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The EBB Stadium at the Recreation Ground (ATT 3,267) 2nd March 2013 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: S Rushton

Aldershot Aldershot Town vs Gillingham Gillingham

Aldershot 1

C Reid (47)

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Gillingham 1

L Legge (75)

Gills stretch lead with a point

Last Updated: 02/03/13 6:35pm

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Leon Legge: Struck crucial leveller

Leon Legge: Struck crucial leveller

Leon Legge's leveller saw Gillingham extend their lead at the top of League Two with a 1-1 draw at Aldershot on Saturday.

Craig Reid's 11th goal of the season just after the break put the Shots on course for a second straight home win under new boss Andy Scott but Legge popped up to equalise with 15 minutes remaining.

Adam Barrett glanced a header wide before Deon Burton only found the side-netting in the early moments as Martin Allen's side flexed their muscles.

At the other end, Reid's flicked header looked destined to put the Shots ahead but Legge made a desperate clearance while goalkeeper Stuart Nelson flapped at Danny Rose's stinging drive as the relegation strugglers came back into the game.

And their renewed fight was rewarded two minutes after the break as Reid smashed a half-volley into the roof of the net on the turn.

The Gills offered little in reply but levelled with quarter of an hour remaining as Legge galloped forward and headed home Chris Whelpdale's deep cross.

Danny Kedwell should have provided the winner for Gillingham a minute later but Jamie Young somehow saved his point-blank header.

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Sky Bet League 2

Sky Bet League 2
Pos Team P Pts
1 Wycombe Wanderers 27 52
2 Shrewsbury Town 27 51
3 Burton Albion 27 51
4 Luton Town 26 47
5 Southend United 27 47
6 Newport County AFC 27 46
7 Bury 26 41
8 Stevenage 27 41
9 Exeter City 28 41
10 Plymouth Argyle 27 40
11 Morecambe 27 37
12 AFC Wimbledon 26 36
13 Cambridge United 25 35
14 Northampton Town 27 34
15 Accrington Stanley 25 33
16 Oxford United 27 30
17 Cheltenham Town 27 30
18 Portsmouth 26 29
19 York City 27 28
20 Mansfield Town 26 28
21 Tranmere Rovers 26 27
22 Carlisle United 27 27
23 Dagenham & Redbridge 26 26
24 Hartlepool United 27 18