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Forfar Athletic

Gary Bollan sacked by Forfar Athletic

Forfar have sacked manager Gary Bollan after five successive defeats in Ladbrokes League One.

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Inverness CT's Matty Elsdon battles for the ball against Falkirk's Rory Loy. Picture: SNS/Bill Murray

Betfred Cup wrap: Falkirk impressive in defeat of Inverness CT

Falkirk moved top of Betfred Cup Group A and set down a marker for the league season thanks to a 2-0 victory at Inverness.

League Cup
James Tavernier is a target for former boss Mark Warburton at Nottingham Forest. Picture: John Devlin

Rumour Mill: Gers reject Tavernier bid | Hibs throw out offer for midfield ace | Hearts eye Man City starlet

Rangers throw out Mark Warburton’s bid to take James Tavernier to Nottingham Forest; Hibs reject a £1 million bid for star midfielder and Hearts set to land Manchester City youngster on loan

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Celtic won last season's Betfred League Cup. Picture: Paul Devlin/SNS

Betfred Cup draw throws up derby clash

Dundee will face Dundee United in the stand-out fixture of the 2017 Betfred Cup group stage.

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Forfar players celebrate promotion to Ladbrokes League One. Pic: SNS/Gary Hutchison

Peterhead 1 - 5 Forfar Athletic (Agg 2-7): The Loons promoted

Forfar Athletic earned promotion to League One with an emphatic 5-1 defeat of Peterhead, giving them a 7-2 aggregate win.

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Forfar's Gavin Swankie netted a double. Picture: Ross Parker/SNS

Forfar 4 - 2 Annan (agg 6-4): Loons reach the play-off final

They say a week is a long time in politics but yesterday Forfar discovered that phrase also rings true in football.

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Forfar's Thomas O'Brien battles for the ball against Annan Athletic's Callum Home. Picture: Graham Stuart/SNS

Forfar Athletic 2 - 4 Annan Athletic: loons left to lament

At 5.05pm the dejected Forfar squad trudged on to the Station Park pitch to applause from a handful of hardy fans as they picked up their Player of the Year awards.

League Two
The Livi Lions were too obvious to make the list. Picture: SNS

Quiz: How well do you know Scottish football nicknames?

Take over quiz and see if you can match the club with their official nickname, according to the SPFL website.

Premiership
Falkirk fans at Falkirk Stadium for a home game against Dumbarton. Picture: TSPL

How many Scottish football grounds have you been to?

EACH of the 42 member clubs in the Scottish Professional Football League has their own home stadium. How many have you visited?

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Arbroath manager Dick Campbell's long and successful career is now approaching 1,300 games. Picture: Greg Macvean

Interview: Dick Campbell on why he won’t walk away just yet

If you didn’t know he was the Incorrigible Bunnet of 
Scottish Football – the Indefatigable Flat Cap – you might think Dick Campbell had just given up the game, stopping two years short of a half-century of service.

Brechin City
Forfar's Stuart Malcom (left) battles for the ball against The New Saints' Jon Routledge. Picture: SNS

Forfar 1 - 3 The New Saints: Welsh sparkle in Irn-Bru Cup

Heard the one about the Scottish club playing a Welsh side based in England?

Football
Celtic's PJ Crossan hits the winner against Cowdenbeath. Picture: SNS

Irn Bru Cup: PJ Crossan hits Celtic winner; Hearts, Aberdeen exit

Celtic’s under-20 side came from behind to defeat Cowdenbeath 2-1 at Central Park in the Irn Bru Cup second round, with summer signing from Dunfermline Paul ‘PJ’ Crossan hitting the winner 19 minutes from time.

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Danny Denholm opened the scoring for Forfar but Albion Rovers came back to win 3-2. Picture: Gary Hutchison/SNS

League One: Forfar relegated after Albion Rovers defeat

Albion Rovers sent Forfar Athletic into League Two with a 3-2 win at Cliftonhill which keeps intact the home team’s hopes of making the promotion play-offs.

League One
Michael Moffat scored twice for Dunfermline to secure a 2-2 draw with Forfar. Picture: Craig Foy/SNS

Forfar claim a point at Dunfermline in battle to beat drop

Forfar Athletic claimed a vital point in a 2-2 draw at champions Dunfermline as they seek to beat the drop, but it was Cowdenbeath who were the only team in the bottom five to collect full points and who had the most profitable day.

League One
Michael Wardrope: Scorer. Picture: SNS

League One wrap: Peterhead’s unbeaten run ends

Peterhead manager Jim McInally felt nothing but pride despite his side’s title challenge, and their 19-game unbeaten run, came to an end with a 1-0 defeat by Cowdenbeath at blustery Balmoor.

Airdrieonians
Joe Cardle netted a hat-trick for Dunfermline. Picture: SNS

League One wrap: Joe Cardle nets hat-trick for Dunfermline

Dunfermline turned on the style as they took another step closer to the League 1 title by crushing Stranraer 6-1 at East End Park.

League One
Allan Johnston demanded more from his side despite the victory. Picture: SNS

League One wrap: Dunfermline win but ‘must do better’

Top overcame bottom at Glebe Park, with League 1 leaders Dunfermline Athletic edging out Brechin City 2-1. The East End Park men may well have obtained a result that takes them closer to clinching the title but manager Allan Johnston is looking for improvement.

Airdrieonians
Linlithgow Rose celebrate their Scottish Cup triumph at Forfar. Picture: SNS

Forfar 0 - 1 Linlithgow Rose: Junior side pull off cup shock

Junior side Linlithgow Rose followed East Kilbride into the fifth round of the Scottish Cup with a stunning extra-time win over Forfar Athletic.

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Fans threw flares onto the pitch during the Scottish Cup replay between Forfar Athletic and Linlithgow Rose. Picture Ian Rutherford

Linlithgow slam fans who threw flares at abandoned cup tie

Linlithgow Rose manager David McGlynn last night vowed to root out those who shamed their Scottish Cup dream at Forfar last night.

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Picture: JP

Linlithgow Rose3 - 3 Forfar: Rose refuse to wilt against Forfar

As any supporter of Hearts – or Hibernian, for that matter – will tell you, Graham Weir is no stranger to producing remarkable and downright improbable equalising goals.

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