History of the Annan Athletic v East Stirlingshire fixture
Annan Athletic prepare to entertain East Stirlingshire at Galabank on Saturday afternoon, aiming to maintain a near-perfect record against their opponents. The Black and Golds have tasted victory on 8 of the 10 occasions the teams have met.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Galabank was earlier this season, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 5-2 thriller, in a Scottish Division Three match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2012/2013||Sat 22 Dec||East Stirling||2 - 2||Annan Ath.||Scottish Division Three|
|2012/2013||Sat 27 Oct||Annan Ath.||5-2||East Stirling||Scottish Division Three|
|2011/2012||Sat 31 Mar||East Stirling||0 - 4||Annan Ath.||Scottish Division Three|
|2011/2012||Sat 28 Jan||Annan Ath.||2 - 2||East Stirling||Scottish Division Three|
|2011/2012||Sat 03 Dec||East Stirling||1 - 0||Annan Ath.||Scottish Division Three|
|2011/2012||Sat 24 Sep||Annan Ath.||3 - 0||East Stirling||Scottish Division Three|
|2010/2011||Sat 07 May||East Stirling||2 - 0||Annan Ath.||Scottish Division Three|
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Recent respective form guides
Annan Athletic have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The Black and Golds's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.
East Stirlingshire have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Shire have hit 8 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Annan Athletic lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, picking up 28 points from their 23 games so far.
East Stirlingshire are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 20 points from 23 matches.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Annan Athletic are not exactly setting the world alight at Galabank at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past East Stirlingshire in this game. Home Win
|Annan Athletic||Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|East Stirlingshire||Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.
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