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 Rotherham United 32 +25 60
2 Coventry City 31 +16 60
3 Wycombe Wanderers 33 +7 59
4 Sunderland 32 +19 57
5 Peterborough United 33 +26 55
6 Fleetwood Town 31 +12 54
7 Portsmouth 31 +14 53
8 Ipswich Town 33 +13 52
9 Oxford United 32 +19 51
10 Gillingham 33 +9 50
11 Doncaster Rovers 32 +15 48
12 Burton Albion 32 +1 46
13 Bristol Rovers 32 -10 42
14 Accrington Stanley 32 -2 39
15 Lincoln City 34 -3 39
16 Blackpool 31 0 38
17 Shrewsbury Town 31 -10 38
18 Milton Keynes Dons 32 -8 36
19 Rochdale 32 -17 33
20 AFC Wimbledon 33 -14 31
21 Tranmere Rovers 31 -27 23
22 Southend United 33 -47 16
23 Bolton Wanderers 30 -38 11