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    Total football wins day 

    Sunday, January 22, 2012 5:19:39 PM

    Paul Hartley's "Wasps" produced their best team performance of the season so far at Stair Park against promotion rivals Stranraer. The team produced some of the best football by an Alloa Athletic side in a long while, great confidence on the ball, their passing football a joy to watch and four great goals in a match which really mattered. Certainly know one at the club is getting carried away, there is still an awful lot of football still to be played this season yet, but this was a game to remember. Alloa attacked straight from the kick off with the help of a very strong wind, it was important to get ahead and score goals with the home side likely to bombard the Alloa box in the second half. Although "The Wasps" went in 2-0 ahead at half-time the scoreline could easily have read 6-0 such were the chances on offer - Ryan McCord through, Stevie May shot, Ryan Harding shot, Stevie May cleared off the line, Stevie May/Kevin Cawley double save, Alloa's football on the day won the game. Stranraer introduced the physical Michael Moore for the second half, but Alloa continued to play football and were still creating chances. The third goal by Stevie Masterton had class written all over it and how he celebrated with the travelling Alloa support who were rewarded for their loyalty with a "Game to remember" performance from every one of the Alloa Athletic players. Stevie May then added the fourth goal, his seventh goal in six starts for the club, extending Alloa's unbeaten run to twelve league games. Special mention to Kevin McHattie who after the match returns to Hearts with the best wishes from everyone at Recreation Park after his loan period could not be extended.

    Stevie May cleared off the line

    Mark Docherty scores opening goal

    Docherty & McHattie celebrate

    Stranraer keeper double save

    Stevie May 2-0

    Stevie Masterton celebrates with travelling support

    Stevie May completes the scoring

    Michael Moore lunges into Kevin McHattie



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