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Forfar 2-2 E Stirlingshire (3-2)

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Stephen Tulloch's late goal took Forfar into the Second Division play-off final at East Stirlingshire's expense.

Forfar led 1-0 from the first leg and moved further ahead in the tie through James Bishop's header on four minutes.

Andrew Rodgers fired into the top corner on 48 minutes to give Shire hope and the striker levelled the tie when he struck again in the 75th minute.

As extra-time loomed, Tulloch headed home after 82 minutes before Edward Forrest was sent off for the visitors.

The defender received his second booking in the final minute of the match.

The Loons, who finished second in Division Third, will now face Arbroath in the two-legged final, with the Red Lichties looking to avoid demotion.


Forfar: McLean, McCulloch, Bishop, Tod, Tulloch, Sellars (Kevin Fotheringham 83), Mowat, Watson, Iain Campbell, Ross Campbell (Templeman 49), Harty (Martyn Fotheringham 58).
Subs Not Used: Brown, Gibson.

Booked: Kevin Fotheringham.

Goals: Bishop 4, Tulloch 82.

East Stirlingshire: Barclay, Donaldson, Harding (Johnston 71), Bolochoweckyj, Forrest, Stevenson, Weaver, Dunn (McKenzie 85), Richardson, Rodgers, Simon Lynch.
Subs Not Used: Sorley, Maguire, Hay.

Sent Off: Forrest (90). Booked: Bolochoweckyj, Forrest, McKenzie.

Goals: Rodgers 49, 76.

Att: 745

Ref: S MacDonald



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see also
Arbroath 2-2 Queen's Park (6-2)
08 May 10 |  Scottish League
East Stirlingshire 0-1 Forfar
05 May 10 |  Scottish League


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