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  • Date:20 Aug 2011
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Forthbank Stadium
  • Attendance:617
  • Jacobs (33) Davieson - pen (75)
  • Chaplain (81) Russell (87)
Goal!

Live Commentary

89:50

Unfair challenge on Darren Smith by Ciaran Donnelly results in a free kick. Alan Cook takes the free kick.

87:18

A goal is scored by Barry Russell from outside the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Stirling 2-2 Albion.

85:22

Scott Davieson leaves the field to be replaced by Lewis Bonar.

83:37

Foul by Todd Lumsden on Scott Davieson, free kick awarded. Cross/shot by Alan Cook.

81:30

Scott Chaplain grabs a headed goal from inside the penalty area. Stirling 2-1 Albion.Assist by Barry Russell.

79:47

Outswinging corner taken by Chris Hamilton from the right by-line, Sam Filler makes a save.

77:49

Andrew Scott goes off and Chris Hamilton comes on.

74:41

Foul by Todd Lumsden on Scott Davieson, Penalty awarded. Scott Davieson scores a placed penalty. Stirling 2-0 Albion.

71:10

Inswinging corner taken by Ryan McStay, Larry Acqua has a headed effort at goal from close in which goes wide left of the goal.

70:51

Alan Cook is brought on as a substitute for Joshua Flood.

68:10

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Barry Russell by Scott Davieson. Booking for Scott Davieson for unsporting behaviour. Caution for Barry Russell. Larry Acqua replaces Christopher Boyle. Robert Love on for James Gilmartin. Christopher Fahey takes the free kick.

65:55

Anthony Stevenson concedes a free kick for a foul on Joshua Flood. Anthony Stevenson is given a yellow card. Joshua Flood takes the free kick, Alan Reid produces a cross.

63:21

Scott Chaplain gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Sean Dillon. Free kick taken by Sam Filler.

61:59

Anthony Stevenson has an effort at goal from outside the box which goes wide right of the target.

60:57

Corner taken right-footed by Ryan McStay, Andrew Scott takes a shot. Blocked by Sean Dillon.

59:11

Scott Chaplain is caught offside. Direct free kick taken by Sam Filler.

56:48

Joshua Flood decides to take a short corner.

55:24

Todd Lumsden challenges Scott Davieson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Todd Lumsden receives a yellow card. Free kick crossed left-footed by John Crawley, clearance by Ciaran Donnelly.

54:14

Effort from outside the penalty area by Alan Reid goes wide left of the goal.

51:18

James Gilmartin has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the left-hand post.

49:46

Unfair challenge on Gary Thom by James Gilmartin results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Sam Filler.

48:16

James Gilmartin takes a shot. Sam Filler makes a save.

46:42 +1.42

Short corner worked by Marc McCulloch.

46:18

James Gilmartin is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Sam Filler restarts play with the free kick.

45:50 +0.50

James Gilmartin takes a shot. The referee blows for offside against James Gilmartin. Sam Filler takes the indirect free kick.

45:26

Corner taken by Ryan McStay, clearance by Gary Thom.

43:09

Andrew Scott takes a shot. Save by Sam Filler. Corner taken by Christopher Boyle, Ciaran Donnelly takes a shot.

41:38

Foul by Alan Reid on Marc McCulloch, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Sean Dillon.

39:28

Sean Dillon concedes a free kick for a foul on James Gilmartin. Free kick taken by Anthony Stevenson.

35:32

John Crawley is ruled offside. Free kick taken by Alan Reid.

34:24

Corner taken by Ryan McStay, clearance made by Brian Allison.

33:10

Devon Jacobs finds the net with a goal from the edge of the penalty area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Stirling 1-0 Albion.

32:06

Joshua Flood fouled by Ryan McStay, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Sam Filler.

30:01

Corner from the left by-line taken by Ryan McStay, clearance made by Brian Allison.

29:23

Shot by Anthony Stevenson from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the goal.

27:59

Andrew Scott produces a volleyed right-footed shot from deep inside the penalty area which goes wide of the right-hand post.

27:17

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Ryan McStay, Brian Allison manages to make a clearance.

