Date: 28th November 2016 at 11:46am
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The League 1 season continued with the latest round of games played over the weekend.

After being held to a draw Scunthorpe saw their lead cut by Bolton, who climbed above Sheffield United into second. Coventry dropped into the bottom four with Chesterfield, Oldham and Shrewsbury.

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


Sat 26 Nov 2016 – League One
AFC Wimbledon 2-2 Fleetwood Town 15:00
Bury 2-3 Millwall 15:00
Charlton Athletic 1-1 Sheffield United 15:00
Chesterfield 3-2 Bristol Rovers 15:00
Coventry City 1-2 Milton Keynes Dons 15:00
Gillingham 3-0 Rochdale 15:00
Northampton Town 0-1 Bolton Wanderers 15:00
Oldham Athletic P-P Peterborough United 15:00
Scunthorpe United 1-1 Oxford United 15:00
Shrewsbury Town 0-0 Port Vale 15:00
Swindon Town 1-0 Bradford City 15:00
Walsall 0-0 Southend United 15:00

Scunthorpe’s unbeaten run, which now sees them with just one defeat in the last 10, was extended but the leaders had to be content with a point from a 1-1 draw with Oxford at Glanford Park. This allowed Bolton to close the gap after a 1-0 win, at Northampton. The Trotters moved up to second, to within four points of the Iron.

The team in the best run of form in League 1 are Sheffield United, this was further extended at Charlton but the Blades had to settle for a point in a 1-1 draw at the Valley. This meant they dropped to third as Karl Robinson’s first game in charge of the Addicks ended on a positive note.

Promotion-chasing Bradford lost ground on the automatic places after a 1-0 defeat at Struggling Swindon, who moved four points clear of the relegation zone.

Wimbledon and Fleetwood went into the game at Kingsmeadow knowing a win for either would almost certainly put them into the top six, however both remain just outside after a 2-2 draw meaning Peterborough retained the last spot on goal difference, this despite the game at struggling Oldham being postponed.

A comeback win for Millwall, from two down, at struggling Bury moved the Lions to within a point of the play-off place. The Shakers on the other hand are now just a point above the bottom four as the (unwanted) club record run of successive defeats was extended to 10 games.

Bristol Rovers would have moved up to sixth had they won at Chesterfield, which might have been expected. However, the Spireites collected a crucial three points with a 3-2 win at the Proact Stadium to move them to within two points of safety, with MK Dons themselves climbing out of the bottom four. A 2-1 win at Coventry saw the Sky Blues drop back into relegation as a result.

The unpredictable nature of League 1 was confirmed with promotion-chasing Rochdale beaten heavily at Gillingham, a 3-0 defeat means the 15th placed Gills are now just three points from a play-off place, Dale remain in fifth.

Goalless draws between Shrewsbury and Port Vale, the struggling Shrews failing to capitalise on home advantage at Greenhous Meadow, and Walsall and Southend did little for any of the sides.

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