Alloa Athletic 1-0 Stranraer

Scottish Football League

Alloa Athletic won to overtake opponents Stranraer into second place in the Third Divison.

Ryan Harding's header drifted just wide of the Stranraer goal in the first half.

Ryan McCord headed home Graeme Holmes' cross to give the Wasps a 58th-minute lead.

The hosts' Ben Gordon was sent off after receiving a second booking before Stranraer substitute Michael Moore had a late effort saved by Craig McDowall.

Alloa: McDowall, James Doyle, Gordon,Forrest, McCullagh, Holmes (Ross McCord 82), Young, Ryan McCord (Wright 86), Harding, Winters (Masterton 64), Cawley. Subs Not Used: Couser, One.

Sent Off: Gordon (90). Booked: Holmes, Gordon, Forrest, Ryan McCord.

Goals: Ryan McCord 58.

Stranraer: David Mitchell, Taggart (Stuart McColm 84), McKeown, McGregor (Moore 79), Noble, Gallagher, Christopher Aitken, Stirling, Winter, Malcolm,Grehan. Subs Not Used: Marshall, Kane, Shepherd.

Booked: Christopher Aitken.

Att: 502

Ref: Greg Aitken

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