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Rodney Parade (ATT 3,381) 8th April 2014 - Kick off 19:45

Newport Newport County AFC vs Plymouth Argyle Plymouth

Newport 1

C Zebroski (27)

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Plymouth 2

T Harvey (21)
C Hourihane (30)

Pilgrims boost play-off hopes

Last Updated: 08/04/14 11:34pm

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Conor Hourihane: Netted the winning goal

Conor Hourihane: Netted the winning goal

Plymouth kept their play-off aspirations alive with a 2-1 win over Newport at Rodney Parade on Tuesday evening.

Three goals in 10 minutes decided the game, with Tyler Harvey and Conor Hourihane winning it for the Pilgrims.

Chris Zebroski had equalised for Newport but Plymouth regained the lead and held on for the win.

Harvey headed the visitors in front after 20 minutes. The midfielder started off the move by sending a pass out wide to Nathan Thomas, who whipped in an inviting ball for the 18-year-old to nod in his first goal for the Pilgrims.

Zebroski had the away supporters fuming when he equalised just seven minutes later. The ex-Plymouth striker broke down the left side of the penalty area and slotted home, then put his finger to his lips, silencing the travelling fans.

However, they were to have the last laugh when Hourihane put them back in front after half-an-hour. The midfielder fired into the bottom corner from a low cross.

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Sky Bet League 2

Sky Bet League 2
Pos Team P Pts
1 Luton Town 17 34
2 Shrewsbury Town 17 33
3 Wycombe Wanderers 17 32
4 Burton Albion 17 32
5 Plymouth Argyle 17 30
6 Bury 17 30
7 Southend United 17 28
8 Morecambe 17 26
9 Newport County AFC 17 25
10 Cambridge United 17 24
11 Stevenage 17 24
12 Exeter City 17 24
13 Portsmouth 17 23
14 AFC Wimbledon 17 23
15 Accrington Stanley 17 23
16 Cheltenham Town 17 22
17 Northampton Town 17 21
18 Oxford United 17 19
19 Mansfield Town 17 19
20 Carlisle United 17 18
21 York City 17 15
22 Dagenham & Redbridge 17 15
23 Tranmere Rovers 17 12
24 Hartlepool United 17 12