Hartlepool 2-2 Bournemouth

Bournemouth confirmed their place in the League One play-offs despite a dramatic injury-time equaliser from Hartlepool goalkeeper Scott Flinders.

Flinders sensationally ensured a draw with a bullet header from eight yards.

Steve Lovell gave the Cherries the lead from Harry Arter's cute pass and Donal McDermott's low 25-yard shot squirmed under Flinders to make 2-0.

Adam Boyd's penalty, after Anton Robinson felled Leon McSweeney, gave Pools hope and Flinders earned a point.

Leyton Orient's 3-0 home humbling at the hands of Tranmere Rovers means Bournemouth are four points clear of the seventh-placed O's with one game remaining.

POST-MATCH REACTION

Bournemouth boss Lee Bradbury told BBC Radio Solent:

"It's disappointing that we conceded another late goal but we've made the play-offs and this is a great achievement for the club.

"[On winger Donal McDermott] He's a great player on the ball and he makes things happen. He's done great for me.

"The keeper has run the length of the pitch and managed to get his head on it. Someone should have picked him up so it hurts."

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Saturday, 30 April 2011

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Home Team Score Away Team Time
Hartlepool 2-2 Bournemouth FT
(HT 0-2)
  • Boyd (pen) 52
  • Flinders 90+4
  • Lovell 29
  • McDermott 38

Hartlepool

  • 01 Flinders
  • 02 Austin
  • 06 Horwood
  • 26 Johnson
  • 29 Hartley yellow card
  • 03 Humphreys (Larkin 56)
  • 04 Liddle
  • 07 McSweeney
  • 15 Sweeney
  • 10 Boyd (Behan 66)
  • 14 Brown (Yantorno 66)

Substitutes

  • 21 Rafferty,
  • 16 Haslam,
  • 08 Gamble,
  • 12 Yantorno,
  • 37 Holden,
  • 09 Behan,
  • 23 Larkin

Bournemouth

  • 01 Jalal
  • 05 Pearce
  • 15 Smith
  • 16 Wiggins yellow card
  • 04 Cooper
  • 08 Robinson
  • 11 Feeney yellow card
  • 18 Arter (Molesley 77)
  • 27 McDermott
  • 10 Lovell yellow card (Fletcher 76)
  • 34 Ings (Williamson 88)

Substitutes

  • 30 Thomas,
  • 21 Purches,
  • 07 Pugh,
  • 17 Williamson,
  • 20 Molesley,
  • 23 Dalla Valle,
  • 33 Fletcher
Ref: WaughAtt: 3,159
HARTLEPOOL
BOURNEMOUTH

