East Stirlingshire 1-3 Stranraer

Scottish Football League

Third Division bottom club East Stirlingshire sustained a fifth straight defeat as Stranraer claimed victory at Ochilview.

Midfielder Steven Noble fired the visitors in front with a 25-yard strike but Andrew Stirling's looping effort levelled matters seven minutes later.

Stranraer were in front again on 70 minutes through Stuart McColm's strike.

Stirling was dismissed for a second bookable offence and substitute Michael Moore slotted home Stranraer's third.

East Stirlingshire: Antell, Chisholm, Beveridge, Cane, Dingwall, Stirling, Frances (Jackson 67), Hunter, Love, Turner (Lurinsky 73), Sheerin (Team 81). Subs Not Used: Hay, Scott.

Sent Off: Stirling (72). Booked: Stirling, Beveridge.

Goals: Stirling 19.

Stranraer: David Mitchell, Kane, Durnan, McKeown, Noble, Gallagher, Christopher Aitken, Daniel Mitchell, Shepherd (Moore 65), Malcolm, McColm (Winter 77). Subs Not Used: Marshall, Murphy, Cochrane.

Booked: McColm.

Goals: Noble 12, McColm 70, Moore 90.

Att: 271

Ref: Kevin Clancy

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