22:47

Unfair challenge on Brian Allison by Scott Chaplain results in a free kick. Sam Filler takes the free kick.

18:08

Joshua Flood decides to take a short corner.

17:24

Unfair challenge on Christopher Boyle by Devon Jacobs results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Ryan McStay.

14:59

Joshua Flood has a headed effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the target.

14:24

Joshua Flood fouled by Todd Lumsden, the ref awards a free kick. Marc McCulloch restarts play with the free kick.

12:00

Barry Russell takes a shot. Save by Sam Filler.

7:10

John Crawley concedes a free kick for a foul on James Gilmartin. Alan Reid takes the free kick.

5:51

Devon Jacobs concedes a free kick for a foul on James Gilmartin. Free kick taken by Ryan McStay.

5:19

Darren Smith takes a shot. Christopher Fahey makes a save.

2:24

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on James Gilmartin by Devon Jacobs. Free kick taken by Ryan McStay.

0:52

Headed effort from inside the box by James Gilmartin misses to the right of the target.

Match Preview

Scott targets three of a kind Stirling Albion boss Jocky Scott hopes to have midfield pair Daly McSorley and Shaun Fagan available after injury as his side look to secure a third successive victory when Albion come to town. McSorley's ankle injury has improved and he should be available while Fagan will undergo a fitness test on his hamstring before kick-off although, again, he is likely to be involved. As Stirling look to continue their 100% start to the season, Scott is not getting carried away by two victories from the first two games. He said: "It will be a long season but we have set a standard that I would like us to maintain. Albion Rovers will be out to build on their success over Forfar so they are not going to lie down and let us win." Albion goalkeeper Chris Fahey returns from suspension and is poised to take the number one jersey against Stirling. Derek Gaston continues to struggle with injury while defender Mick O'Byrne also misses out with a knock. Striker John Gemmell sits out the final game of his three-match suspension as the Coatbridge men look to build on their success over Forfar last weekend. Player/assistant manager Todd Lumsden said: "That was a massive win for us as we had gone out of two cups and then lost on the opening day up at Arbroath. "We will look to build on that although it will be a tough contest at Stirling as they have started the season well."

Formation:442Manager: Allan Moore

Stirling

Formation: 442Manager: Paul Martin

Albion

  • Sam Filler
  • Devon Jacobs
  • Sean Fagan
  • Brian Allison
  • Sean Dillon
  • Joshua Flood
  • Darren Smith
  • Gary Thom
  • John Crawley
  • Scott Davieson
  • Marc McCulloch
  • SUBS
  • Callum Reidford
  • Daniel Ashe
  • Gavin McPherson
  • Alan Cook
  • Lewis Bonar

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Match Report

Albion battle back for draw Albion came from two goals down to secure a dramatic 2-2 draw at in-form Stirling. The hosts came in to the game top of the Irn-Bru Scottish Football League Championship Second Division with a 100% record but were unable to take three points, despite cruising into a 2-0 lead. Devon Jacobs scored for the home side 11 minutes before half-time with a low strike from the edge of the penalty area, before Scott Davieson scored Stirling's second goal from the penalty spot with only 14 minutes remaining. Albion sensed a comeback was on the cards when Scott Chaplain headed home in the 82nd minute and Barry Russell's 25-yard strike two minutes from time secured a hard-earned point for the visitors.

Form Guide

    WW
  • Stirling
  • VS
  • Albion
  • LW

Last Meetings

  • Albion
  • 2 - 2
  • Stirling
  • 23/03/1991
  • Stirling
  • 3 - 0
  • Albion
  • 13/02/1991
  • Stirling
  • 2 - 0
  • Albion
  • 22/09/1990

Top Scorers

Stirling

  • DL Smith 1
  • A Cook 1
  • J Flood 1
  • J Crawley 1
  • S Davieson 1
  • S Dillon 1

Albion

  • C Boyle 2
  • R Love 1

Goals

Stirling

    • Total goals 7
    • Goals per game 6
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 2 (For) Period 41-50 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 51-60 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 61-70 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 71-80 mins

Albion

    • Total goals 4
    • Goals per game 3
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) Period 31-40 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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