Jim Weir had a points total in mind that would keep Forfar up.
Scottish League 1
Graeme Smith knows exactly what it means to win a league – and now he is looking to make it a hat-trick of triumphs with Raith.
Raith boss Barry Smith insists that the slip-up by title rivals Ayr has not altered what he is demanding from his side in the two games of the regular season remaining.
Arbroath are heading for the play-offs, but boss Dick Campbell is determined to enjoy what’s left of the League One season.
On loan Hearts winger Dario Zanatta helped breathe new life into Raith Rovers’ title hopes with a stunning strike in a 2-0 win over Queen’s Park.
Forfar Athletic’s League One status was secured not with a bang but with a whimper as the Loons relied on results elsewhere to avoid the end of season relegation roulette.
Raith Rovers need favours from Ayr United’s opponents if they are to revive their title hopes.
Forfar have got three chances to ensure their League One survival but Jim Weir is determined that they will do it in one.
East Fife host an Arbroath side looking for a victory to cement their play-off position with Bayview boss Darren Young reminding his players that going for promotion is not the only reason the Red Lichties have for winning this one.
Forfar have fought hard to get into the position that they can determine their League One destiny even if they lose to relegation rivals Albion Rovers this afternoon.