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  • Date:04 Feb 2012
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Ochilview Park
  • Attendance:275
  • Maxwell (2) Horner (45)
  • Stirling (32)
    Aitken - pen (88)
Goal!

Live Commentary

89:08

Michael Moore is caught offside. Calum Antell takes the direct free kick.

87:45

Rhys Devlin handles the ball and concedes a . Penalty taken right-footed by Christopher Aitken and scored. East Stirling 2-2 Stranraer.

87:09

Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Scott Taggart.

86:36

Free kick awarded for a foul by Rhys Devlin on Steven Noble. David McGregor takes the free kick.

85:36

Christopher Aitken produces a right-footed shot from outside the penalty area and misses left.

83:09

Shot from 6 yards by Lewis Horner. Save by Ryan Marshall.

82:13

Inswinging corner taken by Stephen Stirling from the right by-line, Joseph Dingwall makes a clearance.

81:51

Sean Winter has a headed effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the left of the target.

80:06

Shot by Michael Moore from 20 yards. Calum Antell makes a save.

79:08

Martin Grehan has shot on goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the right-hand upright. Stuart McColm is brought on as a substitute for Craig Malcolm.

76:14

Michael Hunter is booked. Graeme Ramage joins the action as a substitute, replacing Alexander Lurinsky. Jordyn Sheerin joins the action as a substitute, replacing Kevin Turner.

73:59

Frank McKeown fouled by Kevin Turner, the ref awards a free kick. David McGregor restarts play with the free kick.

69:22

Alexander Lurinsky produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the right of the goal.

67:35

The official flags Kevin Turner offside. Frank McKeown takes the direct free kick. Christopher Aitken comes on in place of John Kane.

65:19

Stephen Stirling fouled by Kevin Turner, the ref awards a free kick. The referee cautions Kevin Turner for unsporting behaviour. Stephen Stirling sends in a cross, Headed effort from inside the area by Michael Moore misses to the left of the goal.

62:48

Headed effort from inside the area by Michael Moore misses to the left of the target.

61:02

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Stephen Stirling, Michael Moore has a headed effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the left of the target.

59:17

The referee books John Kane for unsporting behaviour.

58:04

Scott Taggart takes the outswinging corner, clearance made by Rhys Devlin. Corner taken by Stephen Stirling, Scott Maxwell makes a clearance.

55:26

Corner taken by Andrew Stirling, Martin Grehan on for Nathan Shepherd. Clearance made by Scott Taggart. Inswinging corner taken by Andrew Stirling, save made by Ryan Marshall.

54:57

Lewis Horner has an effort at goal from close in which goes wide right of the target.

51:49

Alexander Lurinsky produces a right-footed shot from just outside the area that goes wide left of the goal.

49:38

Foul by Michael Hunter on Stephen Stirling, free kick awarded. John Kane takes the direct free kick.

48:55

Corner from the left by-line taken by Stephen Stirling, Frank McKeown takes a shot. Save made by Calum Antell.

48:29

Kevin Turner is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Direct free kick taken by Frank McKeown.

46:57

Lewis Horner has an effort at goal from outside the area which goes wide right of the goal.

45:35 +0.35

Inswinging corner taken by Scott Taggart, Michael Moore produces a header from inside the area that goes over the crossbar.

45:31

Lewis Horner finds the back of the net with a goal from just outside the box to the top left corner of the goal. East Stirling 2-1 Stranraer.

44:15

Steven Noble challenges Kevin Turner unfairly and gives away a free kick. Rhys Devlin restarts play with the free kick.

42:43

Stephen Stirling produces a right-footed shot from just outside the penalty box that goes wide left of the target.

40:07

Scott Taggart takes a shot from close in clearing the crossbar.

37:36

Sean Winter produces a header from the edge of the box and misses to the right of the target.

37:04

Corner from the left by-line taken by Stephen Stirling, clearance by Rhys Devlin.

36:03

Iain Chisholm challenges Michael Moore unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Stephen Stirling, Calum Antell makes a save.

35:05

Craig Malcolm produces a right-footed shot from just outside the penalty box that misses to the left of the target.

32:39

Stephen Stirling grabs a goal from the edge of the area to the bottom right corner of the goal. East Stirling 1-1 Stranraer.The assist for the goal came from Michael Moore.

31:23

Scott Maxwell produces a volleyed left-footed shot from 35 yards that went over the bar.

31:02

Kevin Turner is adjudged to have handled the ball. Free kick taken by Frank McKeown.

29:28

Unfair challenge on Michael Moore by Kevin Turner results in a free kick. Stephen Stirling takes the direct free kick.

28:46

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on John Kane by Michael Hunter. David McGregor takes the free kick.

26:28

Corner from the right by-line taken by Andrew Stirling, save made by Ryan Marshall.

23:12

Corner taken left-footed by Scott Maxwell to the near post.

