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    Wasps snatch victory 

    Sunday, August 07, 2011 2:40:33 AM

    This was a game which is going to typify how teams will raise their game against Paul Hartley's Alloa athletic side, after getting the perfect start with a goal in the opening two minutes, Stranraer went on to boss the first half, pressing the midfield and played well in the pouring rain, adapting well to the conditions which saw two or three of the Alloa players slip at vital moments. Scott Bain kept "The Wasps" in the first half with some excellent saves. In the second half Alloa Athletic certainly looked far more up for the match and started to play their game, Ben Gordon headed home an equaliser before Ryan Caddis was dismissed only eight minutes after coming on the pitch in an incident which looked far worse which the referee only two yards away initally waved on until the Stranraer players intervened. Reduced to ten players this seemed to calvanise the Alloa team even given Stranraer's numerical advantage. Kevin Cawley who had been a thorn to the Stranraer defence scored an excellent winner in a game we had to battle hard to return with the three points, job done and a victory away from home on grass. There is still a lot of work to do but a welcome three points, next week we face Clyde who defeated favourites Peterhead, again we will need to up our game if we hope to start with a victory at home.

    Kevin Cawley brought down for penalty

    Ryan McCord scores from spot

    Scott Bain makes great save

    Ben Gordon starts comeback 2-2

    Chris Aitken wanting involved in Sending Off

    Kevin Cawley scores winning goal

    Winning goal celebrations



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