Date: 1st March 2017 at 11:03am
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The League 1 season continued with the latest round of games played during midweek.

Sheffield United didn’t play but promotion rivals Scunthorpe and Bolton failed to capitalise so the Blades look good for the title. Coventry and Chesterfield look doomed with Port Vale and Swindon also in the bottom four.

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


Tuesday 28th February – LEAGUE ONE
Bradford City 2-2 Milton Keynes Dons 19:45
Bury 2-1 Coventry City 19:45
Millwall 1-0 Peterborough United 19:45
Northampton Town 1-2 Oldham Athletic 19:45
Oxford United P-P Fleetwood Town
Rochdale P-P Port Vale 19:45
Scunthorpe United 1-2 AFC Wimbledon 19:45
Shrewsbury Town 4-3 Charlton Athletic 19:45
Swindon Town 3-1 Gillingham 19:45
Walsall P-P Chesterfield 19:45
Bolton Wanderers 1-1 Bristol Rovers 20:00

Scunthorpe missed the chance to close the gap on leaders Sheffield United – the main winners in midweek despite not playing a game – when they were beaten by Wimbledon. This 2-1 defeat extended the Irons’ winless run to six. The Dons’ second straight victory lifted them to midtable safety.

Having twice battle back from behind Bradford’s 2-2 draw with MK Dons made it a year without defeat at Valley Parade. The Bantams missed the chance to close the gap on an automatic promotion spot though.

A fourth win in five unbeaten was secured when Bury beat Coventry 2-1 at Gigg Lane to move four points clear of relegation trouble. Defeat for the Sky Blues keeps them rock bottom with the gap to safety now at 14 points.

Millwall’s unbeaten run was extended. A 1-0 win over Peterborough at the Den took the Lions back into the top six. Posh’s sixth defeat in 10 sees them five points off the play-offs.

Northampton slipped to a second successive defeat – to sit just four points above the bottom four – when Oldham – who have now won three in a five game unbeaten run – scored in added time to secure a 2-1 victory. The Latics are a place and three points above the drop zone.

Shrewsbury edged out Charlton in a seven goal thriller at Greenhous Meadow. After being a goal up the Addicks came back to lead two one. The Shrews reacted to reclaim the lead before the visitors made it three all. However, the seventh and final goal secured the points for Shrewsbury to take them five points clear of trouble.

A second successive win for Swindon – who are now three unbeaten – boosted survival hopes and dragged Gillingham further into trouble. The Robins are now three points from safety with the Gills – only three points above the relegation zone – dropping to 19th after this 3-1 defeat at the County Ground.

Bolton missed the chance to move into an automatic promotion position after being held 1-1 by draw specialists Bristol Rovers – this was a sixth in a row – at the Macron Stadium. Victory would have taken the Trotters – who are now three without a win – up to 2nd.

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