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Glanford Park (ATT 3,008) 13th October 2012 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: T Kettle

Scunthrpe Scunthorpe United vs Brentford Brentford

Scunthrpe 1

L Clarke (77)
D Mirfin (S/O 86)

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Brentford 1

H Forrester (43)

Clarke rescues point for Iron

Last Updated: 13/10/12 5:48pm

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Clarke: In great form for the Iron

Clarke: In great form for the Iron

On-loan striker Leon Clarke rescued struggling Scunthorpe with a 77th-minute equaliser in their 1-1 home draw with Brentford.

Charlton forward Clarke registered his sixth goal in eight games when he headed a right-wing cross from Christian Ribeiro past Brentford goalkeeper Simon Moore.

Until then Scunthorpe, who finished the game with 10 men after having skipper David Mirfin sent off for a second bookable offence in the closing minutes, had looked to be heading for a fourth successive defeat.

But for Brentford it was a missed opportunity to clinch their first away win of the season. The visitors, now unbeaten in seven, looked to have the game well in control.

Brentford should have broken the deadlock in the 32nd minute when Clayton Donaldson blasted wide from the penalty spot after his own shot had been handled by Mirfin.

The Bees did snatch the lead in the 43rd minute when Harry Forrester danced his way far too easily through the home defence to score with an excellent finish into the bottom corner and it looked a worthy winner until Clarke's late reply.

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2 Peterborough United 14 26
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4 Milton Keynes Dons 12 23
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6 Sheffield United 13 23
7 Swindon Town 12 22
8 Oldham Athletic 14 22
9 Rochdale 13 20
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11 Fleetwood Town 14 19
12 Bradford City 14 19
13 Crawley Town 14 17
14 Colchester United 14 16
15 Leyton Orient 13 15
16 Barnsley 13 15
17 Doncaster Rovers 12 14
18 Port Vale 14 13
19 Gillingham 14 13
20 Coventry City 14 13
21 Yeovil Town 14 13
22 Crewe Alexandra 14 13
23 Walsall 14 12
24 Scunthorpe United 14 12