County fightback leads to point

28 August 2010 05:20
Notts County came back from 3-0 down to secure a remarkable draw at Bournemouth. Two goals in injury time from Craig Westcarr and Kevin Smith completed the comeback after Ben Burgess had given them hope. A Josh McQuoid brace and a third from Anton Robinson had put the hosts in control but the visitors fought until the end and were rewarded with a point. Ten-man Rochdale secured a 3-1 away win at Brentford thanks to goals from Anthony Elding, Chris O'Grady and Jason Kennedy, who was almost immediately sent off after scoring for a second bookable offence. Robbie Simpson had levelled for the hosts but it proved in vain. Ashley Barnes and Marcos Painter scored the goals that helped Brighton secure a 2-1 victory at home to Walsall. Jonathan Macken scored a late consolation for the visitors. Southampton strolled to a comfortable 4-0 win over Bristol Rovers thanks to goals from Jose Fonte, Adam Lallana, Lee Barnard and a Rickie Lambert penalty. A late Aaron Creswell goal rescued a point for Tranmere as they came from two goals down at Dagenham and Redbridge. Mark Arber and Romain Vicncelot had put the hosts two up but Enoch Showunmi pulled one back before Creswell completed the comeback. A Paul Murray own goal was the catalyst for Sheffield Wednesday's 5-0 rout of Hartlepool. Further goals from Giles Coke, Neil Mellor, Clinton Morrison and a Marcus Tudgay penalty completed a sorry afternoon for the home side. Goals from Jordan Rhodes, Jamie McCombe and Gary Roberts eased Huddersfield to a 3-1 home win over Charlton Athletic, who scored a consolation through Matthew Fry in injury time. Leyton Orient recorded an easy 3-0 win over Exeter thanks to strikes from Alex Revell, Scott McGleish and Dean Cox. A Sam Baldock brace in two second-half minutes turned the game on its head for the MK Dons against Swindon. The visitors had gone 1-0 up in first-half added time through Scott Cuthbert but the Dons came back to steal all three points. A Craig Mackail-Smith brace helped Peterborough to a comfortable 3-0 away win at Plymouth. Aaron McLean provided the icing on the cake for the visitors with the third goal. Meanwhile, Neither Oldham nor Yeovil could find the back of the net as they played out a goalless draw at Oldham.

Source: ESA