League Two Round-up: Henderson and Handling combine to send City top

Danny Handling. Pic: Johnston Press
Danny Handling. Pic: Johnston Press
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Edinburgh City moved to the top of League Two following an impressive 1-0 victory at previous leaders Peterhead.

City goalkeeper Calum Antell produced a remarkable double save in the sixth minute, denying Derek Lyle and Jack Leitch in quick succession.

Antell’s goalkeeping heroics paved the way for City to clinch all three points as Blair Henderson headed home Danny Handling’s delivery in the 52nd minute, the summer signing’s fifth league goal of the campaign already.

After two successive defeats, Clyde returned to winning ways to go fourth in the table with a hard-earned 2-1 success at Annan Athletic, who slip a place to third.

David Goodwillie, pictured, opened the scoring in typically composed fashion for the Bully Wee after just ten minutes, only for Tony Wallace to level eight minutes before the interval for Annan.

Clyde then restored their advantage in the 56th minute when Chris McStay’s cross was converted on the volley by Ally Love.

Queen’s Park and Cowdenbeath played out an occasionally entertaining 0-0 draw at Hampden.

The hosts’ goalkeeper Jordan Hart saved well from Cowdenbeath’s Martin Scott in the 14th minute, after which Queen’s Park’s William Mortimer saw a deflected shot strike the Cowdenbeath post. The visitors’ Fraser Mullen also hit the woodwork from a free-kick.

Stirling Albion picked up their first points of the season with an excellent 3-0 win at Elgin City.

Cammy Thomson struck the opener in the 15th minute, and Peter MacDonald doubled Stirling’s tally after a scramble nine minutes later.

MacDonald then missed a penalty on the half-hour mark, only for Stirling to be awarded another penalty four minutes later which was dispatched by Jordan Allan.

Bottom side Albion Rovers netted their first goals of the campaign but suffered a fifth straight loss, going down 5-3 to Berwick Rangers at Cliftonhill.

When Graham Gracie’s 50th-minute long-range strike put Rovers 3-2 ahead, the Coatbridge side’s barren run looked to be at an end but two goals from Cedwyn Scott either side of a Daryl Healy effort secured a satisfying comeback win for the Northumbrians.