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Swindon   1 - 1   Hartlepool

Highlights - Swindon 1-1 Hartlepool

Swindon 1-1 Hartlepool

Relegation-threatened Swindon battled to a point against 10-man Hartlepool.

Robins keeper Phil Smith was called into the line-up 30 minutes before the game after regular number one David Lucas was injured during the warm-up.

Smith promptly gifted Pool the lead when he threw straight to Evan Horwood who gratefully sidefooted home.

Gary Liddle picked up a straight red card for a foul on Paul Caddis, and the hosts took advantage when Matt Ritchie headed in Caddis' cross.

Despite the point, Swindon are six points off Dagenham & Redbridge in 20th place and have played at least a game more than every team up to 15th in the table.

Hartlepool could not take advantage of Carlisle's break from league action and remain in 14th place.


Swindon manager Paul Hart told BBC Wiltshire:

"I don't know how we didn't win, we've had chances. They've done everything, worked hard, put everything into the game.

"You can't legislate for the goal that they've scored.

"You have to pick yourself up and get on with it and I thought the lads did that."

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Saturday, 2 April 2011

Npower League One

Home Team Score Away Team Time
Swindon 1-1 Hartlepool FT
(HT 0-1)
  • Ritchie 67
  • Horwood 37

Swindon

  • 12 Smith
  • 05 Frampton
  • 06 Caddis
  • 19 Lescinel
  • 21 Sheehan
  • 04 Douglas
  • 07 McGovern (N'Diaye 71)
  • 10 Prutton
  • 22 Ritchie
  • 24 Benyon (Grella 79)
  • 30 Andrew

Substitutes

  • 26 Jefionkowski,
  • 02 Cuthbert,
  • 03 Rose,
  • 08 Ferry,
  • 11 Timlin,
  • 29 N'Diaye,
  • 27 Grella

Hartlepool

  • 01 Flinders
  • 05 Collins
  • 06 Horwood
  • 16 Haslam
  • 29 Hartley
  • 04 Liddle red card
  • 07 McSweeney yellow card
  • 08 Gamble
  • 11 Monkhouse yellow card (Bjornsson 76)
  • 20 Murray
  • 23 Larkin (Humphreys 72 yellow card)

Substitutes

  • 21 Rafferty,
  • 03 Humphreys,
  • 12 Yantorno,
  • 09 Behan,
  • 10 Boyd,
  • 18 Mackay,
  • 22 Bjornsson
Ref: MillerAtt: 7,146
SWINDON
HARTLEPOOL

