Tagged: Cowdenbeath

In Defence Of The Play-offs 3

In Defence Of The Play-offs

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 result of Livingston’s enforced relegation. Having prepared for life in the lower division, many expected them to struggle (including me), but they confounded those expectations by being in the title race for most of the season and finishing in a play-off spot.

The Battle To Save Cowdenbeath 6

The Battle To Save Cowdenbeath

Central Park, Cowdenbeath, is one of those old grounds with a bit of what they like to call “character”. Terracing surrounds the ground on three sides, set well back and a little above the...