Fordoun have endured their worst run of the season in recent weeks which has seen them dumped out of two cup competitions and play host to Golf Inn as they sealed the league title.
They were behind again in this their penultimate league fixture when an attacker beat Marc Milne from 18 yards out. Both teams pushed and probed but neither could find the second goal of the game.
That was until Richard Keddie was flattened in the box and his son Nathan Keddie stepped up to bury the spot kick, 1-1.
HT Hudsons 1-1 Fordoun Galaxy
There’s not been much between these two sides in previous fixtures this season and this pattern continued into the second half of this contest.
Fordoun took the lead for the first time when Ross Stirling played in Dean McComiskie who finished well to make it 2-1 with 10 minutes to play. Hudson’s pushed players forward in search of an equaliser and won a corner but were hit by a classic counter attack.The corner was headed clear, Lloyd Davies rolled it to Craig Thomson who played a delightful diagonal ball to Dean McComiskie. The striker beat his man and crossed for Derry Simpson who calmly rounded the keeper and scored.With the clock running down Fordoun kept good possession of the ball but Andrew Stirling looked to be cornered only to dig deep into his bag of tricks to loft a ball forward for Nathan Keddie who brought it down in the box and slammed the ball home to add some gloss to the score-line for the visitors.
FT Hudsons 1-4 Fordoun Galaxy
The result meant Fordoun needed only a point from their final league fixture to secure a second place finish. When Bervie failed to raise a team for the sixth time in the league this season Fordoun were awarded the three points and added a highest ever league placing to the two cups won earlier in the season.Fordoun Galaxy: Milne; A Stirling; Cuthill; Cargill (Davies); Thomson; Deans; D Cruickshank; R Keddie (R Stirling); N Keddie; Murray (Simpson); & McComiskie