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Boundary Park (ATT 3,886) 24th November 2012 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: S Attwell

Oldham Oldham Athletic vs Shrewsbury Town Shrewsbury

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J Grounds (13)

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Grounds strike tames Shrews

Last Updated: 24/11/12 6:50pm

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Grounds: Match-winning strike

Grounds: Match-winning strike

Oldham beat fellow strugglers Shrewsbury 1-0 at Boundary Park in League One on Saturday thanks to a first-half goal from Jonathan Grounds.

Grounds pounced after 13 minutes when he slotted in from six yards out after goalkeeper Chris Weale could only palm out Matt Derbyshire's low cross.

Weale then saved from Matt Smith before Shrewsbury captain Matt Richards hit a long-range free-kick to test home keeper Dean Bouzanis.

Mark Wright was also denied by Bouzanis but Oldham wasted chances as Smith sent a header and a half-volley wide of the target.

The Shrews could have equalised on the hour mark, only for Luke Rodgers to see his goalbound effort blocked by Jean Yves Mvoto.

Luke Summerfield fired a free-kick just over for the visitors, who remain without an away win this season.

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1 Milton Keynes Dons 27 55
2 Bristol City 25 54
3 Swindon Town 27 54
4 Preston North End 27 47
5 Chesterfield 27 39
6 Sheffield United 25 39
7 Rochdale 26 38
8 Bradford City 26 37
9 Fleetwood Town 27 37
10 Oldham Athletic 26 37
11 Peterborough United 27 37
12 Doncaster Rovers 26 36
13 Notts County 27 35
14 Port Vale 28 35
15 Walsall 26 33
16 Scunthorpe United 25 33
17 Barnsley 26 32
18 Gillingham 27 31
19 Coventry City 28 31
20 Crewe Alexandra 27 29
21 Colchester United 27 28
22 Crawley Town 28 27
23 Leyton Orient 27 26
24 Yeovil Town 28 25