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Sky Bet League 1

County Ground (ATT 7,222) 10th October 2009 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: K Wright

Swindon Swindon Town vs Millwall Millwall

Swindon 1

S Cuthbert (15)
J Douglas (S/O 27)

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Millwall 1

A Frampton (S/O 64)
D Schofield (82)

Robins and Lions scrap out draw

Two sent off in clash at the County Ground

Last Updated: 10/10/09 6:17pm

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Douglas: Sent off

Douglas: Sent off

Swindon's Jonathan Douglas and Millwall's Andy Frampton were shown straight red cards for ugly tackles as a bad-tempered contest finished 1-1 at the County Ground.

Danny Schofield calmly converted Millwall's 82nd-minute equaliser to cancel out Scott Cuthbert's first-half header, but the match was overshadowed by the two dismissals.

Midfielder Douglas was first to see red in the 26th minute when he jumped in two-footed on Jimmy Abdou. Referee Kevin Wright's decision incensed the home crowd, but parity was restored after 64 minutes when Millwall's Frampton was ordered off for a high lunge which pole-axed Jon-Paul McGovern.

As tempers flared, Swindon's Kevin Amankwaah and Millwall's Neil Harris had to be pulled apart by team-mates and both received yellow cards.

Veteran striker Harris hit a post as Millwall finished strongly and home goalkeeper David Lucas also made important saves to deny Steve Morison and Chris Hackett in a frenetic finish.

Danny Wilson's Swindon, who have now drawn seven of their 12 League One games, had deserved their first-half lead courtesy of Cuthbert's header from a McGovern corner.

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Sky Bet League 1

Sky Bet League 1
Pos Team P Pts
1 Fleetwood Town 4 10
2 Peterborough United 4 9
3 Preston North End 4 8
4 Bristol City 4 8
5 Barnsley 4 7
6 Swindon Town 4 7
7 Milton Keynes Dons 4 7
8 Bradford City 4 7
9 Doncaster Rovers 4 7
10 Notts County 4 7
11 Chesterfield 4 7
12 Sheffield United 4 6
13 Crawley Town 4 6
14 Leyton Orient 4 5
15 Coventry City 4 5
16 Port Vale 4 5
17 Rochdale 4 4
18 Gillingham 4 4
19 Yeovil Town 4 4
20 Walsall 4 3
21 Oldham Athletic 4 2
22 Colchester United 4 1
23 Scunthorpe United 4 1
24 Crewe Alexandra 4 0

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