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  • Date:14 Jan 2012
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Cliftonhill Stadium
  • Attendance:455
Goal!

Live Commentary

90:52 +0.52

James Gilmartin booked for unsporting behaviour.

89:41

John Crawley dismissed for violent conduct.

85:31

Simon Marriott goes off and James Gilmartin comes on.

84:48

Simon Marriott takes a shot.

82:59

Marc McCulloch comes on in place of Lewis Bonar.

82:35

Todd Lumsden booked.

81:23

Corner taken by Anthony Stevenson, Sean Fagan makes a clearance.

79:59

Larry Acqua produces a right-footed shot from deep inside the penalty box which goes wide of the left-hand upright.

78:37

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Sean Fagan by Larry Acqua. Gary Thom restarts play with the free kick.

77:58

John Crawley takes a shot.

76:56

Lewis Bonar takes a shot. Save by Derek Gaston.

75:08

Darren Smith takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line to the near post, Alan Reid manages to make a clearance.

73:32

Alan Reid gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Mark Ferry. John Crawley takes the free kick.

70:59

Free kick awarded for a foul by Anthony Stevenson on Brian Allison. Anthony Stevenson goes into the referee's book. Callum Reidford restarts play with the free kick.

69:51

Alan Reid concedes a free kick for a foul on Lewis Bonar. Robert Love goes off and Larry Acqua comes on. Indirect free kick taken by Mark Ferry.

69:00

Unfair challenge on Gary Thom by John Gemmell results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Brian Allison.

68:17

Unfair challenge on Sean Fagan by John Gemmell results in a free kick. Callum Reidford takes the free kick.

65:27

Outswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Christopher Boyle, clearance made by Brian Allison. Ryan McStay takes a shot. Save by Callum Reidford.

65:03

Free kick awarded for a foul by Lewis Bonar on Christopher Boyle. Christopher Boyle takes the free kick.

63:43

Mark Ferry on for Scott Davidson.

61:12

Foul by Gary Thom on John Gemmell, free kick awarded. Christopher Boyle restarts play with the free kick.

59:24

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Anthony Stevenson, Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Todd Lumsden misses to the left of the goal.

58:57

Foul by Scott Davidson on Anthony Stevenson, free kick awarded. Alan Reid restarts play with the free kick.

57:06

Outswinging corner taken by Christopher Boyle from the left by-line, clearance by Alan Cook.

54:05

Close range effort by Scott Chaplain misses to the left of the target.

48:18

Gary Thom challenges John Gemmell unfairly and gives away a free kick. Ryan McStay replaces Ciaran Donnelly. Free kick crossed by Anthony Stevenson.

46:40

Alan Cook produces a right-footed shot from close range which goes wide of the right-hand post.

45:09 +0.09

Scott Chaplain takes a shot. Save by Callum Reidford.

44:29

John Gemmell is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Callum Reidford takes the free kick.

43:49

Darren Smith takes the inswinging corner, save made by Derek Gaston.

43:04

Lewis Bonar produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the left of the goal.

40:13

Corner taken right-footed by Anthony Stevenson from the left by-line to the near post, Sean Fagan makes a clearance.

39:51

John Crawley challenges Christopher Boyle unfairly and gives away a free kick. Anthony Stevenson takes the direct free kick.

37:08

Unfair challenge on Scott Chaplain by Brian Allison results in a free kick. Micheal O'Byrne goes off and Ryan McStay comes on. Anthony Stevenson restarts play with the free kick.

26:36

Unfair challenge on Todd Lumsden by Lewis Bonar results in a free kick. Todd Lumsden takes the free kick.

19:31

The assistant referee flags for offside against John Gemmell. Callum Reidford takes the free kick.

18:53

Unfair challenge on John Gemmell by John Crawley results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Anthony Stevenson.

17:41

Corner taken right-footed by Anthony Stevenson to the near post, clearance by Lewis Bonar.

17:11

Gary Thom gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on John Gemmell. Anthony Stevenson restarts play with the free kick.

13:12

The referee gives a free kick against Lewis Bonar for handball. Micheal O'Byrne restarts play with the free kick.

11:40

Free kick awarded for a foul by Todd Lumsden on Scott Davidson. Alan Cook has a direct shot on goal from the free kick.

10:21

Craig McLeish fires in a goal from the edge of the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Albion 0-1 Stirling.Assist on the goal came from Lewis Bonar.

