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Free kick awarded for a foul by John Neil on Scott Agnew. Direct free kick taken by Scott Agnew.
Unfair challenge on John Neil by Paul Murphy results in a free kick. Paul Hay takes the free kick.
Paul Hay challenges Steven Noble unfairly and gives away a free kick. Paul Hay goes into the book. Scott Johnston receives a caution. Armand One produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick.
Unfair challenge on John Neil by Anton Kurakins results in a free kick. Steven Jackson has a direct shot on goal from the free kick.
The ball is sent over by Ryan Wilkie, clearance by Ryan Kennedy.
Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Derek Ure.
Shot from just outside the box by Armand One goes over the target.
Kevin Cawley concedes a free kick for a foul on Armand One. Anton Kurakins restarts play with the free kick.
Declan Gallacher goes off and Kevin Nicoll comes on.
Ryan Wilkie takes a shot. David Mitchell makes a comfortable save.
The referee blows for offside. David Mitchell takes the direct free kick.
Sean Winter fouled by Derek Ure, the ref awards a free kick. Scott Agnew restarts play with the free kick.
Effort on goal by Scott Agnew from just inside the area clears the bar.
Handball by Paul Murphy. David Mitchell takes the direct free kick.
Armand One replaces Stuart McColm.
Daniel Mitchell concedes a free kick for a foul on Stephen Maguire. Strike comes in from Steven Jackson from the free kick.
Foul by Craig Scott on Steven Noble, free kick awarded. Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Craig Malcolm, save by Michael Andrews.
The referee blows for offside. Direct free kick taken by Michael Andrews.
Outswinging corner taken by Scott Agnew from the left by-line, save by Michael Andrews.
Craig Malcolm takes a shot. Michael Andrews makes a save.
Ryan Wilkie joins the action as a substitute, replacing Dean Richardson.
Anton Kurakins concedes a free kick for a foul on Stephen Maguire. Derek Ure restarts play with the free kick.
Effort on goal by Scott Johnston from just inside the penalty box goes harmlessly over the target.
Craig Scott challenges Ryan Kennedy unfairly and gives away a free kick. Paul Murphy takes the direct free kick.
Derek Ure challenges Daniel Mitchell unfairly and gives away a free kick. Declan Gallacher takes the direct free kick. The referee shows Derek Ure a yellow card for unsporting behaviour.
Stuart Beveridge has a shot and went wide of the right-hand post.
Scott Agnew challenges Derek Ure unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Craig Scott.
Daniel Mitchell on for Grant Gallagher.
Craig Scott joins the action as a substitute, replacing David Dunn.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Scott Agnew, Goal scored by Sean Winter from inside the box to the top right corner of the goal. Stranraer 2-0 East Stirling.The assist for the goal came from Scott Agnew.
Stuart McColm challenges Steven Jackson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Michael Andrews takes the direct free kick.
Shot from just outside the area by Scott Agnew goes over the bar.
David Dunn challenges Paul Murphy unfairly and gives away a free kick. Paul Murphy takes the direct free kick.
Stuart McColm fouled by Steven Jackson, the ref awards a free kick. Steven Jackson goes into the referee's book. Free kick crossed left-footed by Scott Agnew, Dean Richardson makes a clearance.
David Dunn takes a inswinging corner to the near post, Grant Gallagher makes a clearance.
Dean Richardson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Sean Winter. Direct free kick taken by Scott Agnew. Dean Richardson goes into the book for unsporting behaviour.
Ryan Kennedy grabs a headed goal from close range. Stranraer 1-0 East Stirling.The assist for the goal came from Scott Agnew.
Scott Agnew takes a short corner.
Stuart McColm is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Michael Andrews restarts play with the free kick.
Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Scott Agnew, Ryan Kennedy has a header from inside the six-yard box and clears the crossbar.
Inswinging corner taken by David Dunn from the right by-line.
Stuart McColm is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Free kick taken by Michael Andrews.
Kevin Cawley fouled by Sean Winter, the ref awards a free kick. Dean Richardson restarts play with the free kick.
Foul by Anton Kurakins on Stephen Maguire, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Stephen Maguire.
Close range strike by Stephen Maguire goes over the bar.
The ball is crossed by Steven Noble, blocked by Paul Hay.
Scott Agnew takes a outswinging corner.
Foul by Grant Gallagher on Paul Hay, free kick awarded. Dean Richardson takes the direct free kick.
John Neil gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Grant Gallagher. Free kick taken by Paul Murphy.
Steven Noble crosses the ball, Header from close in by Craig Malcolm misses to the right of the target.
Stephen Maguire challenges Steven Noble unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Scott Agnew.
Effort from the edge of the penalty area by John Neil goes wide of the left-hand post.
Sean Winter fouled by Dean Richardson, the ref awards a free kick. Scott Agnew takes the direct free kick.
No Moore for Blues
Stranraer striker Michael Moore is suspended for the visit of East Stirling.
Fellow forward Craig Malcolm returns following a ban and defender Paul Murphy has shaken off a knock to be included in manager Keith Knox's plans.
The Stair Park men hold a four point advantage over their rivals in the race for a play-off place and Knox is determined that his men hold onto it, saying: "Results went our way last week and we have a bit of breathing space but we cannot stop.
"There are a lot of tough games coming up and we have to show that we can look after our own interests by defeating an East Stirling side that are playing well just now.
"Our former striker Kevin Cawley is scoring a few goals and we will need to keep him quiet to win."
East Stirling could be without five players through injury.
With Charlie Grant ruled out already, Alex Walker, Dean Richardson, Craig Tully and Craig Donaldson are all now struggling.
Shire head coach Jim McInally will have no qualms about sticking with the teenage centre back pair of Steven Jackson and Stuart Beveridge after an impressive display in their 3-2 win over Queen's Park last weekend.
McInally's assistant David Nicholls said: "Our results and performances have improved recently but Stranraer on their own patch will be a real test.
"They have excellent strikers and we need to be able to handle that.
"We want to win this game as we want to keep going in a positive manner until the end of the season."
Play-off boost for Stranraer
Stranraer cemented their place in the play-offs with a routine 2-0 victory over East Stirling.
The latter spurned a handful of chances to take the lead, John Neil blasting wide from the right three minutes in, before Stephen Maguire wastefully blazed over from six yards.
They would pay for their profligacy in the 35th minute as Ryan Kennedy - from Scott Agnew's right-wing cross - crashed a header into the roof of the net to give Stranraer the advantage.
Agnew once again assumed the role of supplier for his side's second of the afternoon, whipping in an inviting ball for Sean Winter to register his eighth of the campaign.
The Blues threatened a third when Craig Malcolm's 65th-minute rising drive from 12 yards was tipped over by Stirling goalkeeper Michael Andrews, but the destination of the points had already been settled.
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