League One Review - April 26th

Last updated : 26 April 2008 By Bournemouth Co-Ordinator
Swansea City managed to celebrate winning the League One title in fashion with a thumping 4-1 win over Leyton Orient at The Liberty Stadium. The Swans ran riot in the first half as Anderson (18 mins) then a Bauza hat trick (25, 35 and 44 mins) put the game beyond the Londoners. Gray scored a consolation in the 63rd minute. Swansea City 1st, Leyton Orient 14th.

Doncaster Rovers hoisted themselves back in to an automatic promotion place following a 2-0 home win over already relegated Luton Town at the Keepmoat Stadium. Mills gave Rovers a 34th minute lead, with the win sealed in the 82nd minute when McCammon put the result beyond doubt. Doncaster Rovers 2nd, Luton Town 24th.

Nottingham Forest still harbour automatic promotion as their ambition following a 1-0 away win against Hartlepool United at the Victoria Ground. McGugan netted the only goal of the game in the 84th minute. Hartlepool United 15th, Nottingham Forest 3rd.

Millwall secured their League One future with a convincing 3-0 home win over Carlisle United at The New Den. Simpson gave the Londoners a 43rd minute lead, with a Harris penalty (56 mins) and a Craig goal in the 64th minute securing the win. Millwall 17th, Carlisle United 4th.

Southend United are secure in the knowledge that they are going to feature in the end of season play-offs even before their encounter with Tranmere Rovers at Prenton Park. Kay scored the only goal of the game for the home side in the 53rd minute. Tranmere Rovers 8th, Southend United 5th.

Leeds United are also secure in the knowledge that they are in the end of season play-offs following their 1-0 away win over Yeovil Town at Huish Park. Freedman scored the only goal of the game in the 4th minute. Yeovil Town 18th, Leeds United 6th.

It's too little too late for Brighton & Hove Albion as they won away at Bristol Rovers at The Memorial Ground. Two quick goals from Westlake and Murray in the 71st and 74th minutes secured the win for the Sussex side. Bristol Rovers 16th, Brighton & Hove Albion 7th.

Oldham Athletic have given Cheltenham Town a big relegation head ache as the Latics won 2-1 at Boundary Park. Smalley gave the home side a 16th minute lead. Gillespie gave the visitors hope with a 50th minute penalty, but saw Alessandra score the winner in the 87th minute. Oldham Athletic 9th, Cheltenham Town 20th.

Walsall slipped to another defeat, this time on the road at the Galpharm Stadium against Huddersfield Town. Schofield scored the first for the Town in the 41st minute, with Booth securing the 3-points in the 56th minute. Huddersfield Town 12th, Walsall 10th.

Port Vale and Northampton Town already know that they will be in different divisions next season, but that didn't stop them from playing out a 2-2 draw at Vale Park. Gilligan and Holt gave the visitors a 2-0 lead with strikes in the 24th and 27th minutes. Richards pulled one back in the 30th minute, with Glover completing the come back in the 49th minute. Port Vale 23rd, Northampton Town 11th.

Gillingham knew they had to win against mid-table Swindon Town, but failed to do so in the lunchtime kick off at Priestfield. Richards gave the Gills a 2nd minute lead, only to see Aljofree equalise with 2 minutes left on the clock! Gillingham 22nd, Swindon Town 13th.

A classic relegation 6-pointer was played out at Dean Court as AFC Bournemouth recorded their 6th straight win, and their 7th in 8 League matches with a 1-0 win over Crewe Alexandra. Vokes scored the only goal of the game to keep the Cherries hopes of staying up very much alive! AFC Bournemouth 21st, Crewe Alexandra 19th.