Kevin Cawley's third league goal of the season helped Alloa Athletic to a Championship win away to Cowdenbeath.

The Wasps went ahead through Cawley, who lashed in Ryan McCord's pass after 18 minutes.

Andy Kirk doubled the advantage just after the half hour mark when he headed home Jonathan Tiffoney's cross.

Alloa goalkeeper Scott Bain fouled Greg Stewart, but substitute Marc McKenzie had his his spot-kick saved by the visitor's number one.

Lineup, Bookings (3) & Substitutions (4)

Cowdenbeath

  • 01 Flynn
  • 02 Cowan
  • 03 Adamson Booked
  • 06 Wedderburn
  • 04 O'Brien
  • 05 Armstrong
  • 11 Morton Booked (McKenzie - 46' Booked )
  • 08 Stevenson (Miller - 71' )
  • 21 Hemmings
  • 09 Stewart
  • 22 Robertson

Substitutes

  • 07 McKenzie
  • 10 Russell
  • 14 Brett
  • 17 Adam
  • 18 Milne
  • 20 Miller

Alloa Athletic

  • 01 Bain
  • 02 Doyle
  • 03 Meggat
  • 06 Simmons
  • 04 Gordon
  • 05 Marr
  • 11 Tiffoney
  • 08 McCord (Young - 72' )
  • 07 Cawley
  • 09 Kirk (McManus - 83' )
  • 10 Holmes

Substitutes

  • 12 Young
  • 14 McManus
  • 15 Ferns
  • 16 Flannigan
  • 17 Salmon
  • 18 Robertson
  • 21 McDowall
Ref: Stephen Finnie
Att: 346

Match Stats

Shots

8 10

On target

4 5

Corners

8 2

Fouls

5 8

Live Text Commentary

Full time

Full Time Match ends, Cowdenbeath 0, Alloa Athletic 2.

90:00 +3:00 Full time

Full Time Second Half ends, Cowdenbeath 0, Alloa Athletic 2.

90:00 +2:30

Nathaniel Wedderburn (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

90:00 +2:30

Foul by Kevin Cawley (Alloa Athletic).

90:00 +1:31

Attempt saved. Marc McKenzie (Cowdenbeath) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

83:46

Attempt missed. Kyle Miller (Cowdenbeath) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

82:37 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Alloa Athletic. Declan McManus replaces Andy Kirk.

82:10 Booking

Booking Marc McKenzie (Cowdenbeath) is shown the yellow card.

82:01

Foul by Marc McKenzie (Cowdenbeath).

82:01

Kevin Cawley (Alloa Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

77:30

Attempt missed. Jon Robertson (Cowdenbeath) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

73:00

Graeme Holmes (Alloa Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

72:59

Foul by Nathaniel Wedderburn (Cowdenbeath).

72:14

Attempt saved. Andy Kirk (Alloa Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

71:13 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Alloa Athletic. Darren Young replaces Ryan McCord.

71:00 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Cowdenbeath. Kyle Miller replaces Jamie Stevenson because of an injury.

70:24

Attempt missed. Jonathan Tiffoney (Alloa Athletic) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the left.

66:53

Corner, Cowdenbeath. Conceded by Michael Doyle.

63:50

Hand ball by Jon Robertson (Cowdenbeath).

62:40

Attempt missed. Jamie Stevenson (Cowdenbeath) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

59:18

Corner, Cowdenbeath. Conceded by Ben Gordon.

59:00

Corner, Cowdenbeath. Conceded by Daryll Meggat.

57:17

Corner, Cowdenbeath. Conceded by Ben Gordon.

54:02

Jamie Stevenson (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

54:02

Foul by Kevin Cawley (Alloa Athletic).

49:45

Attempt missed. Kevin Cawley (Alloa Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

48:40

Attempt saved. Marc McKenzie (Cowdenbeath) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

48:13

Corner, Cowdenbeath. Conceded by Jason Marr.

47:41

Corner, Cowdenbeath. Conceded by Ben Gordon.

47:24

Corner, Cowdenbeath. Conceded by Michael Doyle.

46:41

Penalty saved! Marc McKenzie (Cowdenbeath) fails to capitalise on this great opportunity, right footed shot saved in the centre of the goal.

46:00

Penalty Cowdenbeath. Greg Stewart draws a foul in the penalty area.

45:53

Penalty conceded by Scott Bain (Alloa Athletic) after a foul in the penalty area.

45:21 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Cowdenbeath. Marc McKenzie replaces Jordan Morton.

45:00

Second Half begins Cowdenbeath 0, Alloa Athletic 2.

45:00 +0:13 Half time

Half Time First Half ends, Cowdenbeath 0, Alloa Athletic 2.

42:12

Attempt blocked. Daryll Meggat (Alloa Athletic) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

41:15 Booking

Booking Kenny Adamson (Cowdenbeath) is shown the yellow card.

41:00

Jonathan Tiffoney (Alloa Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

41:00

Foul by Kenny Adamson (Cowdenbeath).

37:20

Attempt saved. Jonathan Tiffoney (Alloa Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

36:08

Foul by Jonathan Tiffoney (Alloa Athletic).

36:08

Jon Robertson (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

31:32 Goal scored

Goal! Goal! Cowdenbeath 0, Alloa Athletic 2. Andy Kirk (Alloa Athletic) header from very close range to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Jonathan Tiffoney with a cross.

26:12

Attempt saved. Andy Kirk (Alloa Athletic) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

25:43

Corner, Cowdenbeath. Conceded by Daryll Meggat.

23:06

Foul by Stephen Simmons (Alloa Athletic).

23:06

Greg Stewart (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

22:25

Attempt missed. Stephen Simmons (Alloa Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

21:50

Corner, Alloa Athletic. Conceded by Jon Robertson.

18:56

Foul by Jason Marr (Alloa Athletic).

18:56

Kane Hemmings (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

18:01 Goal scored

Goal! Goal! Cowdenbeath 0, Alloa Athletic 1. Kevin Cawley (Alloa Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box to the high centre of the goal. Assisted by Ryan McCord.

15:53

Attempt saved. Kane Hemmings (Cowdenbeath) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

14:25

Foul by Daryll Meggat (Alloa Athletic).

14:25

Greg Stewart (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

13:36

Attempt missed. Jon Robertson (Cowdenbeath) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

13:06

Corner, Alloa Athletic. Conceded by John Armstrong.

12:58 Booking

Booking Jordan Morton (Cowdenbeath) is shown the yellow card.

7:01

Attempt missed. Kevin Cawley (Alloa Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

4:46

Foul by Michael Doyle (Alloa Athletic).

4:46

Greg Stewart (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick on the right wing.

4:12

Kevin Cawley (Alloa Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

4:12

Foul by Kenny Adamson (Cowdenbeath).

0:00

First Half begins.

0:00

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

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