Forfar Athletic 1 - 0 Cowdenbeath

Saturday 21st January 2012
N Low (45)

Low has Forfar on a high

Forfar produced a shock result to upset leaders Cowdenbeath 1-0 and move off the bottom of the Second Division.

Mark Ramsay almost put the Blue Brazil ahead after six minutes but his curling effort was tipped wide by Marc McCallum, while Nicky Low hit a post for the home side in the 20th minute.

But Low made no mistake on the stroke of half-time when Bradley Coyne crossed for him to fire a left-footed shot low past Thomas Flynn.

Cowdenbeath, who had not been beaten in the league since October, bombarded the Forfar goal in the second half but found McCallum in fine fettle.

The goalkeeper, on loan from Dundee, first pushed Marc McKenzie's effort wide before denying Greg Stewart from close range.

OfficialStephen Finnie
Attendance475
VenueStation Park
Kick Off
Forfar Athletic 0 - 0 Cowdenbeath
0:43
Corner taken by Scott Linton using his left foot from the right byline to the far post
1:10
Goal Kick taken by Marc McCallum
1:47
Goal Kick taken by Marc McCallum
3:24
Offside flag raised against Bradley Coyne
3:26
Free Kick taken by Thomas Flynn
4:30
Corner taken by Scott Linton using his left foot from the right byline to the far post
4:50
Clearance by Christopher Templeman
4:54
Shot taken by Mark Ramsay with his right foot
5:21
Goal Kick taken by Marc McCallum
6:05
Shot taken by Mark Ramsay with his right foot from the right penalty area
6:07
Save made by Marc McCallum
6:08
Corner taken by Scott Linton using his left foot from the right byline
6:41
Clearance by Michael Bolochoweckyj
6:51
Offside flag raised against Lewis Coult
7:19
Free Kick taken by Marc McCallum
7:40
Corner taken by Mark Ramsay with his right foot from the left byline to the far post
8:04
Goal Kick taken by Marc McCallum
9:11
Corner taken by Christopher Hegarty with his right foot from the left byline
9:35
Clearance by Lewis Coult
12:34
Foul on Mark Ramsay
12:37
Free Kick taken by David Cowan from the right wing
14:59
Offside flag raised against Lewis Coult
15:00
Free Kick taken by Joseph Shaughnessy
18:51
Shot taken by Nicky Low using his left foot from the left penalty area
19:24
Goal Kick taken by Thomas Flynn
20:36
Offside flag raised against Lewis Coult
20:37
Free Kick taken by Joseph Shaughnessy
26:20
Hand Ball taken by Dale Hilson
26:23
Free Kick taken by David Cowan
28:24
Corner taken by Scott Linton using his left foot from the right byline
28:46
Clearance by Michael Bolochoweckyj
28:53
Cross from Liam Cusack
29:54
Foul on Dale Hilson
30:01
Free Kick taken by Marc McCallum
34:03
Corner taken by Scott Linton using his left foot from the right byline to the near post
34:39
Goal Kick taken by Marc McCallum
36:29
Foul on Lewis Coult
36:37
BOOKING: Joseph Shaughnessy of Forfar Athletic given yellow card for unsporting behaviour
37:04
Substitution for Cowdenbeath: Derek Lyle on for Mark Ramsay
37:28
Free Kick taken by Scott Linton
37:35
Cross from Scott Linton
37:37
Clearance by Dale Hilson
39:40
Foul on Joseph Mbu
39:45
Free Kick taken by David Cowan
41:28
Corner taken by Marc McKenzie with his right foot from the left byline to the far post
42:54
Offside flag raised against Dale Hilson
42:55
Free Kick taken by Thomas Flynn
44:19
Shot taken by Nicky Low using his left foot from the left penalty area
44:19
Forfar Athletic 1 - 0 Cowdenbeath
GOAL scored by Nicky Low using his left foot from the left penalty area to the bottom right of the goal.
45:00+0:45
Foul on Jon Robertson
45:00+0:54
Free Kick taken by Scott Linton
45:00+1:21
Shot taken by Scott Linton using his left foot
45:00+1:27
Goal Kick taken by Marc McCallum
Half Time
Forfar Athletic 1 - 0 Cowdenbeath
Second Half Started
Forfar Athletic 1 - 0 Cowdenbeath
45:31
Goal Kick taken by Marc McCallum
46:19
Corner taken by Christopher Hegarty with his right foot from the left byline
46:40
Save made by Thomas Flynn
46:47
Shot taken by Christopher Hegarty with his right foot
47:05
Goal Kick taken by Thomas Flynn
48:45
Goal Kick taken by Thomas Flynn
49:26
Cross from Marc McKenzie
49:33
Clearance by Joseph Shaughnessy
51:10
Goal Kick taken by Thomas Flynn
52:41
Shot taken by Marc McKenzie with his right foot from the right penalty area
52:43
Save made by Marc McCallum
52:46
Corner taken by Scott Linton using his left foot from the right byline to the far post
54:32
BOOKING: Lewis Coult of Cowdenbeath given yellow card for unsporting behaviour
55:05
Goal Kick taken by Thomas Flynn
55:08
Foul on Lewis Coult
55:12
Free Kick taken by Colin Cameron
56:03
Foul on Bradley Coyne
56:06
Free Kick taken by Greg Ross
58:46
Substitution for Cowdenbeath: Craig Winter on for Colin Cameron
59:45
Corner taken by Christopher Hegarty with his right foot from the left byline
60:09
Clearance by Craig Winter
61:00
Corner taken by Scott Linton using his left foot from the right byline
61:06
Substitution for Cowdenbeath: Greg Stewart on for Liam Cusack
61:52
Shot taken by Joseph Mbu from the centre penalty area
63:23
Shot taken by Greg Ross with his right foot
63:40
Goal Kick taken by Thomas Flynn
65:21
Cross from Scott Linton
65:24
Shot taken by Lewis Coult from the left penalty area
65:40
Goal Kick taken by Marc McCallum
69:32
Shot taken by Christopher Hegarty with his right foot
69:42
Save made by Thomas Flynn
71:03
Goal Kick taken by Marc McCallum
76:28
Foul on Ross Campbell
76:32
Free Kick taken by Mark McCulloch
77:28
Substitution for Forfar Athletic: Kevin Byers on for Bradley Coyne
77:47
Goal Kick taken by David Cowan
78:27
Shot taken by Greg Stewart with his right foot from the left penalty area
78:38
Save made by Marc McCallum
79:54
Shot taken by Derek Lyle with his right foot from the right penalty area
80:07
Goal Kick taken by Marc McCallum
81:03
Foul on Nicky Low
81:12
Free Kick taken by Christopher Hegarty
81:33
Shot taken by Christopher Hegarty with his right foot
81:42
Save made by Thomas Flynn
82:56
Foul on Nicky Low
83:00
BOOKING: Jon Robertson of Cowdenbeath given yellow card for unsporting behaviour
83:17
Free Kick taken by Mark McCulloch
84:33
Substitution for Forfar Athletic: Kevin Motion on for Christopher Hegarty
85:57
Corner taken by Kevin Byers with his right foot from the left byline
86:26
Save made by Thomas Flynn
86:31
Cross from Joseph Shaughnessy
86:35
Goal Kick taken by Thomas Flynn
88:32
Foul on Joseph Shaughnessy
88:36
Free Kick taken by Mark McCulloch
89:20
Substitution for Forfar Athletic: Craig Wilson on for Ross Campbell
90:00+1:15
Shot taken by Dale Hilson with his right foot
90:00+1:25
Save made by Thomas Flynn
90:00+3:13
Shot taken by Christopher Templeman with his right foot
90:00+3:26
Goal Kick taken by Thomas Flynn
Full Time
Forfar Athletic 1 - 0 Cowdenbeath

