Scottish League Two
East Fife0Annan Athletic1

East Fife 0-1 Annan Athletic

Peter Weatherson's scored and was sent off as Annan held on for a win that lifts them five points clear at the top of League Two.

Weatherson netted the only goal of the game with a header from Rabin Omar's cross in the 15th minute.

But the striker was dismissed five minutes before half-time for violent conduct off the ball.

East Fife pressed after the break, with visiting keeper Jordan Hart saving well from Gary Naysmith and Jonathan Page.

Line-ups

East Fife

  • 1Goodfellow
  • 16Mercer
  • 12O'Kane
  • 5Page
  • 15Naysmith
  • 8BrownBooked at 33minsSubstituted forLeydenat 72'minutes
  • 14MacGregorSubstituted forSmithat 61'minutes
  • 2Mullen
  • 19MacDonaldSubstituted forTrialistat 81'minutes
  • 9Austin
  • 11Wilkie

Substitutes

  • 4Campbell
  • 7Murray
  • 10Smith
  • 18Leyden
  • 20Trialist
  • 21McGovern

Annan Athletic

  • 1Hart
  • 2GilfillanSubstituted forSwinglehurstat 44'minutes
  • 5FergusonBooked at 4mins
  • 4McNiffBooked at 39mins
  • 3Finnie
  • 6Sloan
  • 7OmarSubstituted forWatsonat 83'minutes
  • 8Flynn
  • 9WeathersonBooked at 40mins
  • 10Todd
  • 11McColmBooked at 67minsSubstituted forNormanat 73'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Currie
  • 14Swinglehurst
  • 15McStay
  • 16McDonald
  • 17Watson
  • 18Norman
  • 21Park
Referee:
Alan Newlands
Attendance:
517

Match Stats

Home TeamEast FifeAway TeamAnnan Athletic
Possession
Home70%
Away30%
Shots
Home20
Away3
Shots on Target
Home7
Away1
Corners
Home12
Away0
Fouls
Home12
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, East Fife 0, Annan Athletic 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, East Fife 0, Annan Athletic 1.

Foul by Trialist (East Fife).

Steven Swinglehurst (Annan Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Fraser Mullen (East Fife) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left.

Declan O'Kane (East Fife) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jamie Watson (Annan Athletic).

Attempt saved. Fraser Mullen (East Fife) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt saved. Jordan Leyden (East Fife) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Jonathan Page (East Fife) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jamie Watson (Annan Athletic).

Attempt missed. Nathan Austin (East Fife) left footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right.

Foul by Jonathan Page (East Fife).

Jamie Watson (Annan Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Annan Athletic. Jamie Watson replaces Rabin Omar.

Foul by Jonathan Page (East Fife).

Josh Todd (Annan Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, East Fife. Trialist replaces Kieran MacDonald.

Attempt missed. Nathan Austin (East Fife) header from the centre of the box misses to the right.

Corner, East Fife. Conceded by Steven Swinglehurst.

Attempt missed. Jordan Leyden (East Fife) header from the right side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the right following a corner.

Corner, East Fife. Conceded by Steven Swinglehurst.

Substitution

Substitution, Annan Athletic. Scott Norman replaces Stuart McColm.

Substitution

Substitution, East Fife. Jordan Leyden replaces Ross Brown.

Attempt missed. Kevin Smith (East Fife) header from the left side of the six yard box is just a bit too high.

Corner, East Fife. Conceded by Rabin Omar.

Booking

Stuart McColm (Annan Athletic) is shown the yellow card.

Fraser Mullen (East Fife) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Stuart McColm (Annan Athletic).

Attempt missed. Jonathan Page (East Fife) header from the centre of the box misses to the right following a corner.

Corner, East Fife. Conceded by Rabin Omar.

Attempt blocked. Kevin Smith (East Fife) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Foul by Jonathan Page (East Fife).

Stuart McColm (Annan Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, East Fife. Kevin Smith replaces Graeme MacGregor.

Attempt missed. Nathan Austin (East Fife) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Attempt missed. Scott Mercer (East Fife) left footed shot from the centre of the box is too high following a corner.

Corner, East Fife. Conceded by Martin McNiff.

Scott Mercer (East Fife) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Rabin Omar (Annan Athletic).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Annan Athletic117221912723
2Montrose116051915418
3East Fife11524169717
4Elgin115241812617
5Queen's Park115151613316
6Clyde114341212015
7Berwick114341422-815
8Arbroath114161316-313
9Stirling11335913-412
10East Stirlingshire113171224-1210
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