Scottish League One
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Stranraer 1-1 Forfar Athletic

Stranraer had to settle for a draw in their opening Scottish League One fixture after being pegged back by Forfar Athletic.

Striker Jamie Longworth put the hosts in front after finishing well inside the penalty box.

Forfar levelled proceedings after the break when Stuart Malcolm rose highest to head in a Danny Denholm cross.

Both sides had chances to claim the points late on, but neither could find a winner.

Line-ups

Stranraer

  • 1Mitchell
  • 7Robertson
  • 3Longridge
  • 5McKeown
  • 4Pettigrew
  • 2Rumsby
  • 8Gallagher
  • 6StirlingSubstituted forMarenghiat 68'minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 10LongworthSubstituted forFordeat 85'minutes
  • 9Malcolm
  • 11WinterSubstituted forAitkenat 75'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Marenghi
  • 14Russell
  • 15Aitken
  • 16Forde
  • 17McCloskey
  • 18Fahey

Forfar

  • 1Douglas
  • 2Dunlop
  • 3SteevesSubstituted forKaderat 39'minutes
  • 8Dale
  • 6James
  • 5Malcolm
  • 7HilsonSubstituted forSmithat 89'minutes
  • 4Young
  • 10Malin
  • 9TemplemanBooked at 90mins
  • 11Denholm

Substitutes

  • 12Kader
  • 14Fotheringham
  • 15Smith
  • 16Keiller
  • 17McLellan
  • 18Yates
  • 21Salmon
Referee:
Kevin Graham
Attendance:
409

Match Stats

Home TeamStranraerAway TeamForfar
Possession
Home49%
Away51%
Shots
Home13
Away10
Shots on Target
Home7
Away7
Corners
Home6
Away12
Fouls
Home14
Away11

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Stranraer 1, Forfar Athletic 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Stranraer 1, Forfar Athletic 1.

  3. Booking

    Anthony Marenghi (Stranraer) is shown the yellow card.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Anthony Marenghi (Stranraer).

  5. Post update

    James Dale (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  6. Post update

    Corner, Stranraer. Conceded by Derek Young.

  7. Post update

    Attempt saved. Chris Aitken (Stranraer) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  8. Booking

    Christopher Templeman (Forfar Athletic) is shown the yellow card.

  9. Post update

    Corner, Forfar Athletic. Conceded by Jackson Longridge.

  10. Post update

    Craig Pettigrew (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  11. Post update

    Foul by Christopher Templeman (Forfar Athletic).

  12. Substitution

    Substitution, Forfar Athletic. Craig Smith replaces Dale Hilson.

  13. Substitution

    Substitution, Stranraer. Adam Forde replaces Jamie Longworth.

  14. Post update

    Scott Rumsby (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  15. Post update

    Foul by Christopher Templeman (Forfar Athletic).

  16. Post update

    Corner, Forfar Athletic. Conceded by Grant Gallagher.

  17. Post update

    Attempt missed. Dale Hilson (Forfar Athletic) header from the centre of the box misses to the left.

  18. Post update

    Foul by Anthony Marenghi (Stranraer).

  19. Post update

    Derek Young (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  20. Post update

    Attempt missed. Anthony Marenghi (Stranraer) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left.