Date: 7th March 2007 at 7:00pm
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Shaun Whalley’s injury time thunderbolt freekick was enough to earn John Coleman’s relegation threatened Accrington Stanley a point.

Stanley once again though, found themselves trailing, but once again they got back in to the game. Richard Walker who I described as Rovers’ danger man, had put the Pirates ahead in the 58th minute, heading home a Craig Disley cross.

Aaron Lescott, brother of Everton defender Julien, hit the post woodwork soon after and denied Bristol Rovers from extending their lead.

Then it happened. Substitute Whalley fired home through a crowd of bodies with Stanley’s first real chance, but we took the chance and thats what counts. To add to Rovers’ woes Stuart Campbell was shown a red card for violent conduct with seconds remaining.

Coleman admitted that it had been quite and like morgue at times during the game.

Speaking to BBC Sport Coleman had this to say; ‘I know the fans need inspiring and they need something to spark them but they have got to get behind us and will us on to win at home,’

‘We’ve got five big home games coming up and the people of the town have got to come out and drive us home.’