Scottish League Two
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East Stirlingshire 2-0 East Fife

East Stirling's moved to within three points of East Fife as their fine form continued.

The hosts went close through an excellent diving header from David Bates before Chris Townsley nodded home David Greenhill's cross.

Allan Fleming save from Maxwell Wright but David McKenna set up Kevin Nisbet who bent his shot past Allan Fleming.

Richie Barnard denied Steven Campbell as East Fife rallied and Allan Walker headed off the bar.

Line-ups

East Stirlingshire

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Barnard
  • 6Bates
  • 4Townsley
  • 5Gilmour
  • 3Kinnaird
  • 7WrightSubstituted forMacGregorat 71'minutes
  • 2Brisbane
  • 8McCabe
  • 11GreenhillSubstituted forDonnellyat 80'minutesBooked at 83mins
  • 9NesbitBooked at 85minsSubstituted forWallaceat 89'minutes
  • 10McKenna

Substitutes

  • 12Donnelly
  • 14Wallace
  • 15MacGregor
  • 16Tully
  • 17Tully
  • 18Vidler
  • 19Nicholson

East Fife

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Fleming
  • 8BrownBooked at 34mins
  • 24Page
  • 4Campbell
  • 3Smith
  • 11CookBooked at 90mins
  • 23Dickson
  • 6Walker
  • 15Naysmith
  • 9AdeyemoSubstituted forBarrat 58'minutes
  • 10Riordan

Substitutes

  • 7McAleer
  • 16Barr
  • 19Falconer
  • 21Millar
Referee:
Steven Kirkland
Attendance:
386

Match Stats

Home TeamEast StirlingshireAway TeamEast Fife
Possession
Home48%
Away52%
Shots
Home13
Away12
Shots on Target
Home5
Away2
Corners
Home13
Away5
Fouls
Home10
Away9

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, East Stirling 2, East Fife 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, East Stirling 2, East Fife 0.

  3. Booking

    Alan Cook (East Fife) is shown the yellow card.

  4. Post update

    Steven Brisbane (East Stirling) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  5. Post update

    Foul by Alan Cook (East Fife).

  6. Post update

    Michael Wallace (East Stirling) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Gary Naysmith (East Fife).

  8. Substitution

    Substitution, East Stirling. Michael Wallace replaces Kevin Nesbit.

  9. Post update

    Attempt missed. Sean Dickson (East Fife) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

  10. Booking

    Kevin Nesbit (East Stirling) is shown the yellow card.

  11. Post update

    Lewis Barr (East Fife) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  12. Post update

    Foul by Kevin Nesbit (East Stirling).

  13. Post update

    Allan Walker (East Fife) hits the bar with a header from very close range following a corner.

  14. Booking

    Luke Donnelly (East Stirling) is shown the yellow card.

  15. Post update

    Corner, East Fife. Conceded by Luke Donnelly.

  16. Post update

    David Bates (East Stirling) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  17. Post update

    Foul by Derek Riordan (East Fife).

  18. Substitution

    Substitution, East Stirling. Luke Donnelly replaces David Greenhill.

  19. Post update

    Foul by Neil McCabe (East Stirling).

  20. Post update

    Alan Cook (East Fife) wins a free kick on the right wing.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Albion28174747252255
2Queen's Park29166744261854
3Arbroath28155856362050
4East Fife28108104240238
5Annan Athletic29107124142-137
6East Stirlingshire28112153351-1835
7Elgin2797113842-434
8Clyde2997133345-1234
9Berwick2787124642431
10Montrose2975173465-3126
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