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    Crucial Win for Wasps 

    Sunday, February 22, 2015 3:47:40 PM
    Yesterday’s victory at Central Park was crucial and now sees “The Wasps” move back into eighth position in the league table and looking upwards to catching Dumbarton. On the day both Ben Gordon and Michael Doyle made their 150th first team appearance for the club at Central Park, Barry Smith’s team taking the game to their opponents, Isaac Layne was causing the Cowdenbeath defence all sorts of problems with his direct running and pace. Although Alloa looked to have settled best, a warning just before the half hour mark when Kudus Oyenuga was alert to knock the ball into the net, albeit the flag was already up for offside, as half time approached Jason Marr and Kevin Cawley came closest to opening the scoring, firstly Jason’s header bounced down and over the bar while Kevin’s effort evaded the back post. Twenty minutes into the second half “The Wasps” got the all important opening goal, Isaac Layne’s back flick set up Mark Docherty to volley home a wonderful strike which sent the Alloa visiting support into raptures. The second goal fourteen minutes later was a wonderful solo goal from Kevin Cawley who had worked tirelessly all day. Substitute Greig Spence had a great chance to make it 3-0 but after rounding the home keeper he managed to allow defender Darren Brownlie to get back and knock the ball wide. A crucial win, for “The Wasps”, well deserved on the day.
    Ben Gordon & Michael Doyle made 150th appearance for club
    Thomas O'Brien climbs on Isaac Layne
    Referee John Beaton out with new magic spray at free kick
    Jason Marr header bounced down and over the bar
    Liam Buchanan is fouled by Thomas O'Brien
    Isaac Layne causing the Cowdenbeath defence problems
    Kevin Cawley goes close just prior to half-time
    Robbie Thomson blocks effort from Phil Roberts
    Mark Docherty about to volley Alloa into lead
    Kevin Cawley about to make it 2-0 to "The Wasps"
    Celebration time at Central Park
    Greig Spence with great chance to make it 3-0
     

     



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