Scottish League Two
Annan Athletic1Stirling2

Annan Athletic 1-2 Stirling Albion

Stirling Albion remained in the League Two play-off zone after beating fellow promotion chasers Annan Athletic.

Albion took the lead in the first half when David Weatherston fired into the net from a Phillip Johnston cross.

Weatherston converted another Johnston cross after the break as Stirling doubled their advantage.

Blair Henderson's penalty, following Jamie Bishop's handball, reduced Annan's deficit but there was to be no equaliser for the hosts.

Line-ups

Annan Athletic

  • 1Arthur
  • 2Chisholm
  • 11LoveSubstituted forHopkirkat 75'minutes
  • 6Black
  • 5Swinglehurst
  • 3McNiff
  • 4Watson
  • 8MitchellSubstituted forBrannanat 75'minutes
  • 7Todd
  • 9MackaySubstituted forDavidsonat 45'minutes
  • 10Henderson

Substitutes

  • 12Brannan
  • 14Bradley
  • 15Davidson
  • 16Moffat
  • 17Mitchell
  • 18Hopkirk
  • 19Sloan

Stirling

  • 1Crawford
  • 4McClune
  • 8WeirSubstituted forForsythat 90+3'minutes
  • 3Smith
  • 5Bishop
  • 2O'ByrneBooked at 21minsSubstituted forMcGeachieat 23'minutes
  • 7Johnston
  • 6Comrie
  • 11Hamilton
  • 9White
  • 10WeatherstonSubstituted forMcAnespieat 89'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12McGeachie
  • 14McAnespie
  • 15Ferry
  • 16Fulton
  • 17Reidford
  • 18Ashe
  • 19Forsyth
Referee:
Gavin Ross
Attendance:
479

Match Stats

Home TeamAnnan AthleticAway TeamStirling
Possession
Home49%
Away51%
Shots
Home9
Away6
Shots on Target
Home2
Away2
Corners
Home6
Away3
Fouls
Home6
Away12

Live Text

Match ends, Annan Athletic 1, Stirling Albion 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Annan Athletic 1, Stirling Albion 2.

Substitution

Substitution, Stirling Albion. Ross Forsyth replaces Graham Weir.

Foul by Kieran Brannan (Annan Athletic).

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

Substitution

Substitution, Stirling Albion. Kieran McAnespie replaces David Weatherston.

Corner, Stirling Albion. Conceded by Iain Chisholm.

Corner, Annan Athletic. Conceded by David McClune.

Attempt saved. Martin McNiff (Annan Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Attempt missed. David Hopkirk (Annan Athletic) left footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Attempt missed. Craig Comrie (Stirling Albion) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.

Corner, Stirling Albion. Conceded by Steven Swinglehurst.

Goal!

Goal! Annan Athletic 1, Stirling Albion 2. Blair Henderson (Annan Athletic) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom right corner.

Penalty conceded by Jamie Bishop (Stirling Albion) with a hand ball in the penalty area.

Substitution

Substitution, Annan Athletic. Kieran Brannan replaces Andrew Mitchell.

Substitution

Substitution, Annan Athletic. David Hopkirk replaces Ally Love.

Attempt missed. Martin McNiff (Annan Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top right corner.

Foul by Steven Swinglehurst (Annan Athletic).

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

Corner, Annan Athletic. Conceded by Jamie Bishop.

Goal!

Goal! Annan Athletic 0, Stirling Albion 2. David Weatherston (Stirling Albion) right footed shot from very close range to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Philip Johnston.

Corner, Annan Athletic. Conceded by Jamie Bishop.

Iain Chisholm (Annan Athletic) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Jordan White (Stirling Albion).

Foul by Iain Chisholm (Annan Athletic).

Graham Weir (Stirling Albion) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

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

Corner, Annan Athletic. Conceded by Craig Comrie.

Corner, Annan Athletic. Conceded by Chris Smith.

Andrew Mitchell (Annan Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by David McClune (Stirling Albion).

Attempt missed. Iain Chisholm (Annan Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Second Half

Second Half begins Annan Athletic 0, Stirling Albion 1.

Substitution

Substitution, Annan Athletic. Scott Davidson replaces Kenneth Mackay because of an injury.

Half Time

First Half ends, Annan Athletic 0, Stirling Albion 1.

Foul by Philip Johnston (Stirling Albion).

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

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

Foul by David Weatherston (Stirling Albion).

Corner, Stirling Albion. Conceded by Iain Chisholm.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Peterhead31197564333164
2Annan Athletic31175961441756
3Clyde31156104339451
4Stirling31129104646045
5Berwick311271254431143
6East Stirlingshire31118124148-741
7Montrose31109123947-839
8Albion31108133845-738
9Elgin3187165365-1231
10Queen's Park3156203261-2921
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