Six wins out of six, 18 points from the 18 available in the league and finally boosting their goal difference – it was another good day at the office for Forfar Athletic on Saturday.
The Loons ran out 4-1 winners over Stirling Albion, a final score that perhaps flattered Forfar slightly, although Gary Bollan’s side fully deserved their win, the
first time this season they have won in the league by more than a goal.
“Overall I am delighted. We are still sitting top, six games in with maximum points so it doesn’t get any better than that,” Bollan said.
However, he added: “Nobody is getting carried away. It is all about the next game and preparing now for that.”
Bollan agreed that his keeper Grant Adam more than played his part in ensuring Forfar’s victory.
He added: “Josh Peters is just a goal machine at the moment.”
Forfar made the breakthrough in the 26th minute when Andy Munro stood strong in the box and headed home a Gavin Swankie corner from inside the six-yard
Right on the stroke of half time Albion levelled through a brilliant
strike from Sean Dickson, who rifled a low drive into the bottom
corner from just outside the box.
Adam saved Forfar just after the interval with a point-blank stop
from Smith after a Ross McMillan flick on, then made another
brilliant block to deny Smith again in the 60th minute.
That proved vital as Forfar raced upfield and Gavin Swankie teed up
Josh Peters to sweep a shot home from just inside the box to restore
With three minutes left, Forfar made sure of the points as Peters
grabbed his second of the game and 10th of the season with a cute
jink finish curled into the top corner.
Three minutes into stoppage time, sub Danny Denholm netted
after being set up by Jamie Bain.