The Weekly League One Review

Huddersfield Town story posted by Sean Makin on 26/01/2005
SaturdayThe Weekly League One Review

As Town beat Bournemouth at the Galpharm on Saturday this is a review of all the other league games that happened in League One this weekend.

Wrexham climbed two places to 21st in League once with a 4-2 win over Chesterfield, Former Real Sociedad striker Juan Ugarte, ironically was persuaded by his friend Liverpool star Xabi Alonso to join the Welsh strugglers, Scored all four goals for Wrexham, with the 45th minute being a moment to savour for him with scoring two goals and be booked!
Ugarte?s goals were sandwiched by Ian Evatt?s opener and Shane Nicholson?s late penalty consolation.

Wrexham leapfrogged Peterborough United, whose player-coach Andy Legg scored and was sent off in the 2-1 home defeat by Oldham Athletic. Both visitors goals came from Ex-Barnsley man Kevin Betsy.
The also leaped MK Dons beaten by Paul Edwards? early goal at Blackpool in a 1-0 with over MK Dons.

League One leaders Luton Town only managed a draw at Layer Road, Colchester United managed to stop the league leaders edging forward towards the Championship. 2nd place Hull City were beaten by Yorkshire rivals Doncaster Rovers at Belle Vue, Michael McIndoe scored the only goal of the game and Hull captain Ian Ashbee was sent off.

Tranmere Rovers are now only two points behind Hull thanks to goals from Canadian international Iain Hume and Chris Dagnall as they beat Walsall 2-1 at Prenton Park. Town?s local rivals Bradford City were 2-0 up against Torquay United at Valley Parade but the Gulls fought back and managed to sneak away with a point with equalizing goals from Bedeau and Akinfenwa.
Barnsley, who had beaten Town the previous weekend, travelled to Edgeley Park the home of bottom club Stockport County and could only managed a 2-2 draw. Stockport scored after only five minutes but Barnsley scored on the half hour mark from Michael Boulding, Tony Vaughan scored in the second half with half an hour left and the South Yorkshire Club were set to take all three points, But in the 89th minute Stockport were awarded a penalty which Warren Feeney scored after it had to be taken again three times.

Hartlepool United are now up to 5th place, goals from Adam Boyd and Anthony Sweeney gave Hartlepool a 2-1 win over Bristol City.
With Bristol City and Bournemouth losing, Brentford took advantage and moved into 6th place, Deon Burton and Steve Hunt were on the target for the Bees in their 2-1 win over Swindon Town with Grant Smith pulling one back for Swindon.


There were two League One games last night, Town?s Efe Sodje?s Brother Sam Sodje, scored Brentford?s equalizer at they drew at home to Barnsley.
Michael Boulding had put Barnsley in front after 34 minutes, but in the second half Brentford went all out for an equalizer and they got one as Sam Sodje headed in from a John Salako cross.

The other fixture in Leauge One last night was Colchester at home to Walsall in which saw Walsall, who are playing Town at home this weekend, got hammered by the Layer Road side.
Two first half goals from Craig Fagan got the show going, and they now take 15th place in League One ahead of Walsall.
His opener was a penalty after Neil Danns was brought down by Mark Kinsella and five minutes later he made it two, volleying in Greg Halford's cross.
Gavin Johnson and Gareth Williams also scored to finish the game as a contest before half-time.
Walsall stemmed the flow in the second half until Stephen Hunt's late header. After the game Walsall player-manager Paul Merson says that he might quit Walsall after Walsall fans were getting on Merson?s back throughout the match at Colchester.


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