Clyde 7-1 East Stirlingshire

Scottish Football League

Rock-bottom East Stirlingshire's miserable season continued as they were thumped by Clyde in the Third Division.

Striker Stephen McDonald's close-range finish gave the hosts the lead after 14 minutes in Cumbernauld and Gavin Brown added to that five minutes later with a superb 25-yard curler.

John Neill made it three after 31 minutes, stabbing the ball home from six yards out after the visitors failed to clear John Sweeney's corner.

Declan Gallagher nodded Sweeney's cross home on 77 minutes shortly before Michael Oliver drilled a low right-footed effort into the back of the net to make it 5-0.

Liam Cusack scored from close range with an outstretched right-foot just a minute later.

Bradley Coyne scored a consolation for the visitors 47 seconds later from the edge of the area before Mark Archdeacon finished the scoring in added time with a low right-footed strike.

Clyde: Mentel, Brown (McMullan 68), McQueen, Declan Gallagher, Sharp, Neill (Archdeacon 82), Sweeney, Hay, Gray, McDonald (Oliver 78), Cusack. Subs Not Used: Hutchison, Irvine.

Goals: McDonald 14, Brown 19, Neill 31, Declan Gallagher 77, Oliver 81, Cusack 82, Archdeacon 90.

East Stirlingshire: Antell, Chisholm, Beveridge, Jackson, Frances, Stirling, Hunter, Maxwell (Stuart Love 72), Alistair Love, Turner (Lurinsky 82), Coyne. Subs Not Used: Hay, Savage, Dominico Gibson.

Booked: Turner,Hunter.

Goals: Coyne 82.

Att: 617

Ref: Paul Robertson

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