skip to content
The referee blows for the end of the match.
Scott Robertson restarts play with the free kick.
David McKenna fouled by Brian Gilmour, the ref awards a free kick.
Header at goal by Kevin Kyle misses left of the target.
Chance falls to Kevin Kyle who heads at goal. A parry by David Mitchell prevents the goal.
Shot by Craig Malcolm cleared the target.
Corner taken by Alan Forrest.
(Stranraer) makes a substitution, with Lloyd Kinnaird coming on for Sean Winter.
Scott McLaughlin takes the free kick.
Scott McLaughlin gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ryan Borris.
Kevin Kyle is flagged offside by the assistant referee.
David Mitchell restarts play with the free kick.
Alan Lithgow restarts play with the free kick.
Sean Winter gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Kevin Kyle.
(Stranraer) makes a substitution, with David McKenna coming on for Jamie Longworth.
Unfair challenge on Mark Docherty by Kevin Kyle results in a free kick.
Frank McKeown heads at goal. David Hutton safely holds on.
Free kick taken by Mark Docherty.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Martyn Campbell on Martin Grehan.
Grant Gallagher gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Kevin Kyle.
Martyn Campbell replaces Michael Donald.
Kevin Kyle is adjudged to have handled the ball.
Craig Malcolm takes a shot and went wide of the right hand upright.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Sean Winter.
Ryan Borris replaces Andrew Stirling.
Craig Malcolm has an effort at goal and missed to the right of the target.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Brian Gilmour.
Alan Forrest is brought on as a substitute for Anthony Marenghi.
Steven Bell concedes a free kick for a foul on Scott McLaughlin.
Andrew Stirling grabs a goal with a right foot finish. Stranraer 4-0 Ayr.Sean Winter provided the assist for the goal.
Scott Rumsby makes a clearance.
The referee gives a free kick against Mark Docherty for handball.
Martin Grehan grabs a goal with a left foot finish. Stranraer 3-0 Ayr.Assist on the goal came from Mark Docherty.
The second half has started.
The referee blows for half time.
Scott McLaughlin gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Martin Grehan.
Scott Robertson takes the free kick.
Foul by Gordon Pope on Sean Winter, free kick awarded.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Martin Grehan by Alan Lithgow.
Unfair challenge on Kevin Kyle by Sean Winter results in a free kick.
Shot by Kevin Kyle went harmlessly over the bar.
Corner taken by Anthony Marenghi from the left by-line.
Steven Bell restarts play with the free kick.
Foul by Craig Malcolm on Jamie Longworth, free kick awarded.
Penalty taken left-footed by Martin Grehan and scored. Stranraer 2-0 Ayr.
Alan Lithgow gives away a Penalty for an unfair challenge on Martin Grehan.
Shot comes in from Anthony Marenghi from the free kick which clears the target.
Grant Gallagher concedes a free kick for a foul on Anthony Marenghi.
Scott Robertson challenges Kevin Kyle unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Scott McLaughlin restarts play with the free kick.
Steven Bell concedes a free kick for a foul on Michael Donald.
David Hutton restarts play with the free kick.
Brian Gilmour crosses the ball in from the free kick.
Michael Donald fouled by Steven Bell, the ref awards a free kick.
Shot by Brian Gilmour cleared the crossbar.
Martin Grehan scores a right footed goal. Stranraer 1-0 Ayr.Jamie Longworth provided the assist for the goal.
Corner taken by Andrew Stirling from the right by-line.
Corner taken by Andrew Stirling.
Scott Robertson delivers the ball.
Michael Moffat takes the chance to get an effort at goal.
Kevin Kyle has an effort at goal.
Andrew Stirling takes the free kick.
Craig Malcolm gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Andrew Stirling.
The referee gets the game started.
Same again for the Blues
Stranraer will list the same squad that ended Rangers' run of 15 straight wins when they grabbed a draw at Ibrox on Boxing Day when they welcome Ayr United.
The Blues continue to miss the injured Chris Aitken (ankle) and Marc Corcoran (hip) as they look to consolidate their play-off spot.
Manager Stephen Aitken said: "A win would keep us in third place and open up a four point gap on Ayr. More significantly it would see eight points between us and Stenhousemuir in the race for the play-offs.
"Our last performance against Ayr was terrific and we won 6-3. A repeat of the standard we hit that night would be terrific."
Ayr United travel to Stair Park with a full squad and Martyn Campbell is ready for action following two months out with a broken metatarsal.
Player/manager Mark Roberts is unlikely to make chances after two wins and two clean sheets in a game where revenge is not his motivation.
Roberts explained: "The 6-3 game was a bit of a freakish one but I am not interested in talk of revenge. They won and we didn't so you move on and try and win the game the next time you face each other.
"Going above them into third is a much greater motivation than something we cannot change."
© 2004 - 2015 football.co.uk