Stirling Albion 3 - 1 Montrose

Saturday 9th February 2013
J White (37)
M Ferry (43)
S Day (87)
S McNally (26)

Good Day for Stirling

A late goal from Stephen Day helped Stirling come from behind to beat Montrose 3-1.

Stephen McNally put the visitors in front in the 26th minute when he headed home from close range, but Montrose's lead was short-lived.

Jordan White pulled Stirling level 11 minutes later when he found the bottom left of John Gibson's goal from the edge of the area after good work from David McClune on the right wing.

Mark Ferry then put the hosts in front on the brink of half time when his 20-yard strike flew past Gibson.

The Binos came out of the blocks well in the second period and continued to throw everything at Montrose. Their persistence paid off in the 87th minute when Day found the bottom corner from 10 yards to seal the points.

OfficialGary Hilland
Attendance472
VenueForthbank Stadium
Kick Off
Stirling Albion 0 - 0 Montrose
5:23
Cross from Graham Weir
5:29
Clearance by Alan Campbell
5:46
Shot taken by Mark Ferry with his right foot
6:00
Goal Kick taken by John Gibson
6:10
Offside flag raised against Martin Boyle
6:12
Free Kick taken by David Crawford
8:27
Foul on Garry Wood
8:29
Free Kick taken by Stephen McNally
9:12
Foul on Jordan White
9:16
Free Kick taken by James Bishop
10:30
Shot taken by Graham Weir with his right foot
10:47
Save made by John Gibson
12:09
Goal Kick taken by John Gibson
13:37
Shot taken by Jordan White with his right foot from the centre penalty area
13:56
Save made by John Gibson
13:59
Foul on Kieran McAnespie
14:03
Free Kick taken by Kieran McAnespie from the left wing
14:16
Cross from Kieran McAnespie
14:27
Save made by John Gibson
14:40
Cross from Scott Johnston
14:47
Shot taken by David Gray with his right foot from the centre penalty area
15:09
Goal Kick taken by David Crawford
15:48
Goal Kick taken by David Crawford
16:38
Foul on Martin Boyle
16:42
Free Kick taken by Stephen McNally from the right wing
17:07
Cross from Stephen McNally
17:12
Clearance by James Bishop
17:19
Offside flag raised against Martin Boyle
18:19
Foul on Jordan White
18:30
Free Kick taken by Kieran McAnespie from the right wing
18:43
Cross from Kieran McAnespie
19:08
Goal Kick taken by John Gibson
20:23
Cross from Jamie McCunnie
21:22
Foul on Jordan White
21:25
Free Kick taken by Kieran McAnespie
21:33
Cross from Kieran McAnespie
21:36
Clearance by Alan Campbell
23:25
Foul on Scott Johnston
23:33
Free Kick taken by Richard McIntosh
24:40
Shot taken by Martin Boyle with his right foot from the right six yard line
25:04
Save made by David Crawford
25:15
Corner taken by David Gray with his right foot from the right byline
25:34
Shot taken by Stephen McNally from the right six yard line
25:34
Stirling Albion 0 - 1 Montrose
GOAL scored by Stephen McNally from the right six yard line to the top left of the goal.
27:01
Foul on Garry Wood
27:10
Free Kick taken by John Gibson
28:30
Goal Kick taken by David Crawford
30:08
Cross from Garry Wood
30:22
Clearance by Brian Allison
31:30
Cross from Phillip Johnston
31:34
Clearance by Alan Campbell
31:46
Cross from Kieran McAnespie
31:50
Clearance by Richard McIntosh
32:01
Goal Kick taken by John Gibson
34:56
Foul on Phillip Johnston
35:00
Free Kick taken by Kieran McAnespie from the right wing
35:13
Cross from Kieran McAnespie
35:30
Shot taken by Brian Allison using his left foot from the centre penalty area
35:45
Block taken by Stephen McNally
36:51
Shot taken by Jordan White using his left foot from the centre penalty area
36:51
Stirling Albion 1 - 1 Montrose
GOAL scored by Jordan White using his left foot from the centre penalty area to the bottom left of the goal.
39:05
Shot taken by Scott Davidson with his right foot from the right penalty area
39:24
Block taken by Graham Weir
39:32
Corner taken by Kieran McAnespie using his left foot from the left byline
40:11
Goal Kick taken by John Gibson
40:16
Foul on Scott Johnston
40:19
Free Kick taken by Richard McIntosh from the left wing
40:26
Cross from Richard McIntosh
40:29
Clearance by Mark Ferry
40:47
Cross from Jamie Winter
41:07
Foul on David Crawford
41:20
