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Friday 27th April 2018

League 1 & 2: Last-day facts and figures

It’s a Helicopter Saturday double as the Ladbrokes League 1 and League 2 title races go down to the wire.

It’s a Helicopter Saturday double as the Ladbrokes League 1 and League 2 title races go down to the wire.

The trophies will be delivered to Stark’s Park or Somerset Park in League 1 and Links Park or Balmoor in League 2. Here’s the state of play…

Ladbrokes League 1
1 Raith Rovers 74 points, GD 36
2 Ayr United 73 points, GD 48

Fixtures
Ayr United v Albion Rovers
Raith Rovers v Alloa Athletic

Stats

  • Raith Rovers have the best home record in the SPFL, with 15 wins and two draws
  • Barry Smith’s men have the best defensive record in League 1
  • Leading scorer for Raith Rovers is Lewis Vaughan, with 15 league goals
  • Raith Rovers have won five of their last six games, drawing the other
  • Ayr United are the top scorers in the SPFL, with 90 league goals
  • Ian McCall’s men have lost their last two games, having won the previous five
  • Ayr forward Lawrence Shankland is SPFL top scorer with 26 league goals
  • Ayr’s most recent promotion was via the play-offs two years ago
  • Both clubs were promoted from Division Two in 2008/09, Raith as champions

Ladbrokes League 2
1 Montrose 76 points, GD 25
2 Peterhead 73 points, GD 39

Fixtures
Montrose v Elgin City
Peterhead v Edinburgh City

Stats

  • Montrose have only won one previous title – the 1984/85 Second Division
  • The Gable Endies have been in the bottom tier of Scottish football since 1995/96
  • Stewart Petrie’s side have lost only five League 2 games all season
  • Montrose are on a run of five straight victories without conceding a goal
  • Chris Templeman and Lewis Milne are joint top scorers for Montrose, with 11 league goals
  • Peterhead have won their last five matches
  • The Blue Toon were relegated last season after losing to Forfar in the play-offs
  • Jim McInally’s men are the top scorers in League 2, with 77 goals
  • Peterhead were League 2 champions in season 2013/14
  • Top scorer for the Balmoor side is Rory McAllister, with 20 league goals
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