Division Two Round-Up
By Steve Luckings
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
The Bees were reduced to ten men just before half-time when Leo Roget was sent off for his second bookable offence and matters got worse for Wally Downes' men when three minutes into the second half they were a goal down courtesy of Tony Capaldi's effort.
Nathan Lowndes (pictured) added a second for Plymouth on 63 minutes and there was no way back for the visitors.
QPR kept up the pressure on Plymouth with a 2-0 win over Colchester United at Loftus Road.
Kevin Gallen got The R's off the mark with a strike on 12 minutes and Colchester were reduced to ten men when Karl Duguid was given a straight red on 33 minutes.
Tony Thorpe doubled the home side's lead on 57 minutes to keep Ian Holloway's men firmly in the race for top spot.
Barnsley suffered a home defeat as Chesterfield walked away from Oakwell 1-0 victors.
Glynn Hurst gave Chesterfield all three points with a goal ten minutes from time.
Swindon Town won a hard fought match against Brighton at the County Ground.
Sam Parkin put Swindon in front with a goal right on the half-time whistle but Leon Knight equalised ten minutes into the second half.
However, the Wiltshire side then regained the lead through Stefani Miglioranzi and held out for the win, while Nathan Jones saw red for The Seagulls.
Bristol City saw off Bournemouth with a 2-0 win at Ashton Gate.
Lee Peacock sent City into a half-time lead with a goal five minutes before the interval and Aaron Brown made it two on 56 minutes.
Port Vale and Stockport County played out a 2-2 draw at Vale Park with all four goals coming in the first-half.
Stephen McPhee put Vale ahead inside five minutes before Stuart Barlow cancelled his goal out 60 seconds later.
McPhee again put his side in front before Simon Lynch scored Stockport's second on the half-hour mark to earn a point.
Wrexham made sure Blackpool had an uphill task to beat them as they scored four goals in the opening 45 minutes at the Racecourse Ground.
Chris Llewellyn gave Denis Smith's side a lead with a goal on 15 minutes and added a second just six minutes later.
Scott Taylor reduced the arrears with a strike on 23 minutes before Hector Sam added a brace with goals on 33 and 44 minutes. Scott Taylor added a second for Blackpool on 45.
Luton Town beat Notts County with a 2-0 win at Kenilworth Road.
Adrian Forbes put The Hatters ahead on five minutes and Emmerson Boyce sealed the win with a goal on 79.
Hartlepool won on the road as they travelled to Boundary Park and recorded a 2-0 win over Oldham.
The visitors went ahead with a goal by Eifion Williams in the opening 45 and wrapped up the points with Joel Porter's goal 11 minutes from time.
Wycombe again suffered defeat as they fell to Rushden & Diamonds at the Causeway Stadium.
Rodney Jack gave Rushden the perfect start with a goal after four minutes and made it two on 35 minutes to send Brian Talbot's men home with all three points.
Tranmere came from two goals down to earn a point against Sheffield Wednesday at Prenton Park.
Graeme Lee put the visitors in front on four minutes and Guylain Ndumbu-Nsungu made it two on 21 minutes.
Gary Jones pulled one back for Rovers with 15 minutes left to play and Ryan Taylor managed to salvage a point for the hosts from the spot with just five minutes to go.
Peterborough played out a goalless draw against Grimsby at London Road.