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County Ground (ATT 8,467) 17th April 2010 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: S Cook

Swindon Swindon Town vs Walsall Walsall

Swindon 1

C Austin (55)

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Walsall 1

S Jones (44)

Robins suffer setback

Austin rescues a point for Wilson's men

Last Updated: 17/04/10 8:06pm

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Wilson: Promotion aim

Wilson: Promotion aim

Swindon's automatic promotion hopes suffered another dent as they were held to a 1-1 draw by Walsall.

Danny Wilson saw Swindon's automatic promotion hopes suffered another dent as they were held to a 1-1 draw by Walsall.

Steve Jones fired the Saddlers ahead shortly before the interval, converting Alex Nicholls' cross from close range.

Charlie Austin chested home Scott Cuthbert's 55th minute corner to rescue a point for the Robins, but they were unable to find a winner.

Swindon enjoyed the better of the first half, but it was Walsall who came close to breaking the deadlock in the 13th minute as Clayton McDonald's header forced David Lucas into a stunning save.

Stephen Darby wasted a chance for Swindon prior to Jones' opener and the Robins created several further opportunities after the interval, only to be denied victory by a combination of wasteful finishing and excellent goalkeeping from Rene Gilmartin.

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Sky Bet League 1

Sky Bet League 1
Pos Team P Pts
1 Wolverhampton Wanderers 43 96
2 Brentford 43 90
3 Leyton Orient 43 80
4 Rotherham United 43 79
5 Preston North End 43 79
6 Peterborough United 43 67
7 Swindon Town 43 63
8 Port Vale 43 60
9 Sheffield United 42 59
10 Milton Keynes Dons 43 58
11 Walsall 43 57
12 Crawley Town 42 55
13 Bradford City 43 53
14 Bristol City 43 53
15 Gillingham 43 51
16 Oldham Athletic 42 50
17 Coventry City 43 49
18 Colchester United 43 46
19 Tranmere Rovers 43 46
20 Crewe Alexandra 43 46
21 Carlisle United 42 44
22 Notts County 43 43
23 Shrewsbury Town 43 41
24 Stevenage 43 39

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