Stirling avoided a Scottish Cup shock as they eased past Highland League outfit Turriff United.

Ross Forsyth nodded in from a corner then Turrif's Stuart Cumming turned the ball into his own net.

Jordan White hit the post while Fulton fired wide as Stirling searched for further goals.

The third arrived when Robbie Allan's shot saved by David Crawford then Mark Ferry slotted into the bottom corner of the other to kill off the tie.

Lineup, Bookings (0) & Substitutions (6)

Turriff United

  • 01 Coutts
  • 02 Davidson
  • 03 McKibben (Allan - 46' )
  • 06 Young
  • 04 Cumming
  • 05 Bowden
  • 07 McKenna
  • 08 Brownie (Shand - 68' )
  • 10 Beagrie (McKenzie - 80' )
  • 09 Harris
  • 11 McGowan

Substitutes

  • 12 McKenzie
  • 14 Shand
  • 15 Allan
  • 16 Herd
  • 17 McAffrey

Stirling Albion

  • 01 Crawford
  • 04 Forsyth
  • 03 Ashe
  • 02 McClune
  • 05 Bishop
  • 06 Smith
  • 07 Johnston (Day - 86' )
  • 08 Fulton (McAnespie - 75' )
  • 10 Cunningham (Coyne - 69' )
  • 09 White
  • 11 Ferry

Substitutes

  • 12 Coyne
  • 14 Day
  • 15 McGeachie
  • 16 McAnespie
  • 17 Reidford
Ref: Alan Newlands
Att: 490

Match Stats

Shots

7 11

On target

3 5

Corners

4 6

Fouls

10 6

Live Text Commentary

Full time

Full Time Match ends, Turriff United 0, Stirling Albion 3.

90:00 +2:26 Full time

Full Time Second Half ends, Turriff United 0, Stirling Albion 3.

90:00 +1:14

Aaron Shand (Turriff United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

90:00 +1:08

Foul by Daniel Ashe (Stirling Albion).

89:10

Attempt missed. Stephen Day (Stirling Albion) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

88:17

Attempt missed. Mark Ferry (Stirling Albion) header from the right side of the box is just a bit too high.

87:42

Corner, Stirling Albion. Conceded by Aaron Shand.

86:15

Attempt missed. Gary McGowan (Turriff United) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

86:00

Attempt blocked. Gary McGowan (Turriff United) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

85:51

Gary McGowan (Turriff United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

85:51

Foul by Mark Ferry (Stirling Albion).

85:22 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Stirling Albion. Stephen Day replaces Philip Johnston.

82:12

Foul by Lewis Davidson (Turriff United).

82:12

Philip Johnston (Stirling Albion) wins a free kick on the right wing.

81:06

Corner, Turriff United. Conceded by Chris Smith.

80:07

Foul by Stuart Cumming (Turriff United).

80:07

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

79:26 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Turriff United. Mike McKenzie replaces Jamie Beagrie.

78:18

Attempt missed. Gary Harris (Turriff United) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the left.

74:48 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Stirling Albion. Kieran McAnespie replaces Dale Fulton.

74:07

Aaron Shand (Turriff United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

74:07

Foul by David McClune (Stirling Albion).

72:38

Corner, Stirling Albion. Conceded by Aaron McKenna.

69:31

Corner, Turriff United. Conceded by Chris Smith.

68:52

Attempt saved. Gary McGowan (Turriff United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

68:14 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Stirling Albion. Bradley Coyne replaces Sandy Cunningham.

67:10 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Turriff United. Aaron Shand replaces James Brownie.

63:22

Attempt missed. Sandy Cunningham (Stirling Albion) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the left.

61:46

Corner, Turriff United. Conceded by Ross Forsyth.

60:29 Goal scored

Goal! Goal! Turriff United 0, Stirling Albion 3. Mark Ferry (Stirling Albion) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner.

59:32

Attempt saved. Robbie Allan (Turriff United) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top left corner.

54:45

Foul by Jamie Beagrie (Turriff United).

54:45

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

53:46

Attempt saved. Jamie Beagrie (Turriff United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

52:03

Attempt missed. Jordan White (Stirling Albion) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the right.

45:47 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Turriff United. Robbie Allan replaces Phil McKibben.

45:00

Second Half begins Turriff United 0, Stirling Albion 2.

45:00 +0:04 Half time

Half Time First Half ends, Turriff United 0, Stirling Albion 2.

43:32

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

43:32

Foul by Cameron Bowden (Turriff United).

42:06

Dale Fulton (Stirling Albion) wins a free kick on the left wing.

42:06

Foul by Gary McGowan (Turriff United).

40:35

Corner, Stirling Albion. Conceded by Stuart Cumming.

39:47

Attempt missed. Dale Fulton (Stirling Albion) right footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses the top right corner.

39:07

Corner, Stirling Albion. Conceded by Stuart Cumming.

37:22

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

35:16

Foul by Ross Forsyth (Stirling Albion).

35:16

Jamie Beagrie (Turriff United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

34:10

Attempt missed. Stuart Cumming (Turriff United) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

33:46

Corner, Turriff United. Conceded by Chris Smith.

26:09

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

26:09

Foul by Jamie Beagrie (Turriff United).

25:15

Foul by Mark Ferry (Stirling Albion).

25:15

Gary McGowan (Turriff United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

24:27

Foul by Sandy Cunningham (Stirling Albion).

24:27

Cameron Bowden (Turriff United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

22:35

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

22:35

Foul by Paul Young (Turriff United).

18:00

Sandy Cunningham (Stirling Albion) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

17:57

Foul by Paul Young (Turriff United).

15:34

Jordan White (Stirling Albion) hits the right post with a header from the right side of the six yard box.

12:00 Goal scored

Goal! Own Goal by Stuart Cumming, Turriff United. Turriff United 0, Stirling Albion 2.

11:04

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

11:04

Foul by Jamie Beagrie (Turriff United).

9:51

Ross Forsyth (Stirling Albion) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

9:51

Foul by Stuart Cumming (Turriff United).

7:51 Goal scored

Goal! Goal! Turriff United 0, Stirling Albion 1. Ross Forsyth (Stirling Albion) header from the left side of the six yard box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Dale Fulton.

7:31

Corner, Stirling Albion. Conceded by Steven Coutts.

7:09

Attempt saved. Sandy Cunningham (Stirling Albion) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top left corner.

0:53

Corner, Stirling Albion. Conceded by Steven Coutts.

0:40

Attempt saved. Jordan White (Stirling Albion) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

0:00

First Half begins.

0:00

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

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