Scottish League Two
Berwick1East Stirlingshire0

Berwick Rangers 1-0 East Stirlingshire

Andrew Russell grabbed the only goal of the game as Berwick ended East Stirlingshire's play-off hopes.

Russell struck on the stroke of half time after being played in by Ross Gray, with home goalkeeper William Bald pulling off saves from Kevin Turner, David Greenhill and Maxwell Wright to preserve the lead.

The win means Berwick are now just three points adrift of a play-off spot.

Shire, however, are out of the running with two games left to play.

Line-ups

Berwick

  • 1Bald
  • 2DunlopSubstituted forHoskinsat 89'minutes
  • 3Drummond
  • 4MillerSubstituted forMorrisat 89'minutes
  • 5FairburnBooked at 57mins
  • 6Tulloch
  • 7Gray
  • 8Currie
  • 10Russell
  • 9DalzielSubstituted forCurrieat 64'minutes
  • 11Lavery

Substitutes

  • 12Currie
  • 14Hoskins
  • 15Morris
  • 16Andrews
  • 17Downie

East Stirlingshire

  • 1Gordon
  • 2TappingSubstituted forMacGregorat 74'minutes
  • 10Shepherd
  • 6Thomson
  • 4Townsley
  • 5Bolochoweckyj
  • 7O'DonoghueSubstituted forGlasgowat 69'minutes
  • 8Greenhill
  • 11Wright
  • 9TurnerSubstituted forQuinnat 80'minutes
  • 3Maxwell

Substitutes

  • 12Quinn
  • 14Miller
  • 15Devlin
  • 16Glasgow
  • 17Hay
  • 18MacGregor
  • 19Herd
Referee:
Colin Steven
Attendance:
582

Match Stats

Home TeamBerwickAway TeamEast Stirlingshire
Possession
Home53%
Away47%
Shots
Home6
Away6
Shots on Target
Home3
Away5
Corners
Home8
Away6
Fouls
Home16
Away15

Live Text

Match ends, Berwick Rangers 1, East Stirling 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Berwick Rangers 1, East Stirling 0.

Ross Drummond (Berwick Rangers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jamie Glasgow (East Stirling).

Substitution

Substitution, Berwick Rangers. Josh Morris replaces Ben Miller.

Substitution

Substitution, Berwick Rangers. Dean Hoskins replaces Michael Dunlop.

Corner, Berwick Rangers. Conceded by Chris Townsley.

Ross Drummond (Berwick Rangers) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Max Wright (East Stirling).

Stephen Tulloch (Berwick Rangers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jamie Glasgow (East Stirling).

Substitution

Substitution, East Stirling. Paul Quinn replaces Kevin Turner.

Darren Lavery (Berwick Rangers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Michael Bolochoweckyj (East Stirling).

Michael Dunlop (Berwick Rangers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Michael Bolochoweckyj (East Stirling).

Corner, East Stirling. Conceded by William Bald.

Attempt saved. Max Wright (East Stirling) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner.

Attempt saved. Chris Townsley (East Stirling) header from very close range is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, East Stirling. Conceded by William Bald.

Attempt saved. David Greenhill (East Stirling) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is saved in the bottom left corner.

Substitution

Substitution, East Stirling. Graeme MacGregor replaces Jordan Tapping.

Stephen Tulloch (Berwick Rangers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Kevin Turner (East Stirling).

Foul by Stephen Tulloch (Berwick Rangers).

Kevin Turner (East Stirling) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Attempt saved. Andrew Russell (Berwick Rangers) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Substitution

Substitution, East Stirling. Jamie Glasgow replaces Ross O'Donoghue.

Attempt saved. Kevin Turner (East Stirling) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Lee Currie (Berwick Rangers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by David Greenhill (East Stirling).

Substitution

Substitution, Berwick Rangers. Paul Currie replaces Scott Dalziel.

Foul by Darren Lavery (Berwick Rangers).

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

Corner, Berwick Rangers. Conceded by Jordan Tapping.

Corner, Berwick Rangers. Conceded by Chris Townsley.

Booking

John Fairburn (Berwick Rangers) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by John Fairburn (Berwick Rangers).

Kevin Turner (East Stirling) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Scott Dalziel (Berwick Rangers) wins a free kick on the left wing.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Peterhead3422753973
2Annan Athletic34186101960
3Clyde3416612154
4Stirling34141010352
5Berwick34147131349
6East Stirlingshire3412814-844
7Albion3411815-1041
8Montrose34101014-1440
9Elgin348917-1433
10Queen's Park345920-2924
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