Scottish League One
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Forfar Athletic 0-1 Stenhousemuir

Stephen Stirling's first-half goal clinched victory for Stenhousemuir away to Forfar Athletic.

Iain Campbell, Michael Travis and Andy Ryan all tested Stenny goalkeeper Graham Bowman in a bright opening.

The breakthrough came when Mark Gilhaney found Stirling and he beat Darren Hill for his first league goal for the club.

The home side pushed for an equaliser, Gavin Swankie threatening and Thomas O'Brien also having an attempt on goal.

Line-ups

Forfar

  • 1Hill
  • 2BaxterBooked at 74mins
  • 4TravisSubstituted forNicollat 39'minutes
  • 5O'Brien
  • 3Campbell
  • 7KaderSubstituted forHayat 84'minutes
  • 6Young
  • 8MartinBooked at 57mins
  • 10Swankie
  • 9Ryan
  • 11SmithSubstituted forDenholmat 67'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Nicoll
  • 14Denholm
  • 15Hodge
  • 16Fotheringham
  • 17Hay
  • 18Kennedy
  • 21King

Stenhousemuir

  • 1Bowman
  • 2McCormack
  • 4Meechan
  • 5MurrayBooked at 56mins
  • 3PatersonBooked at 31mins
  • 7Gilhaney
  • 6Robertson
  • 8Millar
  • 11CookBooked at 44minsSubstituted forMarenghiat 72'minutes
  • 9McMenaminSubstituted forScotlandat 86'minutesSubstituted forSmallat 89'minutes
  • 10StirlingBooked at 74mins

Substitutes

  • 12Malcolm
  • 14Scotland
  • 15Marenghi
  • 16Summers
  • 17Shaw
  • 18Small
  • 19McCroary
Referee:
Mat Northcroft
Attendance:
532

Match Stats

Home TeamForfarAway TeamStenhousemuir
Possession
Home58%
Away42%
Shots
Home13
Away6
Shots on Target
Home6
Away2
Corners
Home10
Away3
Fouls
Home11
Away15

Live Text

Match ends, Forfar Athletic 0, Stenhousemuir 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Forfar Athletic 0, Stenhousemuir 1.

Attempt saved. Thomas O'Brien (Forfar Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Kevin Nicoll (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Lewis Small (Stenhousemuir).

Foul by Kerr Hay (Forfar Athletic).

Stephen Stirling (Stenhousemuir) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Danny Denholm (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Kieran Millar (Stenhousemuir).

Substitution

Substitution, Stenhousemuir. Lewis Small replaces Jason Scotland because of an injury.

Substitution

Substitution, Stenhousemuir. Jason Scotland replaces Colin McMenamin.

Attempt missed. Gavin Swankie (Forfar Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Forfar Athletic. Kerr Hay replaces Omar Kader.

Danny Denholm (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jamie McCormack (Stenhousemuir).

Attempt missed. Gavin Swankie (Forfar Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Corner, Stenhousemuir. Conceded by Darren Hill.

Corner, Stenhousemuir. Conceded by Thomas O'Brien.

Attempt missed. Danny Denholm (Forfar Athletic) right footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the left.

Booking

Mark Baxter (Forfar Athletic) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Stephen Stirling (Stenhousemuir) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Corner, Forfar Athletic. Conceded by Euan Murray.

Thomas O'Brien (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Colin McMenamin (Stenhousemuir).

Substitution

Substitution, Stenhousemuir. Anthony Marenghi replaces Alan Cook.

Corner, Forfar Athletic. Conceded by Jim Paterson.

Corner, Forfar Athletic. Conceded by Euan Murray.

Andy Ryan (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Stephen Stirling (Stenhousemuir).

Substitution

Substitution, Forfar Athletic. Danny Denholm replaces Craig Smith.

Attempt saved. Craig Smith (Forfar Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Attempt missed. Andy Ryan (Forfar Athletic) left footed shot from very close range is too high following a set piece situation.

Scott Martin (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Ross Meechan (Stenhousemuir).

Foul by Iain Campbell (Forfar Athletic).

Alan Cook (Stenhousemuir) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Corner, Forfar Athletic. Conceded by Euan Murray.

Attempt missed. Colin McMenamin (Stenhousemuir) header from the centre of the box misses to the right.

Booking

Scott Martin (Forfar Athletic) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Scott Martin (Forfar Athletic).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Dunfermline21145252143847
2Ayr21124540271340
3Peterhead2299448252336
4Albion198472123-228
5Stenhousemuir218493044-1428
6Airdrieonians2183102834-627
7Cowdenbeath2073102943-1424
8Stranraer2172122136-1523
9Forfar2046102634-818
10Brechin2044122237-1516
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