Stirling Albion edged out Stenhousemuir in goal-laden affair at Ochilview Park.

Bryan Hodge opened for the hosts before Stirling levelled through Craig Wedderburn's header.

Sean Dickson put Stenny back in front but goals from Gordon Smith and Sandy Cunningham turned the match in the visitors' favour.

Darren Smith netted Albion's fourth, Hodge pulled one back, Smith got his second and Craig Comrie's own goal completed the scoring.

Lineup, Bookings (1) & Substitutions (6)

Stenhousemuir

  • 01 Fleming
  • 03 Lithgow
  • 04 McMillan
  • 02 Meechan
  • 05 Summers
  • 08 Faulds
  • 10 Dickson (Sludden - 78' )
  • 06 Hodge
  • 09 Grehan
  • 07 Reid (McMenamin - 66' )
  • 11 Watt Booked (Millar - 66' )

Substitutes

  • 12 Greacen
  • 14 Duncan
  • 15 Millar
  • 16 Sludden
  • 17 Shaw
  • 18 McMenamin
  • 19 Millar

Stirling Albion

  • 01 Paterson
  • 03 Forsyth
  • 02 Hamilton
  • 04 Smith
  • 05 Wedderburn
  • 11 Weir (McClune - 72' )
  • 07 Smith
  • 06 Smith
  • 08 Comrie
  • 09 Smith (Coult - 86' )
  • 10 Cunningham (Creaney - 80' )

Substitutes

  • 12 Fulton
  • 14 Robertson
  • 15 Creaney
  • 16 Coult
  • 17 Reidford
  • 18 McGeachie
  • 19 McClune
Ref: Kevin Graham
Att: 613

Match Stats

Shots

14 12

On target

5 7

Corners

6 6

Fouls

6 12

Live Text Commentary

Full time

Full Time Match ends, Stenhousemuir 4, Stirling Albion 5.

90:00 +3:33 Full time

Full Time Second Half ends, Stenhousemuir 4, Stirling Albion 5.

90:00 +2:53

Corner, Stenhousemuir. Conceded by Craig Wedderburn.

90:00 Goal scored

Goal! Own Goal by Craig Comrie, Stirling Albion. Stenhousemuir 4, Stirling Albion 5.

89:55

Attempt missed. Martin Grehan (Stenhousemuir) right footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right.

88:39

Foul by Martin Grehan (Stenhousemuir).

88:39

Lee Hamilton (Stirling Albion) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

87:23

Attempt missed. Colin McMenamin (Stenhousemuir) header from the centre of the box misses to the right.

85:08 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Stirling Albion. Lewis Coult replaces Gordon Smith.

83:45

Foul by Ross McMillan (Stenhousemuir).

83:45

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

81:30

Attempt saved. Ryan Millar (Stenhousemuir) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

81:00

Colin McMenamin (Stenhousemuir) wins a free kick on the right wing.

80:54

Foul by Ross Forsyth (Stirling Albion).

80:26

Bryan Hodge (Stenhousemuir) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

80:26

Foul by Craig Comrie (Stirling Albion).

79:53 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Stirling Albion. James Creaney replaces Sandy Cunningham.

77:24 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Stenhousemuir. Paul Sludden replaces Sean Dickson.

76:38

Colin McMenamin (Stenhousemuir) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

76:38

Foul by Craig Wedderburn (Stirling Albion).

75:53

Attempt saved. Gordon Smith (Stirling Albion) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

73:27

Corner, Stirling Albion. Conceded by Martin Grehan.

73:09

Attempt blocked. Gordon Smith (Stirling Albion) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

72:45

Corner, Stirling Albion. Conceded by Ryan Millar.

71:40 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Stirling Albion. David McClune replaces Graham Weir.

70:24

Attempt missed. Colin McMenamin (Stenhousemuir) header from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the left.

68:57 Goal scored

Goal! Goal! Stenhousemuir 3, Stirling Albion 5. Gordon Smith (Stirling Albion) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Darren Smith.

68:07

Corner, Stirling Albion. Conceded by Ciaran Summers.

65:51 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Stenhousemuir. Ryan Millar replaces Josh Watt.

65:38 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Stenhousemuir. Colin McMenamin replaces Jamie Reid.

64:55 Goal scored

Goal! Goal! Stenhousemuir 3, Stirling Albion 4. Bryan Hodge (Stenhousemuir) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner.

64:50

Bryan Hodge (Stenhousemuir) hits the left post with a right footed shot from the centre of the box.

