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(ˈfɔːfər; -fɑː)
(Placename) a market town in E Scotland, the administrative centre of Angus: site of a castle, residence of Scottish kings between the 11th and 14th centuries. Pop: 13 206 (2001)


(ˈfɔr fər, -fɑr)

1. a town in the Tayside region, in E Scotland. 12,742.
2. former name of Angus.
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Division Two: Brechin v East Fife, Inverness Ca v Clydebank, Livingston v Forfar, Queen of South v Clyde, Stranraer v Stenhousemuir.
Donnelly made it 2-1 but Forfar quickly levelled through sub Kevin Motion and then went ahead again through Templeman.
But the club chief - who was shown the door after an amazing bust up with Forfar chairman David McGregor - last night said: "These sort of things happen in football and always will.
But in 27 minutes Forfar were awarded a penalty following Darren McCormack's straight red card for bundling over Dale Hilson – and Iain Campbell scored from the spot.
I pulled out of the challenge but the Forfar player knew exactly what he was doing.
With Queens missing opportunities in front of goal, Forfar began to edge back into the game and they looked dangerous when they broke forward towards the end of the match.
FORFAR 2 AYR UTD 1 ONE look at Forfar boss Dick Campbell dancing a jig at the final whistle tells you he'll mean business when he faces up to old club Dunfermline in the play-off semi-final.
Forfar went ahead in three minutes when Byers cut into the box from the right and curled a lovely shot into the bottom corner.
Swankie came close for Forfar in the 70th minute when he turned Gerry McLauchlan at the edge of the box before firing in a shot that Smith held.
Airdrie stunned Forfar with a double in ten minutes.
After 75 minutes Broadwood turned into a battle zone when Airdrie's Kenny Black was dumped to the ground after an off-the-ball incident with McKillop, which ended with the Forfar man marching off.
Rangers have won 6-0 in each of their last two matches against Forfar and they are 4-6 to triumph by at least three goals.