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Huish Park (ATT 3,002) 6th October 2012 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: S Bratt

Yeovil Yeovil Town vs Colchester United Colchester

Yeovil 3

P Madden (20, 34)
J Hayter (78)

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Colchester 1

J Ibehre (25)

Glovers victorious once more

Last Updated: 06/10/12 6:56pm

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Hayter: On the mark

Hayter: On the mark

Yeovil Town ended a slump of six straight league defeats as they defeated Colchester 3-1 at Huish Park.

A brace by debutant striker Paddy Madden and a James Hayter strike saw off the resurgent U's.

The home side took the lead in the 21st minute when Madden, who finalised a one-month loan deal from Carlisle United on Thursday, pounced after goalkeeper Mark Cousins failed to hold Hayter's initial effort.

Colchester hit back four minutes later when Sanchez Watt's teasing cross found Gavin Massey, who knocked the ball into the direction of the lurking Jabo Ibehre to tuck away his third goal in as many games.

Yeovil, who saw manager Gary Johnson linked with the vacancy at Bournemouth this week, restored their advantage after 33 minutes when Madden fired a right-footed shot past Cousins.

In the second half, Korey Smith and Brian Wilson both hit the crossbar before Madden was twice denied a hat-trick by Cousins.

The Glovers secured the win when captain Jamie McAllister's low cross was coolly converted by Hayter 10 minutes from time.

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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