League One Review - Aug 6th

Last updated : 07 August 2011 By Bournemouth Co-Ordinator

Not that it counts for a great deal after a solitary match, but Charlton Athletic lead pack following a 3-0 win over AFC Bournemouth at The Valley. Stephens got the Addicks off the mark with a 23rd minute strike, which was followed in the 2nd period with a free kick from Wagstaff (51st min) and a Wright-Phillips penalty in the 77th minute. Charlton Athletic 1st, AFC Bournemouth 23rd.

Notts County also find themselves up there after the first game of the season after they blew Carlisle United away at Brunton Park. Goals from J Hughes (13th min), an own goal from Zoko (32nd min) and L Hughes (3rd min of firast half stoppage time) saw County comfortably collect 3-points on their travels. Carlisle United 24th, Notts County 2nd.

Colchester United had a fine away win against relegated Preston North End at Deepdale as the Essex side ran off with 4-2 victors. Wordsworth game the Us the lead in the 12th minute, with Henderson doubling the advantage 4 minutes after the re-start. Mellor pulled one back for PNE, only to see Henderson restore the 2-goal advantage 5 minutes later. Coutts gave PNE hope in the 70th minute, only to see Odejayi complete the 4-2 away win in the 76th minute. Preston North End 19th, Colchester United 3rd.

Brentford also claimed a 2-goal win, with theirs coming over Yeovil Town at Griffin Park. An Alexander penalty in the 30th minute and a Logan strike in the 76th minute was more than enough to claim the win. Brentford 4th, Yeovil Town 22nd.

Sheffield United started their campaign to bounce back to the 2nd tier with a 2-0 win over Oldham Athletic at Boundary Park. Maguire (48th min) and Cresswell (54th min) bagged the goals to claim the points. Oldham Athletic 20th, Sheffield United 5th.

Sheffield Wednesday started their season off with the 4th 2-goal winning margin, with a 2-0 over Rochdale at Hillsborough. Jones and Prutton bagged the goals in the 16th and 72nd mins to claim the points. Sheffield Wednesday 6th, Rochdale 21st.

Newly promoted Chesterfield came unstuck at Prenton Park against Tranmere Rovers as Weir netted the only goal of the game in the 74th minute. Tranmere Rovers 7th, Chesterfield 17th.

Having avoided the drop last season, Walsall started the new season in confident mood with a 1-0 win over Leyton Orient at Bescot. Chambers scored the only goal of the game to secure the points. Walsall 8th, Leyton Orient 18th.

Franchise FC left it late to claim a point against Hartlepool United at Stadium:Franchise. Boyd gave 'Pool the lead in the 20th minute, with Chadwick levelling for the home side in the 53rd minute. Poole looked to have given the visitors the win with an 85th minute strike only to see Ibehre level in the 91st minute. Franchise FC 10th, Hartlepool United 9th.

Big spending Huddersfield Town were held by League One new-boys Bury at the Galpharm. Roberts have the Terriers the lead in the 65th minute only to see Lowe claim a point in the 76th minute. Huddersfield Town 12th, Bury, 11th.

They might have been in very different leagues last time round, but it was honours even between Wycombe Wanderers and Scunthorpe United at Adams Park. Tunnicliffe gave the Chairboys the lead in the 23rd minute, with Nelson levelling for the Scunny 5 minutes before the break. Wycombe Wanderers 14th, Scunthorpe United 13th.

Last, but no means least, Stevenage Borough (16th) and Exeter City (15th) eaked out a 0-0 at Broadhall Lane.