Free Kick taken by David Crawford
42:15
Shot taken by Mark Ferry using his left foot
42:15
Stirling Albion 2 - 1 Montrose
GOAL scored by Mark Ferry using his left foot to the bottom right of the goal.
43:46
Foul on Scott Davidson
44:03
Free Kick taken by Jamie McCunnie
Half Time
Stirling Albion 2 - 1 Montrose
Second Half Started
Stirling Albion 2 - 1 Montrose
46:14
Shot taken by Scott Davidson using his left foot from the centre penalty area
46:37
Corner taken by Scott Davidson with his right foot from the right byline
47:08
Cross from Mark Ferry
47:27
Goal Kick taken by John Gibson
47:32
Shot taken by Jordan White with his right foot from the centre penalty area
48:03
Clearance by Jamie Winter
48:36
Cross from Mark Ferry
48:46
Save made by John Gibson
52:13
Foul on Scott Johnston
52:19
Free Kick taken by John Gibson
53:20
Cross from Phillip Johnston
53:37
Goal Kick taken by John Gibson
54:46
Goal Kick taken by John Gibson
55:41
Cross from Stephen McNally
55:50
Save made by David Crawford
56:21
Cross from Graham Weir
56:24
Clearance by Richard McIntosh
56:37
Cross from Scott Davidson
57:01
Substitution for Montrose: Ross McCord on for Scott Johnston
57:42
Goal Kick taken by John Gibson
58:30
Cross from Phillip Johnston
58:35
Shot taken by Scott Davidson with his right foot from the centre penalty area
59:07
Goal Kick taken by John Gibson
60:49
Cross from Richard McIntosh
60:56
Clearance by Kieran McAnespie
61:18
Cross from Phillip Johnston
61:23
Shot taken by Scott Davidson with his right foot from the centre penalty area
61:45
Save made by John Gibson
61:50
Shot taken by Terry Masson using his left foot
62:06
Save made by David Crawford
62:43
Cross from Terry Masson
62:55
Save made by David Crawford
63:47
Shot taken by Terry Masson with his right foot
63:59
Save made by David Crawford
64:18
Foul on James Bishop
64:25
Free Kick taken by David Crawford
64:26
BOOKING: Ross McCord of Montrose given yellow card for unsporting behaviour
65:31
Cross from Martin Boyle
65:38
Clearance by Jamie McCunnie
65:41
Corner taken by David Gray with his right foot from the left byline to the near post
66:39
Shot taken by Mark Ferry using his left foot
66:58
Goal Kick taken by John Gibson
68:40
Foul on Terry Masson
68:44
Free Kick taken by Jonathan Crawford
68:50
Substitution for Montrose: Leighton McIntosh on for David Gray
70:22
Goal Kick taken by David Crawford
72:16
Shot taken by Stephen McNally with his right foot
72:34
Block taken by Brian Allison
72:54
Cross from Phillip Johnston
72:58
Clearance by Jonathan Crawford
73:23
Foul on Alan Campbell
73:26
Free Kick taken by John Gibson
73:38
Substitution for Stirling Albion: Stephen Day on for Scott Davidson
74:33
Foul on Kieran McAnespie
74:39
Free Kick taken by David Crawford
74:56
Substitution for Montrose: Craig McLeish on for Stephen McNally
77:29
Shot taken by Graham Weir with his right foot
77:44
Goal Kick taken by John Gibson
81:52
Cross from Phillip Johnston
82:09
Cross from Jamie McCunnie
82:13
Clearance by Alan Campbell
83:08
Foul on Martin Boyle
83:13
Free Kick taken by Jonathan Crawford
83:47
Shot taken by Ross McCord with his right foot
84:02
Save made by David Crawford
85:32
Hand Ball taken by Jordan White
85:35
Free Kick taken by John Gibson
85:38
BOOKING: Jordan White of Stirling Albion given yellow card for unsporting behaviour
86:26
Shot taken by Stephen Day using his left foot from the left penalty area
86:26
Stirling Albion 3 - 1 Montrose
GOAL scored by Stephen Day using his left foot from the left penalty area to the bottom left of the goal.
87:31
Foul on Jordan White
87:38
Free Kick taken by Kieran McAnespie
88:52
Offside flag raised against Martin Boyle
88:55
Free Kick taken by David Crawford
89:41
Cross from Terry Masson
89:44
Clearance by James Bishop
90:00+0:33
Foul on Ross McCord
90:00+0:37
Free Kick taken by Richard McIntosh
90:00+1:22
Cross from Richard McIntosh
90:00+1:28
Save made by David Crawford
90:00+1:55
Foul on Leighton McIntosh
90:00+1:59
Free Kick taken by Jonathan Crawford
90:00+2:21
Cross from Terry Masson
90:00+2:27
Save made by David Crawford
Full Time
Stirling Albion 3 - 1 Montrose
Result
Stirling Albion 3 - 1 Montrose

