Scottish League One
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Forfar Athletic 3-0 Stenhousemuir

Martyn Fotheringham netted a first-half brace as Forfar cruised to victory over 10-man Stenhousemuir.

The Sky Blues took the lead when Gavin Swankie steered the ball past Stenny goalkeeper Chris Smith.

The Warriors were reduced to 10 men in the 27th minute when Ross McMillan fouled Omar Kader in the box - Fotheringham scoring the spot-kick.

Forfar made it three before the break when Fotheringham curled the ball into the top right corner of Smith's net.

Line-ups

Forfar

  • 1Douglas
  • 2Fusco
  • 3Campbell
  • 6Faeroe
  • 4Dods
  • 5Malcolm
  • 7KaderSubstituted forDaleat 70'minutes
  • 8FotheringhamSubstituted forMalinat 70'minutes
  • 10SwankieSubstituted forMcLellandat 80'minutes
  • 9Templeman
  • 11Hilson

Substitutes

  • 12Malin
  • 14Andrews
  • 15McCabe
  • 16Dale
  • 17McLelland
  • 18Hay
  • 21Hill

Stenhousemuir

  • 1Smith
  • 2Devlin
  • 3MaloneBooked at 55mins
  • 5McMillanBooked at 27mins
  • 4Greacen
  • 6McKinlayBooked at 86mins
  • 7Dickson
  • 8Rowson
  • 10HigginsSubstituted forSmithat 45'minutes
  • 9GemmellSubstituted forDouglasat 83'minutes
  • 11Lynch

Substitutes

  • 12Hodge
  • 14McNeil
  • 15Faulds
  • 16Ferguson
  • 18Douglas
  • 19Smith
  • 20Shaw
Referee:
Stevie O'Reilly
Attendance:
485

Match Stats

Home TeamForfarAway TeamStenhousemuir
Possession
Home54%
Away46%
Shots
Home13
Away5
Shots on Target
Home7
Away3
Corners
Home7
Away7
Fouls
Home8
Away10

Live Text

Match ends, Forfar Athletic 3, Stenhousemuir 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Forfar Athletic 3, Stenhousemuir 0.
Iain Campbell (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by David Rowson (Stenhousemuir).
Foul by Darren Dods (Forfar Athletic).
Stewart Greacen (Stenhousemuir) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Booking

Kevin McKinlay (Stenhousemuir) is shown the yellow card.
Paul McLelland (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Kevin McKinlay (Stenhousemuir).
Attempt missed. Paul McLelland (Forfar Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Stenhousemuir. Errol Douglas replaces John Gemmell.

Substitution

Substitution, Forfar Athletic. Paul McLelland replaces Gavin Swankie.
Corner, Stenhousemuir. Conceded by Stuart Malcolm.
Foul by Christopher Templeman (Forfar Athletic).
Nicky Devlin (Stenhousemuir) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Corner, Forfar Athletic. Conceded by Chris Smith.
Attempt saved. Gavin Swankie (Forfar Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top left corner.
Attempt missed. Christopher Templeman (Forfar Athletic) header from the centre of the box misses to the right.
Christopher Templeman (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Eddie Malone (Stenhousemuir).
Corner, Forfar Athletic. Conceded by Eddie Malone.

Substitution

Substitution, Forfar Athletic. Gavin Malin replaces Martyn Fotheringham.

Substitution

Substitution, Forfar Athletic. James Dale replaces Omar Kader.
Attempt missed. Gavin Swankie (Forfar Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.
Foul by Christopher Templeman (Forfar Athletic).
Nicky Devlin (Stenhousemuir) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Attempt blocked. Christopher Templeman (Forfar Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
Corner, Forfar Athletic. Conceded by David Rowson.
Stuart Malcolm (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by John Gemmell (Stenhousemuir).
Attempt saved. Darren Smith (Stenhousemuir) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.
Attempt missed. Martyn Fotheringham (Forfar Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.
Corner, Stenhousemuir. Conceded by Robert Douglas.
Attempt saved. Sean Lynch (Stenhousemuir) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner.

Booking

Eddie Malone (Stenhousemuir) is shown the yellow card.
Christopher Templeman (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Eddie Malone (Stenhousemuir).
Attempt missed. Dale Hilson (Forfar Athletic) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top left corner.
Foul by Dale Hilson (Forfar Athletic).
Stewart Greacen (Stenhousemuir) wins a free kick on the left wing.
Omar Kader (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Kevin McKinlay (Stenhousemuir).

Second Half

Second Half begins Forfar Athletic 3, Stenhousemuir 0.

Substitution

Substitution, Stenhousemuir. Darren Smith replaces Sean Higgins.

Half Time

First Half ends, Forfar Athletic 3, Stenhousemuir 0.
Corner, Stenhousemuir. Conceded by Odmar Faeroe.
Corner, Stenhousemuir. Conceded by Robert Douglas.
Corner, Stenhousemuir. Conceded by Robert Douglas.
Corner, Stenhousemuir. Conceded by Stuart Malcolm.
Corner, Stenhousemuir. Conceded by Iain Campbell.
Christopher Templeman (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick on the right wing.
Foul by Nicky Devlin (Stenhousemuir).

Goal!

Goal! Forfar Athletic 3, Stenhousemuir 0. Martyn Fotheringham (Forfar Athletic) right footed shot from the left side of the box to the top right corner.
Attempt saved. Sean Higgins (Stenhousemuir) right footed shot from more than 35 yards is saved in the centre of the goal.
Attempt saved. Christopher Templeman (Forfar Athletic) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.
Attempt saved. Darren Dods (Forfar Athletic) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner.
Corner, Forfar Athletic. Conceded by Eddie Malone.
Foul by Gavin Swankie (Forfar Athletic).
Sean Higgins (Stenhousemuir) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Goal!

Goal! Forfar Athletic 2, Stenhousemuir 0. Martyn Fotheringham (Forfar Athletic) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner.

Dismissal

Ross McMillan (Stenhousemuir) is shown the red card for a bad foul.
goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Rangers2019106158
2Dunfermline2013251141
3Stranraer1910361033
4Ayr20956032
5Forfar19748425
6Stenhousemuir20749-1225
7Brechin206410-1122
8East Fife206212-2120
9Arbroath204214-1914
10Airdrieonians203314-2312
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