Scottish League Two
Albion2East Stirling1

Albion Rovers 2-1 East Stirlingshire

Ryan Donnelly hit a double as Albion Rovers boss James Ward celebrated his new deal with a win over East Stirlingshire.

Fresh from penning a contract extension that will keep him at the club until at least the summer of 2015, Ward saw his side take an early lead.

Donnelly's close-range finish was followed by another in the second half as Rovers took control.

Scott Maxwell replied to give Shire hope but they could not level.

Line-ups

Albion

  • 1Parry
  • 2ReidBooked at 82mins
  • 11Phillips
  • 5KennedySubstituted forFloodat 31'minutes
  • 3Dunlop
  • 6Dunlop
  • 7Cusack
  • 8Chaplain
  • 10DonnellySubstituted forInnesat 87'minutesBooked at 89mins
  • 9WalkerSubstituted forTiffneyat 83'minutes
  • 4Russell

Substitutes

  • 12Tiffney
  • 14Innes
  • 15McGuigan
  • 16Flood
  • 17McGinley

East Stirling

  • 1Hay
  • 7MacGregor
  • 3Maxwell
  • 6LamieBooked at 74mins
  • 4Townsley
  • 2Tapping
  • 5MillerSubstituted forO'Donoghueat 72'minutes
  • 11Devlin
  • 10QuinnSubstituted forWrightat 66'minutes
  • 9TurnerSubstituted forGlasgowat 66'minutes
  • 8Greenhill

Substitutes

  • 12Thomson
  • 14O'Donoghue
  • 15Glasgow
  • 16Shepherd
  • 17Gordon
  • 18Wright
Referee:
Kevin Graham
Attendance:
287

Match Stats

Home TeamAlbionAway TeamEast Stirling
Possession
Home44%
Away56%
Shots
Home5
Away8
Shots on Target
Home3
Away3
Corners
Home3
Away5
Fouls
Home8
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, Albion Rovers 2, East Stirling 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Albion Rovers 2, East Stirling 1.

Liam Cusack (Albion Rovers) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Scott Maxwell (East Stirling).

Attempt missed. Ross O'Donoghue (East Stirling) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Booking

Peter Innes (Albion Rovers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Peter Innes (Albion Rovers).

Rhys Devlin (East Stirling) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Albion Rovers. Peter Innes replaces Ryan Donnelly.

Attempt saved. Max Wright (East Stirling) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt missed. Jamie Glasgow (East Stirling) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right from a direct free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Albion Rovers. Ryan Tiffney replaces Patrick Walker.

Booking

Alan Reid (Albion Rovers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Alan Reid (Albion Rovers).

Jamie Glasgow (East Stirling) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Goal!

Goal! Albion Rovers 2, East Stirling 1. Scott Maxwell (East Stirling) left footed shot from outside the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Max Wright.

Attempt saved. Max Wright (East Stirling) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, East Stirling. Conceded by Scott Chaplain.

Corner, East Stirling. Conceded by Michael Dunlop.

Foul by Michael Dunlop (Albion Rovers).

Chris Townsley (East Stirling) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Booking

Ricki Lamie (East Stirling) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Joshua Flood (Albion Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Ricki Lamie (East Stirling).

Substitution

Substitution, East Stirling. Ross O'Donoghue replaces Ricky Miller.

Attempt missed. Jamie Glasgow (East Stirling) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the right following a set piece situation.

Foul by Alan Reid (Albion Rovers).

Max Wright (East Stirling) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Scott Chaplain (Albion Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Graeme MacGregor (East Stirling).

Attempt missed. Max Wright (East Stirling) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, East Stirling. Jamie Glasgow replaces Kevin Turner.

Substitution

Substitution, East Stirling. Max Wright replaces Paul Quinn.

Goal!

Goal! Albion Rovers 2, East Stirling 0. Ryan Donnelly (Albion Rovers) right footed shot from very close range to the top right corner. Assisted by Patrick Walker.

Corner, East Stirling. Conceded by Liam Cusack.

Attempt blocked. Rhys Devlin (East Stirling) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Patrick Walker (Albion Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Ricky Miller (East Stirling).

Foul by Patrick Walker (Albion Rovers).

Ricky Miller (East Stirling) wins a free kick on the left wing.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Peterhead3220753567
2Annan Athletic3218592059
3Clyde3215611151
4Stirling3213910148
5Berwick32127131043
6Albion3211813-641
7East Stirling3211813-841
8Montrose3210913-1239
9Elgin328816-1232
10Queen's Park325720-2922
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