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MATCH PREVIEW: Forfar Athletic v Arbroath

Monday, 01 January 2018 00:00

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Venue – Station Park

Date Tuesday January 2nd – kick-off 3p.m.

Admission Prices – Stand – Adults £13   Concessions (Under 17’s & 65 and over) £7   Terracing – Adults £12 Concessions £6

Current League Standings – Forfar Athletic – 10th place – 15 points from 19 games,   Arbroath – 5th place – 24 points from 17 games

Previous results this season – 16th September – Forfar Athletic 0 Arbroath 5,  25th November – Arbroath 2 Forfar Athletic 1

Team News – Forfar Athletic – The ‘Loons’ will go into the game on a high following the victory over league leaders Ayr United which brought to an end in dramatic fashion a six game losing run.    Jim Weir will welcome back Jamie Bain from suspension, while Dylan Easton will hopefully have recovered from the illness that ruled him out at Somerset Park.    Darren Whyte returns to the Station Park fold having now re-joined on a Development Transfer from St. Mirren for the remainder of the season.    Jordan Hornby, scorer of Saturday’s opening counter against Ayr United will again feature in the player pool for the fixture with hopefully at least one other new face in the squad confirmed prior to kick-off.

Arbroath – Dick Campbell will welcome striker Ryan Wallace to his squad following his transfer from Stranraer.   This apart the ‘Lichties’ pool is likely to be along similar lines to Saturday past when  a late penalty at Gayfield saw East Fife head back over the River Tay with a point from a 1-1 draw.

Match Officials – Referee – Mike Roncone    Assistants – Kylie Cockburn & Calum Spence

Match Sponsor – W. F. Barker Ltd.

Hospitality Lounge Guests – Gary Balfour & Friends, Alan Clark & Friends, Mackie Motors Ltd.  James McLaren & Son

Match Ball Sponsor – Steve Brown

1984 Lounge Opening Hours – 12.30p.m. till kick-off,  final whistle till approximately 8p.m.

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