Scottish League Two
East Stirlingshire1Albion5

East Stirlingshire 1-5 Albion Rovers

Alistair Love scored twice as champions Albion Rovers ended their League Two campaign by beating East Stirlingshire.

Mark McGuigan got the opener with a header into the corner.

The left foot of Michael Dunlop converted a penalty awarded for a handball by Jon Tully before Love scored twice in 11 minutes.

Maxwell Wright rattled the post for the home side before David Bates scored with a header, but Marc McKenzie added another for Rovers.

Line-ups

East Stirlingshire

  • 1Barnard
  • 2Gilmour
  • 4Bates
  • 5TullyBooked at 43mins
  • 3Shepherd
  • 8McCabeSubstituted forMacGregorat 70'minutes
  • 7Vidler
  • 6DonnellySubstituted forGreenhillat 62'minutes
  • 11WallaceSubstituted forBrisbaneat 55'minutes
  • 9Wright
  • 10McKenna

Substitutes

  • 12Greenhill
  • 14Kinnaird
  • 15Brisbane
  • 16Townsley
  • 17Quinn
  • 18Shields
  • 19MacGregor

Albion

  • 1Hughes
  • 2Mullin
  • 6Dunlop
  • 5Dunlop
  • 3PhillipsSubstituted forTurnbullat 35'minutes
  • 4Fisher
  • 8Cadden
  • 7McKenzie
  • 10Davidson
  • 11LoveSubstituted forChaplainat 67'minutes
  • 9McGuiganSubstituted forMcCluskeyat 72'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Turnbull
  • 14Stevenson
  • 15Chaplain
  • 16Ferns
  • 17Parry
  • 18McCluskey
  • 19Gemmell
Referee:
David Munro
Attendance:
340

Match Stats

Home TeamEast StirlingshireAway TeamAlbion
Possession
Home42%
Away58%
Shots
Home11
Away22
Shots on Target
Home8
Away9
Corners
Home5
Away10
Fouls
Home10
Away4

Live Text

Match ends, East Stirling 1, Albion Rovers 5.

Full Time

Second Half ends, East Stirling 1, Albion Rovers 5.

Gary Fisher (Albion Rovers) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Ross Gilmour (East Stirling).

Corner, Albion Rovers. Conceded by David Bates.

Josh Mullin (Albion Rovers) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Max Wright (East Stirling).

Attempt missed. Ross Davidson (Albion Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top right corner.

Corner, Albion Rovers. Conceded by Ross Gilmour.

Corner, Albion Rovers. Conceded by David Bates.

Attempt saved. Scott Chaplain (Albion Rovers) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Goal!

Goal! East Stirling 1, Albion Rovers 5. Marc McKenzie (Albion Rovers) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Thomas McCluskey.

Attempt missed. Chris Cadden (Albion Rovers) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Marc McKenzie (Albion Rovers) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Ross Gilmour (East Stirling).

Hand ball by Graeme MacGregor (East Stirling).

Hand ball by Marc McKenzie (Albion Rovers).

Chris Cadden (Albion Rovers) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Nathan Shepherd (East Stirling).

Attempt saved. Ross Gilmour (East Stirling) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Goal!

Goal! East Stirling 1, Albion Rovers 4. David Bates (East Stirling) header from the centre of the box to the high centre of the goal. Assisted by Ross Gilmour.

Substitution

Substitution, Albion Rovers. Thomas McCluskey replaces Mark McGuigan.

Attempt missed. Mark McGuigan (Albion Rovers) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, East Stirling. Graeme MacGregor replaces Neil McCabe.

Attempt missed. Mark McGuigan (Albion Rovers) right footed shot from the right side of the box is just a bit too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Albion Rovers. Scott Chaplain replaces Ally Love because of an injury.

Goal!

Goal! East Stirling 0, Albion Rovers 4. Ally Love (Albion Rovers) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Marc McKenzie.

Attempt saved. David Greenhill (East Stirling) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Attempt saved. Ally Love (Albion Rovers) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Max Wright (East Stirling) hits the left post with a right footed shot from outside the box.

Substitution

Substitution, East Stirling. David Greenhill replaces Luke Donnelly.

Foul by Ross Davidson (Albion Rovers).

Luke Donnelly (East Stirling) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Albion Rovers. Conceded by Jon Tully.

Corner, Albion Rovers. Conceded by Jon Tully.

Attempt missed. Neil McCabe (East Stirling) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is just a bit too high.

Corner, East Stirling. Conceded by Michael Dunlop.

Foul by Marc McKenzie (Albion Rovers).

Nathan Shepherd (East Stirling) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Goal!

Goal! East Stirling 0, Albion Rovers 3. Ally Love (Albion Rovers) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Josh Mullin.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Albion36225961332871
2Queen's Park361710951341761
3Arbroath361681265461956
4East Fife36158135648853
5Annan Athletic36148145656050
6Clyde36138154050-1047
7Elgin36129155558-345
8Berwick361110156057343
9East Stirlingshire36134194066-2643
10Montrose3696214278-3633
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