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Stevenage Borough 2 - 2 Leyton Orient: Jay Simpson salvages point for Orient at Stevenage

Posted Sunday, January 03, 2016 by PA

Jay Simpson scored his 20th goal of the season to come to Leyton Orient's rescue right at the death as his side claimed a 2-2 draw after a dramatic finish at Stevenage. The O's looked set for a losing start to 2016 after French striker Armand Gnanduillet scored twice from the bench, but the Football League's top scorer was their salvation. The visitors were awarded a penalty just before the ho...Full Story »

Cambridge United 1 - 4 AFC Wimbledon: Dons too good for Cambridge

Posted Sunday, January 03, 2016 by PA

AFC Wimbledon displayed a clinical touch to win 4-1 at Cambridge, thus ending their opponents' six-game unbeaten run in Sky Bet League Two. The Dons took a 10th-minute lead through Paul Robinson, who converted George Francomb's corner with a firm downward header. The U's responded with an equaliser from a corner of their own after 26 minutes, Harrison Dunk crossing for Luke Berry to head beyon...Full Story »

Bristol Rovers 2 - 0 Luton Town: In-form striker Rory Gaffney nets both goals as Bristol Rovers overcome Luton

Posted Sunday, January 03, 2016 by PA

Rory Gaffney scored twice for the second successive game as Bristol Rovers continued their impressive move into the Sky Bet League Two promotion race with a 2-0 home win over Luton. A crowd of 9,131 at the Memorial Stadium saw the on-loan striker from Cambridge break the deadlock on the hour, following up to shoot home after Tom Lockyer's header was cleared off the line. Gaffney made sure of t...Full Story »

Southend United 0 - 3 Doncaster Rovers: Three and easy for Doncaster at Southend

Posted Sunday, January 03, 2016 by PA

Doncaster started the new year with a resounding 3-0 win at Southend. A drab opening first half came to life in the 44th minute when Andy Williams smashed home a left-footed shot from close range after Shrimpers centre-back Adam Thompson had failed to cut out a cross from Nathan Tyson. Paul Keegan struck a post at the start of the second half for the visitors before Luke McCullough's header wa...Full Story »

Scunthorpe United 1 - 1 Wigan Athletic: Scunthorpe and Wigan share the points at Glanford Park

Posted Sunday, January 03, 2016 by PA

Wigan stretched their unbeaten away run in Sky Bet League One to 10 games with a 1-1 draw at Scunthorpe. But they had to come from behind to do so despite controlling the game for long spells. Striker Luke Williams fired the home side in front in the 20th minute with only his second goal of the season. He steered his shot home from close range from a left-wing cross driven low into the box by...Full Story »

Oldham Athletic AFC 1 - 1 Colchester United: David Cornell error gifts Colchester first point in 10 games

Posted Sunday, January 03, 2016 by PA

Colchester ended a run of nine straight League One defeats as they drew 1-1 at fellow strugglers Oldham. The Us were gifted a point when Chris Porter capitalised on a late blunder by Oldham goalkeeper David Cornell. Oldham went ahead after only five minutes as a well-worked free-kick saw Mike Jones pick out Danny Philliskirk, whose lay-off was drilled in from eight yards by Rhys Murphy. Colch...Full Story »

Crewe Alexandra 0 - 5 Coventry: Crewe railroaded as Coventry score five without reply

Posted Sunday, January 03, 2016 by PA

Adam Armstrong hit a first-half hat-trick as Coventry romped to a 5-0 win at struggling Crewe. While boss Tony Mowbray served a touchline ban, the Sky Blues ruthlessly punished a series of defensive errors from their hosts to coast into a four-goal lead by the interval. Newcastle loanee Armstrong seized his first goal after a mistake by Ben Nugent in the 11th minute allowed Jacob Murphy to sli...Full Story »

Chesterfield 7 - 1 Shrewsbury Town: Chesterfield in seventh heaven after taming of the Shrews

Posted Sunday, January 03, 2016 by PA

Chesterfield won their first Sky Bet League One game since late October by thrashing fellow strugglers Shrewsbury 7-1 at the Proact Stadium. Lee Novak scored a hat-trick while Jay O'Shea and Rai Simons both scored twice, with Zak Whitbread replying for Shrewsbury, who had Junior Brown sent off for two yellow cards. The game had been in the balance until O'Shea produced a moment of quality in t...Full Story »

Barnsley 2 - 1 Millwall: Tykes tame Lions to claim victory at Oakwell

Posted Sunday, January 03, 2016 by PA

Barnsley got off to the perfect start in 2016 with a 2-1 win over Millwall at Oakwell. Goals from Sam Winnall and Adam Hammill gave the Tykes all three points, following a leveller from Steve Morison. Barnsley took a deserved lead through top-scorer Winnall in the 12th minute. After good build-up play on the left wing, the striker rose highest to glance home a header from Hammill's in-swinging...Full Story »

Reading 1 - 0 Bristol City: Late Nick Blackman goal helps Reading overcome struggling Bristol City

Posted Sunday, January 03, 2016 by PA

A stoppage-time winner from Nick Blackman helped Reading move into the top half of the Sky Bet Championship following a 1-0 win over struggling Bristol City. Blackman ran on to a Danny Williams pass and beat City goalkeeper Frank Fielding with a low shot for his 13th goal of the season. It ensured Reading, who had lost six of their seven previous matches, sit 12th in the standings while the Ro...Full Story »

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