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Alloa

(ăl`ōə), town (1991 pop. 26,378), Clackmannanshire, central Scotland, on the Forth River. Textiles, engineering, brewing, and bottle making are the principal industries. A 15th-century tower on Mar's Hill marks the seat of the Erskines, earls of Mar.
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Alloa

a town in E central Scotland, the administrative centre of Clackmannanshire. Pop.: 18 989 (2001)
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"You have take your hat off to Alloa. They came with a game plan and sat in and frustrated.
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Alloa had top scorer Liam Buchanan added to their heaving list of absentees prior to the match and the shock troops looked jaded following their 3-2 win over Gers in midweek.
It ended Alloa's fine unbeaten sevengame run and got Dundee back to winning ways after last weekend's surprise defeat to Cowdenbeath.
ALLOA keeper Craig McDowall reckons his side won't suffer any hangover today after the stunning Challenge Cup win over Rangers in midweek.