Tamworth 1-0 Stevenage

06 February 2010 05:05
A first-half goal from Chris Smith was enough to knock nine-man Stevenage off the top of the Blue Square Premier.Smith pounced from close range for the only goal after Ronnie Henry cleared off the line in a goalmouth scramble. [LNB]But Borough's hopes of a comeback were dealt a blow when full-back Henry was shown a straight red card for a foul on Jake Sheridan after 59 minutes. [LNB]And Henry was soon joined by Darren Murphy, who picked up two bookings in the space of six minutes. [LNB]The result allowed Oxford to regain the lead at the top of the table on goal difference, whilst extending Tamworth's unbeaten run in league and cup to nine games. [LNB][LNB]Tamworth: Alcock, Briscoe, Chris Smith, Wylde, Blackwood, Pritchard, Shaw, Jay Smith, Wright (Lake-Gaskin 4), Christie, Sheridan, Lake-Gaskin (Murdock 80).Subs Not Used: Fankem, Hurren, Lyttle. [LNB]Booked: Sheridan, Briscoe, Blackwood. [LNB]Goals: Chris Smith 23. [LNB]Stevenage: Day, Henry, Bostwick, Ashton, Laird, Long, Murphy, Bridges (Cole 56), Beardsley (Sills 57), Griffin (Byrom 71), Odubade.Subs Not Used: Bayes, Albrighton. [LNB]Sent Off: Henry (59), Murphy (69). [LNB]Booked: Griffin, Murphy, Long. [LNB]Att: 841. [LNB]Ref: Andy Madley (West Yorkshire).

Source: BBC_Sport