Swindon 1-1 Norwich

20 March 2010 06:06
Gordon Greer's late equaliser robbed Norwich of three points after Grant Holt's header put the Canaries ahead.Norwich broke the deadlock in the 51st minute when Holt headed a Mike Rose cross powerfully home from close range. [LNB]The away side had the better of the exchanges and Chris Martin went close to increasing the lead when his 30-yard free-kick clipped the crossbar. [LNB]But, in injury time, Greer headed home from a corner, to save a point for play-off contenders Swindon. [LNB][LNB]Norwich manager Paul Lambert told BBC Radio Norfolk:[LNB]"I thought we'd done enough but you're never quite sure. It's a decent point but we should have won the game.[LNB] [LNB][LNB] "It keeps it going, unbeaten again, coming to a place where they're really flying. [LNB]"You can be critical of people dropping people in the box, but in general terms we've been brilliant." [LNB][LNB][LNB] Live text and stats  [LNB] Saturday, 20 March 2010[LNB] League One[LNB] Home Team Score Away Team Time Swindon 1-1 Norwich FT (HT 0-0) Greer 90+2 Holt 52 Swindon 12 Smith 03 Sheehan 06 Greer 19 Jean-Francois Lescinel 21 Darby 04 Douglas 07 McGovern 08 Easton yellow card (Timlin 67) 24 Ward 09 Nouble (Marshall 67) 32 Austin (Pericard 75) Substitutes 26 Jesionkowski, 23 Thompson, 10 Timlin, 11 Ritchie, 25 Marshall, 05 Pericard, 31 Bodin Norwich 21 Forster 05 Nelson 06 Martin 12 Doherty 23 Rose 14 Hoolahan 19 Lappin (Hughes 78) 20 Russell 30 Smith 09 Holt 16 Martin (Elliott 73) Substitutes 13 Rudd, 03 Drury, 08 Hughes, 18 McVeigh, 24 McNamee, 11 Elliott, 32 Johnson Ref: MathiesonAtt: 11,972 SWINDON NORWICH Possession Swindon 58% Norwich 42% Attempts on target Swindon 7 Norwich 2 Attempts off target Swindon 2 Norwich 7 Corners Swindon 4 Norwich 1 Fouls Swindon 7 Norwich 15 Final Result Full Time 90:00+3:22 The referee blows his whistle to end the game. 90:00+1:59 The assist for the goal came from Alan Sheehan. 90:00+1:59 GOAL - Gordon Greer:Swindon 1 - 1 Norwich Gordon Greer scores a headed goal from inside the six-yard box. Swindon 1-1 Norwich. 90:00+1:45 Alan Sheehan takes the outswinging corner, 90:00+1:33 Jonathan Douglas takes a shot. Fraser Forster makes a save. 89:52 Unfair challenge on Vincent Pericard by Gary Doherty results in a free kick. Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Alan Sheehan, Fraser Forster makes a save. 88:40 Foul by Jonathan Douglas on Wesley Hoolahan, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Wesley Hoolahan. 86:27 Foul by Michael Rose on Vincent Pericard, free kick awarded. Stephen Darby takes the direct free kick. 83:48 Stephen Elliott has a headed effort from close in and clears the bar. 83:23 Stephen Darby fouled by Stephen Elliott, the ref awards a free kick. Alan Sheehan takes the free kick. 81:09 Darel Russell fouled by Mark Marshall, the ref awards a free kick. Fraser Forster takes the direct free kick. 80:24 Stephen Darby challenges Grant Holt unfairly and gives away a free kick. Wesley Hoolahan takes the free kick. 79:19 Alan Sheehan fouled by Wesley Hoolahan, the ref awards a free kick. Phil Smith takes the direct free kick. 77:49 Substitution Stephen Hughes is brought on as a substitute for Simon Lappin. 77:18 Alan Sheehan fouled by Michael Nelson, the ref awards a free kick. Alan Sheehan crosses the ball in from the free kick. 75:39 Daniel Ward takes a shot. Save made by Fraser Forster. 74:33 Substitution Charlie Austin goes off and Vincent Pericard comes on. 73:50 Free kick awarded for a foul by Grant Holt on Michael Timlin. Lescinel Jean-Francois restarts play with the free kick. 72:36 Substitution Stephen Elliott is brought on as a substitute for Chris Martin. 68:57 The referee blows for offside against Chris Martin. Phil Smith restarts play with the free kick. 66:25 Substitution Frank Nouble goes off and Mark Marshall comes on. 66:25 Substitution Michael Timlin comes on in place of Craig Easton. 