• Date: Sun 02 January 2011
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: Falkirk Stadium
Falkirk

Falkirk

Higginbotham 4"

Higginbotham 31"

Allison 19" (OG)

McLean 59"

4 - 2
Stirling Albion

Stirling Albion

Vitiven 24"

McHale 87"

Falkirk vs Stirling Albion


Team Lineups

Falkirk

1 Olejnik
2 Duffie
4 McLean59"
5 Scobbie
3 Twaddle
6 O'Brien
7 Stewart
10 Flynn
8 Millar
11 Mitchell
9 Higginbotham4"31"
Substitutes
17 Barclay
12 Khalis
14 Compton
15 Marr
16 Deuchar

Stirling Albion

1 Reidford
2 Kane
4 Allison19"
5 Buist
7 Doyle
8 Heeking
6 McHale87"
11 Borris
9 Smith
10 Vitiven24"
3 Currie
Substitutes
17 Jackson
12 Flood
14 Mullen
15 Hamill
16 Ashe

Possession Stats

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Form Guide -

Falkirk

Stirling Albion



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Live Text Commentary
Full time
 

The referee brings the game to a close.

91:19 +1.19
 

The ball is sent over by Jack Compton, clearance made by Callum Reidford.

87:35
Substitution
 

(Stirling) makes a substitution, with Daniel Ashe coming on for David Vitiven.

87:01
Goal
 

Paul McHale scores a goal from a long way out to the bottom right corner of the goal. Falkirk 4-2 Stirling.

85:36
 

Gordon Smith gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jack Compton. Brian McLean takes the indirect free kick.

85:08
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by David Vitiven on Brian McLean. Free kick taken by Thomas Scobbie.

84:47
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Kenny Deuchar. Callum Reidford restarts play with the free kick.

84:25
Substitution
 

Jason Marr joins the action as a substitute, replacing Kieran Duffie.

81:43
 

Marc Twaddle sends in a cross, Kallum Higginbotham takes a shot. Blocked by Lee Currie.

78:57
 

Unfair challenge on Ryan Flynn by John Kane results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Burton O'Brien.

78:02
 

Unfair challenge on David Vitiven by Thomas Scobbie results in a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Paul McHale.

77:35
 

Ryan Flynn delivers the ball.

76:01 +0.01
Substitution
 

Michael Mullen comes on in place of Jerome Heeking.

75:52
Substitution
 

(Stirling) makes a substitution, with Michael Mullen coming on for Jerome Heeking. Gordon Smith is caught offside. Indirect free kick taken by Robert Olejnik.

75:34
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Gordon Smith. Robert Olejnik takes the indirect free kick.

74:38
 

Foul by Jack Compton on Joshua Flood, free kick awarded. Lee Currie takes the direct free kick.

74:02
 

Foul by Gordon Smith on Burton O'Brien, free kick awarded. Burton O'Brien restarts play with the free kick.

72:24
 

Marc Twaddle takes a shot. John Kane gets a block in.

70:33
Substitution
 

Kenny Deuchar comes on in place of Mark Stewart. Jack Compton is brought on as a substitute for Chris Mitchell.

69:22
Yellow card
 

Scott Buist shown a yellow card. Scott Buist gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ryan Flynn. Brian McLean restarts play with the free kick.

67:06
 

Chris Mitchell produces a cross, Close range headed effort by Ryan Flynn goes wide of the left-hand upright.

66:29
 

Mark Millar takes a shot from deep inside the box clearing the bar.

64:39
 

Scott Buist concedes a free kick for a foul on Ryan Flynn. Robert Olejnik takes the free kick.

63:54
 

Lee Currie takes the inswinging corner, Chris Mitchell manages to make a clearance. Corner taken left-footed by Lee Currie to the near post, Robert Olejnik makes a save.

63:31
 

David Vitiven fouled by Brian McLean, the ref awards a free kick. Paul McHale takes the direct free kick.

62:21
 

Corner from right by-line taken by Chris Mitchell.

59:52
Substitution
 

(Stirling) makes a substitution, with Joshua Flood coming on for Ryan Borris.

59:03
Goal
 

Brian McLean finds the back of the net with a headed goal from close in. Falkirk 4-1 Stirling.Chris Mitchell provided the assist for the goal.

58:24
 

Mark Stewart takes a shot. Callum Reidford makes a save. Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Chris Mitchell.

56:58
 

Gordon Smith concedes a free kick for a foul on Brian McLean. Brian McLean restarts play with the free kick.

