The Weekly League One Review

Huddersfield Town story posted by Sean Makin on 16/02/2005
Here is what else is happening at the other clubs this week (16.2.05) in Coca Cola League One starting in alphabetical order with BarnsleyThe Weekly League One Review

Barnsley were on a good run until they visited Swindon Town on Saturday. Sam Parkin scored the opener but Nicky Wroe?s cross was converted by Jacob Burns to make the scored level but Parkin wrapped up 3 points for Swindon with a goal late on that inflicted Barnsley?s first defeat of this year. Next Game- Bournemouth (H) League Position- 14th

Blackpool visit the Galpharm Stadium this weekend on the back of winning their last 3 games with wins over Oldham, Colchester and MK Dons. Next Game- Huddersfield Town (A) League Position- 19th

The Cherries manager Sean O?Driscoll is concerned about the impact of the Football League transfer window if it is applied. Recently lost on Saturday away at Colchester. Colchester ran out 3-1 winners even though Bournemouth went ahead through Warren Cummings long-range drive that deflected off U?s defender Pat Baldwin. Next Game-Barnsley (A) League Position-9th

Bradford bounced back from last Tuesday?s 4-1 hammering by MK Dons to beating Yorkshire rivals Sheffield Wednesday at Hillsborough. Nicky Summerbee drilled in a shot early on to put Bradford in front but Wednesday equalized but former Owl Owen Morrrison scored a last-gasp winner to give the Bantams all three points. Summerbee is in talks with Bradford over a new contract, long serving player Wayne Jacobs has been told his contract will not be renewed and former Ex-Town loan player Jason Gavin has had his contract terminated by mutual consent, he is expected to return to Ireland. Next Game- Luton (H) League Position-8th

Brentford didn?t play a league game this week but were in FA Cup action in a reply against Hartlepool United. Brentford won 1-0, Isaiah Rankin scoring the only goal of the game against ten men Hartlepool even though Stephen Hunt had a penalty saved. Brentford fans without tickets for the Southampton game are urged not to turn up and Steve Claridge has made his move to Wycombe permanent. Next Game- Southampton (H) (FA Cup) League Position-6th

Bristol City
The Robins lost to Walsall last Friday night with Andrew Surman scoring the only goal that gave Walsall the win. Player-boss Brian Tinnion will hang up his boots at the end of the season and has said his side will bounce back from the Walsall defeat and Joe Anyinsah returns after being on loan with Hereford. Next Game- Colchester (A) League Position-10th

Chesterfield beat Doncaster at the weekend at the Belle Vue, Striker Tcham N?Toya snatched a 1-0 victory for Chesterfield with Boss Roy McFarland saying he believe his side are good enough to make the play-offs. Next Game- Sheffield Wednesday (H) League Position-12th

Colchester beat Bournemouth 3-1 on Tuesday night with goals from Gavin Johnson, Guylian Ndumbu-Nsungu and Neil Danns gave them all three points. Colchester have rejected Hull?s offer for the U?s leading goal scorer Craig Fagan. Next Game- Bristol City (H) League Position-15th

Lost to Chesterfield 1-0 after failing to take their opportunities and Guy Ipoua has signed for Lincoln City on a month?s loan after being on loan at Mansfield earlier in the season. Next Game- Peterborough United (A) League Position-11th

Lost to Luton 3-2 on Tuesday night. Former Manager Mike Newell returned with his Luton side to end Hartlepool?s unbeaten home league record. A Sol Davis own goal and Kevin Foley scored for the monkey hangers. Next Game- Port Vale (A) League Position-5th

Lost to Luton on Saturday 1-0 at Kenilworth Road in the clash of the top two. An 89th minute winner for Luton thanks to Ahmet Brkovic. Hull have had a bid turned down for Colchester striker Craig Fagan. Next Game- Wrexham (H) League Position-2nd

Manager Mike Newell now has the title in his sights after beating Hull 1-0 on Saturday and Hartlepool 3-2 on Tuesday night. An 89th minute winner from Ahmet Brkovic against Hull. Chris Coyne gave Luton the lead at Hartlepool with a 20-yard drive, Enoch Showumni blasted a second for Luton and after Colchester pulled one back Kevin Foley made it 3-1 before Hartlepool got one back to make a nervy ending. Next Game- Bradford (A) League Position-1st

MK Dons
Beat Town 2-1 at the weekend with a last gasp winner from Clive Platt. Boss Danny Wilson believes the club has great potential. Next Game- Walsall (A) League Position-21st

In a thrilling game at Boundary Park in the LDV Vans Trophy but troubled club Wrexham won 5-3 in the 1st leg. Wrexham were 5-1 up but Oldham pulled two goals back for the 2nd leg with goals from Vernon, twice one a penalty and David Eyres. And they have signed former Holland U21 defender Stefan Stam.
Next Game- Stockport (H) League Position-18th

Lost to relegation rivals Torquay United 2-1 to put Peterborough in more relegation battle worries. Akinfenwa scored for Torquay before Callum Willock pulling one back but Akinfenwa scored again and took all three points for Torquay. Next Game- Doncaster (H) League Position-23rd

Port Vale
Goals from Nathan Lowndes and Billy Paynter gave Port Vale a 2-1 win over rock-bottom club Stockport County at Edgeley Park young Stockport striker Adam Le Fondre scored a late consolation. Next Game- Oldham (A) League Position-17th

Sheffield Wednesday
Lost to Yorkshire Rivals Bradford City at Hillsborough 2-1 with MacLean grabbing the only goal for Wednesday. Striker MacLean still thinks Wednesday can win promotion. Next Game- Chesterfield (A) League Position-4th

Were beaten by Port Vale 2-1 at Edgeley Park, young Stockport striker Adam Le Fondre scored a late consolation. Things not looking too good for Stockport now. Next Game- Oldham (A) League Position-24th

Swindon beat Barnsley 2-1 thanks to both goals from Sam Parkin. Lee Holmes wants to extend his loan at Swindon from Derby County. Next Game- Torquay (A) League Position-7th

Torquay won 2-1 at home to relegation rivals Peterborough United thanks to both goals coming from Akinfenwa. Boss Leroy Rosenior praised Akinfenwa but said his side were nervous. Next Game- Swindon (H) League Position-20th

Didn?t play at the weekend. Their next game is against Huddersfield Town at home next Tuesday Night. League Position-3rd

Walsall beat Bristol City last Friday night 1-0 thanks to a Andrew Surman goal. Player-Boss Paul Merson feels his Walsall side have a chance of getting a play-off spot at the end of the season. Next Game- MK Dons (H) League Position-13th

Beat Oldham 5-3 in the 1st leg of the LDV Vans Trophy Northern final, Wrexham were 5-1 up thanks to goals from a Juan Agarte hat-trick, Mark Jones and Darren Ferguson. Boss Denis Smith wants going to the Millennium Stadium and winning on his CV and has no regrets despite squandering a four-goal lead. Next Game- Hull (A) League Position-22nd


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