Possession

  • Hartlepool 47%
  • Bournemouth 53%

Attempts on target

  • Hartlepool 2
  • Bournemouth 5

Attempts off target

  • Hartlepool 3
  • Bournemouth 8

Corners

  • Hartlepool 6
  • Bournemouth 4

Fouls

  • Hartlepool 11
  • Bournemouth 14
  • Final Result
  • Full Time
  • 90:00+5:32 The referee blows for the end of the match.
  • 90:00+5:19 Leon McSweeney sends in a cross, clearance made by Anton Robinson.
  • 90:00+4:42 Anton Robinson has shot on goal from just outside the penalty box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.
  • 90:00+4:12 Free kick awarded for a foul by Denis Behan on Mark Molesley. Rhoys Wiggins crosses the ball from the free kick left-footed from left channel, Peter Hartley makes a clearance.
  • 90:00+3:06 Assist by Fabian Yantorno.
  • 90:00+3:06 GOAL - Scott FlindersHartlepool 2 - 2 Bournemouth Scott Flinders finds the back of the net with a headed goal from close range. Hartlepool 2-2 Bournemouth.
  • Correction - 90:00+2:09 Corner taken right-footed by Fabian Yantorno,
  • 90:00+2:09 Corner taken right-footed by Fabian Yantorno.
  • 90:00+2:06 The ball is crossed by Leon McSweeney.
  • 90:00+0:01 Corner taken by Liam Feeney.
  • 87:24 Substitution Ben Williamson on for Danny Ings.
  • 85:02 Corner taken right-footed by Leon McSweeney from the left by-line, clearance by Liam Feeney.
  • 84:35 Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Evan Horwood from the right by-line.
  • 84:31 Leon McSweeney produces a cross.
  • 82:08 Steve Fletcher produces a cross.
  • 81:11 Free kick awarded for a foul by Donal McDermott on Evan Horwood. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Evan Horwood, save made by Shwan Jalal.
  • 79:02 Unfair challenge on Jason Pearce by Colin Larkin results in a free kick. Shwan Jalal takes the indirect free kick.
  • Correction - 75:46 Free kick taken by Neil Austin.
  • Correction - 75:46 Substitution Harry Arter leaves the field to be replaced by Mark Molesley.
  • Correction - 75:46 Substitution (Bournemouth) makes a substitution, with Steve Fletcher coming on for Steve Lovell.
  • 75:46 Neil Austin restarts play with the free kick.
  • 75:46 Substitution Stephen Purches replaces Harry Arter.
  • 75:46 Substitution Steve Lovell leaves the field to be replaced by Steve Fletcher.
  • 75:46 Donal McDermott gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Gary Liddle.
  • 75:29 Liam Feeney takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Save made by Scott Flinders.
  • 74:45 A cross is delivered by Leon McSweeney.
  • 74:15 The ball is crossed by Liam Feeney, Peter Hartley makes a clearance.
  • 73:11 Shot by Fabian Yantorno from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the target.
  • 72:58 A cross is delivered by Evan Horwood.
  • 71:36 Foul by Harry Arter on Gary Liddle, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed by Evan Horwood.
  • 70:24 Leon McSweeney takes the direct free kick.
  • 70:24 Booking Liam Feeney booked.
  • 69:55 Foul by Liam Feeney on Colin Larkin, free kick awarded.
  • 69:08 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Paul Johnson by Anton Robinson. Scott Flinders restarts play with the free kick.
  • 68:53 The ball is sent over by Adam Smith, Paul Johnson makes a clearance.
  • 66:57 Free kick awarded for a foul by Paul Johnson on Steve Lovell. Indirect free kick taken by Harry Arter.
  • 65:16 Substitution Denis Behan on for Adam Boyd.
  • 65:16 Substitution Fabian Yantorno on for James Brown.
  • 64:10 Paul Johnson handles the ball and concedes a free kick. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Rhoys Wiggins from left channel.
  • 63:28 Shot by Liam Feeney from deep inside the penalty box bounces off the post.
  • 62:16 Outswinging corner taken by Liam Feeney from the right by-line, Shot by Jason Pearce.
  • 60:08 Free kick crossed by Evan Horwood.
  • 60:08 Booking Steve Lovell goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour.
  • 59:18 Free kick awarded for a foul by Steve Lovell on Leon McSweeney.
  • 57:45 Free kick awarded for a foul by James Brown on Adam Smith. Shwan Jalal restarts play with the free kick.
  • 56:48 Antony Sweeney gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Adam Smith. Free kick taken by Shwan Jalal.
  • 55:51 Danny Ings challenges Neil Austin unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed left-footed by Evan Horwood.
  • 55:06 Substitution Colin Larkin comes on in place of Ritchie Humphreys.
  • 53:13 Neil Austin challenges Donal McDermott unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Jason Pearce.
  • 52:08 Foul by Steve Lovell on Evan Horwood, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Evan Horwood.
