Date: 7th August 2016 at 4:02pm
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Millwall’s League 1 season got underway with a win against Oldham at the Den on Saturday.

The disappointment of losing in the play-off final to Barnsley last season wasn’t wiped clean but a three-nil win over Oldham helped Millwall off to a winning start to the new campaign.

Lee Gregory put Millwall ahead from the penalty spot after Ben Thompson has been fouled with that lead doubled deep into first half injury time when Aiden O’Brien turned the ball past Oldham ‘keeper Connor Ripley.

A minute into the second half and it was gameover when Byron Webster finished off after another David Worrall corner to complete the Lions’ win.

Here’s a round up of the League 1 action from the other matches played, with some still to take place.


Sat 6 Aug 2016 – League One
Bolton 1-0 Sheff Utd 15:00
Bradford 0-0 Port Vale 15:00
Bury 2-0 Charlton 15:00
Millwall 3-0 Oldham 15:00
Northampton 1-1 Fleetwood 15:00
Oxford Utd 1-1 Chesterfield 15:00
Rochdale 2-3 Peterborough 15:00
Scunthorpe 3-1 Bristol Rovers 15:00
Shrewsbury 0-1 MK Dons 15:00
Southend 1-3 Gillingham 15:00
Swindon 1-0 Coventry 15:00
Walsall 3-1 Wimbledon 15:00

The 2017-16 season is now underway….

Bolton (relegated from the Championship last season of course) and Sheffield United will be among the favourites for promotion this season but it was the Trotters (one-nil) who got underway with a win in this opening day meeting at the Macron Stadium.

Charlton and MK Dons both return to League 1 this season having also been relegated last term. The Addicks made a losing (two-nil) start to life back at this level under new boss Russell Slade at Bury but MK Dons (one-nil) collected three-points with a win at Shrewsbury.

Last seasons beaten play-off finalists Millwall got off to a flying start with a three-nil win against Oldham at the Den with AFC Wimbledon’s time in League 1, having beaten Plymouth in the play-off final in League 2 last season, beginning with a three-one defeat at Walsall.

Northampton (the League 2 Champions last season) got up and running with a nil-nil draw against Fleetwood at Sixfields with Oxford another of those who came up with the Cobblers, the O’s were also held to a draw (nil-nil) at the Kassam Stadium against Chesterfield. Bristol Rovers were the third side who went up via automatic promotion with them beaten at Scunthorpe (three-one).

A fair few goals scored in the opening round of matches with the five-goals at Spotland the greatest return with Peterborough (three-two) going away from Rochdale with the points.

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