Scottish League Two
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East Stirlingshire 2-0 Elgin City

East Stirlingshire claimed an important victory in their bid to move away from the bottom of Scottish League Two.

They were ahead against Elgin City after 19 minutes as Jonny Court shot from the right side of the area from a Lloyd Kinnaird pass.

Mark Nicolson was off target with a shot and Kyle MacLeod headed at Darren Dolan as Elgin tried to force a way back into the game after the interval.

But Alistair Roy's shot secured the victory with three minutes left.

Line-ups

East Stirlingshire

  • 1Dolan
  • 2Kinnaird
  • 4Greene
  • 5Cairnie
  • 3Shepherd
  • 7Faulds
  • 8McCabe
  • 6LynasBooked at 61mins
  • 11Kay
  • 9CourtSubstituted forWrightat 69'minutes
  • 10McKennaSubstituted forRoyat 79'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Wright
  • 14Roy
  • 15Gilmour
  • 16Tully
  • 17Barnard
  • 18Murray
  • 19Townsley

Elgin

  • 1Hurst
  • 2Cooper
  • 4McHardy
  • 5Gordon
  • 3HalsmanSubstituted forTrialistat 45'minutes
  • 7McLarenBooked at 32minsSubstituted forMcKenzieat 45'minutes
  • 8Cameron
  • 6Nicolson
  • 11MacPhee
  • 9Macleod
  • 10ReillySubstituted forGunnat 67'minutesBooked at 74mins

Substitutes

  • 12McKenzie
  • 14Gunn
  • 15Moore
  • 16Trialist
  • 17McLean
  • 18Trialist
  • 21Black
Referee:
Craig Napier
Attendance:
241

Match Stats

Home TeamEast StirlingshireAway TeamElgin
Possession
Home48%
Away52%
Shots
Home7
Away13
Shots on Target
Home4
Away7
Corners
Home4
Away10
Fouls
Home11
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, East Stirling 2, Elgin City 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, East Stirling 2, Elgin City 0.

Corner, East Stirling. Conceded by Archie MacPhee.

Attempt missed. Nathan Shepherd (East Stirling) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left.

Corner, Elgin City. Conceded by Neil McCabe.

Jordan Cairnie (East Stirling) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Kyle Macleod (Elgin City).

Foul by Ally Roy (East Stirling).

Darryl McHardy (Elgin City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Goal!

Goal! East Stirling 2, Elgin City 0. Ally Roy (East Stirling) right footed shot from the right side of the box to the bottom left corner.

Aron Lynas (East Stirling) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Trialist (Elgin City).

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

Foul by Kyle Macleod (Elgin City).

Foul by Andrew Kay (East Stirling).

Mark Nicolson (Elgin City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, East Stirling. Conceded by Matthew Cooper.

Attempt blocked. Kyle Macleod (Elgin City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, East Stirling. Ally Roy replaces David McKenna.

Foul by Nathan Shepherd (East Stirling).

Marc McKenzie (Elgin City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Attempt saved. Jordan Cairnie (East Stirling) left footed shot from more than 35 yards is saved in the centre of the goal.

Booking

Craig Gunn (Elgin City) is shown the yellow card.

Attempt missed. Kyle Macleod (Elgin City) header from the centre of the box misses to the left following a corner.

Corner, Elgin City. Conceded by Connor Greene.

Substitution

Substitution, East Stirling. Max Wright replaces Jonathan Court.

Corner, Elgin City. Conceded by Lloyd Kinnaird.

Substitution

Substitution, Elgin City. Craig Gunn replaces Thomas Reilly.

Neil McCabe (East Stirling) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Marc McKenzie (Elgin City).

Attempt saved. Mark Nicolson (Elgin City) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Elgin City. Conceded by Nathan Shepherd.

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

Corner, Elgin City. Conceded by Andrew Kay.

Corner, Elgin City. Conceded by Connor Greene.

Booking

Aron Lynas (East Stirling) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Aron Lynas (East Stirling).

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

Foul by Aron Lynas (East Stirling).

Kyle Macleod (Elgin City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Annan Athletic106221812620
2East Fife10523168817
3Queen's Park105051512315
4Montrose105051514115
5Berwick104331318-515
6Elgin104241612414
7Clyde104241111014
8Arbroath104151314-113
9Stirling10325913-411
10East Stirlingshire103071224-129
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