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Bramall Lane (ATT 20,743) 1st October 2011 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: S Mathieson

Sheff Utd Sheffield United vs Charlton Athletic Charlton

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Charlton 2

Y Kermorgant (65)
B Wright-Phillips (67)

Unbeaten Addicks march on

Last Updated: 01/10/11 7:38pm

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Powell: Celebrates Charlton's victory

Powell: Celebrates Charlton's victory

Goals from Yann Kermorgant and Bradley Wright-Phillips handed League One leaders Charlton a 2-0 win at Sheffield United.

Addicks skipper Johnnie Jackson came to the away side's rescue in the first half when he cleared a header from Neill Collins off the line. United's Ched Evans then saw his shot deflected wide shortly afterwards.

Michael Morrison had Charlton's best chance before the break but he drove wide from a great position.

The visitors did break the deadlock, however, in the 65th minute through substitute Kermorgant, who met Jackson's corner with a firm header just moments after coming on.

And Wright-Phillips increased Charlton's lead just two minutes later. The striker found himself through on goal after a defensive lapse and, after the ball rebounded into his path following Steve Simonsen's block, Wright-Phillips turned home into the empty net.

Danny Wilson's side rarely threatened to mount a comeback. Michael Doyle sent a long-range effort just wide and Evans thumped the woodwork with a shot at the death.

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Sky Bet League 1

Sky Bet League 1
Pos Team P Pts
1 Bristol City 21 42
2 Milton Keynes Dons 20 41
3 Swindon Town 21 41
4 Preston North End 21 41
5 Sheffield United 21 33
6 Rochdale 21 31
7 Notts County 20 31
8 Bradford City 21 30
9 Peterborough United 21 30
10 Oldham Athletic 21 30
11 Chesterfield 21 28
12 Fleetwood Town 21 27
13 Walsall 21 27
14 Barnsley 21 26
15 Port Vale 21 26
16 Doncaster Rovers 20 26
17 Coventry City 21 25
18 Scunthorpe United 20 23
19 Gillingham 21 22
20 Crawley Town 21 22
21 Colchester United 21 20
22 Yeovil Town 21 20
23 Leyton Orient 21 19
24 Crewe Alexandra 21 19