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
|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|
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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
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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
|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.
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