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The referee signals the end of the game.
Booking for Michael Herd for dissent.
Alistair Love is brought on as a substitute for Andrew Mitchell.
Andrew Mitchell fouled by Jamie Glasgow, the ref awards a free kick.
Nathan Shepherd grabs a goal with a left foot finish. Annan Athletic 2-3 East Stirling.
Corner taken by Maxwell Wright from the left by-line.
Scott Maxwell takes a shot.
Free kick taken by Andrew Mitchell.
Christopher Townsley concedes a free kick for a foul on Josh Todd.
Daniel Orsi joins the action as a substitute, replacing Peter Bradley.
Shot by Jamie Glasgow cleared the target.
Scott Davidson goes off and Jordan Moffat comes on.
Jamie Glasgow is brought on as a substitute for Paul Quinn.
Nathan Shepherd on for Jordan McKechnie.
Iain Thomson takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the left of the goal.
David Greenhill scores with a right foot finish. Annan Athletic 2-2 East Stirling.Assist on the goal came from Paul Quinn.
Maxwell Wright concedes a free kick for a foul on Matt Flynn.
Andrew Mitchell receives a caution for time wasting.
Unfair challenge on Richard Miller by Josh Todd results in a free kick.
Booking for Iain Thomson for dissent.
Steven Swinglehurst makes a clearance.
Corner taken by Scott Maxwell from the left by-line.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Andrew Mitchell.
Maxwell Wright has an effort at goal.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Kieran Brannan on Scott Maxwell.
Kieran Brannan takes a shot and went wide left of the target.
Corner taken by Scott Maxwell.
Corner taken by Paul Quinn.
Jordan McKechnie delivers the ball.
Corner from the left by-line taken by Maxwell Wright.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Scott Maxwell.
Kieran Brannan takes a shot. Fine finger tip save by Grant Hay.
The second half begins.
The match has reached half-time.
David Greenhill restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on David Greenhill by Kieran Brannan.
Penalty scored by Scott Davidson. Annan Athletic 1-1 East Stirling.
Booking for Grant Hay for unsporting behaviour.
Foul by Grant Hay on Martin McNiff, Penalty awarded.
Corner from the left by-line taken by Kieran Brannan.
Andrew Mitchell takes the free kick.
Christopher Townsley goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour.
Foul by Christopher Townsley on Kieran Brannan, free kick awarded.
Grant Hay takes the free kick.
Kenny Arthur takes the free kick.
Scott Maxwell concedes a free kick for a foul on Steven Black.
Grant Hay restarts play with the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Iain Thomson by Matt Flynn results in a free kick.
Iain Thomson restarts play with the free kick.
Christopher Townsley fouled by Kieran Brannan, the ref awards a free kick.
Maxwell Wright scores a right footed goal. Annan Athletic 0-1 East Stirling.The assist for the goal came from David Greenhill.
Steven Black is flagged offside by the assistant referee.
Michael Herd takes a shot. Kenny Arthur safely holds on.
Shot by Maxwell Wright. Kenny Arthur safely holds on.
Matt Flynn takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the left of the target.
Andrew Mitchell restarts play with the free kick.
Jordan McKechnie challenges Josh Todd unfairly and gives away a free kick.
David Greenhill takes a shot.
Iain Thomson manages to make a clearance.
Corner taken by Andrew Mitchell from the left by-line.
Shot by Kieran Brannan went wide of the left-hand upright.
Shot by Jordan McKechnie missed to the left of the target.
Martin McNiff restarts play with the free kick.
Scott Davidson fouled by Iain Thomson, the ref awards a free kick.
The offside flag is raised against Kieran Brannan.
The referee starts the match.
Watson and Hopkirk miss Shire visit
Annan will be without Peter Watson (suspended) and David Hopkirk (foot) for the visit of East Stirling.
However, Ally Love and Kenny MacKay have returned to training and could feature for second-placed Athletic as they look to keep the pressure on leaders Peterhead.
Manager Jim Chapman said: "This will be the usual chess match between their head coach John Coughlin and I. We have faced each other many times and are always looking for a new way to outdo each other.
"They will be determined to add to their good win last weekend but my players have shown great resilience recently. If they do that again, then we can win."
Fit-again Ross O'Donoghue will return to the East Stirling squad but captain Kevin Turner misses out once more with an ankle injury.
Shire boss Coughlin is eyeing a repeat of his side's victory at Galabank in October.
"We had a terrific win at Annan earlier in the season," he said. "That was secured through a very disciplined and organised performance and if we go about things in the same manner this time, we can get the same outcome.
"We played really well in the second half against Elgin last weekend and if we start like that against Annan and keep it going, then I will be delighted."
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