Leaders Montrose took a point from a difficult fixture at Clyde which stretched their lead over Stirling Albion to two points.
Harvey Swann ensured that personal and refereeing wrongs were put right as his spot-kick earned Cowdenbeath a draw – even though his legs were shaking when he did it.
The joy was etched all over Mark Whatley’s face at Forthbank on Saturday.
Dale Carrick believes the appointment of Gary Locke has proved a major factor in Cowdenbeath’s battling revival.
Danny Denholm was Forfar’s two-goal hero as they bounced back in style after a run of seven games without a victory.
Martyn Fotheringham reckons he has ticked the final box on his Forfar checklist after a cameo appearance as a goalkeeper.
Ricky Little reckons his winner has set the Red Lichties up for this weekend’s vital clash with Forfar.
Montrose boss Stewart Petrie called on his players to bounce back from defeat at home to Elgin as the Borough Briggs side ended his four-game unbeaten run since taking over the Links Park hot seat.
David Gold left Forthbank scratching his head in disbelief after Stirling Albion pinched a share of the points when all looked lost.
Arbroath lost ground on League Two leaders Forfar as this defeat saw them slump to fourth.