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    Aberdeen take advantage 

    Wednesday, August 25, 2010 5:30:07 PM

    Alloa Athletic's interest in this season's CIS Cup ended after Premier League side Aberdeen defeated the 10 man Alloa side after goalkeeper Stephen Robertson was red carded for challenge against Fraser Fyvie after a short pass back from Billy Gibson as early as the 14th minute of the game. In some peoples eyes unfortunately the game then ended as a contest, but to the home support and players they were still to enjoy many asspects of the game. The Alloa players showed great attitude to play positive football when teams in the past might have went for damage limitation. Aberdeen did increase their advantage before half time when Rory McArdle bundled home, however their third goal from sponsors Man of the Match - Chris Maguire was a wonderful strike. Alloa battled well and ended the game creating good chances, Stuart Noble creating but unfortunately not scoring at least a consolation goal which his play merited. The Wasps now need to look forward to another though game on Saturday when they returned to League business at Glebe Park against Brechin City who progressed to the 3rd Round of the CIS Cup after defeating Dundee 3-1 on penalties after the game had ended 2-2.

    Alloa put Aberdeen under early pressure

    Paul Hartley & Bryan Prunty

    Jim Lister causing Aberdeen problems

    Alloa players watch in horror at passback

    Hartley scores penalty

    Scott Walker gets forward

    Stuart Noble has great late chance

     



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