League One Review - Oct 16th
Here's the weekly round up of the action around League One. Brighton & Hove Albion continue to lead the way following an emphatic 4-0 win against Charlton Athletic at The Valley. Calderon gave the Seagulls the lead in the 26th minute, which was followed after the break with goals from Murray (62nd min), LuaLua (81st min) and Sparrow in the 94th minute. Charlton Athletic 14th, Brighton & Hove Albion 1st. Peterborough United and Swindon Town slogged out a 9-goal thriller at London Road, with the home side edging the game to snatch victory. Posh raced in to a 2-goal lead through Mackai-Smith with a brace in the 3rd and 5th minutes, with Frecklington making it 3-0 in the 22nd minute. Town hit back through Ball (24th and 43rd mins) and Ritchie (30th min) to ensure that both sides went in level. Boyd restored Posh's advantage in the 58th minute with Auston levelling from the penalty spot in the 73rd minute. An own goal denied Swindon a share of the points as Amankwaah put past his own keeper in the 93rd minute. Peterborough United 2nd, Swindon Town 16th. AFC Bournemouth had to come from behind to maintain their unbeaten home record against Franchise FC at Dean Court after O'Hanlon gave the visitors the lead in first half stoppage time. The Cherries hit back after the break as Hollands (55th min), Robinson (65th min) and Pugh (71st min) looked to have turned the game round for the Forset side. Level pulled one back from the penalty spot in the 86th minute, but proved to be too little too late. AFC Bournemouth 3rd, Franchise FC 11th. Sheffield Wednesday seem to be making steady progress again after a rocky spell having claimed their 3rd win on the road. Their latest victims being Yeovil Town at Huish Park. Johnson (72nd min) and Miller (84th min penalty) sealed the win for the Owls. Yeovil Town 18th, Sheffield Wednesday 4th. Huddersfield Town claimed the scalp of South Coast Club at the Galpharm Stadium as Pilkington (6th min) and Gudjonnon (45th min) sealed a vital 3-points. Huddersfield Town 5th, South Coast Club 15th. Carlisle United made the long trip to Devon to face Exeter City at St James's Park, which duely turned in to a fruitless trip. A first half brace from Logan (19th and 22nd mins) only drew a response from Robson (71st min) as the Cumbrians made the long trp home pointless. Exeter City 7th, Carlisle United 6th. Bristol Rovers bounced back from last weeks set back with a 2-1 win over Rochdale at The Memorial Ground. A Hughes penalty on the stroke of half time was followed after the break with a Lines goal in the 82nd minute. Dale had to rely on Anthony putting past his own keeper in the 86th minute. Bristol Rovers 9th, Rochdale 12th. Notts County claimed 3-points against Plymouth Argyle at Meadow Lane as Westcarr (35th min) and Spicer (51st min) kept the points in the East Midlands. Notts County 13th, Plymouth Argyle 19th. Leyton Orient found the winning formula against Hartlepool United at Brisbane Road as Tehoue netted the only goal of the game in the 89th minute. Leyton Orient 20th, Hartlepool United 17th. Brentford made the trip to Prenton Park to face Tranmere Rovers and came away with a fine 3-0 win, further compunding the woes of the home side. An O'Connor brace (7th min pen, 67th min) was added to by Bean in the 81st min to leave the home side rock bottom. Tranmere Rovers 24th, Brentford 21st. The other 2 clubs making up the bottom-4 faced each other at Victoria Road as Dagenham & Redbridge faced Walsall in a 1-1 draw. Currie gave the Daggers the lead in the 26th minute, with Devaney levelling in the 50th minute. Dagenham & Redbridge 23rd, Walsall 22nd. The only other game in League One saw Oldham Athletic (8th) draw 0-0 with Colchester United (10th) at Boundary Park.
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