For the second time this season Forfar’s club captain Gavin Swankie scored an injury-time winner in a seven-goal thriller against Cowdenbeath.
Montrose have appointed John Crawford as the interim chairman of the club after Derek Sim decided to step down from the role last week.
Arbroath boss Dick Campbell is sure his “big players” will produce the high level of performance he expects from them in today’s crunch League 2 game at Cowdenbeath.
Montrose have received a boost ahead of the start to competitive action in the Betfred League Cup against Ross County with no less than four signings in the shape of Paul Watson, Chris Hegarty, Ross Lennie and Gregor Anderson.
East Fife player-boss Gary Naysmith will be taking things one game at a time as he looks to guide East Fife to the League Two title.
Steven Doris believes on-song Arbroath can finally edge ahead of long-time leaders Forfar this weekend.
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.
Montrose chairman Derek Sim has praised the club’s fans after a 30% increase in attendances during this campaign and urged them to take advantage of a new “early bird” season ticket offer.
Forfar’s first back-to-back league win since September 24 moved them seven points clear at the top of the table and strengthened hopes their slump in form is well and truly behind them.
Cowdenbeath may have lost their opening League 2 game to Clyde but manager Gary Bollan saw enough in their performance to be looking forward to the visit of Annan this afternoon.