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Free kick awarded for a foul by Marc McCulloch on Darren Smith. Robert Sloan takes the free kick.
Ryan Wallace gets on the score sheet with a goal from the edge of the penalty box to the top left corner of the goal. East Fife 1-0 Stirling.Assist on the goal came from Robert Sloan.
Robert Sloan challenges Scott Davieson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Devon Jacobs restarts play with the free kick.
(Stirling) makes a substitution, with Steven Nicholas coming on for Darren Smith.
Paul McQuade joins the action as a substitute, replacing Robert Ogleby.
Darren Smith takes a shot. Save by Mark Ridgers.
Alan Cook concedes a free kick for a foul on Robert Linn. Robert Sloan takes the direct free kick.
Andrew Cook is brought on as a substitute for Craig Johnstone.
(Stirling) makes a substitution, with Joshua Flood coming on for Gavin McPherson.
Inswinging corner taken by Robert Linn from the left by-line played to the near post.
Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Craig Johnstone from the right by-line, clearance by Sean Dillon.
Robert Ogleby takes a shot. Save made by Sam Filler.
Scott Davieson takes a shot. Mark Ridgers makes a comfortable save.
Robert Ogleby fouled by Brian Allison, the ref awards a Penalty. Booking for Brian Allison for unsporting behaviour. A save by Sam Filler from penalty by Robert Ogleby. East Fife 0-0 Stirling.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Robert Linn by Marc McCulloch. Darren Smith takes the free kick.
Corner taken by Robert Linn played to the near post.
Scott Davieson is caught offside. Free kick taken by Matthew Park.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Robert Linn by Marc McCulloch. Craig Johnstone takes the direct free kick.
Robert Linn takes the inswinging corner, clearance made by Marc McCulloch.
Short corner worked by Robert Linn.
Short corner taken by Robert Linn.
Outswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Alan Cook, Mark Ridgers makes a comfortable save.
John Ovenstone receives a caution. John Ovenstone challenges Scott Davieson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Shot on goal comes in from Sean Dillon from the free kick, save by Mark Ridgers.
Unfair challenge on Ryan Wallace by Brian Allison results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Robert Ogleby.
Alan Cook takes a long range shot clearing the crossbar.
Sean Dillon gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ryan Wallace. Robert Sloan restarts play with the free kick.
David Muir goes off and Robert Sloan comes on.
Gavin McPherson takes a shot. Mark Ridgers makes a save.
Corner taken by Alan Cook.
Gavin McPherson fouled by Craig Johnstone, the ref awards a free kick. Marc McCulloch takes the direct free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Robert Ogleby by Sean Dillon. Scott Durie restarts play with the free kick.
Corner taken right-footed by Robert Linn from the left by-line, Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by David White misses to the right of the target.
Scott Durie gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Alan Cook. Sean Dillon takes the free kick.
Darren Smith produces a left-footed shot from the edge of the area and misses to the left of the goal.
Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Alan Cook from the right by-line to the near post.
Corner taken by Alan Cook played to the near post, clearance by David White.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Robert Ogleby. Sam Filler takes the direct free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Ryan Wallace on Gavin McPherson. Gary Thom restarts play with the free kick.
East Fife will be without striker Scott Dalziel when they take on Stirling Albion at New Bayview.
Dalziel is struggling with a pelvic problem as the Fifers look to continue their climb up the table.
Manager John Robertson, whose side have won their last two games to move off the bottom, said: "It looks like we're finally heading in the right direction.
"If we win this game we'll climb the table and move level with Stirling Albion on points.
"Indeed there's a combination of results that could see us go fourth, but I'll not be going overboard as at this stage as, apart from the top three, anyone can beat anyone.
"All I'am looking for is more signs of progression."
Stirling Albion will give striker Darren Smith until the last minute to prove his fitness.
The former Motherwell and Ross County forward has been out for three weeks with a hamstring problem and manager Jocky Scott is hoping he will be fit to face the Fifers.
Scott is already without Callum Reidford, Greig MacDonald and Daly McSorley through injury, while Shaun Fagan is a major doubt.
Scott said: "We defeated East Fife earlier in the season through hard work.
"We'll need to work as hard as that again at least to get a result at their place. It looks like their season is on the up after a couple of wins, but we'll look to put a stop to that."
East Fife leave it late
A late Ryan Wallace strike gave East Fife their third straight win as they leapfrogged opponents Stirling into fourth place with a 1-0 victory.
There was only one shot that troubled either keeper in a dour first-half, with Gavin McPherson's long-range effort easily kept out by Mark Ridgers in the East Fife goal.
The second period was much of the same until Stirling defender Brian Allison fouled Robert Ogleby in the box.
Ogleby claimed responsibility for the penalty but a weak effort was easily saved by Sam Filler diving to his right.
But the on-loan striker's blushes were spared with two minutes remaining as Wallace rifled home from the edge of the box to grab all three points.
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