October 20, 2012
McManus in late show
Paul McManus scored one of East Fife's two late goals as they beat 10-man Forfar 3-0.
The visitors went down to 10 men in the seventh minute of the game when Martyn Fotheringham was dismissed for a lunge on East Fife's Jordon Forster.
The Fifers made their man advantage count and went in front on the brink of half-time when David Muir headed home from close range.
The hosts piled on the pressure early in the second half and had a number of chances to extend their lead further. Paul McManus nearly made it 2-0 in the 63rd minute but his audacious 25-yard effort was tipped over the bar.
Scott Smith blasted home from 18 yards to make it 2-0 in the 89th minute before East Fife sealed the points when McManus struck the ball low past Derek Soutar in the fifth minute of stoppage time.
|East Fife||Forfar Athletic|
|1 Callum Antell||1 Derek Soutar|
|3 Darren McCormack||2 Mark McCulloch|
|4 Steven Campbell||4 Michael Bolochoweckyj|
|2 Scott Durie||3 Iain Campbell|
|5 Jordan Forster||5 Mick Dunlop|
|10 Craig Johnstone||7 Ross Campbell|
|8 David Muir||11 Omar Kader|
|7 Paul Willis||6 Kevin Motion|
|6 Darren Smith||10 James Craigen|
|9 Paul McManus||8 Martyn Fotheringham|
|11 Bobby Barr||9 Danny Denholm|
|21 Michael Brown||David Scott 20|
|16 Scott Smith||Stephen Tulloch 15|
|15 Robert Sloan||Connor Gray 16|
|12 Gareth Wardlaw||Chris Templeman 12|
|14 Sean Jamieson||Charlie King 14|
|Robert Sloan for Craig Johnstone (64)||Chris Templeman for Omar Kader (70)|
|Scott Smith for Paul Willis (76)||Charlie King for Danny Denholm (77)|
|Stephen Tulloch for Mick Dunlop (87)|
|Craig Johnstone (45)||Iain Campbell (6)|
|Derek Soutar (86)|
|Martyn Fotheringham (7)|
|· Squads: East Fife | Forfar Athletic|