Scottish League Two
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East Stirlingshire 1-0 Elgin City

David McKenna's late penalty earned Scottish League Two bottom side East Stirlingshire a narrow win over bottom side Elgin City.

Shire goalkeeper Richard Barnard was alert to parry away Craig Thomson's effort midway through the first half.

Elgin's Chris Townsley headed over before midfielder Neil McCabe's dipping 25-yard volley narrowly missed the target at the other end.

Substitute Brian Cameron was penalised for handball and McKenna converted.

Line-ups

East Stirlingshire

  • 1Barnard
  • 2Brisbane
  • 4Townsley
  • 5Greene
  • 3Kinnaird
  • 7WallaceSubstituted forWrightat 66'minutes
  • 8McCabeBooked at 90mins
  • 6DonnellySubstituted forVidlerat 58'minutes
  • 11Gilmour
  • 9GreenhillBooked at 36mins
  • 10McKenna

Substitutes

  • 12MacGregor
  • 14Vidler
  • 15Tully
  • 16Nicholson
  • 17Quinn
  • 18Wright
  • 19Shields

Elgin

  • 1Laidlaw
  • 2Cooper
  • 4Gilchrist
  • 5Duff
  • 3McHardy
  • 7Thomson
  • 8MooreSubstituted forCameronat 79'minutes
  • 6Nicolson
  • 11MacPhee
  • 9WynessSubstituted forSutherlandat 56'minutesBooked at 88mins
  • 10GunnSubstituted forReidat 71'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12McLean
  • 14Sutherland
  • 15Finlayson
  • 16MacEwan
  • 17Cameron
  • 18Reid
  • 21Black
Referee:
Nick Walsh
Attendance:
256

Match Stats

Home TeamEast StirlingshireAway TeamElgin
Possession
Home47%
Away53%
Shots
Home9
Away8
Shots on Target
Home4
Away2
Corners
Home10
Away9
Fouls
Home15
Away7

Live Text

Match ends, East Stirling 1, Elgin City 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, East Stirling 1, Elgin City 0.

Corner, East Stirling. Conceded by Darryl McHardy.

Booking

Neil McCabe (East Stirling) is shown the yellow card.

Jamie Reid (Elgin City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Neil McCabe (East Stirling).

Booking

Shane Sutherland (Elgin City) is shown the yellow card.

Connor Greene (East Stirling) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Shane Sutherland (Elgin City).

Goal!

Goal! East Stirling 1, Elgin City 0. David McKenna (East Stirling) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom right corner.

Penalty conceded by Brian Cameron (Elgin City) with a hand ball in the penalty area.

Darryl McHardy (Elgin City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by David McKenna (East Stirling).

Attempt missed. Craig Thomson (Elgin City) left footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is close, but misses to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, Elgin City. Brian Cameron replaces Daniel Moore.

Steven Brisbane (East Stirling) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Darryl McHardy (Elgin City).

Foul by Craig Thomson (Elgin City).

Billy Vidler (East Stirling) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Shane Sutherland (Elgin City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Max Wright (East Stirling).

Corner, East Stirling. Conceded by Jamie Duff.

Substitution

Substitution, Elgin City. Jamie Reid replaces Craig Gunn.

Darryl McHardy (Elgin City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by David Greenhill (East Stirling).

Corner, Elgin City. Conceded by Lloyd Kinnaird.

Attempt missed. Chris Townsley (East Stirling) header from the centre of the box is too high following a corner.

Corner, East Stirling. Conceded by Ally Gilchrist.

Substitution

Substitution, East Stirling. Max Wright replaces Michael Wallace.

Attempt missed. Ally Gilchrist (Elgin City) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right following a corner.

Corner, Elgin City. Conceded by Neil McCabe.

Attempt missed. Michael Wallace (East Stirling) header from the left side of the six yard box is too high following a corner.

Corner, East Stirling. Conceded by Jamie Duff.

Corner, East Stirling. Conceded by Matthew Cooper.

Billy Vidler (East Stirling) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Matthew Cooper (Elgin City).

Substitution

Substitution, East Stirling. Billy Vidler replaces Luke Donnelly.

Attempt saved. Michael Wallace (East Stirling) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Elgin City. Shane Sutherland replaces Dennis Wyness.

Corner, Elgin City. Conceded by Lloyd Kinnaird.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Arbroath23144550262446
2Albion24144639231646
3Queen's Park25136638211745
4Annan Athletic249693534133
5Berwick238694234830
6East Fife227783231128
7Clyde2375112738-1126
8Elgin216692331-824
9Montrose2565143156-2523
10East Stirlingshire2271142447-2322
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