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The Memorial Stadium (ATT 6,038) 5th September 2009 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: J Moss

Bristol R Bristol Rovers vs Millwall Millwall

Bristol R 2

J Hughes (pen 26)
C Lines (63)

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Rovers rumble tame Lions

Hard Lines shoots down Millwall

Last Updated: 05/09/09 6:17pm

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Hughes: Put Rovers in front

Hughes: Put Rovers in front

Chris Lines' second-half rocket sealed a deserved 2-0 home win for Bristol Rovers against Millwall.

The young midfielder let fly from just outside the box in the 61st minute and saw his right-footed effort fly into the top corner.

Jeff Hughes had fired Rovers in front from the penalty spot in the 16th minute after he had been tripped in the penalty area by Andy Frampton.

Injury-hit Millwall battled hard. Their best effort was an Ashley Grimes shot in the 53rd minute, which was tipped around the post by Rovers' debutant goalkeeper Mikkel Andersen.

Darryl Duffy, Aaron Lescott and Hughes all had chances to extend Rovers' advantage, but failed to beat goalkeeper David Forde.

Alan Dunne had a header blocked for Millwall, who contributed much to a high-tempo game.

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Sky Bet League 1

Sky Bet League 1
Pos Team P Pts
1 Bristol City 9 21
2 Milton Keynes Dons 8 16
3 Peterborough United 9 16
4 Swindon Town 8 15
5 Chesterfield 8 14
6 Bradford City 9 14
7 Rochdale 9 13
8 Preston North End 8 13
9 Fleetwood Town 9 13
10 Sheffield United 8 13
11 Coventry City 9 12
12 Gillingham 9 12
13 Yeovil Town 9 12
14 Oldham Athletic 9 11
15 Doncaster Rovers 8 11
16 Notts County 8 10
17 Leyton Orient 8 10
18 Crawley Town 9 10
19 Barnsley 8 9
20 Walsall 9 8
21 Port Vale 9 8
22 Scunthorpe United 9 7
23 Colchester United 9 6
24 Crewe Alexandra 8 4

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