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Greenhous Meadow (ATT 5,260) 15th December 2012 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: K Stroud

Shrewsbury Shrewsbury Town vs Carlisle United Carlisle

Shrewsbury 2

J Taylor (22)
P Parry (64)

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Carlisle 1

L Noble (33)

Shrews' Parry sinks Cumbrians

Last Updated: 15/12/12 7:09pm

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Parry: Scored at the death

Parry: Scored at the death

Paul Parry grabbed a vital winner for Shrewsbury as they beat Carlisle 2-1 to climb out of the League One relegation zone.

Carlisle made much of the early running with strikers Joe Garner and Lee Miller both close to a breakthrough.

Garner, in his final appearance of a productive loan spell from Watford, fired narrowly wide from 20 yards before Miller just failed to hit the target with a clever near post flick.

Shrewsbury carried little threat until they moved ahead against the run of play in the 22nd minute.

Good awareness from Luke Rodgers picked out Jon Taylor and the little winger steadied himself before rifling an unstoppable shot high to the far corner of the net from the edge of the penalty area.

Carlisle responded strongly and were level 11 minutes later as Liam Noble, well found by Chris Chantler, drove a low shot from 15 yards to the bottom corner of Chris Weale's net.

The Cumbrians also started the second half brightly with Matt Robson drilling a fierce shot just wide while Noble fired straight at Weale when he might have done better.

But it was Shrewsbury who claimed victory to add to Carlisle's recent struggles in the 64th minute.

Marvin Morgan's half blocked shot fell the way of Parry and the winger did well to hook in a right-footed volley from eight yards to seal a fifth win of the season for Graham Turner's relieved side.

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Sky Bet League 1

Sky Bet League 1
Pos Team P Pts
1 Bristol City 39 84
2 Preston North End 38 74
3 Swindon Town 37 70
4 Milton Keynes Dons 38 69
5 Sheffield United 39 61
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 39 53
13 Oldham Athletic 39 52
14 Gillingham 39 51
15 Port Vale 39 48
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