Albert throw it away at death

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A goal in the closing stages of this East of Scotland First Division match sent Royal Albert tumbling to their fifth defeat in succession.

The Albert, however, got off to a dream start by soaring ahead with just a minute gone. Kevin Strathdee tucked away a shot after having waltzed round the Eyemouth keeper in the first attack of the game.

Eyemouth equalised through a penalty after Ronald Fleming had handled the ball.

Hawick, however, regained their lead before the break through a Michael McFerrin strike.

In the second half, Royalists had the better of matters, but failed to cash in on their scoring chances.

This was to be their downfall as Eyemouth rattled in an equaliser and then a dramatic winner in the closing seconds, courtesy of a Gary Shillinglaw own goal.