Scottish League Two
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East Stirlingshire 2-3 Stirling Albion

Stirling Albion recorded their first win of the new Scottish League Two season after downing local rivals East Stirling.

Alex Cunningham and Steven Doris struck early for Albion.

East Stirling pulled a goal back though Nathan Shepherd, however Albion restored their two-goal lead with a Ross McMillan's header.

Ally Roy set up a grandstand finish with a free-kick but the visitors held on.

Line-ups

East Stirlingshire

  • 1Barnard
  • 2Kinnaird
  • 5Tully
  • 6DonaldsonBooked at 45mins
  • 3Shepherd
  • 7Wright
  • 8McCabeSubstituted forKayat 75'minutes
  • 4Greene
  • 11Faulds
  • 9CourtSubstituted forWallaceat 69'minutes
  • 10McKennaSubstituted forRoyat 66'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Wallace
  • 14Roy
  • 15Kay
  • 16Carruthers
  • 17Dolan
  • 18Murray

Stirling

  • 1Smith
  • 2McGeachie
  • 5Smith
  • 6McMillan
  • 8Comrie
  • 4RobertsonBooked at 79mins
  • 10Dickson
  • 3Forsyth
  • 7HamiltonSubstituted forMcKinlayat 71'minutes
  • 9DorisSubstituted forTrialistat 82'minutes
  • 11CunninghamBooked at 52minsSubstituted forLanderat 63'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Kouider-Aissa
  • 14Lander
  • 15McKinlay
  • 16Trialist
  • 17Binnie
  • 18Mazel
  • 19Kavanagh
Referee:
Alan Muir
Attendance:
511

Match Stats

Home TeamEast StirlingshireAway TeamStirling
Possession
Home40%
Away60%
Shots
Home11
Away11
Shots on Target
Home6
Away4
Corners
Home11
Away9
Fouls
Home12
Away20

Live Text

Match ends, East Stirling 2, Stirling Albion 3.

Full Time

Second Half ends, East Stirling 2, Stirling Albion 3.

Foul by Jon Tully (East Stirling).

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

Andrew Kay (East Stirling) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Ross McGeachie (Stirling Albion).

Corner, East Stirling. Conceded by Ross Smith.

Corner, Stirling Albion. Conceded by Nathan Shepherd.

Corner, Stirling Albion. Conceded by Connor Greene.

Attempt missed. Steven Doris (Stirling Albion) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Attempt missed. Trialist (Stirling Albion) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Goal!

Goal! East Stirling 2, Stirling Albion 3. Ally Roy (East Stirling) from a free kick with a right footed shot to the bottom right corner.

Max Wright (East Stirling) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Ross Forsyth (Stirling Albion).

Attempt missed. Max Wright (East Stirling) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

Michael Wallace (East Stirling) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Ross McGeachie (Stirling Albion).

Andrew Kay (East Stirling) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Ross Forsyth (Stirling Albion).

Lloyd Kinnaird (East Stirling) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Ross McGeachie (Stirling Albion).

Corner, Stirling Albion. Conceded by Andrew Kay.

Attempt blocked. Sean Dickson (Stirling Albion) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Corner, Stirling Albion. Conceded by Lloyd Kinnaird.

Booking

Willie Robertson (Stirling Albion) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Michael Wallace (East Stirling) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Willie Robertson (Stirling Albion).

Hand ball by Craig Comrie (Stirling Albion).

Substitution

Substitution, East Stirling. Andrew Kay replaces Max Wright.

Goal!

Goal! East Stirling 1, Stirling Albion 3. Ross McMillan (Stirling Albion) header from very close range to the top right corner. Assisted by Craig Comrie following a set piece situation.

Corner, Stirling Albion. Conceded by Reece Donaldson.

Corner, Stirling Albion. Conceded by Nathan Shepherd.

Corner, East Stirling. Conceded by Chris Smith.

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

Max Wright (East Stirling) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Sean Dickson (Stirling Albion).

Substitution

Substitution, Stirling Albion. Kevin McKinlay replaces Lee Hamilton because of an injury.

Substitution

Substitution, East Stirling. Michael Wallace replaces Jonathan Court.

Foul by Max Wright (East Stirling).

Sandy Cunningham (Stirling Albion) wins a free kick on the right wing.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Annan Athletic531186210
2Berwick531189-110
3Montrose530210559
4East Fife53029459
5Elgin53029459
6Clyde53025509
7Queen's Park520345-16
8East Stirlingshire5203711-46
9Stirling511358-34
10Arbroath5014311-81
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