TEN-MAN Alloa Athletic staged a remarkable second-leg recovery to win the Championship play-off final and remain in Scotland’s second tier for a third consecutive season.
Michael Chopra is delighted he was able to deliver the goods after helping Alloa overcome a two-goal deficit to secure their Championship status with a 4-3 aggregate win over Forfar.
Ten-man Alloa secure their Scottish Championship status with a three-goal victory over Forfar at Recreation Park.
ALLOA manager Danny Lennon and his opposite number at Forfar, Dick Campbell, are trying to outfox each other ahead of their Championship play-off final second leg at the Indodrill Stadium tomorrow, with both claiming that the other is under the most pressure.
Forfar have a two-goal advantage over Alloa after Michael Travis' late goal in the first-leg of their play-off final.
FORFAR last night took a major step to returning to Scottish football’s second tier for the first time since the 1991-92 campaign.
Michael Chopra treasures goals for Alloa Athletic just as much as all his crucial Premier League strikes.
THE way goalkeeper John Gibson tells it, if Alloa defeat Forfar and win the Championship play-offs, securing their place in the second tier for the third season running, they will owe a lot of gratitude to their opposing No 1 for helping them reach the final in the first place.