 Donnelly
  • 16 McKenzie
  • 17 Hughes
  • 18 McNeil
  • 19 Dallas

East Fife

  • 01 Fleming
  • 02 Mullen
  • 03 Smith
  • 06 Walker Booked
  • 04 Campbell
  • 05 Moyes
  • 08 Brown
  • 10 Smith (Cook - 55' )
  • 14 Austin (McAleer - 74' )
  • 09 McShane Booked
  • 16 Barr (Campbell - 45' )

Substitutes

  • 07 McAleer
  • 11 Cook
  • 17 Beaton
  • 18 Maskrey
  • 21 Rooney
  • 22 Campbell
Ref: Gavin Ross
Att: 532

Match Stats

Shots

7 7

On target

4 2

Corners

5 5

Fouls

14 16

Live Text Commentary

Full time

Full Time Match ends, Albion Rovers 2, East Fife 0.

90:00 +5:23 Full time

Full Time Second Half ends, Albion Rovers 2, East Fife 0.

90:00 +3:43

Attempt missed. Fraser Mullen (East Fife) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high from a direct free kick.

90:00 +3:14 Booking

Booking Alan Reid (Albion Rovers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

90:00 +3:10

Foul by Alan Reid (Albion Rovers).

90:00 +3:10

Alan Cook (East Fife) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

90:00 +1:20

Attempt saved. Allan Walker (East Fife) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

85:53

Corner, East Fife. Conceded by Kyle Turnbull.

82:38 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Albion Rovers. Ciaran Donnelly replaces John Gemmell.

80:47

Gary Phillips (Albion Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

80:47

Foul by Scott Smith (East Fife).

79:39

Hand ball by Gary Fisher (Albion Rovers).

79:07

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

79:06

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

78:07

Delay in match Michael Dunlop (Albion Rovers) because of an injury.

77:00 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Albion Rovers. Gary Fisher replaces Jamie Pollock.

73:39 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, East Fife. Caolan McAleer replaces Nathan Austin.

72:38

Michael Dunlop (Albion Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

72:38

Foul by Jon McShane (East Fife).

71:04

Josh Mullin (Albion Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

71:04

Foul by Ross Brown (East Fife).

69:06

Attempt missed. Alan Cook (East Fife) left footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the left.

67:12

Attempt saved. Marc McKenzie (Albion Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

66:19 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Albion Rovers. Marc McKenzie replaces Ally Love.

64:41

Foul by Ally Love (Albion Rovers).

64:41

Steven Campbell (East Fife) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

63:35

Kyle Turnbull (Albion Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

63:35

Foul by Nathan Austin (East Fife).

62:30

Attempt missed. John Gemmell (Albion Rovers) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

59:19

John Gemmell (Albion Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

59:19

Foul by Steven Campbell (East Fife).

57:12

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

57:11

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

55:26

Delay in match John Gemmell (Albion Rovers) because of an injury.

54:12 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, East Fife. Alan Cook replaces Kevin Smith.

52:36

Josh Mullin (Albion Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

52:36

Foul by Kevin Smith (East Fife).

51:19

Corner, East Fife. Conceded by Michael Dunlop.

48:14

Josh Mullin (Albion Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

48:14

Foul by Kevin Smith (East Fife).

47:21

Attempt missed. Nathan Austin (East Fife) header from the right side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the right.

46:09

Corner, East Fife. Conceded by Michael Dunlop.

45:00

Second Half begins Albion Rovers 2, East Fife 0.

45:00 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, East Fife. Ross Campbell replaces Lewis Barr.

45:00 +1:33 Half time

Half Time First Half ends, Albion Rovers 2, East Fife 0.

45:00 +0:49 Goal scored

Goal! Goal! Albion Rovers 2, East Fife 0. John Gemmell (Albion Rovers) header from the left side of the six yard box to the high centre of the goal. Assisted by Kyle Turnbull with a cross following a corner.

45:00 +0:10

Attempt saved. Jamie Pollock (Albion Rovers) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

45:00 +0:10

Corner, Albion Rovers. Conceded by Allan Fleming.

44:38

Attempt missed. Ross Dunlop (Albion Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right following a corner.

44:10

Corner, Albion Rovers. Conceded by Allan Walker.

43:23

Corner, Albion Rovers. Conceded by Scott Smith.

40:56

Attempt saved. Ewan Moyes (East Fife) header from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

40:22 Booking

Booking Michael Dunlop (Albion Rovers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

40:14

Foul by Michael Dunlop (Albion Rovers).

40:14

Nathan Austin (East Fife) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

39:16

Foul by Michael Dunlop (Albion Rovers).

39:16

Jon McShane (East Fife) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

38:20 Booking

Booking Allan Walker (East Fife) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

38:14

Darren Young (Albion Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

38:14

Foul by Allan Walker (East Fife).

34:35 Booking

Booking Jamie Pollock (Albion Rovers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

34:30

Foul by Jamie Pollock (Albion Rovers).

34:30

Ross Brown (East Fife) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

33:50

Attempt missed. Nathan Austin (East Fife) header from the right side of the six yard box is just a bit too high following a set piece situation.

33:13

Foul by Alan Reid (Albion Rovers).

33:13

Jon McShane (East Fife) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

32:40

Foul by Jamie Pollock (Albion Rovers).

32:40

Lewis Barr (East Fife) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

28:57

John Gemmell (Albion Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

28:57

Foul by Allan Walker (East Fife).

28:31

Attempt missed. Lewis Barr (East Fife) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right.

26:38

Foul by John Gemmell (Albion Rovers).

26:38

Allan Walker (East Fife) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

23:11

Foul by Darren Young (Albion Rovers).

23:11

Ross Brown (East Fife) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

21:53 Goal scored

Goal! Goal! Albion Rovers 1, East Fife 0. Jamie Pollock (Albion Rovers) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box to the bottom right corner following a set piece situation.

21:20 Booking

Booking Jon McShane (East Fife) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

21:14

Josh Mullin (Albion Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

21:14

Foul by Jon McShane (East Fife).

20:27

Jamie Pollock (Albion Rovers) wins a free kick on the left wing.

20:27

Foul by Ross Brown (East Fife).

17:50

Foul by Darren Young (Albion Rovers).

17:50

Allan Walker (East Fife) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

17:21

Ross Dunlop (Albion Rovers) wins a free kick on the left wing.

17:21

Foul by Kevin Smith (East Fife).

17:00

Michael Dunlop (Albion Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

17:00

Foul by Ross Brown (East Fife).

14:04

Foul by Ally Love (Albion Rovers).

14:04

Steven Campbell (East Fife) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

13:43

Corner, Albion Rovers. Conceded by Scott Smith.

13:15

Corner, Albion Rovers. Conceded by Ewan Moyes.

12:47

Attempt blocked. John Gemmell (Albion Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

12:18

Ally Love (Albion Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

12:18

Foul by Allan Walker (East Fife).

9:54

Corner, East Fife. Conceded by Ross Dunlop.

8:41

Foul by Ally Love (Albion Rovers).

8:41

Fraser Mullen (East Fife) wins a free kick on the left wing.

7:46

Corner, East Fife. Conceded by Kyle Turnbull.

5:45

Michael Dunlop (Albion Rovers) wins a free kick on the right wing.

5:45

Foul by Jon McShane (East Fife).

4:52

Foul by Ross Dunlop (Albion Rovers).

4:52

Jon McShane (East Fife) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

3:47

Kyle Turnbull (Albion Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

3:47

Foul by Nathan Austin (East Fife).

0:00

First Half begins.

0:00

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

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