LEAGUE ONE

Things have become very interesting at the top end of League One with Shrewsbury Town make second place their own following their win at Bristol Rovers. They were helped by in form Argyle beating Blackburn at Home Park 2-0 which has left everyone asking whether the Shrews could really do the unthinkable.

The play-off race is wide open following Bradford’s 5 straight defeat that led to the rather surprising dismissal of manager Stuart McCall. The decision has not gone down well with Bradford fans and it remains to be seen whether not the Bantams can turn their form around and hold on to a play-off spot.

Rotherham and Scunthorpe both won but the chasing pack stumbled as Peterborough lost at home to Southend and Charlton were defeated in dramatic style by Oxford United at the Valley.

Bury drew 1-1 with Blackpool to stay adrift at the bottom while Oldham Athletic picked up a vital three points beating Bradford 2-1 at Boundary Park.

 

LEAGUE TWO

Luton Town won again to move further clear at the top of League Two but it is Wycombe that are now the closest team to the Hatters after a fantastic comeback win against Carlisle. Marcus Bean struck a beautiful volley to send Adams Park crazy in a match that saw the Chairboys trailing 3-2 with 10 men as they entered stoppage time before two late strikes won it.

Both Mansfield and Notts County won comfortably at home to keep the pressure on Wycombe and Accrington picked up all three points in their game against Stevenage.

At the bottom Barnet lost again away at Mansfield but Chesterfield failed to grab the points against an inform Crawley Town side. The Spireites went down 2-1 to leave them deep in the mire while Forest Green beat Coventry City at the New Lawn to give themselves some breathing space.

 

 

 

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