  • 51:27 GOAL - Adam BoydHartlepool 1 - 2 Bournemouth Placed penalty scored by Adam Boyd. Hartlepool 1-2 Bournemouth.
  • 50:40 Booking Booking for Rhoys Wiggins.
  • 50:27 Adam Boyd fouled by Rhoys Wiggins, the ref awards a Penalty.
  • 50:11 Evan Horwood delivers the ball.
  • 49:26 A cross is delivered by Liam Feeney, Danny Ings takes a shot. Save by Scott Flinders.
  • 49:05 The ball is crossed by Neil Austin, Jason Pearce manages to make a clearance.
  • 47:47 The ball is sent over by Liam Feeney, Paul Johnson manages to make a clearance.
  • 47:12 The free kick is swung in right-footed by Harry Arter.
  • 47:12 Booking Peter Hartley receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour.
  • 46:55 Foul by Peter Hartley on Danny Ings, free kick awarded.
  • 45:39 Liam Feeney sends in a cross, Header from deep inside the area by Danny Ings goes harmlessly over the crossbar.
  • 45:01 The referee starts the second half.
  • Half Time
  • 45:00+1:10 The referee blows for half time.
  • 45:00+0:34 Corner from the left by-line taken by Liam Feeney, save by Scott Flinders.
  • 45:00+0:05 Adam Boyd challenges Jason Pearce unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Jason Pearce.
  • 44:00 Shot from 12 yards by Adam Boyd. Save by Shwan Jalal.
  • 43:13 Effort from just outside the box by Liam Feeney goes over the bar.
  • 42:56 A cross is delivered by Liam Feeney.
  • 42:20 Peter Hartley fouled by Danny Ings, the ref awards a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Evan Horwood.
  • 41:24 Danny Ings takes a shot. Save by Scott Flinders.
  • 40:36 Effort on goal by Donal McDermott from just inside the area clears the bar.
  • 39:30 Foul by Anton Robinson on Leon McSweeney, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Neil Austin.
  • 37:45 GOAL - Donal McDermottHartlepool 0 - 2 Bournemouth Donal McDermott finds the back of the net with a goal from outside the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Hartlepool 0-2 Bournemouth.
  • 36:55 Corner from the left by-line taken by Leon McSweeney, save made by Shwan Jalal.
  • 36:22 Corner taken by Leon McSweeney from the left by-line to the near post, Harry Arter makes a clearance.
  • 35:25 Jason Pearce concedes a free kick for a foul on Adam Boyd. Neil Austin restarts play with the free kick.
  • 34:16 The offside flag is raised against Leon McSweeney. Jason Pearce restarts play with the free kick.
  • 31:59 James Brown delivers the ball, Header by Gary Liddle.
  • 29:57 Danny Ings gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Peter Hartley. Scott Flinders restarts play with the free kick.
  • 29:19 Foul by James Brown on Adam Smith, free kick awarded. Shwan Jalal takes the indirect free kick.
  • 28:06 Assist on the goal came from Harry Arter.
  • 28:06 GOAL - Steve LovellHartlepool 0 - 1 Bournemouth Steve Lovell finds the back of the net with a goal from close range to the bottom left corner of the goal. Hartlepool 0-1 Bournemouth.
  • 27:58 A cross is delivered by Steve Lovell.
  • 26:47 The ball is crossed by Donal McDermott.
  • 25:00 Centre by Liam Feeney, Peter Hartley manages to make a clearance.
  • 23:13 Corner taken by Rhoys Wiggins, Peter Hartley makes a clearance.
  • 21:25 Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Evan Horwood, clearance made by Jason Pearce.
  • 20:36 The assistant referee flags for offside against Jason Pearce. Scott Flinders takes the free kick.
  • 20:03 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Steve Lovell by Neil Austin. Free kick crossed left-footed by Rhoys Wiggins.
  • 19:35 Effort on goal by Adam Boyd from long range goes harmlessly over the target.
  • 19:10 Evan Horwood delivers the ball, clearance made by Rhoys Wiggins.
  • 16:42 Effort on goal by Harry Arter from outside the area goes harmlessly over the bar.
  • 15:19 Liam Feeney produces a cross.
  • 14:19 Danny Ings has an effort at goal from a long way out that misses to the right of the target.
  • 13:16 Adam Boyd delivers the ball, Adam Smith manages to make a clearance.
  • 11:29 Rhoys Wiggins delivers the ball, save made by Scott Flinders.
  • 9:57 Anton Robinson fouled by Gary Liddle, the ref awards a free kick. Shaun Cooper takes the free kick.
  • 8:41 The ball is sent over by Rhoys Wiggins.
  • 6:43 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Gary Liddle by Harry Arter. Indirect free kick taken by Neil Austin.
  • 3:48 The referee gives a free kick against Ritchie Humphreys for handball. Free kick taken by Anton Robinson.
  • 0:00 The game gets underway.

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