Livingston looked the better side in a dull first half, forcing Alloa
keeper Neil Parry to pull off a stunning save early on to deny Sean Crighton's close-range header.
, who pushed Celtic all the way in their recent Betfred Cup game, should progress this lunchtime.
And former Alloa
skipper Young is being tipped to take over at the League One high fliers as a result of the work he has done at Cliftonhill in the past two seasons.
pushed forward for much of the last half hour but the SPL side survived to move into the fifth round of the Scottish Cup.
Yesterday he pleaded guilty, at Alloa
sheriff court, to culpable and reckless conduct Sheriff David Mackie remanded Hood in custody until Jan 31 for reports.
In the ying minutes the hosts should have sealed it when Mark Gilhenay broke away wn the left touch-line and cut the ball back to Juanjo on the edge of the 18 yard box, but the Spaniard's lob ttempt was held by Alloa
stand-in keeper Paul erguson.
Ferguson pulled off a terrific save from Flannigan but Alloa
were shocked when Ryan netted from Adam Brown's delivery.
The Gable Endies sit pointless after Ross County and Raith snatched late goals from spot-kicks - and boss Hegarty wants them to get it right against Alloa
Falkirk 4 Points from last ten league games 23 W1 D1 L8 Last ten homes/aways W4 D5 L1 0.
In the dying minutes the hosts should have sealed it when Mark Gilhenay broke away down the left touchline and cut the ball back to Juanjo on the edge of the 18 yard box, but the Spaniard's lob attempt was held by Alloa
stand-in keeper Paul Ferguson.
The fact is, Gary McGlynn, the Alloa
keeper, had an excellent game and we took only half of the chances we created.
As ARBROATH'S descent to the Second Division was confirmed yesterday, the battle between ROSS COUNTY and ALLOA
to avoid relegation heated up.