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Glovers and Os in thriller

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Yeovil and Leyton Orient were involved in a six-goal thriller which ended 3-3 in Coca-Cola League One on Saturday.

Orient were twice in front but had to rely on a 60th-minute strike from Ryan Jarvis to earn a share of the spoils.

Exeter moved up to 10th thanks to a 1-0 win at Carlisle. A 73rd-minute penalty from veteran striker Marcus Stewart settled the contest.

Oldham and Swindon shared the points in a 2-2 draw at Boundary Park.

Swindon looked to have won it when Billy Paynter put the visitors in front two minutes into injury-time. However, Oldham saved the game a minute later when Kieran Lee scored with a long-range effort.

Brighton remain second bottom after a 4-2 home defeat at the hands of Stockport. A hat-trick from Carl Baker helped County to win all three points.

Hartlepool won 1-0 at Gillingham thanks to James Brown's goal in the 64th minute.

Troubled Norwich despatched Wycombe 5-2 at Carrow Road to get Paul Lambert's City career off to a flying start.

The Canaries were 3-1 in front at half-time thanks to strikes from Grant Holt, Korey Smith, and Jon Otsemobor. Although Jon-Paul Pittman and Matt Harrold made it 3-2, Jens Askou and another from Holt ensured City earned their first victory of the season.

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Yeovil Town
Norwich City
Jon Otsemobor
Exeter
Jon-Paul Pittman
Football
Matt Harrold
League One
Carl Baker
Swindon Town
Marcus Stewart
Korey Smith
Carlisle United
Oldham Athletic
Gillingham
Kieran Lee
James Brown
Grant Holt
Billy Paynter
Ryan Jarvis
Leyton Orient
Brighton & Hove Albion

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