Magpies held at Gigg Lane

14 November 2009 05:16
The game of the day in League Two was between Bury and Notts County, who played out a pulsating 3-3 draw at Gigg Lane. A Lee Hughes brace drew County level after Bury had gone 2-0 ahead, before a Matt Ritchie goal on 77 minutes once again brought the visitors back on equal terms to secure a point. Dagenham & Redbridge moved to the top of the table thanks to a Mark Arber first-half goal away at Accrington Stanley, who remain in mid-table. League leaders at the start of the day, Bournemouth, slipped up at Bradford. The Cherries could only secure a point at Valley Parade and slipped behind the Daggers on goal difference. Despite throwing away a 2-0 lead, Chesterfield still managed to claim an away win at Rochdale thanks to a Dave Perkins winner on 63 minutes. Morecambe secured their first away win of the season as they swept aside Crewe Alexandra 2-1 thanks to goals from Jim Bentley and Phil Jevons. There were three goalless draws in League Two, with Aldershot being held at home by Macclesfield, Hereford earning an away point at Barnet and Northampton drawing at home with Grimsby. A tempestuous game between Lincoln City and Cheltenham Town saw three red cards, two of which were handed to players on the bench. In the end the game ended in stalemate at 1-1. Shrewsbury Town were unable to secure a win, drawing 1-1 at home despite Torquay being reduced to ten men after 54 minutes - Kieran Charnock the man to see red. Curtis Main was the difference in the game between Darlington and Burton Albion. The youngster scored the only game for the Quakers after just seven minutes. Rotherham scored a last-minute winner, courtesy of Nicky Law at Port Vale, sealing a 2-1 victory for the Millers.

Source: ESA