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2017-18 English League One, Regular Season
  • Joel Grant (56')
  • Graham Carey (90'+1' PEN)
  • Richard Towell (33')

Graham Carey keeps Plymouth's play-off hopes alive

Graham Carey netted a last-gasp penalty as Plymouth kept their League One play-off hopes alive with a 2-1 comeback win over fourth-placed Rotherham.
Argyle player of the year Carey won and converted the stoppage-time spot-kick as his side rallied from 1-0 down.
Joel Grant had earlier cancelled out Richie Towell's opener before Carey's winner, leaving Plymouth two points off sixth-placed Scunthorpe - who they visit on Tuesday - with two matches remaining.
With their play-off place already secured, Rotherham played with a freedom and were duly rewarded when Towell fired the Millers ahead in the 33rd minute.
Towell rifled in from the right hand side of the penalty area after being teed up by David Ball, who had an earlier effort ruled out for offside.
Grant went solo to level after 61 minutes, sweeping the ball past Millers goalkeeper Marek Rodak from 10 yards.
And Carey kept his cool from 12 yards at the death after he was fouled in the box by Will Vaulks.

English League One Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Plymouth Argyle 20 +15 43
2 Ipswich Town 20 +19 42
3 Sheffield Wednesday 20 +19 41
4 Barnsley 19 +9 33
5 Bolton Wanderers 19 +6 32
6 Peterborough United 20 +10 31
7 Derby County 19 +7 30
8 Portsmouth 18 +6 29
9 Port Vale 20 -5 29
10 Wycombe Wanderers 20 +3 28
11 Exeter City 20 +2 26
12 Lincoln City 19 -2 26
13 Shrewsbury Town 20 -2 26
14 Oxford United 20 +4 25
15 Bristol Rovers 20 -3 25
16 Cheltenham Town 19 -5 25
17 Charlton Athletic 20 +2 24
18 Fleetwood Town 20 +1 23
19 Accrington Stanley 20 -11 21
20 Cambridge United 20 -13 20
21 Forest Green Rovers 20 -21 17
22 Milton Keynes Dons 19 -11 15
23 Burton Albion 20 -15 15
24 Morecambe 20 -15 15