Linesman helps Lions punish Posh

Millwall kept their automatic promotion push alive as Dave Martin converted a thrice-taken penalty to defeat Peterborough 2-0 at The New Den.

Last Updated: 13/04/09 at 23:01 Post Comment

Martin: Scored from the spot eventually

Martin: Scored from the spot eventually

Free £50 bet

Daily Offers and Promotions, sign up for a free £50 matched bet

Gary Alexander twice saw his spotkicks saved by Joe Lewis but each time assistant referee Steve Creighton ruled the England Under-21 keeper had come off his line.

Winger Martin made no mistake third time around before Jason Price's 58th minute effort sealed the win to take Lions to within three points of the Posh.

There was action at both ends early on with Lewis producing a smart stop from Alexander's freekick while Aaron Mclean headed George Boyd's cross just over the bar, but the game exploded into life after 21 minutes when Millwall were awarded a penalty for Chris Whelpdale's foul on Martin who, eventually, struck the ball into the top corner.

Martin turned provider in the second half, supplying a deep left-wing cross to the unmarked Price, who stroked the ball into the roof of the net.

Alexander then missed a glorious opportunity to make it three as he sent a free header straight at the unfortunate Lewis.

Football365 Facebook Fan Page

The Football365 fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

More Match Results

There are no results at present.

Sky Bet League 1

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Barnsley 0 0 0
2 Bradford 0 0 0
3 Bristol C 0 0 0
4 Chesterfld 0 0 0
5 Colchester 0 0 0
6 Coventry 0 0 0
7 Crawley 0 0 0
8 Crewe 0 0 0
9 Doncaster 0 0 0
10 Fleetwood 0 0 0
11 Gillingham 0 0 0
12 Leyton Or 0 0 0
13 MK Dons 0 0 0
14 Notts Co 0 0 0
15 Oldham 0 0 0
16 Peterboro 0 0 0
17 Port Vale 0 0 0
18 Preston 0 0 0
19 Rochdale 0 0 0
20 Scunthorpe 0 0 0
21 Sheff Utd 0 0 0
22 Swindon 0 0 0
23 Walsall 0 0 0
24 Yeovil 0 0 0

Updated Wed, 09 Jul 2014

Footer 365

Premier League: Yaya Toure happy to stay at Manchester City

Yaya Toure has reaffirmed his commitment to Manchester City, insisting he wants to stay for "as long as possible".

Champions League: Henning Berg hopeful of Legia Warsaw's chances against Celtic

Legia Warsaw boss Henning Berg hopes his side can get a positive result against Celtic in their Champions League tie.

Premier League: Ross Barkley signs new four-year contract at Everton

Everton midfielder Ross Barkley has signed a new four-year deal with the club.

Mail Box

Youth Development Has To Be The Future

A varied Mailbox has thoughts on transfer targets, youth development, the obsession over 3-5-2, some innovative Blackpool suggestions and why Real bought Kroos...

Don't You Worry About Southampton...

We can't help but agree with one mailboxer who tries to calm the crisis-mongers gathering around Southampton, while we have mails on Man United's squad...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property