Date: 2nd April 2017 at 10:48am
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The League 1 season continued with the latest round of games played over the weekend.

Bolton missed the chance to close in on Sheffield United – who didn’t play – when held by a relegation strugglers Chesterfield.

After defeat Shrewsbury dropped into the bottom four where they joined Swindon, the Spireites and basement side Coventry.

Here’s a round up of the League 1 action from the other games.


Saturday 1st April 2017 – LEAGUE ONE
Bolton Wanderers 0-0 Chesterfield 15:00
Bradford City 1-0 Walsall 15:00
Bristol Rovers 2-0 Shrewsbury Town 15:00
Fleetwood Town 0-1 Swindon Town 15:00
Millwall 3-1 Scunthorpe United 15:00
Milton Keynes Dons 3-2 Gillingham 15:00
Peterborough United 2-0 Charlton Athletic 15:00
Port Vale 2-0 AFC Wimbledon 15:00
Rochdale 1-1 Northampton Town 15:00
Southend United 3-0 Oldham Athletic 15:00

Bolton missed the chance to close the gap on leaders Sheffield United when being held to a 0-0 draw by struggling Chesterfield. The Trotters are six points off the leaders whereas second bottom Spireites are now 11 points from safety.

Reacting positively to a defeat last time round Bradford’s 1-0 win over Walsall took them up to joint third with Fleetwood, strengthening the Bantams’ play-off bid. The Saddlers stay in 13th after a third straight loss.

Bristol Rovers still have a chance of making it into the play-offs as a 2-0 win over struggling Shrewsbury keeps the Pirates six points off the top seven – the Shrews’ third straight defeat saw them dropped into the bottom four.

A potential terminal blow to Fleetwood’s automatic promotion hopes was suffered when Swindon boosted their survival bid. The Cod Army are now three without a win and seven points off second place Bolton with the Robins’ back-to-back wins moving them to within a win of safety.

Millwall’s first win in three – after successive defeats – was secured when they beat promotion rivals Scunthorpe 3-1, despite a sixth defeat in eight the Irons still hold a four point advantage over the Lions.

A second win in a three game unbeaten run boosted MK Dons’ survival hopes but pushed Gillingham towards the relegation zone. The Gills looked to have salvaged a point but an added time winner saw them beaten 3-2 at the stadium:mk – they are now just a place and two points above the bottom four.

Peterborough are now four without defeat whereas Charlton are four without a win after Posh recorded a 2-0 win at London Road. The Addicks are just four points above the drop zone.

The improved Port Vale form continued with a 2-0 win over Wimbledon taking Vale out of the bottom four.

Rochdale’s faint play-off hopes were all but ended when Northampton scored in added time to snatch a point in a 1-1 draw at Spotland.

Despite having a player sent off 20 minutes from time Southend responded positively with three late strikers sealing a 3-0 win over relegation threatened Oldham. The Shrimps remain three points ahead of Millwall in the final play-off spot with the Latics – after a first loss in five – slipping to within two points of the bottom three.

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