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Inswinging corner taken left-footed by David Cox from the right by-line to the near post, clearance by Lewis Horner.
David Cox challenges Craig Scott unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Calum Antell.
The offside flag is raised against Bradley Coyne. Indirect free kick taken by Scott Gibson.
Kevin Turner takes a shot. Craig Summersgill makes a save. Inswinging corner taken by Andrew Stirling from the left by-line.
Bradley Coyne challenges Kevin Neilson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Garry Wild.
Andrew Stirling takes the outswinging corner, Aaron Muirhead manages to make a clearance.
Andrew Stirling takes a shot. Save made by Craig Summersgill.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Michael Hunter on Alex Mitchell. Free kick taken by Garry Wild.
Inswinging corner taken left-footed by David Cox, save by Calum Antell.
Fraser Team is ruled offside. (East Stirling) makes a substitution, with Alistair Love coming on for Fraser Team. Alexander Lurinsky goes off and Kevin Turner comes on. Free kick taken by Craig Summersgill.
Andrew Stirling takes the inswinging corner, Craig Summersgill makes a save.
Ian Harty takes a shot. Comfortable save by Calum Antell. Calum Antell goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour.
(Annan Athletic) makes a substitution, with Kevin Neilson coming on for John MacBeth. Alex Mitchell replaces Daniel Mitchell.
Craig Scott joins the action as a substitute, replacing Craig Winter.
Corner from the left by-line taken by Andrew Stirling, save made by Craig Summersgill.
Foul by Steven Jackson on David Cox, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by David Cox.
Unfair challenge on Lewis Horner by Daniel Mitchell results in a free kick. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Andrew Stirling, clearance made by John MacBeth.
Corner taken right-footed by Andrew Stirling.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Bryan Gilfillan by Craig Winter. Booking for Craig Winter. The ball is sent over by David Cox, Headed effort from inside the area by Jack Steele misses to the left of the goal.
Bryan Gilfillan is ruled offside. Craig Winter takes the indirect free kick.
Jack Steele is flagged offside by the assistant referee. The referee shows Bryan Gilfillan a yellow card. Indirect free kick taken by Calum Antell.
Corner from the right by-line taken by David Cox, Michael Hunter manages to make a clearance.
Fraser Team has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.
Bryan Gilfillan concedes a free kick for a foul on David Cane. Calum Antell takes the direct free kick.
Bradley Coyne scores a goal from just outside the box to the bottom right corner of the goal. East Stirling 1-0 Annan Athletic.Craig Winter provided the assist for the goal.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Bradley Coyne on Aaron Muirhead. Garry Wild takes the direct free kick.
Penalty awarded for an unfair challenge on Andrew Stirling by Aaron Muirhead. A save by Craig Summersgill from penalty by Bradley Coyne. East Stirling 0-0 Annan Athletic.
Graeme Bell leaves the field to be replaced by Ian Harty.
Lewis Horner takes a shot. Blocked by Scott Gibson. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Andrew Stirling, Scott Gibson makes a clearance.
Corner taken right-footed by Andrew Stirling from the right by-line, Garry Wild makes a clearance.
Unfair challenge on Daniel Mitchell by Craig Winter results in a free kick. David Cox crosses the ball from the free kick left-footed from right wing, clearance made by Bradley Coyne.
Lobbed right-footed shot by Andrew Stirling. Craig Summersgill makes a comfortable save.
Bryan Gilfillan takes a shot. Calum Antell makes a save.
Effort on goal by Jack Steele from just inside the penalty box goes harmlessly over the target.
Corner taken left-footed by David Cox from the right by-line, Scott Gibson takes a shot. Save by Calum Antell.
Corner taken short by Andrew Stirling, David Cane concedes a free kick for a foul on Garry Wild. Direct free kick taken by Craig Summersgill.
Andrew Stirling is caught offside. Indirect free kick taken by Craig Summersgill.
Corner taken right-footed by Andrew Stirling, Jack Steele makes a clearance.
Scott Maxwell gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jack Steele. Booking for Scott Maxwell for unsporting behaviour. Aaron Muirhead takes the direct free kick.
Shot by Lewis Horner from outside the box goes over the net.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Fraser Team by John MacBeth. Andrew Stirling restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Lewis Horner by Jack Steele. Calum Antell takes the direct free kick.
Shire without skipper
East Stirling captain Iain Chisholm will miss out as bottom take on top when leaders Annan visit Ochilview.
The Shire's resources are being stretched as Ryan Frances remains banned and Jordyn Sheerin continues to be out with an ankle problem, although Ally Love returns after a suspension.
Head coach John Coughlin said: "Annan have been the top side all season and are at the top of the table on merit and gave us a bit of a run-around in the game down at their place. But we feel we have improved since then and this will be a test of that.
"Everyone has been boosted by the point from Alloa last week and the performance put in to earn it so we can look forward to this game."
Annan are without defender Peter Watson for the game following his red card against Clyde in their last league outing three weeks ago.
Manager Harry Cairney could also be without goalkeeper Craig Summersgill, who has been unwell all week, Bryan Gilfillan, who has a knee injury, and Sean O'Connor (back).
Cairney has warned his side to take nothing for granted and said: "We have been struggling to score goals recently and it would be nice to put that right with a win at Ochilview.
"However, East Stirling's result at Alloa last week is warning enough they have improved. Bringing in Craig Winter on loan from Cowdenbeath has been a good move by them as he is a great organiser on the pitch."
Coyne fillip for strugglers
Strugglers East Stirling moved off the bottom of the Third Division table with a surprise 1-0 victory at home to leaders Annan Athletic.
Top scorer Bradley Coyne was the central figure, scoring the winner and also missing a penalty.
East Stirling had not won a league game since August but that did not stop them starting the game with purpose.
They had the chance to take the lead from the spot in the 36th minute when Aaron Muirhead fouled Andrew Stirling, but Coyne saw his effort saved Craig Summersgill.
Yet three minutes later Coyne made amends, stroking the ball home from 20 yards after collecting a pass from Craig Winter.
Annan looked to get back into the game in the second half but is was East Stirling who came closest to scoring when Kevin Turner's 20-yard shot was tipped over the bar by Summersgill late on.
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