FootyMAD's East Stirlingshire match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 26th February 2010
The game between Annan Athletic and East Stirlingshire in the Scottish Division Three on Saturday, 27th February 2010 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
Annan Ath. prepare to entertain East Stirlingshire at Galabank on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having managed to conjure up a win from 3 of the previous 4 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Galabank was earlier this season, the Black and Golds carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Scottish Challenge Cup match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Sat 31 Oct||East Stirling||1 - 3||Annan Ath.||SCD3|
|2009/2010||Tue 18 Aug||Annan Ath.||1-0||East Stirling||SCC|
|2009/2010||Sat 15 Aug||Annan Ath.||0 - 1||East Stirling||SCD3|
|2008/2009||Sat 11 Apr||East Stirling||1 - 1||Annan Ath.||SCD3|
|2008/2009||Sat 24 Jan||Annan Ath.||4 - 0||East Stirling||SCD3|
|2008/2009||Wed 12 Nov||East Stirling||2 - 1||Annan Ath.||SCD3|
|2008/2009||Sat 16 Aug||Annan Ath.||2 - 1||East Stirling||SCD3|
Recent respective form guides
Annan Athletic have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 6.
The The Shire have had a decent run of form away from home recently, picking up four victories from the last six. The The Shire's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 7 against.
Annan Ath. see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, showing a record of 24 points from their 21 games played so far, East Stirling are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 44 points from 21 games.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Annan Ath. are not in a rich vein of form at the moment, and your Madmen see things getting no better with East Stirling running out comfortable winners. Away win
|Annan Ath.||Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.|
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
|East Stirling||3 successive away victories.|
12 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 17 outings ago.
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