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Glanford Park (ATT 4,675) 13th August 2011 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: D Drysdale

Scunthrpe Scunthorpe United vs Preston North End Preston

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A Barcham (87)

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I Hume (13)

Barcham secures late draw

Last Updated: 13/08/11 6:11pm

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Barcham: Netted late equaliser

Barcham: Netted late equaliser

A late equaliser from Andy Barcham salvaged Scunthorpe a 1-1 draw at home to Preston North End on Saturday.

Preston had an early escape though when Barry Nicholson rescued them with a goal-line clearance as Gary Thompson fired in a shot from a corner.

But it was the visitors who stuck with the opening goal after 14 minutes when skipper Iain Hume found room to unleash a terrific left-foot shot from 25 yards.

Preston almost made it 2-0 just before the interval when Nicholson brought the best out of Lillis with a far-post header.

Scunthorpe, dogged by poor home form all last season, struggled to get back on level terms while Nicholson and Hume both went close for Preston.

But with just three minutes remaining Barcham struck with an equaliser for Scunthorpe, curling a right-foot shot past goalkeeper Iain Turner after a mis-hit effort from Michael O'Connor had fallen into his path.

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Sky Bet League 1

Sky Bet League 1
Pos Team P Pts
1 Bristol City 18 36
2 Swindon Town 18 35
3 Preston North End 18 34
4 Milton Keynes Dons 16 31
5 Sheffield United 17 30
6 Notts County 17 29
7 Rochdale 18 27
8 Peterborough United 18 27
9 Oldham Athletic 18 27
10 Fleetwood Town 18 25
11 Chesterfield 18 24
12 Bradford City 18 23
13 Barnsley 17 22
14 Walsall 18 22
15 Port Vale 18 22
16 Doncaster Rovers 16 21
17 Crawley Town 18 21
18 Coventry City 18 20
19 Leyton Orient 18 19
20 Gillingham 18 18
21 Colchester United 18 17
22 Yeovil Town 18 17
23 Scunthorpe United 17 16
24 Crewe Alexandra 18 15