Two goals in the final ten minutes secured three crucial points for Sunderland in their quest for a play-off place.
Fellow substitute Patrick Roberts scored four minutes later after an excellent break to save the hosts from what had been an otherwise labored display against Crewe Alexandra.
Here, however, we take a look at the latest talk making the rounds of League One:
Cowley and McKenna implicated in incident
This was after an incident involving Brentford on loan Dominic Thompson on Saturday afternoon.
During the second half of this weekend’s goalless draw at Portman Road, Thompson and Cowley clashed on the touchline
Thompson collided with Cowley trying to throw quickly.
A brief melee ensued before the two sides separated.
“Not much really, I was just standing in my box and he wanted to pitch fast,” Cowley said.
“He came around me and I was in his way. I don’t know if I could have gotten out of his way, I didn’t really expect him to come. That was all and he reacted badly.
“Just so we all have the context, you can also ask Kieran McKenna, he apologized on behalf of the boy.”
Charlton boss Jackson slams keeper MacGillivray
Charlton boss Johnnie Jackson has admitted goalkeeper Craig MacGillivray does not control his penalty area as much as he would like.
Jackson also said the rest of his team needed to step up.
The Addicks are now winless in seven games.
But Charlton had several chances to clear the ball from his goalmouth before Rosaire Longelo netted Accrington’s opener in Saturday’s 2-1 loss at Wham Stadium.
Charlton boss Jackson explained after the away game: “There were so many chances to clear the ball, the defenders and the goalkeeper, being one of them. You have to get up and come and help your teammates at times and take the pressure off and we don’t.
“The players have to start stepping up now. We are recovering players but those who receive the shirt have to do more. It’s a personal responsibility.
“The goals we concede are the same goals. We address them. We talk about it, we work on it. We practice it. When you cross that white line and you’re given a job to do, you have to do it and that must come from within.
“I don’t think they’re showing anywhere near their ability levels. If they’re not going to step in, then I have a lot of decisions to make about the future and how I’m going to rebuild this team.