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Promotion-chasing Wrexham fail to beat 10-man Bromley

Posted Saturday, March 31, 2018 by PA

Wrexham’s promotion hopes suffered a setback as they were held to a 1-1 draw by 10-man Bromley.The hosts were reduced to 10 men a minute before the break when Roger Johnson was sent off for a foul on Sam Wedgbury.The visitors made their numerical advantage count just six minutes after the break as Marcus Kelly’s free-kick from the right was headed home by James Jennings.They might ha...Full Story »

Posh striker Jack Marriott leaves it late to peg back Rotherham

Posted Saturday, March 31, 2018 by PA

Jack Marriott scored a last-gasp equaliser in a 1-1 draw at Rotherham to keep Peterborough in the Sky Bet League One play-off mix.Rotherham were on top in the opening stages, with Anthony Forde blowing a big chance after he was denied one-on-one by Conor O’Malley.David Ball and then Semi Ajayi were both off target with opportunities in the box.Peterborough were also wasteful in front of go...Full Story »

Fleetwood move well clear of drop zone with victory at AFC Wimbledon

Posted Saturday, March 31, 2018 by PA

Fleetwood took a huge step towards survival in League One as Jack Sowerby’s goal secured a vital 1-0 victory on a saturated pitch at AFC Wimbledon.The Cod Army’s third straight win took them eight points above the relegation zone with seven games left, while the Dons – still only two clear – remained in trouble.Ashley Hunter had a powerful long-range effort beaten away by...Full Story »

Cardiff can smell the Premier League after beating Burton

Posted Saturday, March 31, 2018 by PA

Cardiff moved another step closer to the Premier League with a hard-fought 3-1 triumph over Burton.Neil Warnock’s side racked up their eighth successive win thanks to goals from Kenneth Zohore, Nathaniel Mendez-Laing and Callum Paterson, who netted for the fourth time in as many games.Darren Bent levelled the scores in the first half, but Nigel Clough’s men could not stop the Bluebir...Full Story »

Plymouth back in play-off places after hammering Southend

Posted Saturday, March 31, 2018 by PA

Plymouth moved back into League One’s top six with a comprehensive 4-0 win over mid-table Southend thanks to two goals apiece from Ruben Lameiras and Graham Carey.Lameiras opened the scoring, finishing off a brilliant passing move by steering a low shot past United keeper Mark Oxley after being teed up by target man Ryan Taylor.Simon Cox missed a golden opportunity to level when Argyle kee...Full Story »

Palmer scores late winner for Lincoln

Posted Saturday, March 31, 2018 by PA

Substitute Ollie Palmer hit a late winner as Lincoln beat Sky Bet League Two promotion rivals Exeter 3-2 in a pulsating contest.Jayden Stockley nodded the visitors in front in the 10th minute and the Grecians held their lead until half-time despite intense pressure from the Imps.Stockley almost doubled his side’s lead just before the break, but his shot hit the base of the post.Lincoln dre...Full Story »

James Montgomery saves late penalty to secure point for Gateshead

Posted Saturday, March 31, 2018 by PA

Goalkeeper James Montgomery was the hero for Gateshead as his late penalty save capped a strong individual performance and earned them a point in the 0-0 National League draw against Dagenham.Dagenham striker Fejiri Okenabirhie forced an excellent save from Montgomery in the 15th minute when he struck the ball well from the edge of the box, but the Heed stopper tipped it round the left post...Full Story »

Lines holds nerves to complete Rovers comeback as Bury pay penalty

Posted Saturday, March 31, 2018 by PA

Chris Lines fired an 85th-minute winner from the penalty spot as Bristol Rovers came from behind to beat Bury 2-1 in an entertaining League One clash.Bury had the best chance of the first half as a Neil Danns volley at the far post from Zeli Ismail’s corner was palmed away by Sam Slocombe.But the visitors had a major let-off just before the break when Nathan Cameron’s over-hit back-p...Full Story »

Wigan boss Paul Cook thrilled with table-toppers after handsome win

Posted Saturday, March 31, 2018 by PA

Paul Cook admitted it felt great to see Wigan back on top of Sky Bet League One after beating Oldham 3-0 at the DW Stadium.Wigan hardly had to get out of second gear to see off their visitors thanks to goals from Will Grigg, James Vaughan and Nick Powell.And less than 24 hours after slipping down to third in the table thanks to Blackburn’s win over Bradford, Cook was delighted to see his s...Full Story »

Cambridge move above Crawley with victory over mid-table rivals

Posted Saturday, March 31, 2018 by PA

Cambridge moved up to 13th and above Crawley in the Sky Bet League Two table with a 3-1 victory over the Reds at Abbey Stadium.The U’s started positively and were ahead within four minutes when Jevani Brown’s corner was nodded in by strike partner Jabo Ibehre.Ibehre then won a free-kick which George Maris dispatched to make it 2-0 after 22 minutes, lifting his effort perfectly over t...Full Story »

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