Annan Athletic V East Stirling at Galabank Stadium - Match Preview

Annan Athletic V East Stirling - view commentary, squad, and statistics of the game live.McNiff could be back for AnnanAnnan hope to have Martin McNiff available when in-form East Stirling visit despite the head knock he suffered at Berwick last weekend.Peter Watson returns from a ban but the injured Kieran Brannan (knee), Iain Chisholm (knee), Matty Flynn (knee) and Kenny Mackay (knee) will be missing.Manager Jim Chapman said: "There is an intense battle for promotion going on just now and both ourselves and East Stirling are involved in it."That makes this game a really big one and if my players can show the same determination they did to come back from two goals down at Shielfield to draw we have a great chance of winning."The Shire go in search of win number seven from nine games with Chris Townsley back in their ranks after illness kept him out of the 2-1 win at Elgin in midweek.Ross Gilmour is suspended and Adam Ashgar is out with a groin injury.Head coach Craig Tully was playing things cool, though, and said: "We are not talking about the play-offs as having been at the foot of the table recently we are concentrating on safety first."Things can change really quickly in this league and we have to guard against that happening to us

Annan are a good side and we will need to play well to get anything."

Source : PA

Source: PA