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Victoria Road (ATT 1,718) 15th March 2014 - Kick off 15:00

Dag + Red Dagenham & Redbridge vs Morecambe Morecambe

Dag + Red 1

M Elito (pen 52)

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Morecambe 1

M Hughes (89)

Last-gasp Hughes denies Daggers

Last Updated: 15/03/14 6:37pm

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Mark Hughes: Earned his side a point

Mark Hughes: Earned his side a point

Dagenham striker Medy Elito's controversial penalty was cancelled out by Morecambe captain Mark Hughes' late equaliser in a 1-1 draw.

Luke Norris' shot was adjudged to have been blocked by Chris McCready's hand, although there was little the defender could have done to get out of the way.

Elito coolly dispatched the resulting spot kick into the ball into the bottom right of Barry Roche's goal in the 52nd minute.

Dagenham had the better of the early exchanges, with on-loan striker Norris testing Roche early on with a free-kick from the edge of the area, but the goalkeeper was equal to his effort.

Joe McGee had the Shrimps' best chance up that point when he fired a shot over the crossbar from 18 yards.

But as Dagenham looked to close out the match, Morecambe skipper Hughes rescued a point for the Lancashire side with a composed finish from a tight angle in the dying minutes of the game.

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2 Shrewsbury Town 46 89
3 Bury 46 85
4 Wycombe Wanderers 46 84
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6 Stevenage 46 72
7 Plymouth Argyle 46 71
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16 Portsmouth 46 57
17 Accrington Stanley 46 56
18 York City 46 52
19 Cambridge United 46 51
20 Carlisle United 46 50
21 Mansfield Town 46 48
22 Hartlepool United 46 45
23 Cheltenham Town 46 41
24 Tranmere Rovers 46 39