Adam Reed

Loan Watch: Reed scores

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by Ashley Houghton

Midfielder nets crucial goal for York.

Adam Reed scored his second goal since joining York City as the Minstermen boosted their League Two survival hopes with a 2-1 victory over Southend.

Reed opened the scoring in the first minute before Matty Blair grabbed the winner for Nigel Worthington’s side after Ryan Leonard equalised for the visitors.

The win leaves York two points above the relegation zone going into the final game of the season next weekend.

On Friday, Ahmed Elmohamady’s Hull City missed the opportunity to all but secure their promotion to the Barclays Premier League as they drew 0-0 with Bristol City at the KC Stadium.

The Tigers’ lead over third place Watford was cut to just four points as the Hornets hammered Blackburn Rovers 4-0 at Vicarage Road.

Steve Bruce’s side need one win from their remaining two games to secure promotion.

Elsewhere, Ji Dong-Won played 90 minutes as Augsburg lost 1-0 at Borussia Monchengladbach in the German Bundesliga.

Ji’s side trail their nearest relegation rivals Fortuna Dusseldorf by three points with four games remaining.

In non-league, Jordan Pickford and Billy Knott played their final games for Alfreton Town and Woking respectively.

Pickford played 90 minutes as the Reds secured their highest ever finish with a 2-1 win over Forest Green Rovers at North Street.

Nicky Law’s side finished 13th two places higher than last campaign.

Knott’s Woking lost at Tamworth in the youngster’s final game with the Cardinals as Garry Hill’s side finished in the top half of the Conference Premier for the first time since 2006.