League One Results Round Up (Oct 17)
While Brentford (2nd) were drawing 0-0 at Franchise FC (19th), an amazing game was being played out at Prenton Park where Tranmere Rovers lost 4-5 to Bradford City! The fans were probably quite happy with a 1-1 half time score line as Schumacher scored for the visitors on 33, with Taylor equalising just before the break from the penalty spot. Sumberbee restored City's lead on 53 with Hume equalising on 66. Then in the final 20 minutes another 5 goals were netted as City restored their lead again through Windass (70) and went 4-2 up through Muirhead on 81. Rovers hit back with 2 goals in 5 minutes to restore parity at 4-4!! But Bradford were not to be denied as Wetherall scored on the final few moments to claim a remarkable 5-4 away win! Rovers 8th, City 3rd.
Hull City travelled to Ashton Gate and were sent packing by Bristol City as the home side claimed only their 3rd home win of the season, winning 3-1. Brooker (38), Wilkshire (58) and Butler (85) secured the home win as Facey (54) scored the consolation. Bristol City 13th, Hull City 4th.
Early season pace setters Colchester United could only manage a 1-1 draw at a revitalised Blackpool as Murphy put the home side ahead on 10, with Watson levelling on 80. Blackpool 22nd, Colchester United 6th.
For the first time in a while Swindon Town kept a clean sheet as they beat Oldham Athletic 1-0. Roberts scored the only goal on 14 minutes. Town 9th, Athletic 21st.
Hartlepool United entertained Chesterfield at Victoria Park and came out 3-2 winners, although they were made to work for the win! Sweeney scored a fine hat trick with goals in the 3rd, 8th and 83rd minutes. This after Chesterfield had already levelled through a Nicholson pen (25) and had taken the lead through Stallard (50) before Sweeney took over to secure the points. Hartlepool 10th, Chesterfield 12th.
Sheffield Wednesday played on Sunday in a Yorkshire derby against Barnsley, and in front of an impressive 25931 ran out 1-0 winners - Proudlock securing 3 points in the 24th minute. Wednesday 11th, Barnsley 17th.
Wrexham drew 1-1 at the Racecourse against Walsall. Lawrence scored for the hosts on 16 before Bennett secured a share of the points in the 74th minute.
Doncaster Rovers could only manage a 2-2 draw at Belle Vue against Torquay United. Akinfenwa put the visitors in to the lead on 9 minutes, before McIndoe levelled and put Rovers in front on 18 & 27 minutes. But it seems that Torquay are made of sterner stuff these days as they scored in the final few moments through Kuffour on 90 minutes. Rovers 16th, United 23rd.
Stockport County securd their first home win of the season by beating Peterborough United 1-0 at Edgeley Park. Beckett scored the only goal of the game on 64 minutes.