Match 49
28 April 2007.
Southport (h)

Exeter City 2 Southport 1.

Saturday 28 April 2007.

Referee: Gavin Ward

Att: 6670

BBC Match report –

Exeter secured a play-off tie against Oxford United with victory over relegated Southport.

Paul Tait had given Southport the lead shortly before half-time with a powerful strike from 20 yards.

But Adam Stansfield restored parity with a left-foot strike after collecting Jon Challinor's pass.

Andrew Taylor went close for the Grecians before supplying a pass that Stansfield converted for the winner after 71 minutes.

Exeter: Rice, Tully, Todd (Challinor 66), Edwards, Billy Jones, Elam (Richardson 74), Taylor, Gill, Carlisle, Stansfield, Logan (Phillips 60).

Subs Not Used: Paul Jones, Buckle.

Booked: Stansfield.

Goals: Stansfield 68, 71.

Southport: Terry Smith, Birch, Lee (Paterson 82), Rowland, Blakeman, Baker, Boyd, Holland, Duffy (Newby 74), Gray, Tait.
Subs Not Used: Harrison, Hocking, Houghton.

Booked: Blakeman.

Goals: Tait 40.

Att: 6,670

Ref: G Ward (Kent).



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