18:19

Shot by Nathan Shepherd. Save by Calum Antell.

14:18

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Iain Chisholm by Michael Moore. Iain Chisholm restarts play with the free kick.

12:10

Inswinging corner taken by Nathan Shepherd from the right by-line, Michael Hunter manages to make a clearance.

11:44

The offside flag is raised against Kevin Turner. David McGregor takes the free kick.

11:05

Lewis Horner has an effort at goal from outside the box which misses left.

10:17

Kevin Turner fouled by David McGregor, the ref awards a free kick. Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Lewis Horner.

4:43

Sean Winter has an effort at goal from just outside the penalty box which goes wide of the left-hand post.

2:15

Scott Maxwell takes the inswinging corner, Scott Maxwell finds the net with a goal from deep inside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. East Stirling 1-0 Stranraer.

Match Preview

Cane unavailable as Shire seek to avoid another spanking Bottom side East Stirling will be without David Cane against Stranraer. Defender Cane is sidelined with a groin injury and misses out against the side which put six past Shire last time they met. Boss John Coughlin said: "We took a really heavy defeat down there and it would be good to see how far we have progressed since then. "We have had a couple of decent results recently and we have to look to take something from this game in a bid to catch the teams above us in the table. "We know that Stranraer are a really good side, especially going forward so our plan has to be to control them and see what we can to do to score." Stranraer's Chris Aitken is fit for the trip. Aitken came through his brief substitute appearance against Elgin City last week unscathed after nearly three months out with a broken foot, and he is included in a full-strength squad. Despite their 5-2 success over the Borough Briggs side, manager Keith Knox is looking for an improvement. "That game could have finished 5-5," he said. "We were really slack at the back in the first half but improved in the second, but I have asked the players to tighten up defensively for the full 90 minutes. "We may have beaten East Stirling 6-0 in our last meeting but this game will be different. "They have hit a bit of form just now so we need to play well to take all three points."

Formation:442Manager: Jim McInally

East Stirling

Formation: 442Manager: Keith Knox

Stranraer

  • Calum Antell
  • Iain Chisholm
  • Steven Jackson
  • Rhys Devlin
  • Joseph Dingwall
  • Alexander Lurinsky
  • Andrew Stirling
  • Michael Hunter
  • Scott Maxwell
  • Kevin Turner
  • Lewis Horner
  • SUBS
  • Grant Hay
  • Jordyn Sheerin
  • Fraser Team
  • Graeme Ramage
  • Jamie Benton

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Match Report

Aitken rescues Stranraer A late Christopher Aitken penalty spared Stranraer's blushes as they drew 2-2 with rock-bottom East Stirling in the Third Division. The Shire stunned promotion-chasing Stranraer by going ahead after just three minutes. The goal was all about midfielder Scott Maxwell, who upon seeing his corner cleared, picked up the ball and curled a sublime effort into the far corner, to leave goalkeeper Ryan Marshall stranded. Stranraer midfielder Stephen Stirling equalised in the 33rd minute as he drilled an unstoppable 18-yard effort past Callum Antell. The second half was only 30 seconds old when East Stirling's Lewis Horner spiced the game up with a powerful strike into the top corner to restore the hosts' lead. Aitken had the last laugh, though, as he nervelessly converted from the spot in the 89th minute after Rhys Devlin had handled.

Form Guide

    LLLLWD
  • East Stirling
  • VS
  • Stranraer
  • DWWDLW

Last Meetings

  • Stranraer
  • 6 - 0
  • East Stirling
  • 10/12/2011
  • East Stirling
  • 1 - 3
  • Stranraer
  • 17/09/2011
  • Stranraer
  • 2 - 0
  • East Stirling
  • 09/04/2011
  • Stranraer
  • 4 - 1
  • East Stirling
  • 23/02/2011
  • East Stirling
  • 0 - 2
  • Stranraer
  • 19/02/2011
  • East Stirling
  • 0 - 1
  • Stranraer
  • 16/10/2010

Top Scorers

East Stirling

  • A Lurinsky 2
  • A Stirling 2
  • K Turner 2
  • M Hunter 1
  • S Beveridge 1
  • A Love 1
  • D Gibson 1
  • S Maxwell 1

Stranraer

  • C Malcolm 9
  • S McColm 8
  • M Moore 8
  • S Winter 7
  • S Stirling 5
  • C Aitken 4
  • M Grehan 4
  • S Taggart 2
  • F McKeown 1
  • S Noble 1
  • N Shepherd 1

Goals

East Stirling

    • Total goals 70
    • Goals per game 19
  • 1 (For) 7 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 3 (For) 8 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 1 (For) 5 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 1 (For) 5 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) 7 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 2 (For) 9 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Stranraer

    • Total goals 105
    • Goals per game 54
  • 2 (For) 4 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 8 (For) 3 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 5 (For) 2 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 8 (For) 4 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 9 (For) 6 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 8 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 7 (For) 2 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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