Stirling Albion

vs

Montrose

3
Goals
1
3
Assists
1
14
Shots
7
7
On Target
5
7
Off Target
2
18
Crosses
12
2
Corners
2
26
Throw Ins
38
8
Saves
5
6
Clearances
8
4
Goal Kicks
12
2
Blocks
1
12
Free Kicks
12
0
Offside
3
1
Hand Balls
0
1
Yellow Cards
1

Stirling Albion

Formation: 4-4-2

01.David Crawford
04.David McClune
05.James Bishop
06.Brian Allison
02.Jamie McCunnie
03.Kieran McAnespie
08.Mark Ferry
10.Scott Davidson 74+0' Tactical
07.Graham Weir
09.Jordan White (86+0: Unsporting behaviour)
11.Phillip Johnston

Substitutes

17.Samuel Filler
12.Ross Forsyth
14.Daly McSorley
15.Stephen Day 74+0' Tactical
16.Alexander Cunningham

Montrose

Formation: 4-4-2

01.John Gibson
02.Stephen McNally 75+0' Injury
05.Alan Campbell
03.Richard McIntosh
04.Jonathan Crawford
06.Jamie Winter
07.David Gray 69+0' Tactical
08.Terry Masson
09.Martin Boyle
10.Garry Wood
11.Scott Johnston 58+0' Tactical

Substitutes

21.Sandy Wood
15.Craig McLeish 75+0' Injury
16.Ross McCord (65+0: Unsporting behaviour) 58+0' Tactical
12.Leighton McIntosh 69+0' Tactical
14.Scott Morton

Forsyth missing for Stirling

Bottom-of-the-table Stirling look set to be without their new signing Ross Forsyth when Montrose visit.

The defender has been absent from training this week due to illness.

Jamie Clark is also a major doubt because of illness with Ross McGeachie struggling with a foot injury.

Defender Gary Thom is a definite absentee as he is suspended.

Forthbank manager Greig McDonald said: "It will be disappointing if Ross does not make it as his experience will help us but we will just have to get on with things against a good Montrose side.

"This is the start of a busy period of games where we will be looking to move up the table and defeating Montrose would be an excellent way of starting that run."

Montrose centre-back Phil McGuire injured a knee at training on Thursday night and was immediately ruled out of his side's trip.

However, there is better news for the Links Park men as full-back Stephen McNally returns after a ban with manager Stuart Garden targeting a move up into second place should leaders Rangers defeat Queen's Park.

Garden said: "If we can defeat Stirling and Rangers win then we will move into second place for the first time this season.

"However, it will not just be a case of turning up and our opponents handing over the points we have to go there and win them.

"They have strengthened their pool so we know that we face a real challenge."

Shots

Saves

Yellow Cards

As it stood

PosTeam Pld GD Pts
1 Rangers 23 44 56
2 Queen's Park 21 7 34
3 Up Peterhead 24 5 34
4 Up Elgin City 22 2 32
5 Down Montrose 24 -4 32
6 Annan Athletic 23 -7 28
7 Berwick Rangers 21 -1 27
8 Clyde 22 -11 25
9 East Stirlingshire 22 -23 19
10 Stirling Albion 20 -12 17

Updated 9/02/2013 at 16:57

 

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