Arbroath 2-2 Airdrie United

Arbroath missed the chance to go top of the Scottish Second Division after being pegged back against Airdrie United.

A double from Keith Gibson put the hosts 2-0 up at the break, the midfielder converting crosses by Paul Sheerin and Gavin Swankie.

Derek Holmes' close-range effort brought Airdrie back into the match on 49 mintues.

And the visitors levelled 12 minutes from the end, John Boyle scrambling home after Holmes' knock down.

Arbroath: Hill, Busch, Malcolm, Innes, McAnespie, Sibanda (Caddis 66), Kerr, Gibson, Sheerin, Doris, Swankie. Subs Not Used: White, Wedderburn, Mair, McWalter.

Booked: Gibson, Malcolm, Doris.

Goals: Gibson 9, 42.

Airdrie Utd: Duncan, Stallard (Lamie 46), McDonald, Lilley, Lovering, Bain, Blockley (Johnston 88), Owens (Boyle 75), McLaren, Donnelly, Holmes. Subs Not Used: Fairley, Sally.

Booked: Lilley, Lovering, Lamie.

Goals: Holmes 49, Boyle 78.

Att: 728

Ref: Brian Colvin

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