64:24

Attempt saved. Gordon Smith (Stirling Albion) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

63:14

Alan Lithgow (Stenhousemuir) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

63:14

Foul by Gordon Smith (Stirling Albion).

62:23 Booking

Booking Josh Watt (Stenhousemuir) is shown the yellow card.

61:02 Goal scored

Goal! Goal! Stenhousemuir 2, Stirling Albion 4. Darren L. Smith (Stirling Albion) right footed shot from the right side of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Ross Forsyth.

56:12

Attempt missed. Ciaran Summers (Stenhousemuir) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left.

54:48 Goal scored

Goal! Goal! Stenhousemuir 2, Stirling Albion 3. Sandy Cunningham (Stirling Albion) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Darren L. Smith.

53:09 Goal scored

Goal! Goal! Stenhousemuir 2, Stirling Albion 2. Gordon Smith (Stirling Albion) right footed shot from outside the box to the high centre of the goal.

52:27

Corner, Stenhousemuir. Conceded by Craig Wedderburn.

50:15

Ciaran Summers (Stenhousemuir) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

50:15

Foul by Darren L. Smith (Stirling Albion).

49:43

Martin Grehan (Stenhousemuir) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

49:43

Foul by Craig Wedderburn (Stirling Albion).

49:19

Attempt missed. Gordon Smith (Stirling Albion) left footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left.

48:10

Foul by Ross McMillan (Stenhousemuir).

48:10

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

47:15

Corner, Stenhousemuir. Conceded by Lee Hamilton.

45:33

Hand ball by Kristopher Faulds (Stenhousemuir).

45:00

Second Half begins Stenhousemuir 2, Stirling Albion 1.

45:00 +0:35 Half time

Half Time First Half ends, Stenhousemuir 2, Stirling Albion 1.

45:00 +0:01

Attempt missed. Craig Comrie (Stirling Albion) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

43:48

Corner, Stenhousemuir. Conceded by Lee Hamilton.

42:50

Attempt missed. Josh Watt (Stenhousemuir) left footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the left.

41:00

Josh Watt (Stenhousemuir) wins a free kick on the left wing.

41:00

Foul by Lee Hamilton (Stirling Albion).

38:26

Attempt missed. Josh Watt (Stenhousemuir) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top right corner.

36:17 Goal scored

Goal! Goal! Stenhousemuir 2, Stirling Albion 1. Sean Dickson (Stenhousemuir) left footed shot from more than 35 yards to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Martin Grehan.

35:36

Martin Grehan (Stenhousemuir) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

35:36

Foul by Lee Hamilton (Stirling Albion).

33:37

Alan Lithgow (Stenhousemuir) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

33:37

Foul by Gordon Smith (Stirling Albion).

32:06

Attempt missed. Martin Grehan (Stenhousemuir) left footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

30:54 Goal scored

Goal! Goal! Stenhousemuir 1, Stirling Albion 1. Craig Wedderburn (Stirling Albion) header from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Craig Comrie with a cross following a corner.

30:33

Corner, Stirling Albion. Conceded by Alan Lithgow.

29:09

Attempt missed. Kristopher Faulds (Stenhousemuir) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

25:49

Corner, Stenhousemuir. Conceded by Ross Forsyth.

21:12

Foul by Martin Grehan (Stenhousemuir).

21:12

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

20:43

Corner, Stenhousemuir. Conceded by Ross Forsyth.

18:28

Ross McMillan (Stenhousemuir) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

18:28

Foul by Craig Comrie (Stirling Albion).

16:32

Foul by Bryan Hodge (Stenhousemuir).

16:32

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

15:18 Goal scored

Goal! Goal! Stenhousemuir 1, Stirling Albion 0. Bryan Hodge (Stenhousemuir) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Sean Dickson.

10:36

Attempt missed. Gordon Smith (Stirling Albion) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right.

7:55

Attempt missed. Gordon Smith (Stirling Albion) header from the centre of the box misses to the left.

7:23

Attempt saved. Martin Grehan (Stenhousemuir) header from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

4:04

Kristopher Faulds (Stenhousemuir) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

4:04

Foul by Craig Comrie (Stirling Albion).

3:31

Corner, Stirling Albion. Conceded by Ross Meechan.

2:30

Foul by Craig Wedderburn (Stirling Albion).

2:30

Greg Fleming (Stenhousemuir) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

1:50

Corner, Stirling Albion. Conceded by Ross McMillan.

0:00

First Half begins.

0:00

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

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