League One Review - Sept 25th
Here's our weekly round up of the weekend action around League One. Brighton & Hove Albion now head the pile as they left it late to seal 3-points against Oldham Athletic at Withdean, but not before Alessandra gave the Latics the lead on the half hour mark. Barnes levelled just before half time with Sandaza scoring a late winner in the 96th minute. Brighton & Hove Albion 1st, Oldham Athletic 10th. Peterborough United, bidding to make a quick return to the Championship, managed to edge Franchise FC at London Road in a 2-1 win. Mackail-Smith gave Posh the lead in the 36th minute, only to see Lewington level a minute later. McLean scored the winner in the 48th minute. Peterborough United 2nd, Franchise FC 9th. AFC Bournemouth bounced back in to the play-off places, denting Carlisle United's unbeaten start to the new season at Dean Court. Garry gave the Cherries the lead in the 48th minute with Symes doubling the advantage from the penalty spot in the 64th minute. AFC Bournemouth 3rd, Carlisle United 7th. Huddersfield Town couldn't hold on to top spot following defeat at the County Ground against Swindon Town. Morrison scored the only goal of the game in the 91st minute. Swindon Town 12th, Huddersfield Town 4th. Colchester United maintained their unbeaten start to the season with their first home win over the season over Tranmere Rovers at the Weston Homes Community Stadium. The game was over after 31 minutes as Mooney (6th min), Wordsworth (16th min), Okuonghae (31st min) sealed the points leaving Showumni the pleasure of an 81st minute consolation. Colchester United 5th, Tranmere Rovers 24th. Rochdale had to come from behind at home against Plymouth Argyle at Spotland. Wright-Phillips gave Argyle the lead in the 18th minute only to see Dawson level in the 64th minute. Rochdale 6th, Plymouth Argyle 17th. Exeter City made the short trip to Huish Park to face Yeovil Town, and came away with all 3-points. Williams levelled for the home side in the 57th minute, either side of a brace from Logan who scored for the Grecians in the 23rd and 58th minutes. Harley put the gloss on the win with a goal in the 75th minute. Yeovil Town 20th, Exeter City 8th. So much for pre-season favourites, Charlton Athletic seem to be slipping backwards at the moment as they were held to a 2-2 draw against near neighbours Dagenham & Redbridge at The Valley. Llera gave the home side the lead in the 10th minute, with Green levelling for the Daggers in first half stoppage time from the penalty spot. Jackson looked to have sealed the win when the lead was restored in the 91st minute. But the so-called Essex pub side had other ideas as Nurse levelled in the 93rd minute. Charlton Athletic 11th, Dagenham & Redbridge 23rd. Bristol Rovers claimed their second hom win of the campaign as they managed to see off Notts County at The Memorial Ground. A brace from Hoskins in the 5th and 56th minutes only drew a response from Davies in the 87th minute to ensure that the points were staying put. Bristol Rovers 13th, Notts County 15th. Sheffield Wednesday, another of the so-called pre-season favourites, slipped up again, this time against South Coast Club at Hillsborough. Barnard scored the only goal of the game in the 61st minute to seal the Saints 2nd win of the campaign. Sheffield Wednesday 14th, South Coast Club 18th. Hartlepool United managed to claim their first home win of the new season at the 4th time of asking against Walsall at the Victoria Ground, despite going behind against Gray in the 9th minute. Sweeney levelled in the 43rd minute with Monkhouse scoring the winner 11 minutes after the re-start. Hartlepool United 16th, Walsall 21st. Leyton Orient managed to claimb out of the relegation zone with a 1-0 win at Brisbane Road, leap frogging Brentford in the process. McGleish scored the only goal of the game in the 25th minute. Leyton Orient 19th, Brentford 22nd.
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