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    Excellent display at Falkirk 

    Sunday, December 29, 2013 6:08:29 PM

    Alloa Athletic ended 2013 with an excellent display at the New Falkirk Stadium, their first competitive game at the new stadium since last playing "The Bairns" in a league match at Falkirk in Season 2002/03. Although the game ended 0-0, the same score as our clash earlier in the season at Recreation Park, both teams could have won the game, Falkirk being the home tie had the bulk of the possession but Alloa Athletic could claim to having the more clear cut chances on the day, hitting the home side on the break and could have snatched all three points in the second half when Kevin Cawley and substitute Declan McManus had great chances to win the match. However the final chance of the game fell to Falkirk substitute Phil Roberts who unleashed a powerful shot which Scott Bain dived to save and pick up his 13th shut out of the season, a statstic which cannot be overlooked.

    Captains Darren Young & Michael McGovern with Mascots
    Kevin Cawley runs at Falkirk defence
    Scott Bain collects cross ball into box
    Darren Young keeps eye on Falkirk's Conor McGrandles
    Michael McGovern has to rush from line to stop Cawley
    Scott Bain saves from Rory Loy
    Michael Doyle outstanding in central defence
    Michael McGovern watches Kevin Cawley shot go inches wide
    Michael McGovern gets hand to Declan McManus shot
    Declan McManus cannot believe McGovern got hand to shot
    Declan's final effort goes high & wide as he slipped

     



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