Annan 0-1 Stirling Albion

Stirling leapfrogged Annan in the Third Division table courtesy of a win at Galabank.

Greig McDonald's side climbed up to seventh in the table with their first win in four games.

Stephen Day grabbed the winner, heading in Kieran McAnespie's free-kick from close range.

Stirling almost doubled their lead when Scott Davidson's audacious lob from 35 yards narrowly went wide.

Scott Chaplain had a chance to bring Annan level on the stroke of half-time, but the midfielder fired over from the edge of the box.

Jordan White came close to putting the Binos 2-0 up when his free-kick rattled the Annan crossbar, but the score remained the same.

Annan Athletic: Mitchell, Chisholm, Peter Watson, McNiff, McGowan, Sloan (Monaghan 60), Jardine, Chaplain, McKechnie (Love 60), Daly, Hopkirk (Donley 85). Subs Not Used: Summersgill, Swinglehurst.

Booked: Sloan, Monaghan, McGowan, Chisholm.

Stirling: Crawford, McCunnie, McAnespie, Thom, Ashe, Flood (Johnston 79), Clark, Ferry, Day, White (Cunningham 90), Davidson (Graham Weir 61).Subs Not Used: Filler, Stickler.

Booked: Johnston, Graham Weir.

Goals: Day 2.

Att: 488

Ref: Colin Steven (Scotland).

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