Scottish League One
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Forfar Athletic 1-0 Albion Rovers

Steven Craig clinched a late win for Forfar over Albion Rovers to give them clear daylight above Scottish League One bottom-side Brechin.

It was a poor first half and both sides continued to toil after the break before Albion went down to 10 men thanks to Scott McBride's second yellow card.

Craig clinched the match when nodded in Michael Kennedy's cross.

It sees Forfar follow up their win over Cowdenbeath with another vital victory.

Line-ups

Forfar

  • 1Hill
  • 2Spark
  • 5Rodger
  • 6O'Brien
  • 3KennedyBooked at 36mins
  • 7Martin
  • 4YoungBooked at 21minsSubstituted forFotheringhamat 72'minutesBooked at 41mins
  • 8HaySubstituted forDenholmat 62'minutes
  • 9Craig
  • 10Swankie
  • 11Ryan

Substitutes

  • 12Fotheringham
  • 14Hodge
  • 15Mailer
  • 16Devine
  • 17Denholm
  • 18Kader
  • 21King

Albion

  • 1Stewart
  • 2Reid
  • 6DunlopBooked at 21mins
  • 5Dunlop
  • 3Turnbull
  • 7FerrySubstituted forArchibaldat 64'minutes
  • 4FisherBooked at 15mins
  • 8PetrieSubstituted forDavidsonat 68'minutes
  • 11LoveSubstituted forTaluat 80'minutes
  • 9Barrowman
  • 10McBrideBooked at 76mins

Substitutes

  • 12Archibald
  • 14Young
  • 15Talu
  • 16Georgiev
  • 18Davidson
  • 19McRobbie
  • 21Lochhead
Referee:
Alan Newlands
Attendance:
538

Match Stats

Home TeamForfarAway TeamAlbion
Possession
Home57%
Away43%
Shots
Home7
Away3
Shots on Target
Home2
Away1
Corners
Home4
Away2
Fouls
Home12
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, Forfar Athletic 1, Albion Rovers 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Forfar Athletic 1, Albion Rovers 0.

Steven Craig (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Kyle Turnbull (Albion Rovers).

Goal!

Goal! Forfar Athletic 1, Albion Rovers 0. Steven Craig (Forfar Athletic) header from the centre of the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Michael Kennedy.

Hand ball by Andrew Barrowman (Albion Rovers).

Corner, Forfar Athletic. Conceded by Alan Reid.

Attempt missed. Gavin Swankie (Forfar Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Attempt missed. Gareth Rodger (Forfar Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Albion Rovers. Ricardo Talu replaces Ally Love.

Attempt missed. Martyn Fotheringham (Forfar Athletic) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is close, but misses the top right corner.

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

Foul by Kyle Turnbull (Albion Rovers).

Dismissal

Second yellow card to Scott McBride (Albion Rovers).

Attempt missed. Danny Denholm (Forfar Athletic) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, Forfar Athletic. Martyn Fotheringham replaces Derek Young.

Ross Davidson (Albion Rovers) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Derek Young (Forfar Athletic).

Ross Davidson (Albion Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Danny Denholm (Forfar Athletic).

Hand ball by Derek Young (Forfar Athletic).

Substitution

Substitution, Albion Rovers. Ross Davidson replaces Darren Petrie.

Booking

Scott McBride (Albion Rovers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Corner, Albion Rovers. Conceded by Michael Kennedy.

Substitution

Substitution, Albion Rovers. Paul Archibald replaces Mark Ferry.

Substitution

Substitution, Forfar Athletic. Danny Denholm replaces Kerr Hay.

Scott Martin (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Mark Ferry (Albion Rovers).

Foul by Andy Ryan (Forfar Athletic).

Ally Love (Albion Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Andy Ryan (Forfar Athletic) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Foul by Kerr Hay (Forfar Athletic).

Darren Petrie (Albion Rovers) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Attempt missed. Andrew Barrowman (Albion Rovers) header from the centre of the box is too high.

Corner, Albion Rovers. Conceded by Gareth Rodger.

Scott McBride (Albion Rovers) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Gavin Swankie (Forfar Athletic).

Kerr Hay (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Kyle Turnbull (Albion Rovers).

Attempt saved. Andrew Barrowman (Albion Rovers) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Dunfermline26185366194759
2Peterhead27149465323351
3Ayr25144746331346
4Albion25105102833-535
5Airdrieonians26104123439-534
6Stranraer2795132844-1632
7Stenhousemuir2595113552-1732
8Cowdenbeath2684143858-2028
9Forfar2567123541-625
10Brechin2646162751-2418
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