56:11
 

Mark Millar takes a shot. Save by Callum Reidford.

55:55
 

The ball is sent over by Kallum Higginbotham, Brian Allison makes a clearance.

53:50
 

The ball is sent over by Kieran Duffie. Ryan Flynn concedes a free kick for a foul on John Kane. Callum Reidford takes the indirect free kick.

51:44
 

Mark Stewart produces a cross, clearance by Scott Buist.

49:44
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Chris Mitchell by Lee Currie. Burton O'Brien takes the free kick.

46:30
 

The ball is crossed by Lee Currie, Gordon Smith produces a header from inside the area that goes over the crossbar.

44:17
Yellow card
 

Michael Doyle is shown a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Unfair challenge on Marc Twaddle by Michael Doyle results in a free kick. Marc Twaddle takes the direct free kick.

40:47
 

John Kane concedes a free kick for a foul on Ryan Flynn. Thomas Scobbie takes the direct free kick.

40:05
 

Mark Stewart takes a shot. Save by Callum Reidford.

39:36
 

Shot by Mark Stewart from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the target.

38:44
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Chris Mitchell, clearance made by Brian Allison.

38:38
 

Mark Stewart sends in a cross, Paul McHale makes a clearance.

37:45
 

John Kane gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ryan Flynn. Mark Millar takes the direct free kick.

36:29
 

John Kane gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ryan Flynn. Marc Twaddle restarts play with the free kick.

35:48
Yellow card
 

Booking for Chris Mitchell for unsporting behaviour. Ryan Borris fouled by Chris Mitchell, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed left-footed by Lee Currie, Ryan Flynn makes a clearance.

35:06
 

Outswinging corner taken by Chris Mitchell from the right by-line.

34:52
 

Mark Stewart crosses the ball, save by Callum Reidford.

32:46
 

The official flags Mark Stewart offside. Lee Currie takes the indirect free kick.

31:33
Goal
 

Kallum Higginbotham finds the back of the net with a goal from inside the six-yard box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Falkirk 3-1 Stirling.Assist on the goal came from Kieran Duffie.

30:02
 

Shot from long range by Ryan Flynn goes over the bar.

28:43
 

Effort from long distance by David Vitiven goes wide right of the goal.

27:52
 

Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Chris Mitchell, clearance made by Jerome Heeking.

27:33
 

Ryan Flynn crosses the ball, Kallum Higginbotham takes a shot. Save made by Callum Reidford.

24:49
Goal
 

David Vitiven grabs a headed goal from close in. Falkirk 2-1 Stirling.The assist for the goal came from Michael Doyle.

24:10
 

David Vitiven challenges Ryan Flynn unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Chris Mitchell.

21:31
 

Mark Stewart is caught offside. Indirect free kick taken by Callum Reidford.

20:40
 

Unfair challenge on David Vitiven by Thomas Scobbie results in a free kick. Free kick crossed left-footed by Lee Currie, Brian McLean manages to make a clearance.

19:22
Goal
 

An unfortunate own goal is conceded by Brian Allison. Falkirk 2-0 Stirling.The ball is swung over by Marc Twaddle. Marc Twaddle provided the assist for the goal.

19:22
Goal
 

Brian Allison puts the ball into his own goal. Falkirk 2-0 Stirling.Assist on the goal came from Marc Twaddle.

13:51
 

Mark Stewart crosses the ball, Lee Currie gets a block in.

7:32
 

Mark Millar produces a right-footed shot from just outside the area that goes harmlessly over the bar.

7:08
 

The ball is delivered by Mark Stewart, Ryan Flynn takes a shot. Brian Allison makes a clearance.

6:13
 

Thomas Scobbie fouled by Gordon Smith, the ref awards a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Robert Olejnik.

4:32
Goal
 

Kallum Higginbotham gets on the score sheet with a goal from inside the penalty area to the top left corner of the goal. Falkirk 1-0 Stirling.Outswinging corner taken by Chris Mitchell from the right by-line, Chris Mitchell provided the assist for the goal.

2:48
 

Mark Stewart takes the outswinging corner, Ryan Flynn takes a shot. Brian Allison gets a block in. Corner taken right-footed by Mark Stewart from the right by-line, clearance made by Jerome Heeking.

2:32
 

Mark Stewart takes a shot. Callum Reidford makes a save.

1:29
 

Unfair challenge on Ryan Flynn by Michael Doyle results in a free kick. Mark Stewart takes the free kick.

Kick off
 

The ref blows the whistle to start the match.

Half time
 

The players leave the pitch at half time.