Scottish League One
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Forfar Athletic 3-0 Stenhousemuir

Forfar swept 10-man Stenhousemuir aside in style to go top of League One.

Dale Hilson grabbed the opener with a neat finish after being set up by Gavin Swankie.

Swankie reacted quickest to net the second after the break before Stenny's Cieran Summers was sent off for a second booking.

Substitute Martyn Fotheringham made sure of the win when he curled a delightful free-kick into the top corner.

The Loons are now one point clear of Dunfermline at the top of the table.

Line-ups

Forfar

  • 1Douglas
  • 2Baxter
  • 5Dods
  • 4MalcolmBooked at 19minsSubstituted forDunlopat 74'minutes
  • 3Paterson
  • 7KaderSubstituted forFotheringhamat 66'minutes
  • 6Husband
  • 8DaleSubstituted forMalinat 66'minutes
  • 11Denholm
  • 9Hilson
  • 10Swankie

Substitutes

  • 12Fotheringham
  • 14Dunlop
  • 15Malin
  • 16Templeman
  • 17Keiller
  • 18McLellan
  • 21Salmon

Stenhousemuir

  • 1Fleming
  • 2Meechan
  • 3Lithgow
  • 4McMillanBooked at 90mins
  • 5SummersBooked at 54mins
  • 6Millar
  • 10Dickson
  • 8FauldsSubstituted forGrehanat 59'minutes
  • 11Oliver
  • 9McMenaminSubstituted forSluddenat 77'minutesBooked at 79mins
  • 7ReidSubstituted forFotheringhamat 59'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Duncan
  • 14Lawson
  • 15Fotheringham
  • 16Sludden
  • 17Shaw
  • 18Millar
  • 19Grehan
Referee:
Colin Steven
Attendance:
489

Match Stats

Home TeamForfarAway TeamStenhousemuir
Possession
Home57%
Away43%
Shots
Home14
Away12
Shots on Target
Home7
Away3
Corners
Home5
Away1
Fouls
Home9
Away19

Live Text

Match ends, Forfar Athletic 3, Stenhousemuir 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Forfar Athletic 3, Stenhousemuir 0.

Booking

Ross McMillan (Stenhousemuir) is shown the yellow card.

Danny Denholm (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Ross McMillan (Stenhousemuir).

Attempt blocked. Sean Dickson (Stenhousemuir) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Gavin Malin (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Gregor Fotheringham (Stenhousemuir).

Attempt blocked. Stephen Husband (Forfar Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

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

Foul by Kieran Millar (Stenhousemuir).

Darren Dods (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Gary Oliver (Stenhousemuir).

Attempt missed. Ross McMillan (Stenhousemuir) header from the centre of the box misses to the right.

Corner, Stenhousemuir. Conceded by Mark Baxter.

Attempt missed. Sean Dickson (Stenhousemuir) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Ross McMillan (Stenhousemuir) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Dale Hilson (Forfar Athletic).

Booking

Paul Sludden (Stenhousemuir) is shown the yellow card.

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

Foul by Paul Sludden (Stenhousemuir).

Goal!

Goal! Forfar Athletic 3, Stenhousemuir 0. Martin Fotheringham (Forfar Athletic) from a free kick with a right footed shot to the top right corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Stenhousemuir. Paul Sludden replaces Colin McMenamin.

Stephen Husband (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Gregor Fotheringham (Stenhousemuir).

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

Substitution

Substitution, Forfar Athletic. Michael Dunlop replaces Stuart Malcolm because of an injury.

Danny Denholm (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Ross Meechan (Stenhousemuir).

Attempt missed. Colin McMenamin (Stenhousemuir) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

Corner, Forfar Athletic. Conceded by Alan Lithgow.

Attempt saved. Gary Oliver (Stenhousemuir) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

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

Foul by Gregor Fotheringham (Stenhousemuir).

Substitution

Substitution, Forfar Athletic. Martin Fotheringham replaces Omar Kader.

Substitution

Substitution, Forfar Athletic. Gavin Malin replaces James Dale.

Corner, Forfar Athletic. Conceded by Sean Dickson.

Substitution

Substitution, Stenhousemuir. Martin Grehan replaces Kristopher Faulds.

Substitution

Substitution, Stenhousemuir. Gregor Fotheringham replaces Jamie Reid.

Attempt saved. Omar Kader (Forfar Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Forfar9621179820
2Dunfermline9612145919
3Morton95041612415
4Ayr94141312113
5Brechin93331515012
6Peterhead832388011
7Stranraer82421314-110
8Airdrieonians92251215-38
9Stenhousemuir92251016-68
10Stirling9135921-126
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