League two round-up: 8th October 2011
The latest weekend of the football league season has been and gone, the npower league two is rounded-up in this article.
Aldershot 1-2 Macclesfield
Macclesfield were able to turn a deficit into victory with a 2-1 win at Aldershot.
Hylton (41) had given the home side a half time lead but second half goals from Donnelly (53) and Draper (73) saw the visitors through to victory.
Bradford 1-0 Torquay
In spite of playing more than an hour with only 10-men, after Davies (24) was sent off, Bradford were still able to win at home against Torquay.
A late first half goal from Fagan (38) was enough to give Bradford a 1-0 win.
Cheltenham 2-1 Dagenham
Home victory was secured for Cheltenham as they overcame Dagenham.
Bennett’s (40) goal looked as though it would give the hosts a half time lead but an injury-time goal from Nurse (45+1) saw the sides go in level at the break. Early in the second half Spencer (49) scored to secure a 2-1 win.
Crewe 1-3 Southend
Two late goals meant that Southend came away from Crewe with a 3-1 win.
Ferdinand (37) gave Southend the lead but Davis’ (75) goal late on looked as though it had secured Crewe a point. That was not the case though as a double from Bilel (88 & 90+1) won the points for the visitors.
Gillingham 1-1 Port Vale
The points were shared between Gillingham and Port Vale as they played out a 1-1 draw.
Richards (33) put Port Vale ahead, a lead that was held until just after the hour when a penalty from Kedwell (63) meant the home side claimed a point.
Morecambe 1-2 AFC Wimbledon
AFC Wimbledon came from behind to secure a 2-1 win at Morecambe.
Drummond (20) had given Morecambe the lead but a goal from Midson (35) saw AFC go into the break level. With a draw looking likely a late winner was scored by Jolley (83).
Northampton 0-1 Crawley
A solitary goal was enough to divide the team, with visiting Crawley claiming the points from Northampton.
Tubbs’ (23) goal midway through the first half secured Crawley a 1-0 win.
Oxford 3-0 Bristol Rovers
Oxford secured a comfortable home win over Bristol Rovers.
A goal from Constable (16) saw Oxford into a half time lead, further goals from a Leven penalty (52) and another from Constable (84) late on secured a 3-0 win.
Plymouth 2-2 Accrington
Playing for 75 minutes against 10-men, and at one point 2-0 up, Plymouth were unable to win as they had to settle for a home draw against Accrington.
Hessey (26) was sent off for Stanley, who then fell behind to a penalty from Walton (27). Deep into first half injury-time Soukouna (45+3) added a second for the hosts.
Accrington’s fightback started just before the hour when Long (56) scored with a 2-2 draw earned midway through the second half when Amond (67) equalised.
Rotherham 0-1 Burton
An early goal in the first half was enough to hand Burton a win at Rotherham.
The free scoring Richards (8) did it again to ensure that The Brewers went home with a 1-0 win.
Shrewsbury 3-2 Barnet
Barnet fought back from 2-0 down but were still beaten by Shrewsbury, who scored an injury-time winner.
Richards (31) and Gornell (42) had Shrewsbury in control at the break but goals from Holmes (69) and Marshall (82) levelled the scores. A draw seemed nailed on but a late injury-time strike from Ainsworth (90+3) gave the home side a 3-2 win.
Swindon 3-3 Hereford
Hereford twice fought back, once from 2-0 down, to secure a dramatic point at Swindon.
First half goals from De Vita (7) and Kerrouche (40) had Swindon in control but two goals in 10 second half minutes from Barkhuizen (67) and Arquin (76) brought Hereford level.
With less than 15 minutes to play the hosts went 3-2 up through Ferry (79) but a last gasp goal from Pell (90) meant that The Bulls drew 3-3.
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League two round-up: 8th October 2011