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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 Swindon Town 26 54
2 Bristol City 25 54
3 Milton Keynes Dons 26 52
4 Preston North End 26 47
5 Chesterfield 26 38
6 Rochdale 25 37
7 Fleetwood Town 27 37
8 Bradford City 25 36
9 Sheffield United 24 36
10 Notts County 26 35
11 Doncaster Rovers 25 35
12 Port Vale 27 35
13 Peterborough United 26 34
14 Oldham Athletic 25 34
15 Walsall 26 33
16 Gillingham 27 31
17 Scunthorpe United 24 30
18 Coventry City 27 30
19 Barnsley 25 29
20 Crewe Alexandra 26 29
21 Colchester United 26 27
22 Leyton Orient 26 26
23 Yeovil Town 27 25
24 Crawley Town 27 24