Scottish League One
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Forfar Athletic 4-0 Stirling Albion

Forfar remain a point behind Scottish League One leaders Stranraer after a resounding home win over Stirling.

The visitors went close twice in the opening seven minutes through Sandy Cunningham and Chris Smith.

But, Forfar turned the match on its head with two goals in three minutes through Dale Hilson and a Chris Smith own goal.

Omar Kader broke on the right and added a third before Chris Templeman headed in the fourth at the near post late on.

Line-ups

Forfar

  • 1Douglas
  • 2Baxter
  • 4Dunlop
  • 5Dods
  • 3Campbell
  • 7DenholmBooked at 28minsSubstituted forKaderat 45'minutes
  • 6MalinSubstituted forHusbandat 65'minutes
  • 8FotheringhamSubstituted forDaleat 65'minutes
  • 10Swankie
  • 9Templeman
  • 11Hilson

Substitutes

  • 12Kennedy
  • 14Husband
  • 15Kader
  • 16Dale
  • 17Hay
  • 18Clark
  • 21King

Stirling

  • 1ReidfordSubstituted forBinnieat 45'minutes
  • 2McGeachie
  • 5Cummins
  • 6Smith
  • 3Forsyth
  • 7HamiltonSubstituted forJohnstonat 73'minutes
  • 4Robertson
  • 8Comrie
  • 10Stirling
  • 9Coult
  • 11CunninghamSubstituted forSmithat 81'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Davidson
  • 14Sinclair
  • 15Johnston
  • 16Smith
  • 17Binnie
  • 18Herron
Referee:
Stephen Finnie
Attendance:
606

Match Stats

Home TeamForfarAway TeamStirling
Possession
Home45%
Away55%
Shots
Home15
Away15
Shots on Target
Home6
Away6
Corners
Home5
Away8
Fouls
Home9
Away7

Live Text

Match ends, Forfar Athletic 4, Stirling Albion 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Forfar Athletic 4, Stirling Albion 0.

Goal!

Goal! Forfar Athletic 4, Stirling Albion 0. Chris Templeman (Forfar Athletic) header from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Stephen Husband.

Attempt missed. Gordon Smith (Stirling Albion) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right from a direct free kick.

Foul by Michael Dunlop (Forfar Athletic).

Gordon Smith (Stirling Albion) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Chris Smith (Stirling Albion) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

Corner, Stirling Albion. Conceded by Iain Campbell.

Substitution

Substitution, Stirling Albion. Gordon Smith replaces Sandy Cunningham.

Corner, Forfar Athletic. Conceded by Cameron Binnie.

Attempt saved. Iain Campbell (Forfar Athletic) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner.

Stephen Husband (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Sandy Cunningham (Stirling Albion).

Corner, Forfar Athletic. Conceded by Ross McGeachie.

Michael Dunlop (Forfar Athletic) hits the bar with a right footed shot from the centre of the box following a corner.

Corner, Forfar Athletic. Conceded by Adam Cummins.

Attempt blocked. Dale Hilson (Forfar Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Omar Kader (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Craig Comrie (Stirling Albion).

Substitution

Substitution, Stirling Albion. Philip Johnston replaces Lee Hamilton.

Goal!

Goal! Forfar Athletic 3, Stirling Albion 0. Omar Kader (Forfar Athletic) right footed shot from the right side of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Dale Hilson.

Attempt saved. Lewis Coult (Stirling Albion) header from the left side of the six yard box is saved in the top right corner.

Corner, Stirling Albion. Conceded by Mark Baxter.

Attempt missed. Iain Campbell (Forfar Athletic) left footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Forfar Athletic. James Dale replaces Martin Fotheringham.

Substitution

Substitution, Forfar Athletic. Stephen Husband replaces Gavin Malin.

Attempt saved. Andy Stirling (Stirling Albion) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Foul by Darren Dods (Forfar Athletic).

Andy Stirling (Stirling Albion) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Corner, Stirling Albion. Conceded by Mark Baxter.

Attempt blocked. Andy Stirling (Stirling Albion) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

Attempt missed. Michael Dunlop (Forfar Athletic) left footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Corner, Forfar Athletic. Conceded by Cameron Binnie.

Attempt saved. Omar Kader (Forfar Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt missed. Martin Fotheringham (Forfar Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

Attempt blocked. Omar Kader (Forfar Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Attempt saved. Chris Templeman (Forfar Athletic) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Attempt missed. Adam Cummins (Stirling Albion) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Andy Stirling (Stirling Albion) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Gavin Swankie (Forfar Athletic).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Stranraer31177752322058
2Morton311831055352057
3Forfar31176850351557
4Brechin31121364840849
5Airdrieonians311210945351046
6Dunfermline31128114138344
7Peterhead31128114447-344
8Ayr3177173652-1628
9Stenhousemuir3184193349-1628
10Stirling3138203172-4117
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