Stirling Albion

Stirling Albion

The 17 most improved players in Scottish football this season

Which players have shown improvement from last season to the current campaign, catching the eye and winning hearts of supporters across Scotland?

Premiership 2
Russell McLean netted twice in Peterhead's win. Picture: SNS/Alan Harvey

League 2 round-up: Top two record easy victories

Peterhead remain top of League Two on goal difference following a comfortable 3-0 win over Clyde who slip out of the play-off spots.

League Two
Andy Little celebrates a goal for Rangers against East Stirling in August 2012. Picture: Robert Perry

Ex-Rangers ace Andy Little nears Stirling Albion return after 9 months out

Stirling Albion manager Dave Mackay has resisted entering the transfer market for a new striker as former Rangers and Northern Ireland front-man Andrew Little is closing in on a comeback after nine months out after a horror head injury.

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Erik Paartalu in action for Melbourne FC in Australia. Picture: Getty Images

Ex-Morton and Gretna player describes ‘surreal’ match in North Korea

A footballer who spent time at Morton, Gretna and Stirling Albion has talked about the ‘surreal’ experience of playing a competitive match in North Korea.

Inverness CT's Matty Elsdon battles for the ball against Falkirk's Rory Loy. Picture: SNS/Bill Murray

Betfred Cup wrap: Falkirk impressive in defeat of Inverness CT

Falkirk moved top of Betfred Cup Group A and set down a marker for the league season thanks to a 2-0 victory at Inverness.

League Cup
St Mirren's Gregor Buchanan heads into the net. Picture: SNS/Ross Parker

Betfred Cup round-up: Falkirk and St Mirren record 4-1 wins

Falkirk and St Mirren put down an early marker ahead of the Ladbrokes Championship season with comfortable victories in the end. Elsewhere, League Two Peterhead beat League One East Fife and Cowdenbeath emerged victorious over Buckie Thistle in a game which featured six goals.

League Cup
Shaun Tuton makes his debut for Motherwell. Picture. Gary Hutchison/SNS

Stirling Albion 0 - 2 Motherwell: Shaun Tuton makes his mark

Motherwell manager Stephen Robinson declared himself satisfied with his side’s first pre-season run out after using 21 players in yesterday’s victory at Stirling Albion.

Stirling Albion
Celtic won last season's Betfred League Cup. Picture: Paul Devlin/SNS

Betfred Cup draw throws up derby clash

Dundee will face Dundee United in the stand-out fixture of the 2017 Betfred Cup group stage.

League Cup
Arbroath manger Dick Campbell is all smiles after his side picked up the League Two trophy.  Photograph: Kenny Smith/SNS

Stirling Albion 1 - 1 Arbroath: Red Lichties take the trophy

It does not happen too often but just for a while yesterday the irrepressible Dick Campbell was lost for words.

League Two
Andy Little has been hospitalised in Edinburgh. Picture; Gary Hutchinson

Footballer Andy Little in hospital following training incident

Stirling forward Andy Little suffered a fractured skull in a training-ground accident, the Ladbrokes League Two club have revealed.

Falkirk fans at Falkirk Stadium for a home game against Dumbarton. Picture: TSPL

How many Scottish football grounds have you been to?

EACH of the 42 member clubs in the Scottish Professional Football League has their own home stadium. How many have you visited?

Cammie Binnie made a vital penalty save for The Binos

Stirling Albion 2 - 2 Clyde: Two doubles mean it’s try again

A brace each from Dylan Nguene Bikey and Peter MacDonald means these League 2 rivals will need a replay to determine who progresses to the fifth round.

Scottish Cup
Would Brendan Rodgers lead the current second choice Celtic side to the league title. Picture: SNS

Scottish football mailbag: Would Celtic’s reserves win the league? | How to fix Hearts? | Where’s Rossiter?

Craig Fowler answers your questions on Scottish football, including the strength of Celtic’s reserve side, how to fix the issues with the Hearts attack, and what’s happened to the forgotten man of Ibrox.

David Wotherspoon, left, celebrates his 90th-minute goal with team-mate Steven MacLean. Photograph: Graeme Hart

St Johnstone 4 - 0 Stirling Albion: Saints take Group B

There was no final day drama at McDiarmid Park as St Johnstone emerged as winners of Group B in the Betfred Cup with a perfunctory win over League 2 Stirling Albion.

League Cup
Peter Houston criticised his players.

Stirling Albion 1 - 0 Falkirk: Peter Houston hits at players

Peter Houston was in no mood to mince his words after Falkirk’s shock defeat by a fired-up Stirling Albion.

League One
Ricky Little: Winning goal. Picture: SNS

League Two wrap: East Fife in profit despite draw

League 2 table-toppers East Fife were held 1-1 by Queen’s Park at Bayview but Gary Naysmith’s side actually increased their lead as closest rivals Clyde and Elgin City both lost.

Annan Athletic
Elgin City manager Jim Weir saw his side go top of the league once more. Picture: SNS

League Two wrap: Elgin City return to the top

Elgin City returned to the top of League 2 thanks to a 2-0 success over ­bottom side East Stirlingshire at ­Borough Briggs.

League Two
Chris Templeman: On target. Picture: SNS

League Two wrap: East Fife take over leadership

East Fife defeated Stirling Albion 1-0 at blustery Bayview to record a sixth win in a seven-game unbeaten run and reclaim top spot in the process. Forthbank goalkeeper
Chris Smith set the tone for an impressive display early on when he kept out an effort by Jamie Insalland it looked like he was going to deny the hosts with a string of impressive saves, but he was finally beaten 18 minutes from time. Substitute Kevin Smith sent East Fife to the summit when he nodded in a cross by Kyle Wilkie

Annan Athletic
Inverness CT's Iain Vigurs makes it 2-0. Picture: SNS

Inverness 2 - 0 Stirling: Cup holders through to last-16

Inverness retained a covetous grasp on the Scottish Cup last night after wearing down a stubborn and plucky Stirling Albion.

Inverness CT
Craig Bellamy spent half a season with Celtic. Picture: Getty

18 Scottish football loan players who went on to bigger things

On Sunday, Tottenham loan player Nathan Oduwa exited Ibrox after cutting his Rangers career five months short.

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