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League Two round up: Forfar seize their chance at City

Forfar Athletic soared into an eight-point lead at the top of League Two courtesy of a hard-earned 1-0 victory over Edinburgh City at Meadowbank.

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Darren Smith volleyed home Stirling Albions opener

League Two round-up: Albion put a dent in Forfar’s title lead

Forfar Athletic had their lead at the top of League Two trimmed to five points after being held to a 1-1 draw by Dave MacKay’s improving Stirling Albion at Station Park.

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Gary Jardine walks up Advocate's Close on his way to his day job at Edinburgh City Council. Picture Ian Rutherford

Interview: Gary Jardine on his City, parking and pyramids

To the City Chambers, and I’m pretty sure this will be my first visit to the throbbing pulsebeat of Edinburgh’s municipal affairs since my days as a news reporter. Covering council meetings was tedious stuff, especially the general purposes committee, a dumping ground for the business which even the capital’s elected representatives deemed boring. Then one afternoon…

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Crowd trouble marred the aftermath of last year's William Hill Scottish Cup final between Rangers and Hibernian.  Picture: Robert Perry

League brings in new rules on fan misconduct

Scottish league chiefs hope to crack down on supporter misconduct after issuing a revised rule book.

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Annan's Max Wright scored from the spot

League 2 round-up: Fright wakes up leading Loons

Forfar Athletic remain seven points clear after coming from behind to record a gutsy 2-1 victory at fourth-placed Annan Athletic.

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Craig Beattie in action for Edinburgh City.Picture: 

 Neil Hanna

League Two round-up: City compound Berwick’s misery

Berwick Rangers dropped to the bottom of the League Two table after suffering a humbling 3-1 defeat at the hands of in-form Edinburgh City at Shielfield Park.

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Rumour Mill: Old Firm eye Liam Kelly | Larsson’s son on the move | Boyd responds to Hearts taunts

Celtic and Rangers are said to be interested in Reading youngster Liam Kelly, Jordan Larsson could be set to seal a move to the Netherlands, and Kris Boyd has laughed off boos from Hearts fans.

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Conrad 'Polar Bear' Logan's arrival as Hibs made history was one of just many memorable moments in Scottish football in 2016. Picture: SNS Group

The Scotsman 2016 football quiz

16 questions relating to the past 12 months in the wonderful and wacky place that is Scottish football

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Shane Sutherland netted for Elgin

League 2 round-up: Gap narrows as Forfar lose

League Two leaders Forfar Athletic are now only two points clear at the summit after falling to a 1-0 defeat at the hands of Angus rivals Arbroath at Station Park.

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Archie McPhee was on target for Elgin

League Two round up: Elgin fire in four to reach second spot

Elgin City climbed to second spot in League Two courtesy of a resounding 4-1 demolition of 
ten-man Montrose who slide to 
the foot of the table.

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Dougie Gair scored Edinburgh City's equaliser in their 1-1 draw with Cowdenbeath. Picture: Neil Hanna

League Two round-up: Forfar held to 1-1 draw in Angus derby

Leaders Forfar Athletic could only muster a 1-1 draw with struggling Montrose after coming from behind at Links Park.

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Stirling's 3-2 win over Elgin at Borough Briggs gave Dave Mackay a winning start as manager. Picture: Scott Louden

League Two Round Up: Dave Mackay’s Stirling start with win

Dave Mackay saw his managerial career get off to a winning start in the shock of the day as his Stirling Albion side clinched a dramatic 3-2 victory over second-placed Elgin at Borough Briggs.

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Edinburgh City's Dougie Gair scored the all-important winning goal versus Montrose. Picture: Neil Hanna

League Two round up: Edinburgh City record first league win

Despite remaining bottom of League Two, it was an afternoon of historic celebration for Edinburgh City who recorded their first ever victory in Scottish league football with a 1-0 triumph at Montrose.

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Andy Munro was on target.

Loons stay well clear with routine win at Stirling

Forfar Athletic remain five points clear at the top of League Two after a resounding 4-1 victory over Stirling Albion at Station Park.

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Berwick Rangers came from behind to beat Edinburgh City at Meadowbank.

League 2 round-up: Forfar show their mettle

League Two leaders Forfar Athletic twice came from behind to earn a 3-2 victory over Elgin City at Station Park, keeping intact their 100 per cent start to the campaign.

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The new season is right around the corner, but are the SPFL doing enough to tell us that? Picture: SNS

Continuous failure of SPFL to champion the opening weekend

When our league should be doing everything in its power to market a new season the silence is deafening, writes Duncan McKay

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Craig Beattie during his brief spell with Hearts after scoring the winning goal against Celtic in the Scottish Cup semi-final. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Edinburgh City sign ex-Celtic & Hearts striker Craig Beattie

Edinburgh City have signed former Scotland, Celtic and Hearts striker Craig Beattie ahead of their first season in Ladbrokes League Two.

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Chris Mitchell. Picture: SNS

Obituary: Chris Mitchell, footballer

Born: 21 July, 1988 in Stirling. Died: 6 May, 2016 in Stirling, aged 27.

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Barrie McKay has been excellent for Rangers. Picture: SNS

11 lower league players who could step up to the Premiership

Plundering the lower leagues for the best talent can be a dicey game. For every Andy Robertson there are a handful who struggle badly with the step up in class and these unfortunate souls end up drifting back down from whence they came.

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Douglas Gair (right) celebrates with his team mates after scoring to give Edinburgh City the lead. Picture: SNS

‘My head is spinning’: Edinburgh City return to senior football

A dream came true not only for Edinburgh City yesterday but also for those who have long argued that Scottish football needed to embrace some form of pyramid system to breathe new life into its lower order.

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