8:03

Christopher Boyle fouled by Sean Fagan, the ref awards a free kick. A cross is delivered by Anthony Stevenson, Shot from inside the area by John Gemmell clears the bar.

6:57

Scott Chaplain fouled by Craig McLeish, the ref awards a free kick. Ciaran Donnelly takes the indirect free kick.

5:17

Foul by Simon Marriott on Alan Cook, free kick awarded. John Crawley takes the free kick.

4:20

The referee blows for offside against Scott Davidson. Free kick taken by Derek Gaston.

3:14

Free kick awarded for a foul by Ciaran Donnelly on Darren Smith. Craig McLeish takes the free kick.

1:34

Craig McLeish challenges Simon Marriott unfairly and gives away a free kick. Anthony Stevenson restarts play with the free kick.

Match Preview

Russell ruled out for Rovers Albion Rovers will be without Barry Russell when they face Stirling Albion. Full-back Russell is ruled out again due to a hamstring problem. Coatbridge boss Paul Martin said: "Stirling showed a great deal of fight for their new manager against Stenhousemuir and were rewarded with a 3-1 win. "They will take confidence from that and in a lot of ways it would have been better to play them in early December than in early January. "The key to success in this game will be will be who fights for it the most. They have had their fighting spirit renewed but we have always been fighters and hopefully we can use that to win." Stirling Albion have added former Queen's Park and Raith midfielder Mark Ferry to their squad. However, Ferry is unlikely to feature straight away having not played a competitive game since last May. Defender Shaun Dillon is over his ankle problem but his lack of recent match action means he will join injured goalkeeper Sam Filler in watching from the sidelines. Interim boss Greig McDonald led his side to a 3-1 success over Stenhousemuir in his first outing on January 2. He said: "Everyone has been buzzing since that game and we are looking forward to facing Albion. We do know, however, that they are a well-organised side who will be looking to bounce back after a couple of defeats."

Formation:442Manager: Paul Martin

Albion

Formation: 442Manager: Jocky Scott

Stirling

  • Derek Gaston
  • Alan Reid
  • Todd Lumsden
  • Micheal O'Byrne
  • Simon Marriott
  • Robert Love
  • Anthony Stevenson
  • Ciaran Donnelly
  • Christopher Boyle
  • John Gemmell
  • Scott Chaplain
  • SUBS
  • Christopher Fahey
  • Larry Acqua
  • Ryan McStay
  • Daniel Ferry
  • James Gilmartin

Home

Away

Match Report

McLeish the hero for Binos Craig McLeish scored the only goal as Stirling shocked Albion to win 1-0, despite being reduced to 10 men late on. Stirling went ahead after 11 minutes, McLeish picking the ball up on the edge of the area and drilling an unstoppable effort into the bottom corner. Anthony Stevenson tested Stirling goalkeeper Callum Reidford on the stroke of half-time, but his rasping drive was tipped away. The home side missed a sitter early in the second half, with Scott Chaplain shooting wide from six yards. John Crawley almost doubled the lead 15 minutes from time, but his stunning effort hit the crossbar. Crawley was dismissed in the final minute of normal time, given a straight red card for violent conduct, but Stirling held on to win.

Form Guide

    WLDWLL
  • Albion
  • VS
  • Stirling
  • LLLLLW

Last Meetings

  • Stirling
  • 2 - 2
  • Albion
  • 20/08/2011
  • Albion
  • 2 - 2
  • Stirling
  • 23/03/1991
  • Stirling
  • 3 - 0
  • Albion
  • 13/02/1991
  • Stirling
  • 2 - 0
  • Albion
  • 22/09/1990

Top Scorers

Albion

  • R Love 6
  • S Chaplain 5
  • J Gemmell 5
  • M O'Byrne 3
  • C Boyle 2
  • R McStay 1
  • J Gilmartin 1
  • B Russell 1
  • L Acqua 1

Stirling

  • DL Smith 3
  • A Cook 3
  • S Davidson 3
  • J Flood 2
  • S Dillon 2
  • G Thom 1
  • D Jacobs 1
  • J Crawley 1
  • L Bonar 1

Goals

Albion

    • Total goals 63
    • Goals per game 29
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 4 (For) 2 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 1 (For) 5 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 8 (For) 5 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Stirling

    • Total goals 54
    • Goals per game 20
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 5 (For) 2 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 2 (For) 5 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 3 (For) 6 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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