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    Solid Victory at Methil 

    Sunday, November 11, 2012 4:48:13 PM

    "The Wasps" achieved a solid bounce back victory at Methil after defeat last week at Ibrox in the Scottish Cup. Paul Hartley having recently picked up the "Manager of the Month" award for October, extending "The Wasps" league record to four victories on the bounce against Forfar Athletic, Ayr United, Albion Rovers and now East Fife. The players showed great character and returned to their ususal passing game and after a tentative start played some great football in the first half. Efforts from Grehan, Docherty and Young might have opened the scoring before Graeme Holmes slammed home after 32 minutes which nobody could begrudge the visitors. New East Fife manager Billy Brown would have been happy only to go in 1-0 down at half-time, however in the second period the home came far more into the game and showed good spirit, but "The Wasps" always looked the more likely side to score on the break, home keeper making great saves from Kevin Cawley and Eddie Ferns. The one worrying aspect in the game was an early injury to Mitch Megginson who had just agreed earlier in the week to extend his loan period from Aberdeen by a further month.

    Mitch Megginson injury

    Scott Bain takes cross

    Martin Grehan heads wide

    Stephen Simmons outstanding at Methil

    Graeme Holmes blasts home winner

    Robert Sloan does not share Alloa players delight

    Kevin Cawley causing problems

    Great chance for Mark Docherty

     

     



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