STRANRAER: David Mitchell; Craig Pettigrew, Scott Rumsby, Frank McKeown, Jackson Longridge; Sean Winter, Grant Gallagher, Chris Aitken, Willie Gibson; Craig Malcolm (Daniel Stoney 78), Jamie Longworth SUBS NOT USED: Steven Bell, Scott Robertson, Stephen Stirling, Barry Russell, Jon McShane, Daniel Tobin (GK). YELLOW CARD: Pettigrew (42), Winter (73)
REFEREE: Mat Northcroft ATTENDANCE: 1951
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Stranraer: David Mitchell, Craig Pettigrew, Jackson Longridge, Scott Rumsby, Frank McKeown, Chris Aitken, Sean Winter, Grant Gallagher, Craig Malcolm, Jamie Longworth, Willie Gibson. Substitutes: Stephen Stirling, Scott Robertson, Barry Russell, Jon McShane, Danny Stoney, Daniel Tobin (GK).
Ayr United: Hutton, Devlin, Donald, Murphy, McKenna, McGovern, Campbell, Crawford, Preston, Beattie, Blakeman.
Substitute: Robertson, Muir, Gilmour, Nisbet, Murray, Neill, Newman (GK)
Referee: Kevin Graham Attendance: 1,010
Stranraer: David Mitchell, Craig Pettigrew, Jackson Longridge, Scott Rumsby, Frank McKeown, Chris Aitken (Scott Robertson - 87'), Sean Winter (Danny Stoney - 75'), Grant Gallagher, Craig Malcolm (Stephen Stirling - 74'), Jamie Longworth, Willie Gibson. Subs Not Used: Steven Bell, Barry Russell, Daniel Tobin. Scorers: Willie Gibson (57'), Jamie Longworth (82').
Referee: Gavin Ross Attendance: 516
A contender for goal of the season from Blues winger Willie Gibson proved to be the difference between the sides in this hard fought but entertaining SPFL League 1 clash at Stair Park. The victory keeps the Blues in top spot with just 6 games remaining. Next up for the Blues is the long trip to Peterhead before returning to play Ayr United in a south west derby at Stair Park.
Stranraer: David Mitchell, Craig Pettigrew, Jackson Longridge, Scott Rumsby, Frank McKeown, Steven Bell, Sean Winter (Scott Robertson - 92'), Grant Gallagher, Craig Malcolm (Danny Stoney - 77'), Jamie Longworth, Willie Gibson (Chris Aitken - 89'). Subs Not Used: Stephen Stirling, Barry Russell, Daniel Tobin. Scorer: Willie Gibson (83).
Airdrieonians: McNeil, Bain, Gasparotto, Lindsay, O'Neil, Docherty, Blockley, Fitzpatrick, Fraser (Richford - 86'), Morton (Boyle - 76'), Prunty (Watt - 76'), Subs Not Used: Gray, Wilson, Ferguson, Stewart.
Referee: Colin Steven Attendance: 498
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Stirling Albion: Reidford, McGeachie, Robertson, Smith, McKinlay, Johnston (Hamilton - 67'), Comrie, Cummins, Stirling (Cunningham - 71'), Coult, Smith (Shepherd - 80') Subs Not Used: Forsyth, Petrie, Paterson, Weir.
Stranraer: Mitchell, Pettigrew, Rumsby, McKeown, Longridge, Winter, Gallagher, Aitken (Bell - 71'), Gibson, Malcolm (Stoney - 83'), Longworth (Stirling - 89'). Subs Not Used: Russell, Tobin. Scorer: Gibson (68)
Referee: Crawford Allan Attendance: 442
Stranraer: David Mitchell, Craig Pettigrew, Jackson Longridge, Scott Robertson, Frank McKeown, Chris Aitken (Grant Gallagher - 72'), Sean Winter, Steven Bell, Craig Malcolm (Jamie Longworth - 72'), Jon McShane (Danny Stoney - 64'). Subs Not Used: Stephen Stirling, Barry Russell, Scott Rumsby, Daniel Tobin.
Referee: Nick Walsh Attendance: 545