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Round-up: Burton stun Chesterfield

All Saturday's action from League Two, with Chesterfield staying top despite losing at home to Burton Albion.

 
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CHESTERFIELD 1-2 BURTON ALBION

Chesterfield lost their unbeaten home league record as Burton got an away win with a 2-1 victory at the b2net Stadium. The League Two leaders recovered from going a goal down but after midfielder Derek Niven was dismissed in the second half, Shaun Harrad came off the bench to win it for the Brewers.

MACCLESFIELD TOWN 2-0 ALDERSHOT TOWN

Macclesfield moved into the top half of the table with their fourth successive home victory, beating Aldershot 2-0. A goal in either half handed Gary Simpson's men a comfortable margin.

ROTHERHAM UNITED 2-1 OXFORD UNITED

Rotherham finally got back to winning ways after five games without success courtesy of a 2-1 triumph at home to Oxford. Rotherham took the lead through Adam Le Fondre in the 26th minute, poaching on the edge of the six-yard area for his 15th of the season. Eleven minutes later Le Fondre added a second, steering his shot into the corner from Ryan Taylor's head down. Oxford pulled one back in first-half injury time through Tom Craddock.

TORQUAY UNITED 1-1 BARNET

Torquay's three-match winning run was ended by a battling Barnet side who claimed a 1-1 draw at Plainmoor. Abrilliant four-man move resulted in top scorer Elliot Benyon breaking the deadlock for Torquay in the 11th minute. But unmarked central midfielder Mark Byrne swept in at the near post to glance home the leveller nine minutes later for Barnet.

GILLINGHAM 1-3 CREWE ALEXANDRA

Shaun Miller struck late on to clinch victory as Crewe sent struggling 10-man Gillingham further into the mire with a 3-1 win at Priestfield. Gillingham debutant Callum Davies saw red on 26 minutes after hauling down Clayton Donaldson. Bryan Moore opened the scoring for Crewe, nd in first-half stoppage time Donaldson doubled the lead, taking Moore's cross and drilling home from six yards. Chris Whelpdale thumping home a header from Chris Palmer's corner seconds after the break, but Miller struck after a late counter-attack.

NORTHAMPTON TOWN 0-0 PORT VALE

Ten-man Northampton hung on to take a point against high-flying Port Vale in a goalless draw at Sixfields. The Cobblers were reduced to 10 men just before half-time when Abdul Osman was dismissed for a challenge on Anthony Griffith. But they held on in the second half to maintain their mini revival and leave Vale rueing missed opportunities.

HEREFORD UNITED 1-1 CHELTENHAM TOWN

Cheltenham fought back to claim a 1-1 draw against local rivals Hereford at Edgar Street. Frenchman Mathieu Manset put the Bulls in front on the stroke of half-time but Jeff Goulding levelled for the Robins midway through the second half.

BURY 0-1 STOCKPORT COUNTY

Stockport stunned high-flying hosts Bury thanks to an early strike from Wes Fletcher which clinched a 1-0 victory. County went in front after 15 minutes when Anthony Pulis crossed for on-loan Fletcher and he buried his shot low into the corner from 12 yards.

SOUTHEND 1-1 ACCRINGTON STANLEY

Accrington's eight-month wait for an away league win continues after they drew 1-1 at Southend. Jimmy Ryan's fifth goal of the season put Stanley in front after 26 minutes, but an unmarked Bilel Moshni levelled for the Shrimpers in the 65th minute with his first of the term. And to make matters worse for the visitors, Accrington played the last 12 minutes with 10 men after Peter Murphy was given a straight red card for a challenge on Anthony Grant.

MORECAMBE 1-2 LINCOLN CITY

Two goals in five second-half minutes gave Lincoln a much-needed 2-1 win at injury-hit Morecambe. The home side had the lead at the break thanks to Phil Jevons' goal after five minutes. Mark Duffy swung in a corner from the right, Will Haining flicked it on and the Shrimps striker was on hand to poke the loose ball home from close range. Moses Swaibu headed Lincoln level on 52 minutes, and five minutes later Gavin Hoyte swung in a cross from the right and Ashley Grimes nipped in front of his marker to direct the ball wide of Roche's right hand from 12 yards out.

WYCOMBE WANDERERS 1-0 BRADFORD CITY

Kevin Betsy netted the only goal of the game to clinch a 1-0 victory for Wycombe and deny 10-man Bradford at Adams Park. The winger bagged the winner with just 10 minutes remaining after the Bantams had see Tommy Doherty go for an early bath having shoved Gareth Ainsworth in the face.

STEVENAGE 1-1 SHREWSBURY TOWN

Honours were shared at Broadhall Way as Stevenage and Shrewsbury Town produced an entertaining 1-1 draw on Saturday. Stevenage got themselves off to a dream start with a goal in the eighth minute. Lawrie Wilson found Chris Holroyd in Shrews' penalty area and he pounced clinically from close range. Shrewsbury levelled in the 55th minute, when Benjamin Van den Broek crossed for Matt Harrold and he could scarcely miss from 10 yards.

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