Scottish League One
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Forfar Athletic 2-0 Peterhead

Forfar Athletic remain two points from safety after beating Peterhead in Scottish League One.

Danny Denholm gave Forfar an advantage early in the second half, netting from close range.

Steven Craig struck to double the hosts' lead and Forfar lead bottom side Brechin City only on goal difference with four games remaining.

Peterhead missed the chance to increase their four-point gap over third-placed Ayr United.

Line-ups

Forfar

  • 1Hill
  • 6MartinBooked at 71mins
  • 4O'Brien
  • 5Rodger
  • 3KennedySubstituted forHodgeat 39'minutes
  • 7Kader
  • 2SmithSubstituted forHayat 90+1'minutes
  • 10Swankie
  • 11Denholm
  • 8CraigSubstituted forFotheringhamat 86'minutes
  • 9RyanBooked at 78mins

Substitutes

  • 12Young
  • 14Fotheringham
  • 15Hay
  • 16Hodge
  • 17Yates
  • 18Devine
  • 21King

Peterhead

  • 1Smith
  • 2BlockleyBooked at 80mins
  • 6Strachan
  • 8Redman
  • 3Noble
  • 11Riley
  • 19Lawrence
  • 7Stevenson
  • 17FerriesBooked at 60minsSubstituted forBrownat 74'minutes
  • 10SutherlandSubstituted forRodgersat 65'minutes
  • 15McIntoshSubstituted forMcAllisterat 64'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Ross
  • 9McAllister
  • 14Dzierzawski
  • 18Brown
  • 20Rodgers
  • 21Jarvie
Referee:
Stephen Finnie
Attendance:
570

Match Stats

Home TeamForfarAway TeamPeterhead
Possession
Home58%
Away42%
Shots
Home17
Away12
Shots on Target
Home7
Away5
Corners
Home4
Away5
Fouls
Home15
Away21

Live Text

Match ends, Forfar Athletic 2, Peterhead 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Forfar Athletic 2, Peterhead 0.

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

Foul by Andy Rodgers (Peterhead).

Attempt missed. Jamie Stevenson (Peterhead) right footed shot from long range on the right misses to the right from a direct free kick.

Foul by Martyn Fotheringham (Forfar Athletic).

Nathan Blockley (Peterhead) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Forfar Athletic. Kerr Hay replaces Scott Smith because of an injury.

Delay in match Scott Smith (Forfar Athletic) because of an injury.

Scott Smith (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jordon Brown (Peterhead).

Andy Ryan (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Jamie Redman (Peterhead).

Substitution

Substitution, Forfar Athletic. Martyn Fotheringham replaces Steven Craig because of an injury.

Attempt missed. Rory McAllister (Peterhead) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Steven Craig (Forfar Athletic) because of an injury.

Attempt saved. Jamie Redman (Peterhead) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Peterhead. Conceded by Bryan Hodge.

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

Steven Craig (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jamie Redman (Peterhead).

Booking

Nathan Blockley (Peterhead) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

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

Foul by Nathan Blockley (Peterhead).

Booking

Andy Ryan (Forfar Athletic) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Gavin Swankie (Forfar Athletic).

Ryan Strachan (Peterhead) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Nathan Blockley (Peterhead) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Attempt missed. Andy Ryan (Forfar Athletic) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Thomas O'Brien (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Rory McAllister (Peterhead).

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

Foul by Jamie Stevenson (Peterhead).

Substitution

Substitution, Peterhead. Jordon Brown replaces Scott Ferries.

Booking

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

Foul by Scott Martin (Forfar Athletic).

Nicky Riley (Peterhead) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Andy Ryan (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Ryan Strachan (Peterhead).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Dunfermline32236379215875
2Peterhead331611671373459
3Ayr321741157431455
4Stranraer33136143847-945
5Albion32109133341-839
6Airdrieonians32116153949-1039
7Stenhousemuir32106164171-3036
8Cowdenbeath32105174367-2435
9Forfar3289154351-833
10Brechin3296173855-1733
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