Robins on song with Owls win

Swindon claimed a vital three points with a 2-1 win over high-flying Sheffield Wednesday at the County Ground on Saturday.

Last Updated: 04/12/10 at 18:27

McGovern: Hit the winner for Town

McGovern: Hit the winner for Town

More of the games that matter

2 years free Sky Broadband Unlimited for Sky Sports customers

Jon-Paul McGovern scored the winner for Danny Wilson's men in the only game in League One to survive the big freeze and the victory pulled Town away from the relegation zone.

Swindon took the lead in the 24th minute in stunning fashion. Good work from McGovern down the right-hand side found Charlie Austin unmarked in the box. The red-hot Robins striker let fly with a sweetly struck volley that found the top right-hand corner of the net - his 13th goal of the season.

Wednesday equalised five minutes later in controversial circumstances. Lewis Buxton ran into the penalty area and looked to have rounded Robins goalkeeper Phil Smith from six yards out to score.

But Smith brought down Buxton for a certain penalty and red card. However, the referee waved play on and Clinton Morrison was there to tap into an empty net from a yard out.

Swindon's winner came from a long throw by Michael Rose which was flicked on by the towering Sean Morrison in the box and McGovern was on hand to guide it home past Nicky Weaver's outstretched hand.

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

Wednesday, 17 September 2014
19:45
Fleetwood 0-0 Barnsley  
Tuesday, 16 September 2014
Colchester 2-3 Sheff Utd Report
Doncaster 0-0 Crawley Report
Gillingham 2-1 Peterboro Report
MK Dons 1-2 Bradford Report
Notts Co 1-1 Leyton Or Report
Port Vale 0-3 Bristol C Report
Preston 3-3 Chesterfld Report
Rochdale 4-0 Walsall Report
Scunthorpe 2-1 Coventry Report

Sky Bet League 1

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

Updated Tue, 16 Sep 2014

Footer 365

FIFA world rankings: England move up after Switzerland victory

England, Northern Ireland and Wales move up the latest FIFA world rankings after recent wins in Euro 2016 qualifying.

Premier League: Liverpool looking for Mario Balotelli to learn from past stars

Brendan Rodgers hopes Mario Balotelli will take inspiration from the likes of Luis Suarez as he settles at Liverpool.

Premier League: Newcastle boss Alan Pardew aware of pressure

Alan Pardew admits both he and his Newcastle squad have to 'stand up and deliver' as pressure mounts at St James' Park.

Mail Box

I've Given It Some Thought: He's Got To Go

There is some more considered reaction to Arsenal and Liverpool's results, plus a big get well soon message for Jonas Gutierrez. And an apology to Merse...

B**locks To That, I'm Going To Sit In The Shed

Arsenal supporters given their understandable reaction to the debacle in Dortmund, whilst Liverpool fans weren't too impressed either. Still, at least they won...

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