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Wolves 1

Swindon 0

Steve Bull grabbed his 14th goal of the season to keep Mark McGhee's Wolves well in the hunt for the second automatic promotion spot.

The ace marksman ended a ten-week Molineux goal-drought to send injury- hit Swindon crashing to their 11th away League defeat of the campaign.

Neil Emblen fired an inch-perfect 35th minute cross into the heart of the harassed Swindon defence, where it was headed on by Don Goodman.

The ball flew perfectly into the path of the lethal Bull, who unleashed a left- foot angled drive into the far corner of the Swindon net.

The goal bagged all thee vital points for Wolves and made amends for two earlier misses by Wolves' record-breaking hit-man.

Bull had ealier chipped a weak shot into the hands of keeper Fraser Digby with the Town goal at his mercy. Moments later he ballooned another effort high over the woodwork from only five yards.

Digby was in tremendous form and he made a cracking save just before the break, diving to fingertip away a powerful goal-bound header from the hard-working Emblen.

Digby rejoined the action in the 56th minute when he made another splendid save as he threw himself to his right to just keep out a 25-yard free kick from Simon Osborn.

To cap a miserable night for Swindon, who managed to get only one shot on target in 90 minutes, they were reduced in the ranks when Kevin Horlock was given his marching orders.

The midfielder was sent off in the 82nd minute after committing his second bookable offence - both fouls.

Swindon's only real shot in the game came in the 54th minute when Horlock drilled in a shot from 25 yards that was comfortably taken by the diving Mike Stowell.
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Title Annotation:Sport
Publication:The Mirror (London, England)
Date:Jan 30, 1997
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