Scottish League One
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Stirling Albion 0-2 Greenock Morton

Greenock Morton moved up to second in Scottish League One with victory over relegated Stirling Albion.

Morton almost took the lead when Stirling keeper Cammy Binnie pushed a Mark Russell shot onto the bar and Ross Caldwell headed the loose ball over.

But Jamie McCluskey was successful on the rebound in the second half an initial header had been cleared off the line.

And Declan McManus ran clear to slot home the visitors'' second.

Morton trail new leaders Stranaer by a point with two games to go.

Line-ups

Stirling

  • 1Binnie
  • 2McGeachie
  • 4Beith
  • 5Cummins
  • 3McKinlay
  • 6Forsyth
  • 8Comrie
  • 10Stirling
  • 7JohnstonSubstituted forCunninghamat 74'minutes
  • 11SmithSubstituted forSinclairat 75'minutes
  • 9PatonSubstituted forHurstat 74'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Smith
  • 14Hurst
  • 15Weir
  • 16Cunningham
  • 17Robertson
  • 18Smith
  • 19Sinclair

Morton

  • 1Gaston
  • 2Kilday
  • 5Crighton
  • 6Lamie
  • 3Russell
  • 7McCluskeySubstituted forMacDonaldat 87'minutes
  • 4Miller
  • 8Forbes
  • 11McCluskey
  • 9CaldwellSubstituted forO'Wareat 60'minutes
  • 10McManus

Substitutes

  • 12McKee
  • 14Scullion
  • 15Orr
  • 16MacDonald
  • 17O'Ware
  • 20Adam
Referee:
Nick Walsh
Attendance:
963

Match Stats

Home TeamStirlingAway TeamMorton
Possession
Home51%
Away49%
Shots
Home9
Away11
Shots on Target
Home7
Away5
Corners
Home2
Away5
Fouls
Home11
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, Stirling Albion 0, Morton 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Stirling Albion 0, Morton 2.

Corner, Morton. Conceded by Ross Forsyth.

Substitution

Substitution, Morton. Peter MacDonald replaces Jamie McCluskey.

Foul by Sandy Cunningham (Stirling Albion).

Lee Kilday (Morton) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Greg Hurst (Stirling Albion) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Ricki Lamie (Morton).

Attempt saved. Andy Stirling (Stirling Albion) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Attempt missed. Kevin McKinlay (Stirling Albion) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Stirling Albion. Jordan Sinclair replaces Gordon Smith.

Substitution

Substitution, Stirling Albion. Greg Hurst replaces Chris Paton.

Substitution

Substitution, Stirling Albion. Sandy Cunningham replaces Philip Johnston.

Foul by Thomas O'Ware (Morton).

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

Corner, Morton. Conceded by Ross McGeachie.

Attempt missed. Jamie McCluskey (Morton) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Stefan McCluskey (Morton) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Chris Paton (Stirling Albion).

Declan McManus (Morton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Angus Beith (Stirling Albion).

Corner, Morton. Conceded by Ross Forsyth.

Attempt saved. Chris Paton (Stirling Albion) right footed shot from long range on the right is saved in the centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Morton. Thomas O'Ware replaces Ross Caldwell.

Goal!

Goal! Stirling Albion 0, Morton 2. Declan McManus (Morton) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner.

Foul by Kevin McKinlay (Stirling Albion).

Ross Forbes (Morton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Gordon Smith (Stirling Albion) right footed shot from long range on the right is saved in the centre of the goal.

Goal!

Goal! Stirling Albion 0, Morton 1. Jamie McCluskey (Morton) right footed shot from the right side of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Ricki Lamie.

Corner, Morton. Conceded by Ross Forsyth.

Foul by Kevin McKinlay (Stirling Albion).

Ross Caldwell (Morton) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Philip Johnston (Stirling Albion).

Ricki Lamie (Morton) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Declan McManus (Morton) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Second Half

Second Half begins Stirling Albion 0, Morton 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Stirling Albion 0, Morton 0.

Corner, Stirling Albion. Conceded by Mark Russell.

Foul by Angus Beith (Stirling Albion).

Ross Caldwell (Morton) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Stranraer34197856352164
2Morton342031160392163
3Forfar34196955371863
4Brechin341513655411458
5Airdrieonians3414101049371252
6Peterhead34149115050051
7Dunfermline34139124342148
8Stenhousemuir3484223858-2028
9Ayr3477203859-2128
10Stirling3438233278-4617
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