Scottish League Two
Annan Athletic2Arbroath0

Annan Athletic 2-0 Arbroath

Steven Swinglehurst and Peter Weatherson grabbed the goals as Annan got the better of League Two leaders Arbroath.

Home keeper Jordan Hart twice denied Paul McManus before Thomas Grant also went close for the visitors.

Swinglehurst hit the opener after the break, netting the rebound from Andrew Mitchell's free-kick.

And Weatherson made sure of the win in stoppage time when he fired into the top corner from a Josh Todd delivery.

Line-ups

Annan Athletic

  • 1Hart
  • 2BrannanSubstituted forChisholmat 75'minutes
  • 5WatsonBooked at 42mins
  • 3SwinglehurstBooked at 74mins
  • 4McNiff
  • 7Mitchell
  • 6Black
  • 8FlynnSubstituted forLoganat 33'minutesBooked at 42mins
  • 11McColmSubstituted forOmarat 90+3'minutes
  • 9Weatherson
  • 10Todd

Substitutes

  • 12Breslin
  • 14Chisholm
  • 15Dickinson
  • 16Logan
  • 17McStay
  • 18Omar
  • 21Mitchell

Arbroath

  • 1McCallum
  • 2Rowan
  • 4Gordon
  • 5McGeever
  • 3Johnstone
  • 7Linn
  • 6Whatley
  • 8Hunter
  • 11LowdonSubstituted forBuchanat 66'minutes
  • 9McManus
  • 10GrantSubstituted forMurrayat 64'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Murray
  • 14Buchan
  • 15Little
  • 16Stewart
  • 17Smith
  • 18Lindsay
  • 21Wilson
Referee:
Grant Irvine
Attendance:
362

Match Stats

Home TeamAnnan AthleticAway TeamArbroath
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home9
Away11
Shots on Target
Home4
Away2
Corners
Home8
Away6
Fouls
Home9
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, Annan Athletic 2, Arbroath 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Annan Athletic 2, Arbroath 0.

Substitution

Substitution, Annan Athletic. Rabin Omar replaces Stuart McColm.

Goal!

Goal! Annan Athletic 2, Arbroath 0. Peter Weatherson (Annan Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Josh Todd.

Andrew Mitchell (Annan Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Kevin Buchan (Arbroath).

Attempt missed. Stuart McColm (Annan Athletic) left footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right.

Foul by Josh Todd (Annan Athletic).

Mark Whatley (Arbroath) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Steven Swinglehurst (Annan Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Simon Murray (Arbroath).

Attempt missed. Steven Swinglehurst (Annan Athletic) header from the right side of the box is just a bit too high following a corner.

Corner, Annan Athletic. Conceded by Ryan McGeever.

Attempt saved. Kevin Buchan (Arbroath) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Annan Athletic. Iain Chisholm replaces Kieran Brannan.

Booking

Steven Swinglehurst (Annan Athletic) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Steven Swinglehurst (Annan Athletic).

Simon Murray (Arbroath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Annan Athletic. Conceded by Liam Rowan.

Attempt missed. Simon Murray (Arbroath) header from the centre of the box misses to the right following a corner.

Corner, Arbroath. Conceded by Steven Swinglehurst.

Corner, Arbroath. Conceded by Peter Watson.

Substitution

Substitution, Arbroath. Kevin Buchan replaces Jordan Lowdon.

Foul by Steven Swinglehurst (Annan Athletic).

Mark Whatley (Arbroath) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Annan Athletic. Conceded by Ryan McGeever.

Peter Weatherson (Annan Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Ryan McGeever (Arbroath).

Substitution

Substitution, Arbroath. Simon Murray replaces Thomas Grant.

Foul by Martin McNiff (Annan Athletic).

Bobby Linn (Arbroath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Stuart McColm (Annan Athletic) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Steven Black (Annan Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Thomas Grant (Arbroath).

Goal!

Goal! Annan Athletic 1, Arbroath 0. Steven Swinglehurst (Annan Athletic) left footed shot from very close range to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Andrew Mitchell following a set piece situation.

Andrew Mitchell (Annan Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Thomas Grant (Arbroath).

Foul by Paul McManus (Arbroath).

Martin McNiff (Annan Athletic) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Corner, Arbroath. Conceded by Stuart McColm.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Queen's Park26146640221848
2Arbroath24144650282246
3Albion25144739241546
4Annan Athletic2510693734336
5Berwick2486104336730
6East Fife237883332129
7Elgin227692731-427
8Clyde2476112839-1127
9East Stirlingshire2381142547-2225
10Montrose2665153160-2923
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