Select a Team

Sky Bet League 1

Boundary Park (ATT 7,698) 3rd May 2014 - Kick off 15:00

Oldham Oldham Athletic vs Notts County Notts Co

Oldham 1

A Lockwood (68, S/O 78)

ft

Notts Co 1

A Sheehan (pen 75)

County's captain fantastic spot on

Last Updated: 03/05/14 7:29pm

  • Share:
Alan Sheehan: Netted from the spot

Alan Sheehan: Netted from the spot

Notts County drew 1-1 at 10-man Oldham to earn the point they needed to guarantee Sky Bet League One survival.

Alan Sheehan's penalty rescued County 15 minutes from time and gave them their reward for a late-season surge in form.

Visiting goalkeeper Bartosz Bialkowski was called into action after just three minutes, parrying a 20-yard shot from Oldham's Gary Harkins.

Another Oldham chance was wasted by Adam Lockwood before Bialkowski produced a fine save from Jonson Clarke-Harris's low drive.

County threatened a breakthrough early in the second half, but Ronan Murray shot too close to Oldham goalkeeper Paul Rachubka who was allowed to save.

Oldham struck after 68 minutes as Harkins delivered a left-wing free-kick and Lockwood headed in from eight yards.

James Dayton was denied by Bialkowski as the home side pushed for a second, but County were awarded a 75th-minute penalty when Jonathan Grounds handled Jamal Campbell-Ryce's cross.

To the delight of over 3,000 away fans, captain Sheehan slammed his spot-kick high into the net.

Oldham went down to 10 men just three minutes later as Lockwood fouled Jimmy Spencer to earn his second yellow card.

Murray forced an impressive save from Rachubka, but the draw was enough for Shaun Derry's side.

  • Share:

Matches

Table

Sky Bet League 1

Sky Bet League 1
Pos Team P Pts
1 Bristol City 44 93
2 Preston North End 44 86
3 Milton Keynes Dons 44 85
4 Swindon Town 43 77
5 Sheffield United 44 69
6 Chesterfield 44 68
7 Rochdale 44 63
8 Fleetwood Town 44 60
9 Gillingham 44 59
10 Bradford City 44 59
11 Barnsley 44 59
12 Peterborough United 44 59
13 Doncaster Rovers 44 58
14 Walsall 44 56
15 Oldham Athletic 44 56
16 Scunthorpe United 44 53
17 Coventry City 44 52
18 Port Vale 44 51
19 Crawley Town 44 50
20 Crewe Alexandra 44 49
21 Leyton Orient 44 47
22 Notts County 44 47
23 Colchester United 43 45
24 Yeovil Town 44 40