Annan Athletic V East Stirling at Galabank Stadium - Match Preview

Annan Athletic V East Stirling - view commentary, squad, and statistics of the game live.Duo absent for AnnanAnnan are without defender Steven Swinglehurst and striker Kenny Mackay when East Stirling visit GalabankManager Jim Chapman is looking for his side to bounce back from losing 1-0 to leaders Arbroath on Tuesday.Chapman said: "We played well in that game especially in the second half and deserved to take something from it."Unfortunately it never happened for us in front of goal, however we have the chance to put that right against East Stirling."We had been on a decent run up until the Arbroath game and can take confidence from matching the in-form side for long spells game into this one."The Shire include fit-again defender Chris Townsley and he could start as Michael Bolochoweckyj is missing due to work commitments.A foot problem continues to keep Paul McMullan absent and striker Max Wright trained this week, however he will not be considered after his knee injury.New signing Lerou Tahin is still not fully registered and misses out, with manager Craig Tully saying: "We started off well at Arbroath last Saturday but then gave away a couple of really cheap goals."If we are to bring something home with us from Annan then we need to defend a lot better than we have been doing."

Source : PA

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