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The Fans' Stadium Kingsmeadow (ATT 4,129) 19th February 2013 - Kick off 19:45 Ref: F Graham

AFC W'don AFC Wimbledon vs Northampton Town Northamptn

AFC W'don 1

A Bennett (28)

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Northamptn 1

A Akinfenwa (pen 76)

Dons denied by Ade spot kick

Last Updated: 19/02/13 11:14pm

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Adebayo Akinfenwa: Rescued a point for the Cobblers

Adebayo Akinfenwa: Rescued a point for the Cobblers

Adebayo Akinfenwa's penalty earned play-off chasing Northampton a 1-1 draw at AFC Wimbledon on Tuesday night.

The Dons took the lead through Alan Bennett's first-half header, his first goal since joining on a free transfer at the beginning of the month, but they remain rooted to the foot of the table.

Despite the delayed kick-off due to a power cut the hosts started brightly and broke the deadlock after 28 minutes.

Chris Hussey's in-swinging corner found Bennett at the back post and the centre-back headed home unmarked.

The goal sparked the visitors into life and almost immediately Roy O'Donovan fired a shot into the side-netting and Lewis Hornby saw a dipping volley fly just wide.

Akinfenwa had two efforts just after the break but Wimbledon were still a threat with Toby Ajala shooting straight at Lee Nicholls from close range.

But Northampton drew level after 75 minutes when O'Donovan collided with keeper Neil Sullivan and Akinfenwa slotted home his 17th goal of the season from the spot.

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Sky Bet League 2

Sky Bet League 2
Pos Team P Pts
1 Scunthorpe United 43 77
2 Chesterfield 43 75
3 Rochdale 43 75
4 Fleetwood Town 43 72
5 Burton Albion 42 68
6 Southend United 43 65
7 York City 43 64
8 Oxford United 43 62
9 Plymouth Argyle 43 58
10 Bury 43 57
11 Dagenham & Redbridge 43 57
12 Mansfield Town 43 57
13 Newport County AFC 43 54
14 AFC Wimbledon 43 53
15 Cheltenham Town 43 52
16 Accrington Stanley 43 51
17 Portsmouth 42 51
18 Morecambe 43 50
19 Hartlepool United 42 49
20 Exeter City 43 49
21 Wycombe Wanderers 43 47
22 Bristol Rovers 42 47
23 Northampton Town 43 47
24 Torquay United 43 39