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Boundary Park (ATT 4,459) 24th March 2012 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: R Madley

Oldham Oldham Athletic vs Bournemouth B'mouth

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C Taylor (52)

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Taylor picks off Cherries

Last Updated: 24/03/12 5:57pm

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Taylor: Match-winning goal

Taylor: Match-winning goal

Chris Taylor's second-half goal earned Oldham a 1-0 win over Bournemouth at Boundary Park on Saturday afternoon.

The Latics deserved their success as they carved out a number of openings and hit the woodwork twice against an off-colour Cherries side.

Oldham's Shefki Kuqi drilled the first chance off target before Bournemouth full-back Scott Malone forced a save from Alex Cisak.

Kuqi went desperately close on the half-hour when he headed Taylor's free-kick against the crossbar, but Cisak denied the visitors by clawing Shaun MacDonald's effort off the goalline.

Kieran Lee almost put Oldham in front before half-time and turned provider in the 52nd minute, crossing from the right to give Taylor a straightforward finish from four yards.

Tom Adeyemi missed a clear chance to double the lead and Bournemouth had another escape when Youssouff M'changama rattled the crossbar from fully 30 yards.

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3 Swindon Town 37 70
4 Milton Keynes Dons 38 69
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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 38 52
13 Oldham Athletic 39 52
14 Gillingham 39 51
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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