Forfar are the party poopers at Livingston

FORFAR spoiled the planned Championship party at Almondvale on Saturday when they defeated Livingston 3-2 to keep the Third Division Championship alive until tomorrow night at least.

The day had started well for Gary Bollan’s men with Italian striker Raffaele De Vita scoring with less than a minute played with a fine shot from distance. Ian Harty made it an unlucky thirteenth minute for Livi when he levelled and than Iain Campbell hit home a 30 yard free kick to put the Loons ahead.

The smile that Campbell’s father, Dick, wore for that goal got even wider when Harty added a third with 21 minutes gone. Robbie Winters pulled a goal back 12 minutes later to put the Championship back within reach, however the goal that would have brought the draw and have the champagne corks popping never came.

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The remaining play-off chasing pack had a mixed day with East Stirling going two ahead at Berwick Rangers after only 12 minutes through Craig Donaldson and David Dunn only to have to settle for a point and a drop to third place with goals from Paul McMullan and Stuart Callaghan.

Albion Rovers’ hopes of a play-off took a hit after a 2-1 home defeat from Elgin while

Montrose continue at the foot after going down 2-1 to Annan at Links Park.