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    Wasps move up table 

    Sunday, November 05, 2017 7:05:50 PM

    Alloa Athletic moved up to third place in the Ladbrokes First Division after a 1-0 victory over Airdrieonians, their third back to back victory in the second quarter of the season. There was a minutes silence prior to kick-off in respect for George Ormiston the club's Honorary President who had died aged 87.

    Minutes silence for George Ormiston
    The Wasps took the lead four minutes prior to half-time when Craig Malcolm reacted first in the box to fire home his second goal in back to back matches.
    Craig Malcolm scores winning goal
    This is a game Alloa will look back on and wonder why they didn't score more goals such as the chances they had to extend their lead in the second half, including a penalty in the final minute which captain Andy Graham saw being saved by keeper Kyle Gourlay who is on loan to Airdrie from Dundee at present.
    Craig Gordon shot goes across face of goal
    Jon Robertson effort rises over the bar
    Fantastic effort by PJ Crossan which keeper Gourlay tips over
    Kyle Gourlay makes wonderful save
    Airdrienians best chance of the game came late in the game, Willis Furtado only denied by a Jon Robertson clearance off the line.
    As the game went into the final fifteen minutes Alloa looked certain to extend their lead but Airdrie stood firm, with the thanks to keeper Kyle Gourlay, currently on loan to the club from Dundee.
    Ball cleared off the line as Alloa pile on pressure
    PJ Crossan is fouled in box by Kieran MacDonald, penalty
    Kyle Gourlay saves Andy Graham's spot kick



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