Forfar Athletic

Forfar Athletic

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?

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.

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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.

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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.

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.

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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.

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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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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League One wrap: Dunfermline now nine points clear

Dunfermline Athletic’s hopes of a 2016 League 1 title success took another step forward at the weekend as they saw off Cowdenbeath 2-1 and moved nine points clear of closest challengers Ayr ­United.

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Gary Bollan: Opening defeat. Picture: SNS

Dunfermline spoil Bollan’s first match to keep lead at top

GARY Bollan’s first day in charge of Forfar ended in disappointment as League 1 leaders Dunfermline enjoyed a 4-2 success at Station Park.

Faissal El Bakhtaoui netted a double for the visitors. Picture: SNS

League One wrap: Dunfermline spoil Bollan’s first match

Dunfermline kept their six-point advantage at the top with a 4-2 win at Station Park to ruin Gary Bollan’s first match in charge of Forfar.

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Gary Bollan. Picture: SNS

Tough starts face Forfar and Airdrie managers

Two managers will be making their debuts with their clubs today and neither of them have it easy, with Gary Bollan taking charge of Forfar for the first time against leaders Dunfermline and Eddie Wolecki Black leading Airdrie against Peterhead.

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Shaun Rooney sent Dumferline six points clear at the top. Picture: SNS

League One wrap: Shaun Rooney nets Dunfermline winner

Dunfermline moved six points clear at the top but had to show great patience before gathering all three points at home to Stenhousemuir.

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During his tenure at Forfar, Dick Campbell led his side to Ibrox to take on Rangers in the 2014-15 League 1 season, when the Loons reached the promotion play-offs. Picture: SNS

Former long-serving boss blasts ‘weak chairman’

Dick Campbell was the longest serving manager in the Scottish game until he was relieved of his duties at the weekend. But he says the chance of anyone else troubling that seven-and-a-half-year tenure is slim unless chairmen toughen up.

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Dick Campbell was dismissed by Forfar on Saturday night. Picture: SNS

Dick Campbell ‘humbled by fans reaction’ after Forfar sacking

DICK Campbell, who lost his title as the longest-serving manager in Scottish football when he was dismissed by Forfar on Saturday night, has admitted that the reaction from the Station Park fans has left him humbled.

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David Hopkirk. Picture: SNS

League Cup wrap: Batting Dunfermline go clear

Ten-man Dunfermline moved three points clear of Ayr United at the top with a 2-1 win at Somerset Park.

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Paul Sturrock believes he still has much to offer, and wants to open football coaching clinics. Picture: Getty Images

Paul Sturrock: Transforming Yeovil could be last job

Somerset’s a long way to go for an appointment with the manager of the (old joke alert) strongest team in England. Yeovil Town have to be considered that, because they are currently holding every other club in the country up.

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Andy Geggan netted for Dunfermline. Picture: SNS

League One wrap: Dunfermline slip three points behind Ayr

Ayr United may have to concede defeat to Court of the Lord Lyon over the use of their club badge but they made it 14 games without defeat by seeing off 
Airdrie 3-0 at Somerset Park on Saturday.

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