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.
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|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.
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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.