Scottish League Two
East StirlingshireEast Stirlingshire3Annan AthleticAnnan Athletic1

Nathan Shepherd hit a brace to guide East Stirling to a comfortable win against Annan Athletic.

After Josh Todd hit the bar the visitors went ahead when Smart Osadolor converted from close range.

However, the lead did not last long as Kris Faulds got on the end of Maxwell Wright's pass to level.

Shepherd then took centre stage and scored twice; after latching onto Jonny Court's ball then settling matters after being set up by Faulds.

Line-ups

East Stirlingshire

  • 1Barnard
  • 4Greene
  • 5Tully
  • 6DonaldsonBooked at 42mins
  • 2Kinnaird
  • 7WrightSubstituted forWallaceat 89'minutes
  • 8McCabe
  • 11KayBooked at 24minsSubstituted forCarruthersat 84'minutes
  • 3Shepherd
  • 9Faulds
  • 10Court

Substitutes

  • 12Wallace
  • 14Roy
  • 15Vidler
  • 16Murray
  • 17Dolan
  • 18Carruthers

Annan Athletic

  • 1HartBooked at 65mins
  • 2BlackSubstituted forWatsonat 64'minutes
  • 3SwinglehurstBooked at 82mins
  • 4McNiff
  • 7Norman
  • 6SloanSubstituted forParkat 68'minutes
  • 8Flynn
  • 5McColmSubstituted forMcDonaldat 83'minutes
  • 10Todd
  • 11Osadolor
  • 9Weatherson

Substitutes

  • 12Currie
  • 14Wadge
  • 15Wood
  • 16Watson
  • 17McDonald
  • 18Liddell
  • 21Park
Referee:
Mat Northcroft
Attendance:
294

Match Stats

Home TeamEast StirlingshireAway TeamAnnan Athletic
Possession
Home55%
Away45%
Shots
Home20
Away11
Shots on Target
Home12
Away3
Corners
Home11
Away2
Fouls
Home9
Away14

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, East Stirling 3, Annan Athletic 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, East Stirling 3, Annan Athletic 1.

  3. Post update

    Attempt missed. Peter Weatherson (Annan Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

  4. Post update

    Attempt saved. Jonathan Court (East Stirling) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  5. Post update

    Attempt saved. Smart Osadolor (Annan Athletic) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

  6. Post update

    Corner, Annan Athletic. Conceded by Neil McCabe.

  7. Substitution

    Substitution, East Stirling. Michael Wallace replaces Max Wright.

  8. Post update

    Attempt missed. Greig McDonald (Annan Athletic) header from very close range is close, but misses to the left following a set piece situation.

  9. Post update

    Foul by Connor Greene (East Stirling).

  10. Post update

    Josh Todd (Annan Athletic) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  11. Post update

    Attempt saved. Nathan Shepherd (East Stirling) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

  12. Post update

    Corner, East Stirling. Conceded by Jordan Hart.

  13. Post update

    Attempt saved. Kristopher Faulds (East Stirling) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

  14. Goal!

    Goal! East Stirling 3, Annan Athletic 1. Nathan Shepherd (East Stirling) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Kristopher Faulds.

  15. Substitution

    Substitution, East Stirling. Kyle Carruthers replaces Andrew Kay.

  16. Substitution

    Substitution, Annan Athletic. Greig McDonald replaces Stuart McColm.

  17. Post update

    Attempt missed. Nathan Shepherd (East Stirling) left footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high from a direct free kick.

  18. Booking

    Steven Swinglehurst (Annan Athletic) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  19. Post update

    Neil McCabe (East Stirling) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  20. Post update

    Foul by Steven Swinglehurst (Annan Athletic).