History of the East Stirlingshire v Rangers fixture
Rangers travel to take on East Stirlingshire at Ochilview Park at lunchtime on Saturday, and will hope to continue their unbeaten record at the ground. Its been a kind fixture in the past, resulting in a win each time for the Gers.
The last time the two teams met at East Stirlingshire was way back in the black-and-white days of July 1963, where Rangers annihilated the Gers 0-5 in a Scottish First Division match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2012/2013||Sat 18 Aug||Rangers||5 - 1||East Stirling||Scottish Division Three|
|2007/2008||Wed 23 Jan||Rangers||6 - 0||East Stirling||Scottish F.A. Cup|
|1990/1991||Tue 21 Aug||Rangers||5 - 0||East Stirling||Scottish League Cup|
|1963/1964||Mon 01 Jul||East Stirling||0-5||Rangers||Scottish First Division|
|1963/1964||Mon 01 Jul||Rangers||3 - 1||East Stirling||Scottish First Division|
|1962/1963||Wed 20 Mar||Rangers||7 - 2||East Stirling||Scottish F.A. Cup|
|1932/1933||Fri 01 Jul||East Stirling||2 - 3||Rangers||Scottish First Division|
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Recent respective form guides
East Stirlingshire are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 13 goals have been scored by the Shire in those games, with 8 conceded.
The Gers have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. Just 5 goals have scored in these games, though to be fair only a measly 2 have been let in at the wrong end.
East Stirlingshire see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, showing a record of 12 points from their 10 games played so far,
Rangers are leading the way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, with their 10 games giving them a return of 21 points.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Gers's decent recent efforts out on the road should see them narrowly take the spoils from the match with East Stirlingshire, believes the FootyMad team. Away win
|East Stirlingshire||Won 3 successive home games.
13 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 23 .
|Rangers||4 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 10 outings ago.
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