"at the heart of the community"

  • Sign In

    Moving on up  

    29 October 2017 08:09:35

    It was an unchanged Alloa Athletic starting eleven to face Queen's Park at Hampden Park, the same eleven whom had defeated East Fife 4-1 the previous week, while Queen's looked to build on their 1-0 victory over Albion Rovers at Cliftonhill the previous week.

    Garry Fleming impressive in front of back 4
    In recent times "The Wasps" have done well at Hampden Park, having to go back to September, 2008 when we last lost at the ground, but yesterday's 4-0 victory with four different scorers and a clean sheet helps our great start to the second quarter of the season with two back to back victories.
    PJ Crossan opens the scoring after 25 minutes
    Alloa had a lot of possession but had to be patient to get the important opening goal of the match, the impressive PJ Crossan scoring his second goal in back to back games. Queen's didn't offer much going forward and it was the final minute of the first half when they offered anything in front of goal, substitute Sean Burns effort blocked and cleared by the Alloa defence. Fifteen minutes into the second half after Queen's best spell in the game it was that man PJ Crossan who raced clear down the left hand side of the pitch and crossed for Craig Malcolm to score and make it 2-0.
    Craig Malcolm makes it 2-0
    Alloa pushed forward and looked to increase their lead rather than sit on a 2-0 lead and were rewarded with two further goals both headers from set piece deliveries from Iain Flannigan. In 69 minutes Andy Graham headed past Willie Muir in the home goal although the keeper will not want to look at how easy the header went through his hands.
    Andy Graham header makes it 3-0
    Daryll Meggatt repaced PJ Crossan for the final fifteen minutes after the young Celtic player picked up "a dead leg" as a precaution. Adam Martin was fouled out on the left wing and again Iain Flannigan produced a pinpoint delivery from the free kick which allowed Daryll Meggatt to head home number four.
    Daryll Meggatt, partly hidden heads in No. 4

    Managers Corner