Scottish League One
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Stirling Albion 3-2 Stenhousemuir

Stenhousemuir were consigned to a relegation play-off after defeat by demoted Stirling Albion left them second bottom of Scottish League One.

The visitors needed to win and hope Ayr United lost at Forfar Athletic and Stenny led through Colin McMenamin's header.

Gordon Smith levelled but Stirling fell behind again, Craig Sutherland netting.

Ross Forsyth fired Albion's second equaliser and their victory was secured when Andrew Stirling curled home.

Stenhousemuir will meet East Fife in the League One play-off semi-final, over two legs.

Line-ups

Stirling

  • 1Binnie
  • 2McGeachie
  • 6CumminsBooked at 80mins
  • 5Davidson
  • 3Forsyth
  • 7JohnstonBooked at 14mins
  • 8Comrie
  • 4BeithSubstituted forHurstat 82'minutes
  • 11CunninghamSubstituted forPatonat 82'minutes
  • 9SmithSubstituted forSmithat 67'minutes
  • 10Stirling

Substitutes

  • 12Smith
  • 14Smith
  • 15Hurst
  • 16Herron
  • 17Robertson
  • 18McKenzie
  • 19Paton

Stenhousemuir

  • 1Fleming
  • 2Meechan
  • 4Lithgow
  • 5McMillan
  • 3Summers
  • 11MarenghiSubstituted forMillarat 58'minutes
  • 8FauldsSubstituted forSutherlandat 73'minutes
  • 6Hodge
  • 10WattBooked at 50minsSubstituted forGallacherat 87'minutes
  • 7McMullan
  • 9McMenamin

Substitutes

  • 12McCormack
  • 14Millar
  • 15Fotheringham
  • 16Gallacher
  • 17Smith
  • 18da Silva Moutinho
  • 19Sutherland
Referee:
Stephen Finnie
Attendance:
766

Match Stats

Home TeamStirlingAway TeamStenhousemuir
Possession
Home53%
Away47%
Shots
Home10
Away11
Shots on Target
Home6
Away4
Corners
Home4
Away4
Fouls
Home18
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, Stirling Albion 3, Stenhousemuir 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Stirling Albion 3, Stenhousemuir 2.

Goal!

Goal! Stirling Albion 3, Stenhousemuir 2. Andy Stirling (Stirling Albion) right footed shot from outside the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Craig Comrie.

Craig Comrie (Stirling Albion) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Colin McMenamin (Stenhousemuir).

Attempt missed. Andy Stirling (Stirling Albion) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

Goal!

Goal! Stirling Albion 2, Stenhousemuir 2. Ross Forsyth (Stirling Albion) left footed shot from outside the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Andy Stirling.

Foul by Greg Hurst (Stirling Albion).

Ciaran Summers (Stenhousemuir) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Kieran Millar (Stenhousemuir) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Philip Johnston (Stirling Albion).

Substitution

Substitution, Stenhousemuir. Lee Gallacher replaces Josh Watt.

Attempt missed. Andy Stirling (Stirling Albion) left footed shot from the right side of the box is too high.

Corner, Stirling Albion. Conceded by Ciaran Summers.

Attempt saved. Darren L. Smith (Stirling Albion) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Philip Johnston (Stirling Albion) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Ross McMillan (Stenhousemuir).

Substitution

Substitution, Stirling Albion. Greg Hurst replaces Angus Beith.

Substitution

Substitution, Stirling Albion. Chris Paton replaces Sandy Cunningham.

Booking

Adam Cummins (Stirling Albion) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Adam Cummins (Stirling Albion).

Colin McMenamin (Stenhousemuir) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Bryan Hodge (Stenhousemuir).

Andy Stirling (Stirling Albion) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Goal!

Goal! Stirling Albion 1, Stenhousemuir 2. Craig Sutherland (Stenhousemuir) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Paul McMullan with a cross.

Bryan Hodge (Stenhousemuir) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Ross McGeachie (Stirling Albion).

Corner, Stirling Albion. Conceded by Greg Fleming.

Attempt saved. Philip Johnston (Stirling Albion) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Stenhousemuir. Craig Sutherland replaces Kristopher Faulds.

Attempt missed. Craig Comrie (Stirling Albion) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Foul by Darren L. Smith (Stirling Albion).

Josh Watt (Stenhousemuir) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Stirling Albion. Darren L. Smith replaces Gordon Smith.

Attempt missed. Paul McMullan (Stenhousemuir) right footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Attempt saved. Andy Stirling (Stirling Albion) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Attempt missed. Philip Johnston (Stirling Albion) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Foul by Philip Johnston (Stirling Albion).

Ross Meechan (Stenhousemuir) wins a free kick on the left wing.

(Stirling Albion) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Morton362231165402569
2Stranraer36207959382167
3Forfar362061059411866
4Brechin361514758461259
5Airdrieonians3616101053391458
6Peterhead36149135154-351
7Dunfermline36139144648-248
8Ayr3697204560-1534
9Stenhousemuir3685234263-2129
10Stirling3648243584-4920
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