skip to content
Peter Innes is shown a yellow card for dissent.
John Gemmell is ruled offside. Ross O'Donoghue takes the free kick.
Steven Edwards fouled by Todd Lumsden, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed by Barry Wilson, Alan Benton manages to make a clearance.
Corner taken by Steven Lawless.
John Gemmell is given a yellow card.
Unfair challenge on Craig Gunn by Steven Canning results in a free kick. Barry Wilson restarts play with the free kick.
Handball decision goes against Craig Gunn. Alan Benton takes the free kick.
Handball by Steven Canning. Ross O'Donoghue crosses the ball in from the free kick, clearance by Todd Lumsden.
John Gemmell scores a goal from the edge of the area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Albion 3-1 Elgin.The assist for the goal came from Steven Lawless.
The referee blows for offside. Free kick taken by Barry Wilson.
Craig Frizzel fouled by Alan Reid, the ref awards a free kick. Barry Wilson delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from left channel, clearance made by Alan Benton.
Ross O'Donoghue fouled by John Gemmell, the ref awards a free kick. Strike comes in from Barry Wilson from the free kick, save made by Derek Gaston.
Jason Crooks joins the action as a substitute, replacing Brian Cameron. Steven Lawless on for Chris Hamilton.
Foul by Paul McLeod on Craig Gunn, free kick awarded. Craig Gunn takes the direct free kick.
Barry Wilson fouled by Alan Reid, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Jake Inglis.
Craig Gunn fouled by Ciaran Donnelly, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Scott Bain.
Paul McLeod grabs a goal from the edge of the area to the top left corner of the goal. Albion 2-1 Elgin.Chris Hamilton provided the assist for the goal.
Brian Cameron is adjudged to have handled the ball. Craig Gunn joins the action as a substitute, replacing Paul Millar. Derek Gaston takes the free kick.
John Gemmell takes a shot. Scott Bain makes a save.
(Elgin) makes a substitution, with Barry Wilson coming on for Paul Kaczan.
Paul McLeod concedes a free kick for a foul on Ross O'Donoghue. Robert Love goes off and Peter Innes comes on. John Gemmell is brought on as a substitute for Anthony Stevenson. Scott Bain restarts play with the free kick.
A cross is delivered by Jake Inglis, save made by Derek Gaston.
Corner taken by Anthony Stevenson from the right by-line to the near post.
Foul by Paul Millar on Alan Reid, free kick awarded. Alan Reid takes the free kick.
Handball decision goes against Ciaran Donnelly. Free kick crossed by Ross O'Donoghue, Alan Benton makes a clearance.
Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Ross O'Donoghue, clearance made by Michael McGowan.
Corner taken right-footed by Anthony Stevenson to the near post.
Alan Benton challenges Craig Frizzel unfairly and gives away a free kick. Alan Benton goes into the referee's book. Ross O'Donoghue delivers the ball, Headed effort from deep inside the area by Paul Kaczan misses to the right of the target.
Unfair challenge on Mark Nicolson by Alan Reid results in a free kick. Jake Inglis restarts play with the free kick.
Craig Frizzel takes a shot. Derek Gaston makes a save.
Robert Love is ruled offside. Paul Kaczan restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Steven Edwards on Chris Hamilton. The referee cautions Steven Edwards for unsporting behaviour. Anthony Stevenson crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from right by-line, clearance by Paul Millar.
Corner taken by Anthony Stevenson, clearance made by Allan Dempsie.
Brian Cameron is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Free kick taken by Derek Gaston.
Craig Frizzel crosses the ball.
Outswinging corner taken by Anthony Stevenson from the right by-line, Steven Edwards fouled by Michael McGowan, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Scott Bain.
Outswinging corner taken by Anthony Stevenson from the right by-line, Steven Edwards makes a clearance.
Corner taken by Anthony Stevenson from the left by-line to the near post, Ross O'Donoghue manages to make a clearance.
Robert Love fouled by Paul Kaczan, the ref awards a free kick. Anthony Stevenson produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick, blocked by Ross O'Donoghue.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Robert Love on Steven Edwards. Scott Bain takes the free kick.
Corner taken right-footed by Anthony Stevenson, Michael McGowan takes a shot.
Craig Frizzel fires in a goal from just inside the penalty area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Albion 1-1 Elgin.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Paul Millar on Todd Lumsden. Free kick taken by Derek Gaston.
Penalty awarded for an unfair challenge on Paul McLeod by Jamie Duff. Anthony Stevenson scores a placed penalty. Albion 1-0 Elgin.
Steven Canning concedes a free kick for a foul on Jake Inglis. Ross O'Donoghue takes the free kick.
Outswinging corner taken by Anthony Stevenson from the right by-line, Jamie Duff makes a clearance.
The game gets underway.
The ref blows to signal half-time.
The second half has started.
The referee blows for the end of the match.
Injury problems for Rovers
Albion Rovers winger Chris Hamilton is a doubt for the visit of Elgin City, while midfielder Chris Boyle and striker Marc Pollock remain on the sidelines through injury.
Coatbridge boss Paul Martin has challenged his players to show they are serious about challenging for promotion by defeating the side that derailed their efforts last term.
"We go into this game on the back of a five-game unbeaten run and it is exactly the type of game we need three points from to show our fans we are serious about being involved at the end of the season," he said.
"We have momentum behind us but we cannot just turn up and expect to win, we will need to work hard."
David Niven and Jamie Duff will return to the ranks as Elgin head to Albion Rovers on the back of two consecutive victories.
The former has recovered from illness, while the latter has shaken off an injury in time to ensure he will travel alongside Mark Nicolson, who is free of suspension.
Zander Jack remains out with a broken hand, though, and Neil MacDonald is unlikely to feature after only just returning from his honeymoon.
"Having won our last two games, we do not need to be shy about going to Albion Rovers looking for a win," said manager Ross Jack. "They are going very well but we won there in April and aim to do it again."
Fine goals mark win
Albion Rovers extended their unbeaten run to six with a 3-1 victory over Elgin thanks in no small part to two fine goals from Paul McLeod and John Gemmell.
Rovers took the lead early on after Elgin defender Jamie Duff committed a foul in the box on McLeod after just six minutes. Anthony Stevenson stepped up to make no mistake from 12 yards.
Elgin showed spirit and found themselves an equaliser on 20 minutes, when Craig Frizzel's left-footed effort found the bottom corner from the edge of the box to give Ross Jack's men hope.
Albion regained the lead with half an hour left when McLeod picked up the ball on the edge of the area and fired into the top corner.
Ten minutes later Gemmell curled a right-footed shot past Scott Bain to seal the three points.
"Alan Pardew sent off for head butting Hull playe..."
© 2004 - 2014 football.co.uk