"at the heart of the community"

  • Register
  • Sign In

    Wasps disappointed with draw 

    Sunday, September 21, 2014 5:37:25 PM

    Alloa Athletic FC produced one of their best ever results against Rangers in a game that marked the official opening of the Indodrill Stadium. This was the tenth time the clubs had met but this will be looked back on a game in which it was Rangers that snatched a draw. The Alloa players worked hard against their full time rivals and created the best chances in the first half and were rewarded when Jonathan Tiffoney headed home Mark Docherty’s cross on 35 minutes. The Alloa players were tremendous and had chances to kill the game, Stephen Simmons headed just over the bar and then a Jonathan Tiffoney great through ball gave Greig Spence a great chance to put “The Wasps” two goals ahead, but his shot was saved by Steve Simonsen in the Rangers goal. In the final twenty minutes Rangers managed to push the Alloa defence deeper and their physical presence finally forced an equaliser five minutes from the end, David Templeton knocking home after Lee McCulloch’s shot had been saved.At the end of the day it was the Rangers players who celebrated snatching a draw and the Alloa Athletic players who were disappointed to lose such a late goal and deny them their first ever competitive victory over the Glasgow side.

    Kevin Cawley attacking the Rangers defence
    Ben Gordon heads clear challenged by Kris Boyd
    Jonathan Tiffoney heads "The Wasps" in front
    Jonathan Tiffoney goal from a different angle, 1-0
    Alloa players celebrate going in front
    Jonathan Tiffoney celebrates his goal with Barry Smith
    Ryan McCord in contol in midfield area
    Kyle Benedictus makes competitive debut for "The Wasps"
    Greig Spence with great chance to put Alloa further ahead
    Kevin Cawley gets away from his markers
    Lee McCulloch shot parried by keeper John Gibson at goal
    David Templeton celebrates late equaliser
    Managers shake hands at full time whistle
     



    Managers Corner