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League Two

League Two round-up: Arbroath leapfrog Forfar

Arbroath dramatically leapfrogged Angus rivals Forfar Athletic to go top of League Two with a game remaining, after a 3-2 victory over fifth-placed Elgin City.

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SPFL chief executive Neil Doncaster. Picture: SNS

Ladbrokes extend their sponsorship of Scottish Football

Ladbrokes have confirmed that they have extended their sponsorship of Scottish football for another season.

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Thomas OBrien capped a fine day for Forfar. Picture: Ross Parker/SNS

League Two round-up: Falkirk stay in top spot

Forfar Athletic remain a point clear at the top after a comfortable 3-0 victory over Clyde who stay eighth and not yet safe from the relegation play-off.

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Chris Templeman shot home from 30 yards. Picture: Gary Hutchison/SNS

League Two round-up: Loons and Lichties stumble

It was an afternoon to forget for promotion rivals Forfar Athletic and Arbroath as neither Angus club could take advantage of the other’s woes to forge ahead in the League Two title race.

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Josh Walker fired City ahead with a 29th-minute free-kick

League Two round-up: Honours even in north-east derby

Forfar Athletic remain a point clear at the top after being held to a 1-1 draw by second-placed Arbroath in a derby at Station Park.

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Jim Lister put Forfar ahead. Picture: Ross Parker/SNS

League Two round-up: Stirling’s winning run comes to an end

Forfar Athletic remain a point clear at the summit of League Two after a comprehensive 3-0 victory at form side Stirling Albion. The hosts, who had won their previous six matches, fell behind to the league leaders in the 14th minute through Jim Lister, then doubled their advantage through Danny Denholm, whose second goal early in the second half secured a surprisingly comfortable win. Stirling drop to sixth spot and six points shy of the play-offs.

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Danny Denholm pulled the hosts level just before the break. Picture: Paul Devlin/SNS

League Two round-up: Forfar and Arbroath suffer setbacks

Forfar’s recent poor run continued as they went down 3-2 at Station Park to a resurgent Berwick Rangers. The visitors took the lead through a Pat Scullion header seven minutes in but Danny Denholm, pictured, pulled the hosts level just before the break. The second half was to belong to Berwick though as a quick fire brace of goals from Aaron Murrell and Greg Rutherford saw them take a vital three points as they held on despite a late David Cox strike for the home men.

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Jim Lister headed the visitors level

League Two round-up: Gap closes on Loons

Forfar Athletic’s grip of top spot continues to loosen after a 1-1 draw at Elgin City left the Loons just a point clear. It might have been worse as the leaders fell behind to a Darryl McHardy header in the 49th minute.

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Derek Riordan found the top corner with a stunning finish. Picture: Ian Georgeson

League Two round-up: Derek Riordan sparks City comeback

Forfar Athletic’s lead at the top of League Two was trimmed to just three points after falling to a 2-1 defeat at the hands of Edinburgh City who climb to eighth.

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Paul Le Guen did not enjoy a successful spell with Rangers. Picture: SNS

Judging every foreign manager in Scottish football history

Portuguese coach Pedro Caixinha remains the favourite to succeed Mark Warburton in the Rangers hotseat, which has brought up the debate of foreign managers and their rate of success in Scottish football.

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Interim Clyde co-boss Peter MacDonald is looking forward to taking charge at Broadwood

Clyde denied much-needed win as ten-man Forfar escape with point

Interim Clyde co-manager Peter MacDonald briefly threatened to inspire the Bully Wee to their first win since November, but leaders Forfar escaped Broadwood with their six-point lead intact despite finishing the 2-2 draw with ten men.

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Barry Ferguson met with the Clyde board after the defeat by Annan Athletics. Picture: Michael Gillen

Barry Ferguson’s future as manager of Clyde in doubt

Barry Ferguson’s future as manager of Clyde is in doubt following the 1-0 loss to Annan Athletic at Galabank.

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Martin Scott netted Arbroaths opener after five minutes. Picture: Gary Hutchison/SNS

League two round-up: Forfar far from fluent in Angus derby

League Two leaders Forfar Athletic continued their stuttering form with a 0-0 draw at home to Montrose in a match that was far from a classic Angus derby.

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Forfar equalised  through David Cox. Picture: Ross Parker/SNS

League Two round-up: Beaten Forfar still eight points clear

Leaders Forfar Athletic slipped to a surprising 3-2 defeat at Berwick Rangers. Darren Lavery opened the scoring for Berwick but Forfar equalised within three minutes through David Cox and Josh Peters converted a cut-back in the 21st minute to put the league leaders in front. Forfar’s afternoon soured in the 69th minute when Danny Denholm was dismissed for a second bookable offence and, within seconds, Jamie Bain’s own goal restored parity for Berwick. Gary Phillips blasted Berwick ahead in the 89th minute.

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Former Hibs youth player  Josh Peters scored his 12th goal of the season

League Two round up: Forfar go a bit further north

Forfar Athletic stretched their lead at the top of the League 2 table to 11 points after a 1-0 victory over Arbroath at Gayfield Park.

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SPFL chief Neil Doncaster was "very pleased" to be able to release the dates so quickly. Picture: Ian Rutherford

SPFL retain winter break and announce start of 2017/18 season

The SPFL have announced the retention of the winter break for next season as they revealed key dates for the 2017/18 Scottish football calendar.

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On loan from Livingston,
 Dale Carrick opened the scoring for Cowdenbeath

League Two round up: It’s as you were at the top

League Two leaders Forfar Athletic maintained their eight-point cushion at the summit after recovering from a goal down to beat bottom side Cowdenbeath 3-1.

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Ouzy See had a chance saved superbly

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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