Date: 2nd January 2017 at 8:24am
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The 2016-17 season continues with the latest round of games to start 2017. This will see us among those involved with three points of course the aim.

Previous results

Friday 30th December 2016 – Sky Bet League One
Millwall 2-1 Gillingham 19:45
Milton Keynes Dons 3-2 Swindon Town 19:45
Port Vale 1-0 Chesterfield 19:45
Rochdale 2-1 Shrewsbury Town 19:45

Saturday 31st December 2016 – Sky Bet League One
Sheffield United 1-0 Northampton Town 13:00
Southend United 1-1 Charlton Athletic 13:00
Bolton Wanderers 2-1 Scunthorpe United 15:00
Bradford City 1-1 Bury 15:00
Bristol Rovers 2-0 AFC Wimbledon 15:00
Fleetwood Town 1-0 Oldham Athletic 15:00
Oxford United 0-0 Walsall 15:00
Peterborough United 1-1 Coventry City 15:00

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 2nd January 2017 – Sky Bet League One
AFC Wimbledon v Millwall 13:00
Bury v Sheffield United 15:00
Charlton Athletic v Bristol Rovers 15:00
Chesterfield v Milton Keynes Dons 15:00
Coventry City v Bolton Wanderers 15:00
Gillingham v Oxford United 15:00
Northampton Town v Bradford City 15:00
Oldham Athletic v Port Vale 15:00
Scunthorpe United v Peterborough United 15:00
Shrewsbury Town v Fleetwood Town 15:00
Swindon Town v Southend United 15:00
Walsall v Rochdale 15:00

Sheffield United took over at the summit with an eighth win in the last 10. Chris Wilder will know his side will maintain the one point lead – at least – if the Blades come away from Bury with all three points again. The Shakers are struggling but are now unbeaten in three ahead of this game at Gigg Lane.

Having beaten – the then leaders – Scunthorpe it meant Bolton moved up to 2nd. This automatic promotion place will be consolidated should the Trotters win at second bottom Coventry.

Ahead of any other game played in League 1 Millwall know they’ve got the chance to move into a play-off place – albeit temporarily – if the Lions can record a fourth straight win. Wimbledon – who have won only once in the last six – will be the hosts.

Charlton are looking to extend an unbeaten run to three – closing the six point gap to the play-offs in the process – when the Addicks head to Bristol Rovers. However, the Pirates have won two in a row and are now just a couple of points off the top six themselves.

Chesterfield have lost three of their last four but know a win against MK Dons – who won their last game after successive defeats – at Spotland would probably take them out of the bottom four.

Both Gillingham and Oxford aren’t really under threat of relegation but are too far away from the top six to mount serious challenges at the moment. They’ll meet at Priestfield looking to change things – for the better – to start the New Year.

Northampton have won only twice in their last eight – losing six – ahead of the game against promotion chasing Bradford at Sixfields. However, the Bantams haven’t won in five – drawing four in a row – and see a top six place under threat.

One win in the last 10 – and three successive defeats – isn’t form that will keep Oldham in League 1! They might be bottom but the Latics are only four points from safety and they’ll look to make inroads into that at Boundary Park when Port Vale visit. Vale’s first win in seven will see them travel with a little more confidence though.

Scunthorpe had been top for most of the season until the end of 2016 – defeat to Bolton and a Sheffield United win saw the Iron drop down to 3rd though. They’ll look for a reaction at Glanford Park when promotion rivals Peterborough visit. Posh have drawn their last two.

The successive Shrewsbury defeats to end 2016 meant they remained in the bottom four coming into the New Year. A win at Greenhous Meadow should change this – visiting Fleetwood would have other ideas though! The Cod Army are unbeaten in seven and are just a point off the play-offs ahead of this game.

Swindon’s run of just two wins from 10 means they know defeat at the County Ground on Monday might mean they end the day in the bottom four? Southend will be the side looking to make that happen as the Shrimpers look to extend their own unbeaten 10 game run to consolidate – at least – their current place of 6th.

One defeat in six has helped Walsall to the relative safety of 14th ahead of the visit from promotion chasing Rochdale. Dale have won four in a row and know they’ll probably keep 4th place regardless of the outcome at the Banks’s Stadium. However, another three point return would be the aim.

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.