Two Review - Sept 21st
Wycombe Wanderers moved up to second place in the table, tucked in behind Bury, with a 2-1 home win over Dagenham & Redbridge at Adams Park. Strevens netted for the visitors in the 58th minute, which was in between a brace from Williamson in the 34th and 68th minutes. Wycombe Wanderers 2nd, Dagenham & Redbridge 5th.
Bradford City were left stunned in front of their own fans as they lost their 100% winning start at Valley Parade against AFC Bournemouth. Hollands gave the Cherries a 39th minute, only to see Colbeck level in the 42nd minute. Goulding restored the south coast sides lead in the 54th minute, with Pearce rounding off a fine first win for the Cherries in League Two in the 70th minute. Bradford City 3rd, AFC Bournemouth 23rd.
In the local derby, Chester City and Shrewsbury Town had to settle for a point each at the Deva Stadium. Holt had given the visitors a 29th minute lead from the penalty spot, only to see McManus level 2 minutes before the break. Chester City 14th, Shrewsbury Town 4th.
Aldershot Town maintained their unbeaten start to their season in front of their own fans with a 2-1 win over Gillingham at The Recreation Ground. Hudson gave the Shots a 75th minute lead, but saw Jackson level in the 84th minute. Not willing to settle for a draw, Davies netted the winner for the Hampshire side in the 86th minute. Aldershot Town 6th, Gillingham 9th.
Brentford had to settle for a share of the points against Lincoln City at Griffin Park. Elder have the Londoners a 24th minute lead, with Patuela levelling on the half hour mark. Brentford 7th, Lincoln City 19th.
Darlington sailed to a comfortable 3-0 home win over Accrington Stanley at The Arena. A Clarke brace in the 32nd and 57th minutes was followed by a White strike in the 76th minute to more than secure the points. Darlington 8th, Accrington Stanley 15th.
Rochdale left it very late to secure their 2-1 win over Chesterfield at Spotland. Buckley had given the home side a 67th minute lead, with Ward levelling in the 85th minute. Just when the game was heading for a draw Kennedy popped up with the winner in the 7th minute of added time. Rochdale 10th, Chesterfield 11th.
Macclesfield continued their recent fine run of form with the biggest away win of the day in League Two ..... running out 4-1 winners over Port Vale at Vale Park. Dunfield gave Macclesfield a 36th minute lead, with Dodds levelling a minute before the break. The in second period, Yeo netted a brace in the 75th (penalty) and 83rd minutes, leaving Reid to round off a fine day for the Silkmen in this local derby. Port Vale 12th, Port Vale 16th.
No matter how hard they try, Notts County seem destined to draw at the moment. They claimed their 6th draw in their opening 7 matches against Exeter City at St James's Park. Gill gave City a 22nd minute lead, which lasted until Johnson levelled in the 58th minute. Taylor must have throught that he had secured the winning goal in the 87th minute, but hadn't reckoned on Canham popping up in the 4th minute of added time to secure a share of the points for County. Exeter City 13th, Notts County 17th.
Morcambe and Grimsby Town both need points to move away from the drop zone as the clubs who started with a points deficit slowly close the gap, so a draw was probably not want either wanted at Christie Park. Till had given Town a 10th minute lead from the penalty spot, but the points had to be shared after Curtis levelled for the home side in the 75th minute. Morcambe 18th, Grimsby Town 20th.
Rotherham United have almost returned to zero points following a 1-0 win over Luton Town at the Don Valley Stadium. Rhodes scoreed the winner in the 61st minute. Under different circumstances, United would have been nicely tucked in to the play-off places if it wasn't for their -17 point penalty at the start of the season. Rotherham United 22nd, Luton Town 24th.