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Plymouth 1-1 Morecambe

Plymouth 1-1 Morecambe

Morecambe's Nick Fenton scored a dramatic equaliser late in injury-time to deny lowly Plymouth a rare victory.

The Pilgrims, who have only won two league matches this season, went ahead in spectacular style when Simon Walton powerfully volleyed home from 25 yards.

Shrimps striker Kevin Ellison nearly equalised but was twice denied by Plymouth goalkeeper Romain Larrieu and also hit the post with a volley.

But Fenton levelled late on for the visitors, firing high into the net.

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Plymouth Argyle manager Carl Fletcher told BBC Radio Devon:

"Everything's a competition and winning is everything and that's what we expect. But everyone worked their socks off today and worked well as a team.

"It was a good strike from Wilkes. We kept the ball well which I was pleased with and we are trying to improve when we have possession.

"He (Paul Bignot) settled in lovely. He looked like he played for years and years. I was pleased. He came in and all the lads are of similar ages and made him feel welcome and you can see that in the way he played."

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Saturday, 5 November 2011

Npower League Two

Home Team Score Away Team Time
Plymouth 1-1 Morecambe FT
(HT 1-0)
  • Walton 31
  • Fenton 90+4

Plymouth

  • 01 Larrieu
  • 06 Nelson
  • 14 Bhasera
  • 19 Gibson
  • 28 Bignot
  • 04 Fletcher yellow card
  • 08 Walton
  • 15 Young
  • 20 Hourihane (Atkinson 79)
  • 11 Feeney
  • 17 Sims (Lecointe 61)

Substitutes

  • 05 King,
  • 03 Williams,
  • 21 Atkinson,
  • 24 Vassel,
  • 27 Lecointe

Morecambe

  • 01 Roche
  • 02 Fenton
  • 15 McCready
  • 22 Parrish
  • 07 Reid
  • 11 Ellison
  • 16 Drummond
  • 18 McDonald
  • 08 Hunter (Fleming 61)
  • 09 Alessandra (Jevons 66)
  • 30 Carlton

Substitutes

  • 12 Routledge,
  • 24 Cowperthwaite,
  • 27 Charnock,
  • 17 Fleming,
  • 10 Jevons
Ref: GrahamAtt: 5,409
PLYMOUTH
MORECAMBE

