Alloa Athletic: Barry Smith takes over as new Wasps manager

Alloa Athletic manager Barry Smith

Alloa Athletic have appointed former Dundee boss Barry Smith as their new manager.

The 39-year-old replaces Paul Hartley, at Recreation Park earlier this month.

The Wasps are third bottom of the Scottish Championship, seven points clear of Cowdenbeath, ahead of Saturday's home match against Dundee.

Smith, who last February, has been coaching Ross County's under-20s since the summer.

His departure from Dundee came as the Dark Blues struggled at the bottom of the Scottish Premier League and they were eventually relegated ahead of this term.

Alloa sealed their second successive promotion via last season's play-offs.

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