Dunfermline Athletic

Preview Stirling Albion

Wednesday, 5th Mar 2008

Stirling are staring relegation in the face and they will not be an easy opponent despite the fact they have lost three of their last four home games.

Saturday's trip to Forthbank is the Pars fourth meeting of the season with Stirling Albion. Dunfermline have had the upper hand in league matches against Stirling Albion but not by much. 

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Pars v Stirling Albion: The Full League Record
  P W D L F A
At East End Park 27 14 8 5 56 33
At Annfield Park / Forthbank Stadium 28 8 5 15 37 47
 
Division One (up to 1975) 14 7 5 2 34 17
Division Two (up to 1975) 12 3 3 6 22 26
First Division (since 1975) 17 8 2 7 22 20
Second Division (since 1975) 12 4 3 5 15 17
TOTALS 55 22 13 20 93 80

Craig Robertson and Scott Leitch were the scorers when Dunfermline last won away to Stirling fifteen years ago.  That was half way through an unbeaten run of 12 matches but no one will relish any reminder of the last visit to FK7.

Milestones v Stirling Albion (Away)

Last League Victory

09/02/93

2-1

Div 1

Last League Defeat

27/10/07

0-3

Div 1

Best League Victory

05/09/92

5-0

Div 1

Worst League Defeat

11/08/79

0-4

Div 1

*Pre league reconstruction

The fixture in October gave Stirling Albion their first home the season. They have only won one other of their home SFL matches - against Partick Thistle. Away from home Dunfermline have lost four, drawn five and won four.  Since their last visit to Forthbank only league leaders Hamilton have defeated Dunfermline in the league away from home.

Stirling Albion Dunfermline
Current League Position
10 6
 Form last six SFL matches
LDLLWL DLWWLW
League Points
19 36
Goal Difference
-16 -8
Home/Away Record
P11, W2, D5, L6 P13, W4, D5, L4

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Stirling are staring relegation in the face and they will not be an easy opponent despite the fact they have lost three of their last four home games.

  Recent League Form
  Stirling Albion Home     Dunfermline Away
  Dundee  L 1-6   Clyde W 2-1
  Partick Thistle W 1-0   Hamilton L 0-3
  Livingston L 1-4   Dundee D 0-0
  Morton L 1-2   Livingston W 2-0
  St Johnstone D 0-0   Morton W 1-0

Last Time Out

DUNFERMLINE Paul Gallacher; Calum Woods, Scott Wilson (c), Scott Thomson, Scott Morrison; Kevin Harper (Nick Phinn 58), Stephen Simmons, Stephen Glass, Alex Burke (Paul Willis 85); Mark Burchill, Stevie Crawford (Tam McManus 81).
SUBS NOT USED: Sean Murdoch (GK), Sol Bamba.

STIRLING ALBION: Myles Hogarth; Paul Nugent, Ryan McKay, Alan Lithgow (Colin Cramb 46), Lawrie Ellis (Jay Rodriguez 65), Chris Aitken, John Paul McBride, Erik Paartulu, Craig Malloy, David McKenna, Nathan Taggart
SUBS NOT USED: Andy Graham, Kevin Moffat, Scott Christie (GK)

Referee will be .
PICTURES FROM LAST VISIT TO FORTHBANK 

C'mon Ye Pars!

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