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A cross is delivered by Alistair Love.
The referee signals the end of the game.
Header at goal by Bradley Coyne to the left of the net.
The ball is sent over by Alex Cunningham.
Martin McNiff concedes a free kick for a foul on Phillip Johnston.
Bradley Coyne has an effort at goal and missed to the right of the goal.
Andrew Mitchell leaves the field to be replaced by Keiran Brannan.
The ball is crossed by Peter Bradley.
Corner taken by Andrew Mitchell.
The ball is sent over by Phillip Johnston.
A cross is delivered by Bradley Coyne.
David Crawford restarts play with the free kick.
Scott Davidson comes on in place of Kenneth Mackay.
Kenneth Mackay is flagged offside by the assistant referee.
Graham Weir produces a cross.
Kenneth Mackay takes a shot. David Crawford fumbles the ball.
The ball is delivered by Andrew Mitchell.
Martin McNiff replaces Matt Flynn.
Free kick taken by David Crawford.
Alex Cunningham on for David Weatherston.
Alistair Love is caught offside.
The ball is delivered by Iain Chisholm.
David Weatherston takes a shot. Kenny Arthur safely holds on.
Dale Fulton leaves the field to be replaced by Bradley Coyne.
Ross Forsyth receives a yellow card.
The ball is swung over by Jordan White.
Alistair Love takes a weak shot.
Peter Weatherson takes the free kick.
Graham Weir challenges Steven Sloan unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Kieran McAnespie goes off and Phillip Johnston comes on.
The ball is swung over by Alistair Love.
Free kick taken by Kieran McAnespie.
Kenneth Mackay gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on David Weatherston.
Alistair Love gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ross Forsyth.
Foul by Kenneth Mackay on Stephen Day, free kick awarded.
Shot from the free kick by Stephen Day went wide of the left-hand post.
Chris Smith goes into the referee's book.
Steven Sloan concedes a free kick for a foul on David Weatherston.
Jordan White gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Peter Weatherson.
The game restarts for the second half.
The ref blows to end the first period.
Kenny Arthur manages to make a clearance.
Peter Watson fouled by Jordan White, the ref awards a free kick.
The referee shows Steven Sloan a yellow card.
Ross McGeachie produces a cross.
Kenneth Mackay fouled by Chris Smith, the ref awards a free kick.
Corner taken by Stephen Day.
Dale Fulton fouled by Kenneth Mackay, the ref awards a free kick.
Alistair Love takes a fantastic shot.
Clearance made by Iain Chisholm.
Corner taken by Alistair Love from the right by-line.
The ball is delivered by Kenneth Mackay.
David Hopkirk takes a brilliant shot and missed to the right of the net.
Unfair challenge on David Weatherston by Steven Sloan results in a free kick.
Kieran McAnespie takes the free kick.
Corner taken by Alistair Love from the left by-line.
David Hopkirk takes a brilliant shot.
Corner taken by Stephen Day from the right by-line.
Unfair challenge on Ross McGeachie by Matt Flynn results in a free kick.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Alistair Love.
Free kick crossed by Andrew Mitchell.
Foul by Ross Forsyth on David Hopkirk, free kick awarded.
David Hopkirk takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the right of the target.
Corner taken by Ross Forsyth.
Andrew Mitchell manages to make a clearance.
Unfair challenge on David Hopkirk by Stephen Day results in a free kick.
Ross Forsyth restarts play with the free kick.
Stephen Day fouled by Matt Flynn, the ref awards a free kick.
Alistair Love scores with their left foot. Stirling 0-1 Annan Athletic.
David Hopkirk gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Chris Smith.
The match gets underway.
Stirling without experienced pair
Stirling will be without the experienced pair of Jamie Bishop and David McClune against Annan with Bishop ruled out with a hamstring problem and McClune an ankle injury.
There is some good news for manager Greig McDonald as Ross McGeachie and Phil Johnston are available again after knocks as the Forthbank manager looks for his fourth win of the season.
"We bounced back from our first defeat to win at Queen's Park and we want to get some momentum behind us by winning again," he said.
"Annan manager Jim Chapman has overhauled his squad well, and they have made a good start to the season, so it will be tough."
Annan will include Rangers defender Andrew Mitchell in their squad if the paperwork for his move is registered in time.
The Northern Ireland Under-21 international will join fellow temporary signings Martin McNiff from Dumbarton, Newcastle's Steven Logan and Josh Todd who was recruited from Carlisle in manager Jim Chapman's plans.
Fit-again Chris Jardine is available but Alex Mitchell (knee), Stephen Black (knee) and Steven Swinglehurst (groin) all miss out.
"Once Andrew is on board we will have competition for places in all positions," Chapman said. "That bodes well for a tricky game against a strong Stirling side.
"They have a strong goal threat that we have to negate."
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