Two Review - Jan 3rd

Last updated : 04 January 2009 By Bournemouth Co-Ordinator
Wycombe Wanderers extended their lead at the top of League Two as they managed to overcome Bury at Adams Park. Harrold gave the Chairboys a 37th minute lead with Balanta doubling the advantage in the 63rd minute. Bury were gifted a consolation when Williamson put past his own keeper in the final few seconds of the game. Wycombe Wanderers 1st, Bury 8th.

Dagenham & Redbridge were looking good for a win away at the Don Valley Stadium against Rotherham United, but both sides had to settle for a point in the end. Ritchie gave the Daggers a 48th minute lead only to see Sharps level in the 5th minute of stoppage time at the end of the second half. Rotherham United 20th, Dagenham & Redbridge 4th.

Darlington sneaked a last gasp winner against managerless AFC Bournemouth at The Arena, this after Hollands had given the Cherries a 28th minute lead. Abbott levelled in the 83rd minute with Purdie scoring from the penalty spot in the 92nd minute to break Cherries hearts. Darlington 6th, AFC Bournemouth 23rd.

Rochdale saw off Accrington Stanley at Spotland, running up a convincing 3-1 victory. Le Fondre gave the Dale a 22nd minute lead from the penalty spot, with Cavanagh levelling 2 minutes later. Buckley restored the home sides advantage in the 56th minute with Higginbottom ensuring that the three points remained at home with 3 minutes left on the clock. Rochdale 8th, Accrington Stanley 19th.

The only other game played in League Two saw Bradford City (3rd) draw 0-0 against Shrewsbury Town (5th) and Valley Parade.

The games involving Exeter City (9th)/Port Vale (15th), Aldershot Town (11th)/Notts County (17th), Morecambe (16th)/Lincoln City (12th)Chester City (18th)/Luton Town (24th), and Barnet (21st)/Grimsby Town (22nd) were all called off due to the weather.

A handful of League Two sides were involved in the Third Round of the FA Cup.

Macclesfield managed to hold Everton to a single goal at Moss Rose as the Premiership side could only find the back of the net once through Osman in the 43rd minute.

Gillingham faced Aston Villa at Priestfield. A Milner brace in the 13th and 79th minutes - the latter coming from the penalty spot gave the West Midlands side passage through to the Fourth Round. Jackson netted for the Gills in the 57th minute.

Chesterfield faced Ipswich Town, having been given a repreive by the FA following their second round game against Droylsden. The Suffolk side ran out 3-0 winners with goals from Walters (50th min pen), Counago (53rd min), and Stead (88th min).

Brentford (2nd) were left without a game.