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    Deserved victory 

    Monday, September 07, 2015 5:52:36 PM
    Victory at Dumbarton was just what the team deserved after staying focused in a game they never let their concentration dip at any part of the game. Having not won at Dumbarton since 2009 it was never going to be an easy game, but in the end a great team performance gave them a vital first victory in the SPFL Championship this season. The first half was disappointing with the ball being in the air and out of the ground more than on the park. The home side had plenty possession but never threatened David Crawford. Indeed the visitors went closest to taking the lead early in the second half when a Connor McManus volley was well saved by Mark Brown, seven minutes later Alloa scored the important first goal, McManus taking a quick free kick and Graeme Holmes turned in the box to slip the ball into the net, catching out the Dumbarton defence. Alloa always looked dangerous on the break with Robbie Crawford & substitute Eddie Ferns looking for openings. Into time added on Eddie Ferns slipped past Frazer Wright, who was making his home debut for "The Sons" to clinch the three points with a well taken goal.
    Burton O'Brien at The Cheaper Insurance Direct Stadium
    Darren Barr tries to hold back Graeme Holmes
    Quality energetic debut from Robbie Crawford
    Michael Chopra tries shot in first half
    Mark Williams great direct running at Dumbarton defence
    Graeme Holmes celebrating opening goal 1 - 0
    Mark Williams leaves Mark Docherty on the deck
    Eddie Ferns has Frazer Wright in knots
    Eddie Ferns breaks free to extend Wasps lead  2 - 0
    Wasps players celebrate game over
     

     



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