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2017/18 English League Two, Regular Season
  • Billy Kee (55' PEN)
  • Sean McConville (61')
  • Kayden Jackson (77')

McConville amongs the goals as Accrington beat Grimsby

Accrington Stanley picked up their first win in five league games as they comfortably beat Grimsby Town 3-0.
Billy Kee's penalty and further goals from Sean McConville and Kayden Jackson gave John Coleman's side the victory at Blundell Park.
McConville went close just before half-time as he curled a free-kick round the hosts' wall, but Ben Killip managed to get across quickly to palm the ball away for a corner.
The visitors eventually took the lead just after the break when McConville was tripped inside the penalty area, giving Billy Kee the chance from the spot, and he made no mistake as he sent the goalkeeper the wrong way.
And McConville was again involved as Accrington doubled their lead, with the midfielder latching on to a cross from the right to head the ball into the roof of the net.
Jackson then made sure of the points when he drove into the penalty area from the left and fired high into the net to give Accrington a long-awaited win.

English League Two Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Milton Keynes Dons 18 +16 37
2 Lincoln City 17 +17 36
3 Newport County 18 -2 32
4 Colchester United 18 +13 31
5 Mansfield Town 18 +13 31
6 Exeter City 18 +9 30
7 Tranmere Rovers 18 +8 30
8 Bury 18 +14 29
9 Stevenage 18 +1 28
10 Forest Green Rovers 18 +8 27
11 Carlisle United 18 +1 26
12 Oldham Athletic 18 +5 24
13 Crawley Town 18 -6 23
14 Northampton Town 18 -1 22
15 Crewe Alexandra 18 -2 22
16 Port Vale 18 -5 22
17 Yeovil Town 16 +5 21
18 Swindon Town 18 -7 21
19 Morecambe 18 -11 20
20 Grimsby Town 18 -11 18
21 Cambridge United 18 -13 18
22 Cheltenham Town 17 -10 14
23 Notts County 18 -19 14
24 Macclesfield Town 18 -23 7