FM Preview: Annan Athletic v East Stirlingshire 27 Oct 2012

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Last updated : 26 October 2012

Footymad preview History of the Annan Athletic v East Stirlingshire fixture

Annan Athletic prepare to entertain East Stirlingshire at Galabank on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 7 wins out of 9 previous matches.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Galabank was less than a year ago, in January 2012, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a Scottish Division Three match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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
2010/2011 Tue 15 Mar East Stirling 1 - 5 Annan Ath. Scottish Division Three
2010/2011 Sat 26 Feb Annan Ath. 2 - 1 East Stirling Scottish Division Three

For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here

Recent respective form guides

Annan Athletic have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The Black and Golds's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

The away form of East Stirlingshire is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the Shire have hit 5 goals, 17 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Annan Athletic see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, showing a record of 10 points from their 8 games played so far,

East Stirlingshire are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 9 points from 8 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Annan Athletic 6 1 4 1 7 7 7
East Stirlingshire 6 4 0 2 12 8 12

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FootyMad's prediction ...

None of the two sides are showing much worthwhile form at present, so the Madmen can look no further than a single point for the Black and Golds. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Annan Athletic Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
East Stirlingshire 12 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 21 outings ago.

For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here

Annan Athletic Match Reports

Scottish Division 2 Sat 30th September 15:00

Annan Athletic 1 - 0 Cowdenbeath

Last game - Match Centre


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