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Dean Court (ATT 9,014) 20th April 2013 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: M Russell

B'mouth Bournemouth vs Carlisle United Carlisle

B'mouth 3

S Cook (25)
H Arter (56)
B Pitman (90+2)

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Carlisle 1

L Miller (50)

Cherries secure promotion

Last Updated: 20/04/13 9:26pm

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Brett Pitman: Found the back of the net once more

Brett Pitman: Found the back of the net once more

Brett Pitman scored yet again as Bournemouth beat Carlisle 3-1 to secure promotion to the Championship.

Former Bristol City star Pitman, 25, rifled in his 19th league goal of the campaign in the 92nd minute for Eddie Howe's men.

Defender Steve Cook headed his first ever goal in Bournemouth colours to open the scoring after 24 minutes after a fine cross from Simon Francis.

Mid-table Carlisle came racing out of the blocks in the second half and captain Lee Miller converted an acrobatic overhead kick from Jon-Paul McGovern's cut back after 50 minutes.

But Carlisle were not level for long. Just five minutes later Harry Arter rifled home past stranded Carlisle goalkeeper Mark Gillespie to nudge Bournemouth back in front.

It was left for Pitman to seal a club record eighth successive win for the south-coast club when he fired left-footed to send the home fans into raptures.

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Sky Bet League 1

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