Scottish League Two
East Stirling2Peterhead0

East Stirlingshire 2-0 Peterhead

East Stirlingshire dented Peterhead's promotion hopes by beating the Scottish League Two leaders at Ochilview.

Christopher Townsley headed Jamie Glasgow's corner beyond goalkeeper Graeme Smith to put Shire ahead just before the quarter-hour mark.

Rory McAllister forced a good save from from Grant Hay as Peterhead tried to find a leveller.

But David Greenhill converted from Iain Thomson's pass to seal victory for the hosts.

Line-ups

East Stirling

  • 1Hay
  • 2Herd
  • 3Maxwell
  • 8GreenhillSubstituted forMcKechnieat 79'minutes
  • 4Townsley
  • 5Bolochoweckyj
  • 7MacGregor
  • 6Thomson
  • 10MillerBooked at 59minsSubstituted forDevlinat 77'minutesBooked at 88mins
  • 9GlasgowSubstituted forWattat 63'minutes
  • 11Wright

Substitutes

  • 12Watt
  • 14Tapping
  • 15Devlin
  • 16McKechnie
  • 17Gordon
  • 18Shepherd

Peterhead

  • 1Smith
  • 2Sharp
  • 3McCannSubstituted forMcGlincheyat 75'minutes
  • 8Redman
  • 4Noble
  • 5Ross
  • 7RodgersSubstituted forBuchanat 80'minutes
  • 6Cowie
  • 10GilfillanSubstituted forBrownat 66'minutes
  • 9McAllisterBooked at 86mins
  • 11Strachan

Substitutes

  • 12Brown
  • 14McGlinchey
  • 15Buchan
  • 16Tully
  • 21Jarvie
Referee:
George Salmond
Attendance:
310

Match Stats

Home TeamEast StirlingAway TeamPeterhead
Possession
Home41%
Away59%
Shots
Home8
Away13
Shots on Target
Home5
Away6
Corners
Home5
Away7
Fouls
Home18
Away12

Live Text

Match ends, East Stirling 2, Peterhead 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, East Stirling 2, Peterhead 0.
Attempt saved. Max Wright (East Stirling) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.
Foul by Graeme Sharp (Peterhead).
Max Wright (East Stirling) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Attempt missed. Josh Watt (East Stirling) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Booking

Rhys Devlin (East Stirling) is shown the yellow card.
Connor McGlinchey (Peterhead) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Rhys Devlin (East Stirling).
Rory McAllister (Peterhead) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Iain Thomson (East Stirling).

Booking

Rory McAllister (Peterhead) is shown the yellow card.
Foul by Rory McAllister (Peterhead).
Michael Bolochoweckyj (East Stirling) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Attempt missed. Dean Cowie (Peterhead) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top left corner.
Attempt blocked. Scott Ross (Peterhead) header from the centre of the box is blocked.
Corner, Peterhead. Conceded by Chris Townsley.

Substitution

Substitution, Peterhead. Kevin Buchan replaces Andy Rodgers.

Substitution

Substitution, East Stirling. Jordan McKechnie replaces David Greenhill.
Michael Bolochoweckyj (East Stirling) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Rory McAllister (Peterhead).
Attempt saved. Max Wright (East Stirling) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, East Stirling. Rhys Devlin replaces Ricky Miller because of an injury.
Corner, East Stirling. Conceded by Andy Rodgers.

Substitution

Substitution, Peterhead. Connor McGlinchey replaces Ryan McCann.
Foul by Ricky Miller (East Stirling).
Rory McAllister (Peterhead) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Attempt missed. David Greenhill (East Stirling) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.
Foul by Josh Watt (East Stirling).
Steven Noble (Peterhead) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Corner, Peterhead. Conceded by Mikey Herd.
Foul by Max Wright (East Stirling).
Graeme Sharp (Peterhead) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Peterhead. Jordon Brown replaces Bryan Gilfillan.
Corner, East Stirling. Conceded by Ryan McCann.

Substitution

Substitution, East Stirling. Josh Watt replaces Jamie Glasgow.
Corner, Peterhead. Conceded by Grant Hay.
Attempt saved. Rory McAllister (Peterhead) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is saved in the centre of the goal.
Foul by Iain Thomson (East Stirling).
Bryan Gilfillan (Peterhead) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Booking

Ricky Miller (East Stirling) is shown the yellow card.
Hand ball by Ricky Miller (East Stirling).
Foul by David Greenhill (East Stirling).
Scott Ross (Peterhead) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Goal!

Goal! East Stirling 2, Peterhead 0. David Greenhill (East Stirling) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Iain Thomson.
Attempt missed. Jamie Glasgow (East Stirling) left footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.
Foul by Steven Noble (Peterhead).
Iain Thomson (East Stirling) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Attempt missed. Rory McAllister (Peterhead) right footed shot from the right side of the box is too high.

Second Half

Second Half begins East Stirling 1, Peterhead 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, East Stirling 1, Peterhead 0.
Attempt missed. Jamie Redman (Peterhead) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.
Scott Ross (Peterhead) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Max Wright (East Stirling).
Attempt missed. Scott Ross (Peterhead) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.
Ryan Strachan (Peterhead) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Mikey Herd (East Stirling).
Foul by Max Wright (East Stirling).
Graeme Sharp (Peterhead) wins a free kick on the right wing.
Foul by Dean Cowie (Peterhead).
David Greenhill (East Stirling) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Peterhead2010641536
2Annan Athletic1910451134
3Stirling19946331
4Clyde20947-131
5Albion20857329
6East Stirling20857029
7Montrose20668-324
8Berwick20659123
9Elgin19658023
10Queen's Park192413-2910
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