Forfar Athletic

vs

Cowdenbeath

1
Goals
0
1
Assists
0
8
Shots
8
4
On Target
3
4
Off Target
5
1
Crosses
4
4
Corners
9
17
Throw Ins
17
3
Saves
5
5
Clearances
2
10
Goal Kicks
9
9
Free Kicks
8
2
Offside
3
1
Hand Balls
0
1
Yellow Cards
2

Forfar Athletic

Formation: 4-4-2

01.Marc McCallum
02.Greg Ross
03.Mark McCulloch
04.Joseph Shaughnessy (37+0: Unsporting behaviour)
05.Christopher Hegarty 85+0' Tactical
06.Nicky Low
07.Michael Bolochoweckyj
08.Michael Bolocheweckyj
09.Ross Campbell 90+0' Tactical
10.Dale Hilson
11.Christopher Templeman

Substitutes

12.Bradley Coyne 78+0' Tactical
13.Greg Paterson
14.Stephen Tulloch
15.Craig Wilson 90+0' Tactical
16.Kevin Byers 78+0' Tactical
17.Kevin Motion 85+0' Tactical

Cowdenbeath

Formation: 4-1-4-1

01.Thomas Flynn
02.David Cowan
03.Scott Linton
04.Joseph Mbu
05.John Armstrong
06.Colin Cameron 59+0' Injury
07.Marc McKenzie
08.Jon Robertson (83+0: Unsporting behaviour)
09.Mark Ramsay 38+0' Tactical
10.Lewis Coult (55+0: Unsporting behaviour)
11.Liam Cusack 62+0' Tactical

Substitutes

12.Youssef Bejaoui
13.Dean Brett
14.Craig Winter 59+0' Injury
15.Derek Lyle 38+0' Tactical
16.Greg Stewart 62+0' Tactical

Campbell: This is a hard game

Bottom-of-the-table Forfar entertain league leaders Cowdenbeath with new recruit Bradley Coyne included in Dick Campbell's squad after joining from St Mirren.

Campbell has fitness doubts over Iain Campbell, David Mowat and Martyn Fotheringham.

He said: "None of the three players completed training on Thursday and that is a worry."

The Loons boss added: "This will be a hard game and any team that finishes above Cowdenbeath this year will win the league as they are in the great habit of grinding out results.

"It is a game I am really looking forward to as we have been much more like the Forfar I want to see in recent games and that bodes well for this one and the rest of the season."

Cowdenbeath striker Greg Stewart is available after shrugging off an ankle injury.

Defender Thomas O'Brien remains out due to a broken metatarsal and Kenny Adamson is a doubt with a hamstring problem.

However, David Cowan is available after signing an extended deal until the end of the season.

Central Park boss Colin Cameron said: "Forfar will be flying after winning at Stenhousemuir last week and will see this as an opportunity to show they are in a false position.

"However, if the boys keep doing what they have been doing we can go up there and get a positive result.

"We have opened up a gap at the top of the table and want to keep it that way."

Shots

Saves

Yellow Cards

As it stood

PosTeam Pld GD Pts
1 Cowdenbeath 20 24 41
2 Arbroath 19 17 36
3 Stenhousemuir 19 4 28
4 Dumbarton 19 -1 28
5 Up Brechin City 19 -4 24
6 Down Airdrieonians 21 -5 24
7 Up East Fife 18 -11 23
8 Down Albion Rovers 20 -11 21
9 Up Forfar Athletic 18 -5 20
10 Down Stirling Albion 17 -8 18

Updated 21/01/2012 at 16:59

 

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