Airdrie Utd 5-2 Stenhousemuir

Scottish Football League

Airdrie United overcame a second-half comeback by Stenhousemuir to run out comforable winners in Division Two.

Strikes by Ryan Donnelly and Paul Lovering and a header from John Boyle gave the hosts a 3-0 half-time lead.

But Colin Hamilton's header and Stewart Kean's drilled shot brought Stenny back into contention.

Donnelly's second and Nathan Blockley's effort stretched Airdrie's advantage before the hosts' David Lilley was dismissed for a professional foul.

Airdrie Utd: McKane, Bain, Lilley, Stallard, Lovering, Keast (Johnston 46), Devlin, Lynch (Blockley 82), Stevenson, Boyle (Holmes 59), Donnelly. Subs Not Used: Fairley, Hill.

Sent Off: Lilley (90). Booked: Bain, Devlin, Donnelly, Stallard.

Goals: Donnelly 10, Lovering 27, Boyle 45, Donnelly 66, Blockley 83.

Stenhousemuir: Brown, Lyle, Corrigan, McMillan, Hamilton, Ferguson, Paton (Dickson 35), Iain Thomson (Joe McCafferty 81), Murray (Fraser 72), Kean, Rodgers. Subs Not Used: McCluskey, Quinn.

Booked: Rodgers, Murray, Ferguson, Brown, McMillan, Kean.

Goals: Hamilton 51, Kean 56.

Att: 698

Ref: Alan Muir

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