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A goal is scored by Christopher Boyle from deep inside the penalty area to the top right corner of the goal. Annan Athletic 2-2 Albion.
Andrew Aitken shown a red card for second bookable offence. Andrew Aitken gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Steven Lawless. Free kick taken by Steven Canning.
(Annan Athletic) makes a substitution, with Jack Steele coming on for Chris Jardine.
Shot from just outside the box by Anthony Stevenson goes over the bar.
Header from deep inside the area by Christopher Boyle goes harmlessly over the crossbar.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Bryan Gilfillan by Todd Lumsden. Kevin Neilson delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from right channel, clearance made by Alan Reid.
Graeme Bell takes a shot. Save made by Thomas Flynn.
Chris Hamilton joins the action as a substitute, replacing Robert Love. The official flags Ian Harty offside. Thomas Flynn restarts play with the free kick.
Ian Harty gets on the score sheet with a goal from inside the penalty area low into the middle of the goal. Annan Athletic 2-1 Albion.Assist on the goal came from Mark Docherty.
The ball is delivered by Graeme Bell, Michael McGowan gets a block in. Corner taken by Chris Jardine from the right by-line, clearance made by Ciaran Donnelly.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Andrew Aitken on Steven Lawless. Free kick crossed by Steven Lawless.
Iain Smith gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Bryan Gilfillan. Direct free kick taken by Chris Jardine.
Iain Smith is brought on as a substitute for John Gemmell.
The referee cautions David Cox for unsporting behaviour. Mark Docherty on for David Cox. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Michael McGowan by David Cox. Michael McGowan takes the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Ian Harty by Christopher Boyle results in a free kick. Chris Jardine takes the free kick.
Andrew Aitken receives a caution for unsporting behaviour.
Anthony Stevenson goes into the book. Free kick awarded for a foul by Anthony Stevenson on Chris Jardine. Andrew Aitken takes the free kick.
Steven Canning takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post.
Anthony Stevenson has a shot on goal from outside the area which misses right.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Michael McGowan by Ian Harty. Anthony Stevenson restarts play with the free kick.
Ian Harty grabs a goal from deep inside the penalty box low into the middle of the goal. Annan Athletic 1-1 Albion.Thomas Flynn is given a yellow card. Corner taken right-footed by Chris Jardine from the right by-line, Peter Watson takes a shot. Assist on the goal came from Bryan Gilfillan.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Robert Love by Aaron Muirhead. Robert Love takes the free kick.
Andrew Aitken gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Steven Lawless. Alan Reid restarts play with the free kick.
Bryan Gilfillan comes on in place of Sean O'Connor.
David Cox challenges Alan Reid unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Ciaran Donnelly.
Chris Jardine challenges Todd Lumsden unfairly and gives away a free kick. Ciaran Donnelly takes the direct free kick.
Christopher Boyle takes a shot. Kevin Neilson gets a block in.
Robert Love crosses the ball, Header from deep inside the area by Steven Lawless goes harmlessly over the crossbar.
Robert Love decides to take the corner short.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Steven Lawless by Andrew Aitken. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Steven Canning from right channel, Peter Watson manages to make a clearance.
Todd Lumsden fouled by David Cox, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Thomas Flynn.
David Cox takes a shot. Thomas Flynn makes a save. Corner taken by Robert Love played to the near post, Aaron Muirhead makes a clearance.
Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Steven Lawless from the right by-line, clearance made by Andrew Aitken. Corner taken right-footed by Robert Love from the left by-line, clearance made by Chris Jardine.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on David Cox by Anthony Stevenson. Direct free kick taken by Andrew Aitken.
Close range header by Ian Harty goes wide of the left-hand post.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Robert Love. Indirect free kick taken by Craig Summersgill.
Foul by Aaron Muirhead on Robert Love, free kick awarded. Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Steven Canning, save made by Craig Summersgill. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Robert Love.
A goal is scored by Steven Lawless from inside the box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Annan Athletic 0-1 Albion.Assist on the goal came from Robert Love.
The assistant referee flags for offside against John Gemmell. Andrew Aitken restarts play with the free kick.
Centre by Graeme Bell, Ian Harty has a headed effort at goal from close in which goes wide right of the target.
Robert Love concedes a free kick for a foul on Aaron Muirhead. Free kick taken by Craig Summersgill.
David Cox has an effort at goal from outside the area which goes wide right of the goal.
Graeme Bell sends in a cross, Michael McGowan manages to make a clearance.
Centre by Graeme Bell, save made by Thomas Flynn.
Robert Love takes a shot. Save made by Craig Summersgill.
Centre by Ian Harty.
Gilfillan in Galabankies return
Annan are boosted by the return of midfielder Bryan Gilfillan from suspension for the visit of Albion.
The Black and Golds can move ahead of Rovers in the race for promotion by repeating their 4-1 success over the Coatbridge side from last October.
Although Gilfillan is back, Annan will be without full-back John Macbeth who is banned following his red card in the 2-1 defeat by Arbroath in midweek and Neil MacFarlane is expected to miss out through injury.
Boss Harry Cairney is not letting the result earlier in the season fool him and said: "Albion Rovers are a decent side so this will be a really tough game.
"We have to do better in goalscoring positions ourselves if we are to take anything as we missed a few opportunities when we lost to Arbroath."
Albion boss Paul Martin begins a two-game touchline ban.
On-loan Motherwell midfielder Peter Innes joins him on the sidelines as he is suspended following his red card in the midweek 2-1 loss to Stranraer. Midfielder Scott Chaplain is a doubt due to a knock.
Martin is seeking a clinical edge to his team and said: "I have no complaints with the players about our general play as we are playing well but we just cannot seem to convert our chances into goals.
"I am sure our luck will change and I am hoping it begins doing so at Galabank. A win would open up a gap on one of the sides that are also looking for promotion this season."
Last-gasp strike saves Albion
Christopher Boyle netted four minutes into injury time to secure Albion a 2-2 draw at 10-man play-off rivals Annan.
It was Rovers who took the lead 14 minutes in, Steven Lawless latching onto Robert Love's pass to score from 12 yards.
They held the lead until the 57th minute when Bryan Gilfillan crossed for Ian Harty to equalise for Athletic from inside the penalty area.
The turnaround was complete 20 minutes later as Harty notched his second after being played through by Mark Docherty.
That looked to be enough until 92 minutes when Annan's Andrew Aitken was dismissed for a second yellow card.
And Albion took full advantage Boyle slotting home with the last kick of the match.
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