League One Review - Sept 8th UPDATED
Tranmere Rovers dented Carlisle United's unbeaten start to the season with a single goal victory over the Cumbrians at Brunton Park. Curran scored the only goal of the game in the 42nd minute. Carlisle United 3rd, Tranmere Rovers 2nd.
Leeds United maintained their 100% winning start to the new season as they beat Hartlepool United at Elland Road. Kandol in the 20th minute, and Beckford in the 50th was enough to beat the visitors despite plenty of chances going the way of the visitors. Leeds United 24th, Hartlepool United 5th.
Brighton & Hove Albion recorded their 3rd straight home win of the campaign with a 3-0 win over Millwall at Withdean. A Hammond penalty in the 12th minute, and a Cox strike in the 19th, followed by a Martot goal in the 78th minute was enough to secure the points for the Sussex side as they celebrated securing their new gound at Falmer. Brighton & Hove Albion 6th, Millwall 19th.
Bristol Rovers maintained their unbeaten start of the new season with a fine 2-1 win at Kenilworth Road against Luton Town. Lambert put the visitors ahead in the 2nd minute, only to see a 3-times taken penalty finally converted by Spring in the 19th minute. Lambert made sure that the points were going back down the M4 to the West Country with an 82nd minute strike. Luton Town 10th, Bristol Rovers 7th.
Crewe Alexandra closed the gap on the play-off places with a 2-0 win at home against Huddersfield Town at Gresty Road. Barnard (16 mins) and Bopp (39 mins) did enough to secure the points. Crewe Alexandra 8th, Huddersfield Town 8th.
Swindon Town slipped to their first home League defeat since February when Owusu scored a 77th minute goal for Yeovil Town at the County Ground. Swindon Town 11th, Yeovil Town 4th.
Gillingham are having a torid time at the moment. Their latest venture came at Roots Hall where Southend United beat them 3-0. Bailey got the scoring under way in the 8th minute, McCormack extended the lead in the 44th minute with Clarke making sure of the points for the Essex side in the 59th minute. Southend United 12th, Gillingham 22nd.
Northampton Town applied more pressure to Sean O'Driscoll's Doncaster Rovers at Sixfields with a 2-0 home win. Gillingan (50 mins) and Kirk (71 mins) did enough to ensure that the 3-points were not going back up the M1. Northampton Town 13th, Doncaster Rovers 18th.
Port Vale (14th) and Walsall (23rd) battled out a 0-0 in Saturday's other game.
Swansea City (15th), Cheltenham Town (16th), Nottingham Forest (20th) and Oldham Athletic (21st) did not play this weekend.