Possession

  • Plymouth 43%
  • Morecambe 57%

Attempts on target

  • Plymouth 4
  • Morecambe 6

Attempts off target

  • Plymouth 4
  • Morecambe 6

Corners

  • Plymouth 6
  • Morecambe 4

Fouls

  • Plymouth 8
  • Morecambe 12
  • Final Result
  • 95:09 The referee brings the game to a close.
  • Full Time
  • 90:00+3:31 GOAL - Nick FentonPlymouth 1 - 1 Morecambe Nick Fenton finds the back of the net with a goal from inside the penalty box to the top left corner of the goal. Plymouth 1-1 Morecambe.
  • 90:00+2:42 Matt Lecointe takes a shot. Save by Barry Roche.
  • 90:00+1:41 Shot from just outside the area by Stewart Drummond misses to the right of the target.
  • 90:00+0:27 Onismor Bhasera challenges Izak Reid unfairly and gives away a free kick. Kevin Ellison produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick, blocked by Carl Fletcher.
  • 87:05 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Carl Fletcher by Stewart Drummond. Direct free kick taken by Onismor Bhasera.
  • 86:48 Effort on goal by Simon Walton from long distance goes over the crossbar.
  • 85:53 Danny Carlton is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Free kick taken by Romain Larrieu.
  • 84:23 Unfair challenge on Andrew Fleming by Will Atkinson results in a free kick. Barry Roche takes the direct free kick.
  • 83:13 Short corner taken by Will Atkinson.
  • 81:54 Simon Walton fouled by Gary McDonald, the ref awards a free kick. Paul Bignot restarts play with the free kick.
  • 79:32 Kevin Ellison takes a shot from outside the penalty area and strikes the post.
  • 78:41 The referee blows for offside against Matt Lecointe. Barry Roche takes the indirect free kick.
  • 78:41 Substitution Will Atkinson is brought on as a substitute for Conor Hourihane.
  • 77:35 Matt Lecointe is caught offside. Free kick taken by Andy Parrish.
  • 76:39 The official flags Gary McDonald offside. Romain Larrieu takes the indirect free kick.
  • 75:22 Effort from just outside the area by Andrew Fleming goes over the target.
  • 70:27 Corner taken right-footed by Danny Carlton, Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Gary McDonald misses to the left of the goal.
  • 69:36 Foul by Onismor Bhasera on Danny Carlton, free kick awarded. Strike on goal comes in from Kevin Ellison from the free kick, save by Romain Larrieu.
  • 68:14 Kevin Ellison challenges Paul Bignot unfairly and gives away a free kick. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Conor Hourihane from right wing, save by Barry Roche.
  • 67:02 Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Conor Hourihane played to the near post, Barry Roche makes a save.
  • 65:30 Substitution Lewis Alessandra leaves the field to be replaced by Phil Jevons.
  • 63:59 Foul by Curtis Nelson on Andrew Fleming, free kick awarded. Andrew Fleming takes the direct free kick.
  • 61:46 Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Conor Hourihane, clearance made by Nick Fenton.
  • 59:58 Romain Larrieu restarts play with the free kick.
  • 59:58 Substitution Matt Lecointe replaces Jared Sims.
  • 59:58 Substitution Garry Hunter goes off and Andrew Fleming comes on.
  • 59:58 Free kick awarded for a foul by Garry Hunter on Paul Bignot.
  • 56:50 Carl Fletcher takes a shot from 35 yards and missed to the right of the goal.
  • 56:13 Carl Fletcher fouled by Stewart Drummond, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Simon Walton.
  • 52:01 Danny Carlton fouled by Onismor Bhasera, the ref awards a free kick. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Garry Hunter from right wing, Onismor Bhasera makes a clearance.
  • 48:19 A cross is delivered by Onismor Bhasera, Conor Hourihane produces a left-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the right of the goal.
  • 45:01 The second half kicks off.
  • Half Time
  • 45:00+1:06 The ref blows to signal half-time.
  • 45:00+0:09 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Carl Fletcher by Gary McDonald. Direct free kick taken by Simon Walton.
  • 44:46 Lewis Alessandra takes a shot. Ben Gibson gets a block in.
  • 43:11 Free kick awarded for a foul by Carl Fletcher on Chris McCready. Barry Roche takes the free kick.
  • 40:25 Izak Reid crosses the ball, Ben Gibson manages to make a clearance.
  • 36:54 Corner from the left by-line taken by Garry Hunter, clearance made by Simon Walton. Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Garry Hunter, Stewart Drummond has a header from inside the six-yard box and clears the crossbar.
  • 35:55 Warren Feeney takes a shot. Save made by Barry Roche.
  • 35:02 Booking Booking for Carl Fletcher for dissent.
  • 30:09 GOAL - Simon WaltonPlymouth 1 - 0 Morecambe Simon Walton finds the back of the net with a fantastic goal from just outside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Plymouth 1-0 Morecambe.
  • 28:52 Inswinging corner taken by Luke Young from the left by-line, Jared Sims takes a shot. Izak Reid gets a block in.
  • 28:21 Foul by Andy Parrish on Paul Bignot, free kick awarded. Luke Young crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from right wing, Stewart Drummond manages to make a clearance.
  • 26:21 Kevin Ellison takes a shot. Save by Romain Larrieu.
  • 24:05 Free kick awarded for a foul by Carl Fletcher on Lewis Alessandra. Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Gary McDonald.
  • 22:49 Paul Bignot gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Andy Parrish. Free kick taken by Andy Parrish.
  • 21:25 Short corner taken by Luke Young from the right by-line.
  • 20:38 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Warren Feeney by Andy Parrish. Free kick crossed left-footed by Conor Hourihane, clearance made by Kevin Ellison.
  • 19:20 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Curtis Nelson by Lewis Alessandra. Romain Larrieu takes the free kick.
  • 18:27 The assistant referee signals for offside against Kevin Ellison. Romain Larrieu takes the free kick.
  • 15:29 Chris McCready concedes a free kick for a foul on Warren Feeney. Conor Hourihane takes the free kick.
  • 13:50 Foul by Garry Hunter on Luke Young, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Simon Walton.
  • 12:59 Lewis Alessandra takes a shot. Blocked by Simon Walton. Garry Hunter takes the inswinging corner, clearance made by Conor Hourihane.
  • 10:03 Corner from the left by-line taken by Luke Young, Curtis Nelson has a headed effort at goal from close in which goes wide right of the target.
  • 8:47 Jared Sims fouled by Garry Hunter, the ref awards a free kick. Simon Walton takes the free kick.
  • 0:00 The match gets underway.

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Npower League Two table snapshot

As it stood on 5 Nov 2011 23:59 UK

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Southend 17 18 38
2 Crawley Town 17 11 36
3 Cheltenham 17 7 32
4 Shrewsbury 17 6 31
5 Morecambe 17 17 30
6 Swindon 17 12 29
7 Oxford Utd 17 10 29
8 Burton Albion 17 4 29
9 Gillingham 17 7 27
10 Port Vale 17 6 25
11 AFC Wimbledon 17 -5 25
12 Torquay 17 3 24
13 Macclesfield 17 2 24
14 Rotherham 17 1 24
15 Aldershot 17 2 23
16 Bristol Rovers 17 -6 21
17 Accrington 17 -6 19
18 Crewe 17 -7 19
19 Hereford 17 -14 17
20 Northampton 17 -8 16
21 Bradford 17 -7 14
22 Dag & Red 17 -15 13
23 Barnet 17 -17 13
24 Plymouth 17 -21 9

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