Dunfermline left it late for the second week in succession.
The eagerly anticipated top of the table clash at East End Park between the principal contenders in the League One title race turned out to be a tale of two goalkeepers.
Former Raith Rovers and Dundee sriker Nacho Novo says he is still keen to find a club in Scotland but admits he has given up all hope of a return to Ibrox.
Arbroath player-manager Paul Sheerin was delighted with the quality of play and strength of character shown by his team in overcoming a stubborn Airdrieonians side.
Dunfermline Athletic are celebrating one of the most significant days in their 128-year history after fans’ group Pars United officially gained control of the East End Park club.
Birthday boy Ross Millen won the family bragging rights by getting one over on his father, Ayr coach Andy, as Dunfermline thumped United at East End Park.
Some of Steven Milne’s biggest footballing highs and lows have involved Rangers and he admits a win over the Glasgow side next Monday for Arbroath at Gayfield would be the perfect way to finish as a pro.
An Angus derby between Arbroath and Brechin City will be the pick of the ties involving local clubs after the Scottish Cup third round draw at Hampden.