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  • Date:02 Apr 2011
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Strathclyde Homes Stadium
  • Attendance:640
  • McLeish (35) Geggan (48)
  • McGowan (47)
    McGowan (77)
Goal!

Live Commentary

91:40 +1.40

James Creaney receives a caution for unsporting behaviour.

91:20 +1.20

Stuart Noble takes a shot. Save by Michael White.

89:05

Corner taken left-footed by Kieran Brannan.

87:26

Effort on goal by Andrew Geggan from 30 yards. Save by Jamie Ewings.

84:28

Mark Gilhaney fouled by William Gibson, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Mark Gilhaney.

83:50

Foul by Andrew Geggan on Nathan Taggart, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Michael Dunlop.

82:44

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on James Lister by Ben Gordon. Strike comes in from Michael McGowan from the free kick, save by Michael White.

81:01

Kieran Brannan joins the action as a substitute, replacing Ryan McStay.

77:50

Michael McGowan fires in a goal from inside the area to the top right corner of the goal. Dumbarton 2-2 Alloa.Assist by Kurtis Byrne.

76:53

Nicky Devlin concedes a free kick for a foul on Stuart Noble. Michael Dunlop restarts play with the free kick.

74:36

Shot from outside the area by Michael McGowan misses to the left of the target.

73:06

William Gibson takes a shot. Save by Michael White.

72:46

Stuart Noble sends in a cross, Ben Gordon makes a clearance.

71:03

Martin McNiff is brought on as a substitute for Craig McLeish. (Alloa) makes a substitution, with Nathan Taggart coming on for Kevin Motion.

69:51

Corner taken by Craig McLeish played to the near post.

67:29

James Creaney concedes a free kick for a foul on Michael McGowan. Free kick crossed left-footed by Kevin Motion.

66:35

Effort from the edge of the area by Kurtis Byrne goes wide of the left-hand upright.

63:57

Centre by Andrew Scott, Ben Gordon manages to make a clearance.

63:27

James Lister fouled by Paul Nugent, the ref awards a free kick. William Gibson takes the free kick.

60:53

Stuart Noble on for Kevin McDonald.

59:05

Unfair challenge on Jon McShane by James Bloom results in a free kick. Free kick crossed by Craig McLeish, clearance by Kevin Motion. Craig McLeish takes a inswinging corner from the right by-line to the near post. Inswinging corner taken by Craig McLeish, save made by Jamie Ewings.

58:20

Unfair challenge on Michael McGowan by Craig McLeish results in a free kick. Jamie Ewings takes the direct free kick.

53:59

Centre by Michael McGowan.

51:01

The ball is crossed by Andrew Geggan, save by Jamie Ewings.

50:19

James Creaney takes a shot. Save by Jamie Ewings.

48:43

Andrew Geggan scores a goal from close range to the bottom left corner of the goal. Dumbarton 2-1 Alloa.Assist on the goal came from Jon McShane.

47:13

Michael McGowan gets on the score sheet with a goal from just outside the area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Dumbarton 1-1 Alloa.James Lister provided the assist for the goal.

44:34

The ball is sent over by James Creaney, Jon McShane has a headed effort at goal from close in which goes wide right of the goal.

44:21

Foul by Kevin McDonald on Andrew Geggan, free kick awarded. Andrew Geggan restarts play with the free kick.

43:02

James Lister concedes a free kick for a foul on Ben Gordon. Michael White takes the direct free kick.

42:22

Andrew Geggan gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Kevin McDonald. Jamie Ewings restarts play with the free kick.

41:43

Jordan White replaces Patrick Walker.

36:57

Kevin McDonald challenges James Creaney unfairly and gives away a free kick. James Creaney restarts play with the free kick.

35:25

Craig McLeish scores a goal from inside the box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Dumbarton 1-0 Alloa.

34:31

Jon McShane is flagged offside by the assistant referee. William Gibson takes the indirect free kick.

34:06

Kurtis Byrne takes a shot. Save by Michael White.

30:11

The referee blows for offside. Michael White takes the free kick.

29:27

The ball is swung over by James Creaney, Kevin Motion makes a clearance.

28:43

Craig McLeish produces a left-footed shot from just outside the box that misses to the right of the net.

28:18

Corner taken short by Mark Gilhaney.

27:05

Kevin Motion concedes a free kick for a foul on Mark Gilhaney. Andrew Geggan takes the direct free kick.

26:04

Mark Gilhaney crosses the ball, Andrew Geggan takes a shot. Jamie Ewings makes a save. The assistant referee signals for offside against Kurtis Byrne. Michael White takes the indirect free kick.

25:20

Kevin McDonald handles the ball and concedes a free kick. Free kick crossed by Craig McLeish, save by Jamie Ewings.

24:04

James Lister takes a shot. Comfortable save by Michael White.

22:30

James Lister takes a shot. James Creaney gets a block in.

21:49

The ball is sent over by James Creaney, Headed effort from close range by Patrick Walker goes wide left of the goal.

19:51

Free kick awarded for a foul by James Bloom on Nicky Devlin. Michael White restarts play with the free kick.

16:47

Andrew Scott concedes a free kick for a foul on Mark Gilhaney. Michael White takes the direct free kick.

15:36

The referee blows for offside. Michael White restarts play with the free kick.

14:42

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Michael McGowan by James Creaney. William Gibson takes the free kick.

