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Scunthorpe 1-1 Tranmere

Tranmere's Steve Jennings sits dejected after missing out on promotion
Tranmere's Steve Jennings is dejected after missing out on the play-offs

Scunthorpe sealed the final League One play-off place at the expense of Tranmere after captain Cliff Byrne snatched a dramatic late goal.

Tranmere had seemed set for a play-off place when Craig Curran headed home Ian Moore's cross at the far post.

But Rovers were reduced to 10 men when defender Gareth Edds was sent off for a second bookable offence

And Scunthorpe finally struck with just two minutes to go as Byrne headed home a free-kick from Grant McCann.


Scunthorpe: Lillis, Byrne, Mirfin, Pearce (Trotter 81), Mills (Wright 46), Sparrow (Thompson 64), Togwell, McCann, Woolford, Hayes, Hooper.
Subs Not Used: Crosby, Slocombe.

Booked: McCann.

Goals: Byrne 88.

Tranmere:

Coyne, Edds, Chorley, Shotton, Andy Taylor, Sonko, Kay (Ash Taylor 90), Jennings, Barnett (Cresswell 76), Curran, Moore.
Subs Not Used: Achterberg, Gornell, Burns.

Sent Off: Edds (87).

Booked: Edds, Jennings.

Goals: Curran 39.

Att: 8,029

Ref: Steve Tanner (Somerset).



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League One table
Saturday, 2 November 2013 17:08 UK
    P GD PTS
1 Leyton Orient 15 24 38
2 Wolves 14 19 35

3 Peterborough 15 13 32
4 Preston 15 7 27
5 Brentford 15 3 27
6 Bradford 15 10 23

7 Swindon 15 9 23
8 MK Dons 15 4 22
9 Walsall 15 2 22
10 Rotherham 15 -1 21
11 Coventry 15 12 20
12 Port Vale 15 -3 20
13 Crawley Town 14 -2 19
14 Colchester 15 -5 17
15 Shrewsbury 15 -1 16
16 Oldham 15 -4 15
17 Gillingham 15 -6 15
18 Carlisle 14 -12 15
19 Stevenage 15 -8 14
20 Tranmere 15 -14 13

21 Crewe 15 -19 13
22 Sheffield Utd 15 -10 12
23 Bristol City 14 -6 10
24 Notts County 15 -12 10

see also
League One last day lowdown
01 May 09 |  League One
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