Football

Super-sub Wagstaff seals win: Match Review

Published Add your comment

Football News
24/7

Scott Wagstaff scored two minutes after coming on to give Charlton a 2-1 victory over Hartlepool which put them level on points with second-placed Norwich.

The striker came on 14 minutes from time and the substitution proved to be a masterstroke from Addicks boss Phil Parkinson as Wagstaff rifled home a 25-yard strike to secure three precious points.

David Mooney put Charlton in front in the first half, but they were pegged back when Denis Behan scored from the penalty spot after Miguel Llera fouled Anthony Sweeney.

Striker Mooney headed beyond Scott Flinders after 31 minutes in a disappointing first half to put the Addicks on course to extend their unbeaten run to 11 matches in all competitions.

But Llera got the wrong side of Sweeney six minutes into the second half and when the Pools midfielder went down the referee pointed straight the spot, with Behan making no mistake from 12 yards out.

Charlton responded and Jonjo Shelvey hit the post, then Lloyd Sam and Mooney went close before Wagstaff produced a moment of magic to consign Pools to a fifth consecutive away defeat.

Copyright (c) PA Sport 2009, All Rights Reserved.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Topics:
Jonjo Shelvey
Norwich City
Lloyd Sam
Football
David Mooney
Hartlepool United
League One
Scott Flinders
Scott Wagstaff
Charlton Athletic
Denis Behan

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again