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Sky Bet League 1

The Valley (ATT 15,909) 12th February 2011 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: D Webb

Charlton Charlton Athletic vs Peterborough United Peterboro

Charlton 3

J Jackson (57)
B Wright-Phillips (59)
K Langmead (og 80)

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Peterboro 2

L Tomlin (29)
C Mackail-Smith (90+2)

Addicks edge past Posh

Last Updated: 12/02/11 7:03pm

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Wright-Phillips: Found the net

Wright-Phillips: Found the net

Charlton maintained their promotion bid with a 3-2 home success over play-off rivals Peterborough at The Valley.

Lee Tomlin's stinging drive hit the post, but the visitors deservedly went in front in the 29th minute when Tomlin got past Simon Francis and ran into the area before unleashing a curling shot beyond the reach of Addicks goalkeeper Rob Elliot.

Craig Mackail-Smith headed wide when unmarked early in the second half and paid the price for his miss as Charlton came from behind to go in front.

The equaliser arrived on the 57th minute when Johnnie Jackson headed home Francis's cross.

Charlton took the lead two minutes later as Nathan Eccleston set up strike partner Bradley Wright-Phillips for his third goal in as many games.

Pawel Abbott's 80th-minute volley was deflected past Posh goalkeeper Joe Lewis for the Addicks' third and although Mackail-Smith pulled one back in stoppage time, Charlton maintained their 100% record under boss Chris Powell.

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Sky Bet League 1

Sky Bet League 1
Pos Team P Pts
1 Bristol City 22 45
2 Milton Keynes Dons 21 44
3 Swindon Town 22 44
4 Preston North End 22 44
5 Bradford City 22 33
6 Sheffield United 22 33
7 Rochdale 22 31
8 Notts County 21 31
9 Chesterfield 22 31
10 Peterborough United 22 30
11 Oldham Athletic 22 30
12 Port Vale 22 29
13 Doncaster Rovers 21 29
14 Fleetwood Town 22 27
15 Walsall 22 27
16 Barnsley 22 26
17 Scunthorpe United 21 26
18 Gillingham 22 25
19 Coventry City 22 25
20 Leyton Orient 22 22
21 Crawley Town 22 22
22 Crewe Alexandra 22 22
23 Colchester United 22 20
24 Yeovil Town 22 20