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Sky Bet League One Round-Up

21 February 2017

Sheffield United earned a vital point at the top of the table whilst Coventry City ended their bad run of form against Gillingham.

In the clash between the top two in the league, it ended up as a draw as Paddy Madden put Scunthorpe United ahead but an equaliser from Billy Sharp and a red card for Harry Toffolo straight afterwards stalled their chances of gaining ground on the Blades.

Bolton Wanderers took on fifth place Bradford City at Valley Parade and they both came away with a point. A brace from Charlie Wyke started the game but goals from Gary Madine and David Wheater evened it up.

Fleetwood Town have closed the gap at the top as they managed to come awa from Stadium:mk with a win thanks to centre-back Cian Bolger, who got the only goal in the game.

Rounding off the top six is Southend United as their game finished 2-2 againstThe game kicked -off around the half hour mark as the game saw three goals in three minutes but John-Joe O’Toole finished the game off for the visitors just before the half. Northampton Town.

Rochdale took part in the highest scoring game of the day as they drew 3-3 with Charlton Athletic. Nick Canavan opened the scoring early for Rochdale but a brace from Jorge Teixeira and another from Jordan Botaka earned the away side a point.

In the game at the Bescot Stadium, all the action occurred in added time as Erhun Oztumer opened the scoring for Walsall whilst Chris Forrester received a red card for Peterborough. Kieron Morris finished the game off in the 97th minute for the home side.

Bristol Rovers clawed back a point at Vale park thanks to a brilliant strike from Billy Bodin, cancelling out an own goal by Rob Harris. The result means that Port Vale have now dropped into the bottom four in League One on goal difference, as Bury climbed out.

Bury ran out winners in their relegation clash against Chesterfield after being behind in the first half through a Kristian Dennis goal but they fought back late on with goals coming from Andrew Tutte and George Miller.

Shrewsbury Town made their chances of staying in League One much greater over the weekend as a last-minute goal from Aristote Nsiala earned the side all three points against AFC Wimbledon at New Meadow.

As Gillingham looked to build themselves back up, they were stopped by bottom of the table Coventry City as they earned their first win in 16 games thanks to goals from Kwame Thomas and George Thomas.

Oldham Athletic took part in the only goalless game of the day as they played against struggling Swindon Town but only because of the heroics of their goalkeeper Connor Ripley, pulling off save after save.


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