66:06 The ball is crossed by Jon-Paul McGovern. 65:20 Charlie Austin takes a shot. Save made by Fraser Forster. 63:10 Direct free kick taken by Fraser Forster. 63:10 Booking Craig Easton is shown a yellow card. 62:54 Unfair challenge on Wesley Hoolahan by Craig Easton results in a free kick. 61:49 Shot by Grant Holt from outside the box goes over the net. 58:36 Gordon Greer concedes a free kick for a foul on Chris Martin. Chris Martin has a direct shot on goal from the free kick, 57:41 Darel Russell challenges Craig Easton unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Gordon Greer. 56:24 Michael Nelson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Charlie Austin. Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Alan Sheehan. 54:51 The assistant referee flags for offside against Frank Nouble. Indirect free kick taken by Fraser Forster. 51:50 Assist by Michael Rose. 51:50 GOAL - Grant Holt:Swindon 0 - 1 Norwich Grant Holt finds the net with a headed goal from close in. Swindon 0-1 Norwich. 50:26 The referee blows for offside. Free kick taken by Fraser Forster. 47:12 Shot by Daniel Ward from 18 yards. Comfortable save by Fraser Forster. 45:01 The second half kicks off. Half Time 45:00+1:05 The ref blows to signal half-time. 44:49 Daniel Ward has an effort at goal from outside the penalty area which goes wide right of the goal. Correction - 42:43 Free kick awarded for a foul by Chris Martin on Lescinel Jean-Francois. Lescinel Jean-Francois restarts play with the free kick. 42:43 Free kick awarded for a foul by Chris Martin on Lescinel Jean-Francois. Lescinel Jean-Francois takes the free kick. 39:27 Corner taken by Jon-Paul McGovern, Gary Doherty makes a clearance. 39:14 Effort on goal by Daniel Ward from 35 yards. Save by Fraser Forster. 35:51 Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Alan Sheehan from the right by-line. 35:06 The assistant referee flags for offside against Grant Holt. Gordon Greer takes the free kick. 33:07 Chris Martin has an effort at goal from the edge of the box that misses to the right of the target. 30:49 Unfair challenge on Craig Easton by Korey Smith results in a free kick. Lescinel Jean-Francois takes the direct free kick. 29:53 Lescinel Jean-Francois concedes a free kick for a foul on Korey Smith. Direct free kick taken by Fraser Forster. 29:25 Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Jon-Paul McGovern from the right by-line. 26:32 The ball is crossed by Michael Rose. 22:34 Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Simon Lappin, clearance made by Charlie Austin. Shot by Michael Rose from just outside the area goes over the net. 20:35 Shot from outside the box by Darel Russell misses to the left of the goal. 19:11 Jonathan Douglas gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Grant Holt. The ball is delivered by Korey Smith, Michael Nelson takes a shot. Save made by Phil Smith. 18:44 The referee blows for offside. Fraser Forster restarts play with the free kick. 17:53 Daniel Ward fouled by Darel Russell, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Jonathan Douglas. 16:50 Free kick awarded for a foul by Michael Rose on Jon-Paul McGovern. Gordon Greer takes the free kick. 14:21 Simon Lappin challenges Jon-Paul McGovern unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Stephen Darby. 12:02 Free kick awarded for a foul by Darel Russell on Daniel Ward. Direct free kick taken by Alan Sheehan. 4:04 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Lescinel Jean-Francois by Grant Holt. Phil Smith takes the free kick. 0:17 Wesley Hoolahan has an effort at goal from outside the box which misses left. 0:00 The match has kicked off. Live text and data provided by The Press Association.[LNB]

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