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Boundary Park (ATT 5,686) 8th May 2010 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: C Webster

Oldham Oldham Athletic vs Charlton Athletic Charlton

Oldham 0

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Charlton 2

N Bailey (23)
M Llera (48)

Addicks settle for play-offs

Charlton finish fourth

Last Updated: 08/05/10 6:33pm

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Bailey: Opened the scoring

Bailey: Opened the scoring

Charlton had to settle for a place in the League One play-offs despite their 2-0 win at Leeds.

At one point in the afternoon, Charlton were in the top-two with Leeds getting beat and Millwall & Swindon drawing.

But in the end Leeds and Millwall both won meaning Charlton finished fourth following their win at Boundary Park.

Phil Parkinson's side will now meet Swindon for a place at Wembley to face the winner of Millwall's semi-final against Huddersfield.

After a slow start Charlton went in front midway through the first half when Lloyd Sam's deflected cross was tapped in by Bailey.

Miguel Llera hit a tame fee-kick from outside the box yet it somehow squirmed through Darryl Flahavan's grasp to leave the Oldham keeper red-faced for Charlton's second goal.

The visitors cruised through to the final whistle, securing their ninth away win of the season as they attempt to bounce straight back up to the Championship at the first attempt, while Oldham, who sacked manager Dave Penney in midweek, posed little threat apart from a Dale Stephens shot which was well saved by Darren Randolph.

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Sky Bet League 1

Sky Bet League 1
Pos Team P Pts
1 Bristol City 39 84
2 Preston North End 38 74
3 Swindon Town 37 70
4 Milton Keynes Dons 38 69
5 Sheffield United 39 61
6 Chesterfield 39 57
7 Rochdale 38 56
8 Barnsley 39 56
9 Peterborough United 39 56
10 Bradford City 38 54
11 Doncaster Rovers 38 53
12 Fleetwood Town 39 53
13 Oldham Athletic 39 52
14 Gillingham 39 51
15 Port Vale 39 48
16 Walsall 38 46
17 Coventry City 39 46
18 Crewe Alexandra 39 45
19 Scunthorpe United 38 44
20 Notts County 38 43
21 Crawley Town 39 43
22 Leyton Orient 38 42
23 Colchester United 38 38
24 Yeovil Town 39 33

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