Fleetwood moved to within a point of the League Two automatic promotion places with victory over Plymouth.

Jamie McGuire's audacious overhead kick set up David Ball to give the hosts the lead within 90 seconds.

Ball then had a shot cleared off the line by Durrell Berry and Plymouth skipper Darren Purse was sent off for two yellow cards in a minute.

Curtis Nelson touched in Curtis Obeng's cross, before Ball set up Junior Brown at the back post to complete the win.

VIEW FROM THE DRESSING ROOM

Plymouth Argyle manager Carl Fletcher told BBC Radio Devon:

"We just didn't mark our man. We worked well all week on certain things and the game changes straight away. From our point of view, not good enough.

"Once we got over the initial disappointment of the goal and actually got on the ball, we had some good chances.

"We were looking forward to the second half, but we didn't get to where we wanted to be."

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Saturday, 17 November 2012

League Two

Home Team Score Away Team Time
Fleetwood 3-0 Plymouth FT
(HT 1-0)
  • Ball 2
  • Nelson (og) 83
  • Brown 90+6

    Fleetwood Town

    • 01 Davies
    • 02 Beeley
    • 03 Howell
    • 05 McNulty
    • 12 Brown
    • 28 Mawene
    • 11 Nicholson yellow card (Johnson 69)
    • 18 McGuire
    • 37 Ferguson
    • 26 Ball
    • 32 Barkhuizen (Obeng 59)

    Substitutes

    • 16 Maxwell,
    • 13 Goodall,
    • 35 Obeng,
    • 08 Milligan,
    • 10 Fowler,
    • 20 Johnson,
    • 27 Marrow

    Plymouth

    • 20 Gilmartin
    • 02 Berry
    • 05 Purse yellow card, red card
    • 14 Bhasera yellow card
    • 16 Lowry (Madjo 75)
    • 17 Nelson
    • 06 Hourihane
    • 08 Young
    • 07 Cowan-Hall (Blanchard 85)
    • 09 Chadwick yellow card
    • 11 Feeney (MacDonald 52)

    Substitutes

    • 01 Cole,
    • 04 Blanchard,
    • 33 Griffiths,
    • 19 Lennox,
    • 27 Gurrieri,
    • 18 Madjo,
    • 32 MacDonald
    Ref: WebbAtt: 2,657
    FLEETWOOD
    PLYMOUTH

