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    Ayr take credit and points 

    Monday, September 23, 2019 3:38:18 PM

    Ayr United produced one of the best 45 minutes of football that has been seen by any side at the Indodrill Stadium, after three straight wins in the SPFL Championship against Queen of the South, Partick Thistle and league leaders Dundee United, this was always going to be a tough game for Peter Grant's side. Prior to the game Alloa Athletic suffered another blow with Alan Trouten being unfit to take his place in "The Wasps" line up.

    Alan Forrest put the visitors ahead as early as the 10th minute from the penalty spot and when ex Wasp, Sam Roscoe who had been on loan last season at Alloa, rose to head in number two after only 13minutes in looked like a long way back.

    Sam Roscoe makes it 2-0
    Luke McCowan makes it 3-0
    Luke McCowan made it 3-0 after twenty minutes and Alan Forrest completed his double after 41 minutes to put "The Honest Men" well in control and it could have been more.
    To Alloa's credit they never gave in and the manager made two substitutions at the break to try and get back into the game and in fairness they worked with both Jon Robertson, who was involved in all Alloa's best moves of the second period and Adam Brown who looked to get at the Ayr United defence.
    "The Wasps" pulled a goal back just after the hour mark, Jon Robertson's cross into the box caused Aaron Muirhead under pressure from Kevin O'Hara to get a goal back.
    The ball is in the net for Alloa's goal on 61 mins
    "The Wasps" needed  to get another goal shortly after getting their breakthrough but it was not to be. The game marked Stevie Hetherington's 150th first team appearances for "The Wasps" but it will not be a game like any of the Alloa players they will want to look back at.
    Adam Brown looking for openings on the left wing
    The Ayr fans in the crowd would have been pleased with the result and play but the headlines soon changed to the fact their manager was soon to be heading to take the Partick Thistle manager job.
    Ian McCall's last game in charge of Ayr United


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