• FT

    Accrington

    0

    Exeter

    3

  • FT

    Aldershot

    0

    Cheltenham

    1

  • FT

    Barnet

    1

    York

    3

  • FT

    Bradford

    5

    AFC Wimbledo

    1

  • FT

    Burton

    0

    Fleetwood To

    1

  • FT

    Chesterfield

    1

    Rotherham

    1

  • FT

    Dag & Red

    1

    Gillingham

    2

  • FT

    Morecambe

    1

    Port Vale

    3

  • FT

    Northampton

    3

    Southend

    3

  • FT

    Oxford Utd

    2

    Plymouth

    1

  • FT

    Torquay

    4

    Rochdale

    2

  • ABAN

    Wycombe

    1

    Bristol Rov

    3

ENGLISH LEAGUE TWO

Pirelli Stadium, England

Referee: T Harrington | Attendance: 2349

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0 - 1

FT

Fleetwood Town

  • Dean Howell 47'

Howell gets Fleetwood up and running

Dean Howell wrote his name into Fleetwood folklore as his goal earned Town a 1-0 win at Burton - their first in the Football League.

The full-back struck the Cod Army's first-ever Football League goal direct from a free-kick two minutes after half-time as the goals dried up for the home team.

Burton had the better of the first half but were unable to repeat the lethal finishing that powered them to a 6-2 midweek defeat of AFC Wimbledon.

Midfielder Jacques Maghoma twice saw shots flash the wrong side of a post and Billy Kee and Justin Richards were denied in quick succession by Fleetwood goalkeeper Scott Davies.

The visitors could have snatched the lead in a breakaway attack in the 38th minute but David Ball missed the target from 15 yards.

The goal Fleetwood had awaited since promotion from the Conference arrived in the 47th minute when Howell angled a free-kick into the far corner with the help of a deflection.

Maghoma had a shot saved at the second attempt and substitute Adi Yussuf fired narrowly wide as Burton battled in vain for an equaliser.

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Scoring Summary

  • Burton Albion
  • Fleetwood Town
 
(47') Dean Howell

Match Stats

  • Burton Albion
  • Fleetwood Town
20(10) Shots (on goal) 3(2)
8 Fouls 11
3 Corner kicks 8
1 Offsides 4
50% Time of Possession 50%
0 Yellow Cards 1
0 Red Cards 0
2 Saves 9

Teams

  • Burton Albion
  • Fleetwood Town
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