The Weekly League One Review

Huddersfield Town story posted by Sean Makin on 10/02/2005
Here is what else is happening at the other clubs in Coca Cola League One starting in alphabetical order with BarnsleyThe Weekly League One Review

Barnsley drew 0-0 with Sheffield Wednesday in an early kick off down at the Oakwell, a feisty game that ended goalless but maintains their unbeaten record. Barnsley manager Paul Hart is pondering if to make a move for Stockport County?s Warren Feeney, Hart has spoken to Chris Turner about the move but that?s how far as it goes. Mark Stallard has joined Notts County on loan for the rest of the season.

Blackpool hauled themselves away from relegation with a 2-0 win over Oldham at the weekend. Goals from Peter Clarke and Paul Edwards gave the Seasiders a much needed win. Blackpool have signed Bristol City?s experienced defender Tony Butler on a free transfer, the 32 year old wanted to move closer to his Nantwich home. Also former Leeds Chairman Peter Risdale denied rumours that he was taking over Blackpool.

The Cherries lost away to Port Vale at the weekend 2-1, Gareth O?Conner scoring the opener but Bournemouth threw it away and Port Vale took all 3 points. Defender Warren Cummings admitted that the Bournemouth defence needs strengthening if they want to claim a play off spot. And Striker Dani Rodrigues is back after being out for 3 weeks with a knee injury.

Town?s arch rivals were battered by an MK Dons side on Tuesday night at Valley Parade. 4-1 the score ended to MK Dons. MK Dons took a 2-0 lead before Dean Windass pulled one back but it wasn?t enough. Manager Colin Todd has urged his players to bounce back after the hefty defeat and denies rumours that he is trying to ship out goalkeeper Paul Henderson to Nottingham Forest.

Brentford keep their play off hopes alive with a 1-0 win over MK Dons on Saturday thanks to a single goal from a Stephen Hunt penalty. They have also signed former Crewe goalkeeper Ademole Bankole and have extended the loan of Ben May from Milwall for another month.

Bristol City
The Robins drew with Hull 1-1 at the KC Stadium on Saturday, Leroy Lita scored a late equalizer to keep Hull off the top. Lita was also called up to the England U21 squad for Tuesday nights game against Holland and scored after coming off the bench in a 2-1 victory

Chesterfield lost to Hartlepool at the weekend. Adam Boyd scored the only goal of the game. Striker Adam Smith will be out for 6 weeks because of surgery to his knee because of cartilage damage.

Colchester boss Phil Parkinson faces the task of rallying the troops after a 1-0 defeat at home to Blackpool. That defeat was the U?s 7th home defeat of the season.

Defeated by Torquay at the weekend Simon Johnson grabbing a consolation in dying minutes in a 2-1 defeat. Doncaster have denied rumours they are after Luke Beckett, Terminated the loan deal for Leeds?s Simon Johnson and have got Andy Campbell on loan from Cardiff.

Beat Chesterfield 1-0 with Adam Boyd?s 19th goal of the season that has now stretched their run to 12 unbeaten. Boss Neale Cooper was full of praise for his side after the victory and Cooper has picked up manager of the month award while Boyd picked up League One?s player of the month.

Drew with Bristol City 1-1 at the KC stadium at the weekend. Nicky Barmby?s stunning volley put Hull into a 1-0 lead and were look to take all 3 points only to see Leroy Lita grab one back for Bristol in the dying minutes. Hull boss Peter Taylor was frustrated after the draw with Bristol and he hopes that Barmby will be fit for the top of the league clash with Luton Town at the weekend.

Drew with Huddersfield Town at the weekend. Luke Beckett grabbing a last gasp equalizer for the Terriers after Brkovic put Luton ahead. Luton are appealing after the F.A charged goalkeeper Marlon Beresford with swearing at the referee Mick Thorpe at the match against Town. Beresford will go before an FA disciplinary hearing on Friday 11th of February.

MK Dons
Hammered Bradford on Tuesday night 4-1 at Valley Parade. Goals from Small, McLeod 2 and Harding. MK Dons manager Danny Wilson has extended defender Paul Mitchell?s loan from Championship side Wigan

Beaten by Blackpool 2-0 away at Bloomfield Road, Oldham now slip to 16th in Coca Cola League One

The Posh beat bottom club Stockport on Saturday by 2 goals to 1. Goals from Willock and Logan keeping The Posh their survival hopes alive. Boss Barry Fry has turned down bids for Calum Willock, Both Gillingham and Sheffield United have put ?150,000 on the table but Fry wants around ?500,000 and vows not to let Willock go on the cheap.

Port Vale
Goals from Billy Paynter and Chris Birchall gave the Vale a much needed win against Bournemouth on Saturday. Reports in the papers that Port Vale could be changing their nickname to Port Vale Spitfires and the ground Vale Park to Reginald Mitchell Stadium in honour to Potteries-born Reginald Mitchell who designed the Spitfire plane.

Sheffield Wednesday
Drew 0-0 with Barnsley reportedly Wednesday had more of the chances to claim all 3 points. Wednesday Chairman Dave Allen will rebuff any approach from Dundee United, who are trying to bring Paul Sturrock back to Scotland.

Were beaten by relegation rivals Peterborough 2-1 at London Road. Danny Jackman the scorer for Stockport. Striker Warren Feeney has been linked with Luton and Barnsley and defender Keith Briggs has signed a new one-year deal.

Swindon beat Oldham 2-1 on Tuesday night. Oldham took an early lead through Kenny Cooper but Swindon fought back to get the win with goals from Sam Parkin and Grant Smith. Swindon now hoping to push for a play off spot. boss Andy King believes his club will suffer from the introduction of transfer windows to the Football League next season.

Torquay have completed the signing of ex-Dundee United keeper Paul Jarvie on a short-term contract. Neil Warnock may extend keeper Phil Barnes? loan deal at Plainmoor and boss Leroy Rosenior wants to keep on-loan Millwall defender Paul Robinson until the end of the season

Tranmere?s last game was a 1-1 draw at Bradford City. Iain Hume put Tranmere ahead after only 44 seconds only to see it be cancelled out by Dean Windass. Tranmere are still 3rd in League One and are only 2 points behind 2nd place Hull.

Walsall drew 2-2 with Wrexham last Saturday. All the goals came in the first half, Darren Wrack and Jorge Leitao were the scorers for Walsall and Boss Paul Merson missed an open goals in the dieing minutes.

Drew 2-2 at the Bescott Stadium. Captain Darren Ferguson opened the scoring with a 25-yard shot and Chris Llewellyn scored the 2nd for Wrexham as they try to push themselves away from the relegation zone. Keeper Andy Dibble has aggravated the thigh injury that has kept him out for the past month. Wrexham have used 6 keepers already this season and now only have one fit keeper left which is Ben Foster who is on loan from Stoke City.


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