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    Busy schedule takes toll 

    01 August 2018 13:16:14

    Four games in two weeks appeared a bridge to far for "The Wasps" on Saturday against Ross County at the Indodrill Stadium. In truth Ross County were worthy winners on the day but with the scoreline still at only 1-0, the second goal not coming until two minutes into time added on an the end of the game, Jim Goodwin's players gave everything knowing that a draw on the day would have been good enough to win the section.

    Team show off new 1st team strip
     
    Ross County looked to bounce back from their midweek reversal against Arbroath at Gayfield and certainly Stuart Kettlewell & Steven Ferguson must have been pleased with the reaction, giving Alloa very little space and quickly closing players down and winning second balls.
     
    Kevin Cawley is tightly marked
    Zack Karadachki & Declan McManus
     
    The Wasps did well to go in at half-time at 0-0, thanks to some excellent goalkeeping by Neil Parry. The opening goal when it did come just before the hour mark had a touch of fortune about it, defender Callum Morris deflecting a shot across goal past Neil Parry.
    Alan Trouten with early effort in second half
     
    The closest "The Wasps" came to getting an equaliser was through Greig Spence about fifteen minutes prior to the end of the game, his overhead kick left County keeper Scott Fox stranded as he watched as the ball creeped inches past the wrong side of the post.
     
    Greig Spence overhead effort.........
    So close to equaliser
     
    Alloa manager Jim Goodwin could not fault his players effort on the day but did conceed County were physically stronger and taller and he is still on the look out to strengthen his squad.
     
    Iain Flannigan making his 150th appearance for the club.


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