    Possession

    • Fleetwood 60%
    • Plymouth 40%

    Attempts on target

    • Fleetwood 9
    • Plymouth 4

    Attempts off target

    • Fleetwood 1
    • Plymouth 1

    Corners

    • Fleetwood 8
    • Plymouth 3

    Fouls

    • Fleetwood 19
    • Plymouth 10
    • Final Result
    • Full Time
    • 90:00+6:06 The referee blows his whistle to end the game.
    • 90:00+5:16 David Ball provided the assist for the goal.
    • 90:00+5:16 GOAL - Junior BrownFleetwood Town 3 - 0 Plymouth Junior Brown grabs a goal from inside the six-yard box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Fleetwood Town 3-0 Plymouth.
    • 90:00+5:00 The ball is crossed by Junior Brown, clearance made by Alex MacDonald.
    • 90:00+3:24 Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Curtis Obeng.
    • 90:00+3:13 Curtis Obeng sends in a cross, clearance made by Maxime Blanchard.
    • 90:00+2:41 David Ball concedes a free kick for a foul on Onismor Bhasera. Rene Gilmartin takes the free kick.
    • 90:00+1:52 Foul by Barry Ferguson on Durrell Berry, free kick awarded. Conor Hourihane takes the free kick.
    • 90:00+1:23 Alex MacDonald challenges Shaun Beeley unfairly and gives away a free kick. Jamie McGuire takes the direct free kick.
    • 89:49 Free kick awarded for a foul by Nick Chadwick on Steve McNulty. Free kick taken by Steve McNulty.
    • 87:45 David Ball is ruled offside. Rene Gilmartin restarts play with the free kick.
    • 86:36 A cross is delivered by Dean Howell, Unfair challenge on Maxime Blanchard by Jamie McGuire results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Rene Gilmartin.
    • 86:03 A cross is delivered by Junior Brown, save made by Rene Gilmartin.
    • 85:05 Durrell Berry fouled by David Ball, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Rene Gilmartin.
    • 84:09 Substitution Maxime Blanchard replaces Paris Cowan-Hall.
    • 83:50 Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Jamie McGuire.
    • 83:31 Short corner taken by Dean Howell from the right by-line.
    • Correction - 82:31 Corner taken short by Dean Howell.
    • Correction - 82:14 Assist by Curtis Obeng.
    • 82:14 Curtis Obeng provided the assist for the goal.
    • 82:14 GOAL - Curtis NelsonFleetwood Town 2 - 0 Plymouth Curtis Nelson puts the ball into his own goal from 6 yards. Fleetwood Town 2-0 Plymouth.
    • 79:26 Dean Howell gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Paris Cowan-Hall. Direct free kick taken by Paris Cowan-Hall.
    • 77:59 Sent off Darren Purse is sent off.
    • 76:13 The ball is swung over by Dean Howell, Darren Purse makes a clearance.
    • 75:54 Jamie McGuire takes a shot. Blocked by Paris Cowan-Hall.
    • 75:05 Direct free kick taken by Rene Gilmartin.
    • 75:05 Booking Darren Purse is given a yellow card.
    • 74:53 Jamie McGuire gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Conor Hourihane.
    • 74:14 Substitution Guy Madjo comes on in place of Jamie Lowry.
    • 73:33 David Ball takes a shot. Blocked by Durrell Berry.
    • 72:56 The ball is sent over by Dean Howell, clearance made by Curtis Nelson. Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Dean Howell, clearance made by Nick Chadwick.
    • 72:32 Inswinging corner taken by Dean Howell from the right by-line played to the near post, clearance by Luke Young.
    • 72:16 The ball is crossed by David Ball, Darren Purse gets a block in.
    • 71:26 Corner taken by Jamie McGuire played to the near post, clearance by Nick Chadwick.
    • 71:03 Paris Cowan-Hall takes a shot. Save by Scott Davies.
    • 70:19 Free kick awarded for a foul by David Ball on Curtis Nelson. Rene Gilmartin restarts play with the free kick.
    • 69:31 The referee gives a free kick against Shaun Beeley for handball. Jamie Lowry takes the direct free kick.
    • 68:03 Free kick taken by Darren Purse.
    • 68:03 Substitution Damien Johnson on for Barry Nicholson.
    • 68:03 Unfair challenge on Luke Young by Barry Ferguson results in a free kick.
    • 65:02 The ball is crossed by Curtis Obeng, Effort on goal by David Ball from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the goal. Shaun Beeley challenges Nick Chadwick unfairly and gives away a free kick. Conor Hourihane restarts play with the free kick.
    • 60:01 Alex MacDonald takes the free kick.
    • 60:01 Booking Barry Nicholson is cautioned.
    • 59:51 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Paris Cowan-Hall by Barry Nicholson.
    • 59:25 Barry Nicholson takes a shot. Blocked by Onismor Bhasera.
    • 57:52 Dean Howell takes the direct free kick.
    • 57:52 Substitution Curtis Obeng joins the action as a substitute, replacing Tom Barkhuizen.
    • 57:52 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Barry Nicholson by Conor Hourihane.
