Montrose were cheered off by their delighted fans in a bumper crowd of over 1,300 after a 1-1 draw at home to Clyde was enough to earn them a promotion play-off spot.
The lowest point of his football career.
The Arbroath players stood, shoulders slumped, after losing at home to Forfar to fall 11 points behind the League Two leaders.
League Two leaders Forfar kept hold of top spot by drawing in one derby and must win another all-Angus clash to ensure they stay there.
Montrose may be on a three-game winning run and harbour hopes of a play-off but there is only one thing on boss Stewart Petrie’s mind today – survival.
Cowdenbeath will look to bolster their survival hopes by winning at Annan this afternoon and improving on the seven points they have taken in their first four games under new manager Gary Locke.
Forfar may have seen their lead at the top of League Two chipped away to just one point by Arbroath but manager Gary Bollan is remaining calm ahead of the visit of Berwick Rangers this afternoon.
Montrose manager Stewart Petrie is still expecting a tough time at Clyde despite the departure of Barry Ferguson.
Cowdenbeath have suspended their player Dean Brett, who has been accused of betting on his own team to lose games.
Montrose manager Stewart Petrie has urged his players to bounce back from their derby disappointment when they face Edinburgh City today.