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    Honours even in derby 

    Sunday, October 13, 2013 7:06:53 AM

    Our first local derby against Falkirk since Season 2002/03 ended in a no scoring draw, the game was played in a cup tie spirit with plenty of action for a healthier crowd of 1,625 inside Recreation Park. Once again Alloa Athletic keeper Scott Bain was to prove just how good a season he has had, with five shut outs now in our nine league game this season in a higher division. Falkirk started brighter, but soon the Alloa midfield got to grip with their Falkirk counterparts and stopped them playing, breaking up possesion and winning the 50/50 balls. Although the game flowed end to end and both teams might have thought they could win the game, the forwards of both sides were limited to scraps to feed of, but there was no shortage of commitment, Alloa manager being happy to end the first quarter of games with fourteen league points.

    Andy Kirk looks for opening in Falkirk defence
    Scott Bain pulls off great save to deny Phil Roberts
    Declan McManus powers header towards Falkirk goal
    Graham Bowman pulls off save from McManus header
    Daryll Meggatt puts Graham Bowman under pressure
    Scott Bain this time saves from Blair Alston shot
    Ben Gordon heads towards goal at corner
    Jason Marr heads opportunity downwards towards goal
    Graham Bowman pushes Jason Marr header over the bar
     


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