    • 56:37 Nick Chadwick challenges Youl Mawene unfairly and gives away a free kick. Scott Davies takes the free kick.
    • Correction - 54:55 Paris Cowan-Hall sends in a cross, blocked by Dean Howell. Corner taken by Jamie Lowry from the right by-line.
    • 54:55 Paris Cowan-Hall crosses the ball, Dean Howell gets a block in. Corner taken by Jamie Lowry,
    • 51:40 Substitution Warren Feeney goes off and Alex MacDonald comes on.
    • 49:14 Jamie Lowry sends in a cross, Shaun Beeley makes a clearance.
    • 48:26 Centre by Tom Barkhuizen, clearance made by Curtis Nelson.
    • 47:26 Junior Brown delivers the ball.
    • 46:54 Barry Nicholson takes a shot. Brilliant save by Rene Gilmartin.
    • 45:50 Direct free kick taken by Scott Davies.
    • 45:50 Booking Nick Chadwick receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour.
    • 45:43 Nick Chadwick challenges Barry Ferguson unfairly and gives away a free kick.
    • 45:01 The referee starts the second half.
    • Half Time
    • 45:00+2:19 The half-time whistle blows.
    • 45:00+0:26 Paris Cowan-Hall is caught offside. Direct free kick taken by Scott Davies.
    • 43:14 Jamie McGuire challenges Jamie Lowry unfairly and gives away a free kick. Luke Young shoots direct from the free kick, save by Scott Davies.
    • 41:16 The ball is crossed by Tom Barkhuizen.
    • 38:03 Centre by Onismor Bhasera, Foul by Paris Cowan-Hall on Dean Howell, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Scott Davies.
    • 37:33 Dean Howell sends in a cross, Tom Barkhuizen takes a shot. Rene Gilmartin makes a save.
    • 36:10 Paris Cowan-Hall takes a shot. Save by Scott Davies.
    • 34:10 Steve McNulty takes the direct free kick.
    • 34:10 Booking Onismor Bhasera is booked.
    • 34:05 Unfair challenge on Shaun Beeley by Onismor Bhasera results in a free kick.
    • 33:54 Onismor Bhasera sends in a cross, blocked by Shaun Beeley.
    • 32:17 Paris Cowan-Hall produces a cross.
    • 30:18 Centre by Durrell Berry, save by Scott Davies.
    • 28:56 Dean Howell crosses the ball, Paris Cowan-Hall manages to make a clearance. Youl Mawene concedes a free kick for a foul on Nick Chadwick. Free kick taken by Curtis Nelson.
    • 27:18 Paris Cowan-Hall takes a shot. Save by Scott Davies.
    • 25:54 Unfair challenge on Youl Mawene by Jamie Lowry results in a free kick. Scott Davies restarts play with the free kick.
    • 25:20 Paris Cowan-Hall fouled by Jamie McGuire, the ref awards a free kick. Durrell Berry takes the free kick.
    • 23:41 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Darren Purse by David Ball. Durrell Berry takes the direct free kick.
    • 23:07 Foul by Shaun Beeley on Luke Young, free kick awarded. Rene Gilmartin restarts play with the free kick.
    • 21:54 Centre by Paris Cowan-Hall, Scott Davies makes a save.
    • 20:59 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Tom Barkhuizen by Conor Hourihane. Steve McNulty takes the direct free kick.
    • 20:36 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Luke Young by Shaun Beeley. Direct free kick taken by Conor Hourihane.
    • 20:08 Centre by Shaun Beeley.
    • 18:42 Corner taken by Dean Howell.
    • Correction - 17:38 Centre by Luke Young, clearance by Youl Mawene.
    • 17:38 The ball is delivered by Luke Young, clearance made by Junior Brown.
    • 16:56 Durrell Berry gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Junior Brown. Barry Ferguson takes the free kick.
    • 16:19 Outswinging corner taken by Jamie Lowry, Steve McNulty manages to make a clearance.
    • 15:22 Luke Young produces a mishit right-footed shot from deep inside the penalty area which goes wide of the left-hand post.
    • 11:43 Corner taken right-footed by Dean Howell, Onismor Bhasera manages to make a clearance.
    • 11:25 Shot by Barry Nicholson. Clearance by Darren Purse.
    • 10:37 David Ball takes a shot. Darren Purse makes a clearance.
    • 9:45 Tom Barkhuizen concedes a free kick for a foul on Onismor Bhasera. Direct free kick taken by Rene Gilmartin.
    • 9:09 Free kick awarded for a foul by Dean Howell on Nick Chadwick. Curtis Nelson takes the direct free kick.
    • 6:25 Warren Feeney is ruled offside. Free kick taken by Youl Mawene.
    • 6:07 David Ball challenges Durrell Berry unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Rene Gilmartin.
    • 5:46 The ball is sent over by Junior Brown.
    • 2:43 Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Jamie Lowry, clearance by Jamie McGuire.
    • 1:29 The assist for the goal came from Junior Brown.
    • 1:29 GOAL - David BallFleetwood Town 1 - 0 Plymouth David Ball finds the net with a headed goal from close range. Fleetwood Town 1-0 Plymouth.
    • 0:00 The game gets underway.

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