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St James Park, Exeter (ATT 4,593) 17th September 2011 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: C Boyeson

Exeter Exeter City vs Bournemouth B'mouth

Exeter 0

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B'mouth 2

W Thomas (38)
R Duffy (og 90)

Cherries heap misery on Grecians

Last Updated: 17/09/11 6:43pm

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Thomas: On the scoresheet again

Thomas: On the scoresheet again

Wes Thomas scored his second goal in three games to send Bournemouth on their way to a 2-0 win at troubled Exeter.

The striker grabbed the opener seven minutes before the interval when he curled an exquisite effort into the top corner.

Bournemouth rubbed salt into City's wounds in the 90th minute when Steve Tully cleared Scott Malone's shot off the line, only for the ball to rebound off Richard Duffy and into the back of the net.

The Cherries squandered two glorious opportunities to take the lead in the space of 30 first-half seconds. Thomas poked wide of a gaping goal following some nifty footwork from Arter.

Moments later Malone jinked his way into the City box and squared for Marc Pugh, who sliced the ball wide when he looked destined to score. But Thomas atoned for his teammates' profligacy in superb fashion.

Exeter came close to salvaging an equaliser six minutes from time when substitute Richard Logan hit the post with a close-range effort before Duffy's own goal settled the contest.

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Sky Bet League 1

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2 Preston North End 38 74
3 Swindon Town 37 70
4 Milton Keynes Dons 38 69
5 Sheffield United 39 61
6 Rochdale 38 56
7 Barnsley 39 56
8 Peterborough United 39 56
9 Chesterfield 38 54
10 Bradford City 37 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