Scottish League Two
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Stirling Albion 4-1 Clyde

Jordan White's first hat-trick of the season secured Stirling Albion a place in the play-offs with a resounding win over promotion rivals Clyde.

White opened the scoring from the penalty spot with less than a quarter of an hour played.

Ross McKinnon converted from the spot to level by half-time.

But, after White scored with just six minutes left, he nodded another before Phil Johnston rubbed slat in Clyde's wounds in a dramatic finish.

Stirling moved ahead of their opponents into third in the League Two table and now host second-placed Annan Athletic in their League One play-off semi-final first leg on Wednesday.

Clyde must face East Fife, with the side who finished second bottom in League One visiting Cumbernauld in their first leg.

Line-ups

Stirling

  • 1Crawford
  • 7Johnston
  • 11Weir
  • 3Forsyth
  • 5Smith
  • 2Hamilton
  • 8ComrieSubstituted forBishopat 85'minutes
  • 6SmithBooked at 85mins
  • 10WeatherstonSubstituted forCunninghamat 67'minutes
  • 9WhiteSubstituted forFerryat 90'minutes
  • 4McClune

Substitutes

  • 12Ferry
  • 14Cunningham
  • 15Bishop
  • 16Fulton
  • 17Reidford
  • 18O'Byrne
  • 19Ashe

Clyde

  • 1Rajovic
  • 2McGhee
  • 3McKinnonBooked at 54mins
  • 8SweeneySubstituted forMacBethat 78'minutes
  • 4Capuano
  • 5FrancesBooked at 71mins
  • 7Young
  • 6McQueen
  • 10Scullion
  • 9DalySubstituted forWattat 59'minutes
  • 11MacDonaldSubstituted forFergusonat 65'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Watt
  • 14Ferguson
  • 15MacBeth
  • 17Barclay
Referee:
Nick Walsh
Attendance:
1,028

Match Stats

Home TeamStirlingAway TeamClyde
Possession
Home59%
Away41%
Shots
Home14
Away5
Shots on Target
Home8
Away3
Corners
Home8
Away1
Fouls
Home9
Away9

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Stirling Albion 4, Clyde 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Stirling Albion 4, Clyde 1.

  3. Post update

    Attempt missed. Ryan MacBeth (Clyde) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

  4. Goal!

    Goal! Stirling Albion 4, Clyde 1. Philip Johnston (Stirling Albion) header from the right side of the six yard box to the bottom right corner.

  5. Post update

    David McClune (Stirling Albion) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  6. Post update

    Foul by Giuseppe Capuano (Clyde).

  7. Substitution

    Substitution, Stirling Albion. Mark Ferry replaces Jordan White.

  8. Goal!

    Goal! Stirling Albion 3, Clyde 1. Jordan White (Stirling Albion) header from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Darren Smith.

  9. Post update

    Corner, Stirling Albion. Conceded by Ross McKinnon.

  10. Substitution

    Substitution, Stirling Albion. Jamie Bishop replaces Craig Comrie.

  11. Booking

    Darren Smith (Stirling Albion) is shown the yellow card.

  12. Goal!

    Goal! Stirling Albion 2, Clyde 1. Jordan White (Stirling Albion) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Craig Comrie.

  13. Post update

    Corner, Clyde. Conceded by Lee Hamilton.

  14. Substitution

    Substitution, Clyde. Ryan MacBeth replaces John Sweeney.

  15. Post update

    Philip Johnston (Stirling Albion) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  16. Post update

    Foul by Giuseppe Capuano (Clyde).

  17. Post update

    Attempt saved. Philip Johnston (Stirling Albion) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

  18. Post update

    Foul by David McClune (Stirling Albion).

  19. Post update

    Scott Ferguson (Clyde) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  20. Booking

    Ryan Frances (Clyde) is shown the yellow card.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Peterhead36237674383676
2Annan Athletic361961169492063
3Stirling3616101060501058
4Clyde36176135048257
5Berwick361571463491452
6Montrose361210144456-1246
7Albion36128164154-1344
8East Stirlingshire36128164559-1444
9Elgin3699186273-1136
10Queen's Park3659223668-3224
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