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    Vital Late Victory 

    Sunday, September 10, 2017 12:24:51 PM

    This was the first time "The Wasps" had faced Forfar Athletic since the epic play Off victory against "The Loons" on 17th May,2015 when we bounced back from a 3-1 deficit in the first leg to win the home fixture 3-0. Yesterday had its own drama and plenty character as "The Wasps" scored two late goals to clinch a 2-1 victory with the winner coming in the 94th minute.

    Captain Andy Graham started the game but having injuried his shoulder at Tannadice last week it was always a risk and one which in the second half after 62 minutes he had to be replaced, taking his place was player / manager Jim Goodwin making his first appearance as a player since 7th January, 2017 at Stair Park against Stranraer, when "The Wasps" came back from 0-1 to win 2-1.

    Ousman See puts Forfar ahead after 52 minutes
     
    Slack play in defence allowed Forfar to take the lead seven minutes into the second half and five minutes later the manager introduced Craig Malcolm & Adam Martin in a positive move to try and inject more pace and goal threat to the team. To their credit there was a positive reaction from going behind and Alloa started to dominate possession. Kris Renton was close with header but signs were Alloa were getting back into the game, he came even closer but could not get on the end of Adam Martin's cross in front of goal.
     
     
    Forfar were getting deeper and looking to waste time and two minutes before the end Kevin Cawley scored his 3rd goal of the season and now his 48th for the club. The players never gave in and they had the ball in the net again before it was given as offside.
    Kevin Cawley makes it 1-1
    Celebrations in vain - Given offside
     
    Deep into stoppage Kris Renton was to get his reward for never giving in, when the ball broke to him in the box he fired the ball past Forfar keeper Marc McCallum for a vital three points.
    Kris Renton about to score winning goal.
     
     


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