League One Review - Oct 6th
Has the bubble burst for Leyton Orient? May be so after they came crashing down to a thumping 5-0 defeat on their own patch against Swansea City! Butler got the Swans off to a flying start with the opening goal in the 4th minute. Pratley extended the lead just after the break which was followed by goals from Butler (51 mins), Anderson (57 mins) and Feeney in the 90th minute. Leyton Orient 2nd, Swansea City 4th.
Carlisle United gave Millwall a good pasting at Brunton Park as they romped to a 4-0 win. Garner netted after 15th minutes, which was followed with a brace from Graham in the 29th and 34th minutes. Bridge-Wilkinson rounded off a miserable first half for the Londoners with a strike just before the break. Carlisle United 3rd, Millwall 24th.
Nottingham Forest have hoisted themselves up to a play-off place following a 2-1 win over Hartlepool United at The City Ground. Commons fired Forest in to an 11th minute lead, which was cancelled out in the 38th minute when Barker levelled. The winner came 7 minutes from time when Agogo netted the all important goal. Nottingham Forest 5th, Hartlepool United 8th.
Swindon Town thumped Gillingham at The County Ground, netting 5 times without response. McGovern and Cox got the Robins off to a flying start with goals in the 4th and 6th minutes. Paynter netted the first of his two in the 52nd minute. Cox completed his brace in the 62nd minute, leaving Paynter to finish the scoring in the 84th minute. Swindon Town 6th, Gillingham 20th.
After a dreadful start to the season, Walsall are up to the top-10 following a 4-0 drubbing of Huddersfield Town at Bescot. Gerrard and Sonko gave the Saddlers a 2-0 half time lead with goals in the 31st and 43rd minutes. Bradley and Mooney completed the scoring with goals in the 50th and 67th minutes. Walsall 10th, Huddersfield Town 14th.
Leeds United have lifted themselves up to mid-table after a last minute winner against Yeovil Town at Elland Road. De Vires netted in the 89th minute to give the Yorkshire side the win. Leeds United 12th, Yeovil Town 11th.
Northampton Town edged out Port Vale at Sixfields, winning 2-1. Kirk netted in the 19th and 33rd minutes to give the home side a 2-0 half time lead. McGoldrick pulled one back in the 55th minute, but it wasn't enough. Northampton Town 13th, Port Vale 22nd.
Luton Town and Doncaster Rovers cancelled wach other out at Kenilworth Road in a 1-1 draw. Hayter gave the visitors a 26th minute lead, but saw Furlong level in the 57th minute to ensure a share of the points. Luton Town 17th, Doncaster Rovers 16th.
Two goals either side of half time ensured that Cheltenham Town and Oldham Athletic had a share of the points at Whaddon Road. A Townsend penalty just before the break was cancelled out just after the match resumed with a goal from Liddell. Cheltenham Town 21st, Oldham Athletic 18th.
Crewe Alexandra were well and truely undone on their own patch by AFC Bournemouth who ran away with a surprising 4-1 away win. Bradbury gave the Cherries a half time lead with a goal in the 37th minute. Gradel netted a brace with 20-yard strikes in the 61st and 77th minutes, leaving Anderton to complete the Cherries scoring in the 85th minute. Miller netted an 89th minute consolation for the Alex. Crewe Alexandra 19th, AFC Bournemouth 23rd.
Finally, Brighton & Hove Albion (9th) and Bristol Rovers (15th) could only manage a 0-0 draw at Withdean.