• FT

    Alloa

    0

    Brechin

    1

  • FT

    Arbroath

    1

    Queen of S't

    1

  • FT

    Ayr

    2

    Stranraer

    1

  • FT

    Forfar

    3

    Stenhousem'r

    3

  • PPD

    Albion

    P

    East Fife

    P

SCOTTISH LEAGUE ONE

Somerset Park, Scotland

Referee: G Hilland | Attendance: 1022

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Ayr United

  • Adam Hunter 8'
  • Michael Donald 11'

2 - 1

FT

Stranraer

  • Craig Malcolm 68'

McLaughlin poised for second `debut'

Ayr will hand a starting place to Scott McLaughlin against Stranraer at Somerset Park after he joined the club for a second time on loan from Peterhead.

Striker Michael Moffat is available after serving a one-game suspension last week and John Robertson is fit again.

Kyle McAusland could be included after getting the plaster removed from his broken hand, but Robbie Crawford and player/manager Mark Roberts are banned with Ryan McStay (foot), Martyn Campbell (knee) and Michael McGowan (knee) all still sidelined.

Roberts said: ``Scott has a winning mentality and we need more of that on the pitch in the run-in to the season.

``This is a game that we can win if everyone plays well, but Stranraer are no mugs.''

Stranraer will be without defender David MacGregor due to a knee injury as they look to pull level on points with Ayr.

The Blues came back from two goals down last week to defeat Albion with Craig Malcolm grabbing a hat-trick and manager Stephen Aitken is looking for the same again from his striker.

Aitken said: ``Strikers need goals to be confident and Craig is therefore flying at the moment.

``I'm sure that the Ayr defence will not be looking forward to containing him.

``Ayr have talked about going for the promotion play-offs, but at the back of their minds I'm sure they know that if they lose to us they could be facing the relegation ones, so it could be a cagey afternoon.''

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