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Jabo belter seals Saddlers win

MK Dons
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Saddlers

Stadium:MK

25th April 2009

Attendance: 12,094

Referee:

Jabo Ibehre`s 11th of the season was enough to end the automatic promotion hopes for MK Dons and give the Saddlers a much needed win.

The 26-year-old used his skill before firing a shot from 25-yards to give Walsall three points, as well as condemning the Dons to the Playoffs.

The victory also meant that former Saddler Dean Keates got his wish of a second successive promotion with Peterborough, who join Leicester City in the Championship next season.

The Saddlers now head into the last game of the season on May 2nd where they host fellow mid-table hoggers Oldham in the battle for a top ten finish.

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Jabo Ibehre - His 25-yard strike capped a typical hard-working performance from the big number nine

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Writer:Rich
Date:Saturday April 25 2009
Time: 11:57PM

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# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Sheff Utd 27 17 5 5 56 21
2 Scunthorpe 27 16 7 4 55 27
3 Bolton 26 15 5 6 50 16
4 Bradford 27 11 12 4 45 11
5 Rochdale 26 14 3 9 45 9
6 Fleetwood 26 12 7 7 43 10
7 Southend 27 11 9 7 42 5
8 Millwall 26 11 6 9 39 2
9 Bristol Rovers 27 11 6 10 39 -1
10 Peterborough 25 10 8 7 38 8
11 Charlton 26 8 12 6 36 7
12 Wimbledon 26 9 9 8 36 5
13 Oxford 26 9 7 10 34 0
14 Walsall 26 8 10 8 34 -4
15 Port Vale 25 8 7 10 31 -10
16 Northampton 27 8 6 13 30 -7
17 Gillingham 26 8 6 12 30 -9
18 Swindon 27 7 8 12 29 -13
19 MK Dons 25 7 7 11 28 -5
20 Bury 27 7 4 16 25 -12
21 Shrewsbury 27 6 7 14 25 -14
22 Chesterfield 27 7 4 16 25 -17
23 Oldham 25 4 10 11 22 -14
24 Coventry 26 4 9 13 21 -15
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