Own goal keeps Cherries in trouble
By Peter O`Rourke
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
The Cherries were in desperate need of a win as they bid to avoid relegation.
The home side started the game third from bottom of the table four points away from safety, but they suffered their 21st defeat of the season courtesy of an unfortunate own goal from Shaun Maher.
The Irish defender put through his own goal after 64 minutes to condemn his side to costly defeat which pushes them closer to the Division Two trapdoor.
Already relegated Cambridge United regained some pride with a convincing 4-1 win over Chesterfield at The Abbey Stadium.
Dave Kitson gave the home side a flying start with the opening goal after just five minutes.
Tudor doubled the lead on the half hour and Tom Youngs got into the scoring act with the third five minutes later.
Shane Tudor hit a fourth for the home side after 64 minutes to make the game safe.
Glynn Hurst grabbed a late consolation for Chesterfield 14 minutes from time.
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