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Ten Man Hibs Cruise Past Alloa In Scottish Cup

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Hibs moved comfortably into the fifth round of the Scottish Cup with a 2-1 win over Alloa Athletic at Recreation Park this afternoon despite finishing the game with ten men after on form striker Dominique Malonga was sent off near the end.

First half goals from skipper Liam Craig and vice skipper David Gray secured the victory.

Hibs started brightly but it was the home side who grabbed the lead against the run of play in the 15th minute when Mark Oxley failed to deal with Meggatt’s long range effort and the ball squirmed underneath his body.

Kevin Cawley almost doubled Alloa’s lead a few minutes later before Gray almost levelled the scoring with a fine header which struck the post. Continue reading

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Hibs Drop To Eighth Place In Championship After Alloa Defeat

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Hibs slumped to an embarrassing eighth place in the Championship this afternoon, after losing 2-1 to part time Alloa Athletic at Recreation park.

Their third straight defeat leaves the Easter Road side nine points behind leaders Hears after only four games.

Head Coach Alan Stubbs made three changes to the team that beat Dumbarton in midweek. Lewis Stevenson replaced Callum Booth, skipper Liam Craig took over from Scott Robertson and Jason Cummings replaced Danny Handling. Continue reading

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