Addicks remain top despite draw

Published Add your comment

Football News

Charlton remain top of npower League One despite failing to beat Tranmere at The Valley.

Chris Powell's side have started the season well, but fell behind to an Adam McGurk goal in the 33rd minute.

The visitors peppered the Addicks' goal in search of a second, but the home side secured a 1-1 draw with 10 minutes remaining courtesy of Johnnie Jackson's penalty.

While Charlton extended their unbeaten run to 13 league games, Sheffield Wednesday closed the gap on the leaders to three points.

Lewis Buxton, Gary Madine and Ben Marshall netted in a 3-1 victory for the Owls against Chesterfield, for whom Leon Clarke scored.

Huddersfield sit a point behind Gary Megson's side in third spot after stretching their unbeaten run to 37 games.

Gary Roberts broke the deadlock just as half-time approached against Stevenage before the visitors levelled through a superb Scott Laird effort.

Lee Novak netted his ninth goal of the campaign in the 76th minute to put the Terriers back in front, but Stevenage missed a golden chance to earn a point when John Mousinho blazed a 90th-minute penalty over the bar.

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:

Leon Clarke
Sheffield Wednesday
Chris Powell
League One
Gary Madine
Lewis Buxton
Huddersfield Town
Ben Marshall
Johnnie Jackson
Lee Novak
Gary Roberts
Tranmere Rovers
Charlton Athletic
John Mousinho

Article Comments

Read more

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


This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. 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