13:06

Effort on goal by James Bloom from deep inside the area goes harmlessly over the bar.

12:53

The ball is crossed by Jon McShane.

11:11

Craig McLeish produces a cross, save made by Jamie Ewings.

9:40

James Creaney sends in a cross, William Gibson makes a clearance. Mark Gilhaney decides to take a short corner.

8:36

Mark Gilhaney produces a cross, blocked by Scott Walker. Corner from the right by-line taken by Craig McLeish, Kevin McDonald makes a clearance.

7:37

The ball is crossed by Craig McLeish, clearance by William Gibson.

6:46

James Lister has an effort at goal from close range which goes wide left of the goal.

6:34

The ball is delivered by Kurtis Byrne.

5:49

Jon McShane gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Scott Walker. Jamie Ewings restarts play with the free kick.

4:26

Jon McShane takes a long range shot clearing the bar.

4:19

The ball is delivered by Mark Gilhaney, Michael McGowan manages to make a clearance.

2:47

Andrew Scott takes a shot. Save by Michael White.

Match Preview

Halsman a doubt for Dumbarton Dumbarton look set to be without on-loan Motherwell midfielder Jordan Halsman and winger Derek Carcary through injury when they host Alloa in a crunch relegation clash. The Sons lost 6-0 to Brechin last weekend and threw away a two goal lead at Stenhousemuir in midweek and manager Alan Adamson is determined that his side use the memory of their last clash against the Wasps at Strathclyde Homes Stadium as inspiration. Adamson said, "Our 4-1 win over Alloa in January was the springboard for us getting off the foot of the table. "I will be reminding the players about how well we did in that game and to use this one as the springboard for moving away from relegation trouble. "A 4-1 win last time was great but I will settle for a 1-0 win this time out." Alloa boss Allan Maitland has added Hibs youngster Kurtis Byrne to his squad. Maitland swooped late on Thursday night to bring Byrne to Recreation Park on loan until the end of the season. Fit-again pair of Darren Smith and Nathan Taggart are also included in the pool that lost to Brechin in midweek, however Maitland remains short on bodies with up to six Wasps` missing for this key clash in the battle to avoid relegation. David McClune, Mark Brown, Brown Ferguson and Bryan Prunty are all ruled out with James Bloom and Jim Lister both requiring to prove their fitness to be included. Maitland said, "This would be a great game to win as not only does it get us 3 points it brings Dumbarton right back into things as well."

Formation:442Manager: Jim Chapman

Dumbarton

Formation: 352Manager: Terry Christie

Alloa

  • Michael White
  • Nicky Devlin
  • Paul Nugent
  • Ben Gordon
  • James Creaney
  • Mark Gilhaney
  • Andrew Geggan
  • Ryan McStay
  • Craig McLeish
  • Jon McShane
  • Patrick Walker
  • SUBS
  • Craig Winslow
  • Iain Chisholm
  • Jordan White
  • Martin McNiff
  • Kieran Brannan

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Match Report

Battling point for duo Dumbarton and Alloa picked up a vital point apiece in their bid to avoid the Second Division relegation play-off place after battling out a 2-2 draw at the Strathclyde Homes Stadium. Dumbarton are now four points above ninth-placed Stenhousemuir, while Alloa are two points clear but both teams have played a game more than their rivals. Craig McLeish calmly slotted the home side into a 36th-minute lead, but Michael McGowan equalised for Alloa in the 48th minute with a fierce long-range strike. Dumbarton were back in the lead within 60 seconds as Andrew Geggan poked home from close range following Jon McShane's lay-off. McGowan latched onto Kurtis Byrne's through ball to slot into the bottom corner in the 78th minute, earning his side a valuable point.

Form Guide

    LDLWLD
  • Dumbarton
  • VS
  • Alloa
  • LLLDDL

Last Meetings

  • Alloa
  • 2 - 3
  • Dumbarton
  • 05/02/2011
  • Dumbarton
  • 4 - 1
  • Alloa
  • 18/01/2011
  • Alloa
  • 0 - 0
  • Dumbarton
  • 18/09/2010
  • Alloa
  • 1 - 2
  • Dumbarton
  • 17/04/2010
  • Dumbarton
  • 3 - 1
  • Alloa
  • 09/03/2010
  • Alloa
  • 1 - 3
  • Dumbarton
  • 17/10/2009

Top Scorers

Dumbarton

  • J McShane 12
  • M Gilhaney 8
  • P Walker 7
  • D Carcary 3
  • A Geggan 3
  • R McStay 2
  • R Campbell 1
  • M McNiff 1
  • P Maxwell 1

Alloa

  • B Prunty 8
  • S Noble 6
  • J Lister 6
  • K McDonald 3
  • S Walker 2
  • W Gibson 2
  • M Dunlop 2
  • M McGowan 2
  • K Motion 1
  • D Smith 1

Goals

Dumbarton

    • Total goals 103
    • Goals per game 42
  • 2 (For) 7 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 5 (For) 4 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 5 (For) 5 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 4 (For) 6 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 7 (For) 6 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 5 (For) 8 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 6 (For) 11 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 5 (For) 11 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Alloa

    • Total goals 103
    • Goals per game 42
  • 1 (For) 4 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 6 (For) 4 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 5 (For) 7 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 4 (For) 6 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 8 (For) 7 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 6 (For) 8 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 4 (For) 8 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 4 (For) 11 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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