Scotland Wales Northern Ireland
BBC Homepagefeedback | low graphics version
BBCi CATEGORIES   TV   RADIO   COMMUNICATE   WHERE I LIVE   INDEX    SEARCH 

BBC SPORT
You are in: You are in: Football: Eng Div 3  
Front Page 
Football 
Statistics 
FA Cup 
Eng Prem 
World Cup 2002 
Champions League 
Uefa Cup 
Worthington Cup 
Eng Div 1 
Eng Div 2 
Eng Div 3 
Eng Conf 
Scot Prem 
Scottish Cup 
CIS Ins Cup 
Scot Div 1 
Scot Div 2 
Scot Div 3 
Europe 
Africa 
League of Wales 
Teams 
Cricket 
Rugby Union 
Rugby League 
Tennis 
Golf 
Motorsport 
Boxing 
Athletics 
Other Sports 
Sports Talk 
In Depth 
Photo Galleries 
Audio/Video 
TV & Radio 
BBC Pundits 
Question of Sport 
Funny Old Game 

Around The Uk

BBC News

BBC Weather

SERVICES 


BBC Sport's Nick Mullins
"Hull can have no complaints"
 real 14k

Wednesday, 16 May, 2001, 22:27 GMT 23:27 UK
Orient see off Hull challenge
Orient's Matthew Lockwood celebrates scoring against Hull
Matthew Lockwood celebrates scoring against Hull
Division Three play-off semi-final, 2nd leg

Leyton Orient 2-0 Hull City (agg: 2-1)

A sensational strike from Matt Lockwood finally saw off dogged Hull and won Leyton Orient a place in the Division Three play-off final for the second time in three seasons.

Orient overturned a 1-0 first leg deficit through Steve Watts' headed opener and Lockwood's rocket sealed the victory.

The Os took the lead a minute before the interval as a Hull breakaway was stopped in its tracks.

Scott Houghton picked out the unmarked Watts, who powered home a header from 10 yards.

Flapped at high ball

Although Tommy Taylor's side bossed the first period, Tigers goalkeeper Paul Musselwhite was forced into only one save, tipping over team-mate Andy Holt's looping header.

It could easily have been the visitors who had been in front when home keeper Ashley Bayes misjudged a Jon Whitney free-kick and fumbled it around a post.

Orient continued to dominate on the resumption and Walschaerts was only inches too high with a lob after Musselwhite flapped at a high ball.

But the Hull stopper redeemed himself with a save of the highest quality from a Lockwood free-kick.

He followed that with a sprawling stop at the feet of Jabo Ibehre but he was powerless to stop Lockwood's next 30-yarder.


Leyton Orient: Bayes, Joseph, Lockwood, Smith, McGhee, Downer, Ibehre, Castle, Walschaerts, Watts, Houghton. Subs: Barrett, Harris, Brkovic, Martin, Tate.

Hull: Musselwhite, Edwards, Whitney, Whittle, Greaves, Matthews, Atkins, Brabin, Holt, Francis, Eyre. Subs: Wilson, Philpott, Brown, Rowe, Wood.

Referee: D Pugh (Bebington).

See also:

14 May 01 |  Eng Div 3
Little: We were lucky
13 May 01 |  Eng Div 3
Eyre puts Hull on top
Links to more Eng Div 3 stories are at the foot of the page.

 

E-mail this story to a friend

Links to more Eng Div 3 stories

^^ Back to top