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

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

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

Saturday, 20 December 2014
15:00
Barnsley 2-0 Leyton Or Report
Bradford 1-1 Scunthrpe Report
Coventry 1-1 Fleetwood Report
Crawley 1-2 Port Vale Report
Crewe 1-0 Bristol C Report
Gillingham 2-3 Chesterfld  
MK Dons 7-0 Oldham Report
Peterboro 0-1 Preston Report
Rochdale 2-2 Notts Co Report
Sheff Utd 1-1 Walsall Report

Footer 365

Premier League: Martin Skrtel's late header earns Liverpool 2-2 draw with Arsenal

A 97th-minute bullet header from defender Martin Skrtel earned Liverpool a 2-2 draw with Arsenal at Anfield on Sunday.

Transfer news: Labour MP Iain Wright warns Hartlepool against signing Ched Evans

Labour MP Iain Wright has told Hartlepool to "think again" over their interest in signing convicted rapist Ched Evans.

Premier League: Neil Warnock blasts officials after Crystal Palace's 3-0 defeat at Man City

Neil Warnock said the decision to disallow a Crystal Palace goal in the 3-0 defeat to Manchester City was "disgraceful".

Mail Box

More Players In The Wrong Bloody Shirt

Plus Cristiano Ronaldo, who looks 'heart-breakingly well-suited to a Real Madrid shirt' according to one United fan. Plus, words from the good doctor and plenty more...

Players Plainly Wearing The Wrong Strip...

There are some players who just look plain daft in whatever shirt they're wearing. Like Cesc and Robin. It's a cracking mailbox with a load of different themes...

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