Date: 23rd December 2016 at 10:17am
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The 2016-17 season continues with the latest round of games this Christmas. This will see us among those involved with three points of course the aim.

Previous results

Thursday 15th December 2016 – Sky Bet League One
Coventry City 1-2 Sheffield United 19:45

Saturday 17th December 2016 – Sky Bet League One
AFC Wimbledon 4-0 Port Vale 15:00
Bury 2-3 Oxford United 15:00
Charlton Athletic 0-2 Peterborough United 15:00
Chesterfield 1-0 Bolton Wanderers 15:00
Gillingham 1-0 Milton Keynes Dons 15:00
Northampton Town 2-3 Rochdale 15:00
Oldham Athletic 0-2 Southend United 15:00
Scunthorpe United 3-0 Millwall 15:00
Shrewsbury Town 2-0 Bristol Rovers 15:00
Swindon Town 1-1 Fleetwood Town 15:00
Walsall 1-1 Bradford City 15:00

Wednesday 21st December 2016 – Sky Bet League One
Millwall 3-1 Charlton 19:45

What will happen in this one though? Cast your vote so we know if you think it’ll be all smiles or disappointment come the full time whistle.


Monday 26th December 2016 – Sky Bet League One
Southend United v AFC Wimbledon 13:00
Bolton Wanderers v Shrewsbury Town 15:00
Bradford City v Scunthorpe United 15:00
Bristol Rovers v Coventry City 15:00
Fleetwood Town v Bury 15:00
Millwall v Swindon Town 15:00
Milton Keynes Dons v Charlton Athletic 15:00
Oxford United v Northampton Town 15:00
Peterborough United v Gillingham 15:00
Port Vale v Walsall 15:00
Rochdale v Chesterfield 15:00
Sheffield United v Oldham Athletic 15:00

Leaders Scunthorpe face a big game at promotion rivals Bradford. The Iron are three points clear so know if they avoid defeat they’ll retain top spot – a slip though and they could potentially keep this on goal difference alone. The Bantams haven’t won in three so will be keen to get the points and close the seven between them and the second automatic spot.

However, first up on Boxing Day is a big game that offers each club a chance to move into a play-off place when Southend host Wimbledon at 1pm. If the Shrimpers can extend their unbeaten run with another win they’ll move into the top six, albeit temporarily. A Dons win and they could move into this on goal difference – again temporarily at least.

Bolton will look to react to a defeat in their last game when the Trotters play host to relegation threatened Shrewsbury. The Shrew are unbeaten in three though – and have won successive games – so know another win could take them out of the bottom four.

A run of just one win in the last six has seen Bristol Rovers slip away from play-off contention. They’ll want to get back on track when struggling Coventry visit, which will be Russell Slade’s first game in charge of the Sky Blues.

Will Bury’s losing run end? They’ll hope it can at Fleetwood but the Cod Army know a win at the Highbury Stadium could take them into a play-off place.

Millwall reduced the deficit to the top six to four points with a derby win against Charlton in midweek – the Lions host struggling Swindon looking to make it back-to-back wins at the Den.

Having already faced his former club MK Dons – and been eaten by them – in the FA Cup Karl Robinson will now return to the stadium:mk in a league game with Charlton. He’ll not only want a reaction to the Millwall defeat the Addicks boss will hope to collect his first win since his appointment.

Oxford’s unbeaten run of five games – including three wins – has seen the U’s push on towards a play-off place. They face Northampton – who have lost five of their last six – at the Kassam Stadium hoping to keep this run going.

Also on a good run are 6th placed Peterborough. They’ve won five of their last six – the Posh are seeking a hat trick of successive wins too – before hosting Gillingham, who are seeking some consistency for a potential play-off push of their own in the New Year.

Port Vale and Walsall haven’t been on the best of form in the past 10 games – Vale have won just once whereas the Saddlers have collected a couple of victories. The sides meet at Vale Park with the visitors above their hosts on goal difference.

Rochdale and Chesterfield are at opposite ends of the table but can each boast three wins from their last four. Dale’s run has seen them consolidate 5th place and they seek to record a hat trick of successes at Spotland. Whereas the Spireites have managed to climb out of the bottom four.

If Sheffield United are able to make it three wins in a row – with them losing just once in the last 10 – against bottom placed Oldham it will keep them 2nd. Depending on the Scunthorpe result they could have a joint-share of the leadership. A Latics win and there’s a chance they could not only climb off the foot of the League 1 table but move out of the relegation places altogether – all to play for at Bramall Lane!

It goes without saying the expectation; most definitely the hope at least, will be for a positive result. But will this happen? We’ll find out soon enough.

Ahead of the game we’re looking for your views on what way you think it will go, which requires you to vote in the latest poll in one of the options you have been given.

However, don’t just look also have a say. We don’t just want your vote, which you can do to the right, we also want some thoughts and views ahead of the game as well so share these below.