Forfar Farmington had a record crowd of 423 for their Friday SBS Scottish Women’s Premier League fixture with Motherwell but lost to a late penalty.
Rebecca Dempster put a header over the bar from a 2nd-minute Forfar corner and shortly afterwards at the other end, a flag-kick was not collected by Fiona McNicoll allowing Kirsten Rolph a goal-bound shot but that was blocked by Cheryl Kilcoyne.
Player of the match Chelsea Mceachran clipped the Forfar far post with a curled effort and Ellie Cook did well to set up a chance for the hosts but Maria McSherry could not get the shot away,
Beth MacPherson failed to beat visiting keeper Morgan Hunter and a Katie Rice cross was glanced just wide as Motherwell struggled to break the deadlock.
The game was still goalless with 6 minutes to go when Mceachran played in substitute Lori Gardenr who was clipped by the home keeper, Kerry Montgomery converting convincingly from the resulting spot-kick.
— BBC ALBA (@bbcalba) September 20, 2019
Victory lifts Donald Jennow’s side to fourth in SWPL 1, leapfrogging Spartans and Rangers ahead of Sunday’s fixtures.
Coming up next…
Sunday 22 September
Stirling University v Rangers (Ochilview Park, 12:00)
Hibernian v Celtic (Ainslie Park, 1pm)
Glasgow City v Spartans (Petershill Park, 2.10pm)
Hearts v Hutchison Vale (Oriam National Performance Centre, 3.30pm)
FC Kilmarnock v Dundee United (Rugby Park, 3pm)
Partick Thistle v Hamilton Academical (Petershill Park, 12:00)
St Johnstone v Glasgow Girls (Tulloch Park, 2pm)