Posts Tagged "Alloa Athletic"

The Twohundredpercent Play-off Jamboree: Annan Athletic 2-1 Alloa Athletic

By on May 12, 2011 in Latest, Scottish Football | 0 comments

Rarely have I watched a game between two teams with such differing levels of enthusiasm for being involved in the match at all. That’s inevitable, to a large extent, when the play-offs involve teams from different divisions, one battling for promotion and the other to avoid relegation. But it’s even more the case here in this tie given the circumstances...

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In Defence Of The Play-offs

In Defence Of The Play-offs

By on May 12, 2010 in Latest | 3 comments

On Saturday I watched Alloa play Cowdenbeath in the second leg of their play-off semi-final, both clubs seeking promotion to the SFL Division One. Cowdenbeth were, in a sense, a little lucky to be there at all – a year ago they lost in the play-offs a division lower, and only three days before the start of this seson were they moved into Division Two as a...

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