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Sky Bet League 1

Edgeley Park (ATT 3,636) 26th January 2010 - Kick off 19:45 Ref: P Quinn

Stockport Stockport County vs Brighton and Hove Albion Brighton

Stockport 1

D Pilkington (58)

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Brighton 1

A Crofts (90)

Crofts denies County

Stockport hopes dashed by late strike

Last Updated: 26/01/10 11:26pm

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Crofts: Late equaliser

Crofts: Late equaliser

Andrew Crofts secured a 1-1 draw for Brighton with two minutes left to play on Tuesday to deny Stockport a first league win since October.

Crofts' shot from 20 yards bounced agonisingly over keeper Owain fon Williams after appearing to hit a divot on the Edgeley Park surface.

Stockport had created the better of few chances in the first half.

David Perkins slid a shot wide early on, then teenager Danny Pilkington tested Brighton keeper Michel Kuipers with a firm, low drive from 15 yards.

Stockport broke the deadlock in the 56th minute when Pilkington curled home from 25 yards after picking up a neat pass from Partridge.

There was still time for Brighton to almost nick a late winner but Nicky Forster wasted the chance.

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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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