Saturday 19th February 2022

DUMBARTON have been beaten 2-1 by Alloa Athletic in today’s game at the Moreroom.com Stadium, moving down to eighth in League One in the process.

They fell behind midway through the first half when ex-Sons forward Kevin Cawley scored for the Wasps with a close range finish.

But Paul Paton (pictured) got them level right on half time with a finely-struck shot from 20 yards.

On a pitch showing obvious signs of the week’s severe weather, chances were at a premium before Alloa won the game with nine minutes left.

A slack concession of the ball allowed Adam King a shot at an open goal from a narrow angle, which he snapped up.

The only small mercy for Dumbarton was that they remain two points ahead of ninth-placed Peterhead, who lost 1-0 at home to Airdrieonians.

It is Peterhead who Sons face next, away from home next Saturday.

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