Possession

  • Swindon 52%
  • Hartlepool 48%

Attempts on target

  • Swindon 8
  • Hartlepool 3

Attempts off target

  • Swindon 8
  • Hartlepool 3

Corners

  • Swindon 3
  • Hartlepool 4

Fouls

  • Swindon 9
  • Hartlepool 16
  • Final Result
  • Full Time
  • 90:00+5:02 The final whistle goes and the game is over.
  • 90:00+3:28 Lecsinel Jean-Francois challenges Leon McSweeney unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct strike on goal from the free kick comes in from Leon McSweeney, save by Phil Smith.
  • 90:00+2:46 Armann Bjornsson is caught offside. Phil Smith takes the free kick.
  • 90:00+1:24 David Prutton has a headed effort at goal from just inside the box that misses to the left of the goal.
  • 89:28 Ritchie Humphreys takes a shot from just outside the penalty area which clears the crossbar.
  • 88:48 Matt Ritchie takes a shot from just outside the penalty area clears the crossbar.
  • 88:24 The assistant referee signals for offside against Armann Bjornsson. Phil Smith takes the free kick.
  • 87:42 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Alan Sheehan by Leon McSweeney. Matt Ritchie takes the direct free kick.
  • 87:07 Outswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Alan Sheehan.
  • 86:05 Lecsinel Jean-Francois produces a left-footed shot from a long way out which goes wide right of the goal.
  • 85:37 Paul Caddis fouled by Ritchie Humphreys, the ref awards a free kick. Matt Ritchie takes the free kick.
  • 83:29 Evan Horwood gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Alassane N'Diaye. Free kick crossed left-footed by Alan Sheehan from right channel, Leon McSweeney makes a clearance.
  • 82:30 Corner taken by Alan Sheehan, Alassane N'Diaye takes a shot. Clearance by Evan Horwood.
  • 81:47 Booking Booking for Ritchie Humphreys.
  • 78:48 Corner taken by Evan Horwood from the right by-line, Alassane N'Diaye manages to make a clearance.
  • 78:01 Substitution Mike Grella joins the action as a substitute, replacing Elliot Benyon.
  • 76:48 Free kick awarded for a foul by Leon McSweeney on Lecsinel Jean-Francois. Andy Frampton takes the free kick.
  • 76:48 Booking The referee cautions Leon McSweeney for unsporting behaviour.
  • 75:04 Substitution Armann Bjornsson comes on in place of Andy Monkhouse.
  • 71:57 Substitution Ritchie Humphreys joins the action as a substitute, replacing Colin Larkin.
  • 70:35 Substitution Alassane N'Diaye is brought on as a substitute for Jon-Paul McGovern.
  • 69:27 Calvin Andrew takes a shot. Save made by Scott Flinders.
  • 68:11 Colin Larkin is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Phil Smith takes the direct free kick.
  • 66:10 Assist by Paul Caddis.
  • 66:10 GOAL - Matt RitchieSwindon 1 - 1 Hartlepool Matt Ritchie grabs a headed goal from inside the area. Swindon 1-1 Hartlepool.
  • 64:19 Andy Monkhouse concedes a free kick for a foul on Lecsinel Jean-Francois. Free kick crossed by Alan Sheehan, free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Peter Hartley by Andy Frampton. Scott Flinders restarts play with the free kick.
  • 64:19 Booking Andy Monkhouse receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour.
  • 61:44 Andy Monkhouse gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Matt Ritchie. Lecsinel Jean-Francois takes the free kick.
  • 59:59 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jonathan Douglas by Paul Murray. Alan Sheehan takes the free kick.
  • 59:06 David Prutton fouled by Joe Gamble, the ref awards a free kick. Phil Smith takes the free kick.
  • 58:29 Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Evan Horwood from the right by-line to the near post, clearance made by Calvin Andrew.
  • 57:17 The assistant referee flags for offside against Elliot Benyon. Free kick taken by Scott Flinders.
  • 56:59 Paul Murray challenges Matt Ritchie unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Andy Frampton.
  • 56:19 Jonathan Douglas takes a shot. Scott Flinders makes a save.
  • 54:37 Effort on goal by Jon-Paul McGovern from just inside the area clears the bar.
  • 53:20 Free kick awarded for a foul by Gary Liddle on Paul Caddis. Direct free kick taken by Andy Frampton.
  • 53:20 Sent off Gary Liddle dismissed for violent conduct.
  • 52:47 Elliot Benyon takes a shot. Evan Horwood makes a clearance.
  • 52:20 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Andy Frampton by Colin Larkin. Phil Smith takes the direct free kick.
  • 51:20 Gary Liddle concedes a free kick for a foul on Jonathan Douglas. Andy Frampton restarts play with the free kick.
  • 49:57 David Prutton concedes a free kick for a foul on Gary Liddle. Direct free kick taken by Scott Flinders.
  • 46:54 Gary Liddle produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the right of the target.
  • 45:49 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Matt Ritchie by Steven Haslam. Direct free kick taken by Alan Sheehan.
  • 45:01 The referee blows his whistle to start the second half.
  • Half Time
  • 45:00+2:19 The referee calls an end to the first half.
  • 45:00+1:39 Header by Calvin Andrew from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the goal.
  • 43:30 Matt Ritchie takes a shot. Save by Scott Flinders.
  • 42:43 Calvin Andrew takes a shot. Save by Scott Flinders.
  • 39:36 Corner taken right-footed by Leon McSweeney from the left by-line, Gary Liddle takes a shot. Clearance by Matt Ritchie.
  • 38:44 Jon-Paul McGovern takes the outswinging corner, clearance by Paul Murray.
  • 36:49 GOAL - Evan HorwoodSwindon 0 - 1 Hartlepool Goal scored by Evan Horwood from 35+ yards to the bottom right corner of the goal. Swindon 0-1 Hartlepool.
  • 35:57 Corner from the left by-line taken by Leon McSweeney, save made by Phil Smith.
  • 34:31 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Leon McSweeney by Lecsinel Jean-Francois. Shot comes in from Evan Horwood from the free kick.
  • 30:40 Jon-Paul McGovern takes a shot. Save made by Scott Flinders.
  • 27:01 Unfair challenge on Paul Murray by Calvin Andrew results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Scott Flinders.
  • 25:58 Evan Horwood gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Calvin Andrew. Free kick crossed by Alan Sheehan, Evan Horwood makes a clearance.
  • 24:18 Elliot Benyon takes a shot from just inside the penalty box which clears the crossbar.
  • 23:07 Andy Monkhouse gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Alan Sheehan. Free kick taken by Andy Frampton.
  • 21:04 Gary Liddle fouled by Paul Caddis, the ref awards a free kick. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Leon McSweeney, Alan Sheehan manages to make a clearance.
  • 18:45 Joe Gamble fouled by Matt Ritchie, the ref awards a free kick. Steven Haslam takes the free kick.
  • 17:34 Effort on goal by Jon-Paul McGovern from just outside the area goes harmlessly over the target.
  • 15:00 Unfair challenge on Calvin Andrew by Sam Collins results in a free kick. Jonathan Douglas fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick.
  • 6:01 Foul by Matt Ritchie on Paul Murray, free kick awarded. Scott Flinders restarts play with the free kick.
  • 1:22 Matt Ritchie challenges Steven Haslam unfairly and gives away a free kick. Scott Flinders restarts play with the free kick.
  • 0:00 The match begins.

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Npower League One table snapshot

As it stood on 2 Apr 2011 23:59 UK

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Brighton 39 42 84
2 Huddersfield 40 24 73
3 Southampton 37 35 68
4 Peterborough 39 24 67
5 MK Dons 40 6 65
6 Bournemouth 39 21 63
7 Rochdale 38 9 58
8 Leyton Orient 38 8 57
9 Brentford 39 -3 55
10 Exeter 40 -10 55
11 Colchester 40 -3 54
12 Charlton 39 -1 53
13 Carlisle 39 1 52
14 Hartlepool 40 -16 51
15 Oldham 40 -6 50
16 Sheff Wed 39 -5 47
17 Yeovil 39 -13 47
18 Tranmere 38 -10 43
19 Notts County 37 -9 42
20 Dag & Red 38 -11 41
21 Walsall 39 -16 40
22 Bristol R 39 -30 40
23 Swindon 40 -19 35
24 Plymouth 38 -18 33


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