League One Review - Aug 20th

Last updated : 20 August 2011 By Bournemouth Co-Ordinator

After an emphatic 6-2 win, it's Franchise FC who now lead the pack, albe in goal difference, after their win over Chesterfield at Stadium:Franchise. Baldock gave the Franchise holders the lead in the 12th minute, with Boden levelling for last seasons League Two champions in the 37th minute. After the break Franchise ran away with it with Baldock completeing his hat-trick (59th & 72nd min), Bowditch (61st min), Chadwick (70th min), and an O'Shea penalty in the 86th minute. For the visitors, only Boden could find the back of the net, again, in the 67th minute. Franchise FC 1st, Chesterfield 23rd.

Charlton Athletic lost their 100% start to the new season, being pegged back to a 2-2 draw by Scunthorpe United at The Valley. Jackson (20th min) and Wright-Phillips (57th min) have the Addicks a 2-goal lead, only to see a Grant brace for Scunny in the 73rd and 91st minutes salvage a point. Charlton Athletic 2nd, Scunthorpe United 19th.

Sheffield United also lost their 100% start to the new season as they were held by Tranmere Rovers at Prenton Park. Montgomery gave the Blades the lead in the 44th minute, with Labadie levelling 10 minutes before the end. Tranmere Rovers 7th, Sheffield United 3rd.

It looks like it could be a long season for Leyton Orient as they were blown away 5-0 at Griffin Park by Brentford. Goals from McGinn (6th), Legge (52nd min), Saunders (54th & 75th mins) and Bean (89th min) proved more than enough to seal 3-points. Brentford 4th, Leyton Orient 24th.

Preston North End slipped in to the play-off places following a 1-0 win over Exeter City at Deepdale. Proctor scored the only goal of the game in the 41st minute. Preston North End 5th, Exeter City 22nd.

League One new-boys, Bury are having a great start to the life back in the 3rd tier, recording a 2-0 away win over Wycombe Wanderers at Adams Park. Jones (24th min) and Lowe (65th min) scored the goals to seal the win. Wycombe Wanderers 15th, Bury 6th.

Carlisle United recorded their 2nd win of the season with a 2-1 win over AFC Bournemouth at Brunton Park. Taiwo gave the Cumbrians the lead in the 49th minute, with Arter levelling from the penalty spot on the hour. A 77th min Bryne own goal made sure that the points remained up north. Carlisle United 8th, AFC Bournemouth 20th.

Sheffield Wednesday were made to work for their win against Notts County at Hillsborough after J Hughes gave the visitors the lead in the 10th minute. Bennett (53rd min) and Madine (68th min) eventually made sure that the points remained in Yorkshire. Sheffield Wednesday 12th, Notts County 9th.

Stevenage Borough left it late to salvage a point against Hartlepool United at Broadhall Lane. Hartley (34th min) and a Boyd penalty (41st min) gave the visitors a 2-goal lead at the break before Harrison (69th min) and Laird (88th min) salvaged a point. Stevenage Borough 10th, Hartlepool United 16th.

Huddersfield Town maintained their undefeated start to the season with their first win of the campaign, but had to come from behind against Colchester United at the Galpharm Stadium after Rhodes had initially given the Terriers a 3rd minute lead. Odejayi levelled 2 minutes later with Antonio gave the Essex side the lead in the 27th minute. Rhodes levelled in the 59th minute leaving Novak to score the winner in the 64th minute. Huddersfield Town 11th, Colchester United 17th.

Oldham Athletic won local bragging rights over neighbours Rochdale at Boundary Park with a 2-0 win. A Reid penalty in the 32nd minute and a strike from Clarke on the stroke of half time sealed the win and 3-points. Oldham Athletic 13th, Rochdale 21st.

Walsall and Yeovil Town managed to slog their way to a 1-1 draw at Bescot after Macken gave the Saddlers the lead in the 19th minute with Williams levelling a few minutes before the break. Walsall 14th, Yeovil Town 18th.