Annan Athletic v East Stirlingshire

Scottish Football League

A brace from David Cox eased Annan Athletic to victory over East Stirling as they stayed top of the Third Division.

Steven Sloan put the home side in front after 10 minutes, collecting a pass from Graeme Bell and firing in.

Cox to finish with a header at the near post, and soon after Cox scored his second with another near-post header, this time following a cross from Sloan.

The visitors remain bottom of the league with only one this season.

Annan Athletic: Summersgill, Peter Watson, Neilson, Gibson (MacBeth 62), McGowan, Sloan (Gilfillan 62), Jardine, McKechnie (Steele 74), Cox, Bell, O'Connor.Subs Not Used: Mitchell,John Watson.

Booked: Jardine, Peter Watson.

Goals: Sloan 10, Cox 25, 33.

East Stirling: Antell, Chisholm, Beveridge, Cane, Frances, Dingwall (Scott 66), Jackson (Gibson 66), Hunter, Love, Lurinsky (Team 80), Turner.Subs Not Used: Gordon, Maxwell.

Booked: Frances, Beveridge.

Att: 511

Ref: Steve Conroy