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Dean Court (ATT 5,092) 27th August 2011 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: Patrick Miller

B'mouth Bournemouth vs Walsall Walsall

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Walsall 2

R Jarvis (pen 15, 55)

Jarvis double sinks Cherries

Last Updated: 27/08/11 6:11pm

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Jarvis: Bags double

Jarvis: Bags double

Ryan Jarvis scored twice to give Walsall a 2-0 win and send Bournemouth spinning to a fourth successive League One defeat.

The former Norwich striker, who spent much of last season on the bench at Leyton Orient, fired the Saddlers ahead from a disputed 15th-minute penalty at Dean Court on Saturday and doubled the lead early in the second half with a header.

Walsall rode their luck early on, with Darryl Westlake's desperate goal-line clearance denying Shaun MacDonald a goal on his Bournemouth debut.

Minutes later Liam Feeney rolled a shot inches wide for the Cherries.

Walsall snatched a controversial lead with their first attack in the 15th minute. Feeney was penalised - and booked - for handling a cross from Mat Sadler and Jarvis drilled the resulting spot-kick into the bottom corner for his first Walsall goal.

Saddlers goalkeeper David Grof saved from Adam Barrett and Harry Arter and Jarvis secured the points nine minutes after the break when he headed in Kevan Hurst's corner.

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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 25 51
4 Preston North End 26 47
5 Rochdale 25 37
6 Fleetwood Town 27 37
7 Bradford City 25 36
8 Sheffield United 24 36
9 Chesterfield 25 35
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 Coventry City 27 30
18 Barnsley 25 29
19 Scunthorpe United 23 29
20 Crewe Alexandra 26 29
21 Colchester United 26 27
22 Leyton Orient 26 26
23 Yeovil Town 27 25
24 Crawley Town 26 24