League One round-up
By Alex Dunn
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Hull City celebrated their return to League One with a 1-0 victory on home soil against Sean O'Driscoll's Bournemouth.Hull City celebrated their return to League One with a 1-0 victory on home soil against Sean O'Driscoll's Bournemouth.
Stuart Green proved the match winner for Peter Taylor's outfit from the penalty spot, in an accident that resulted in the dismissal of Neil Young.
Green later had the opportunity to double Hull's advantage with another penalty but this time Neil Moss guessed right and saved well.
Much fancied Sheffield Wednesday showed that the bookies can be wrong as they fell 3-0 to Colchester United.
A goal in the 85th minute from pacey striker Craig Fagan gave the U's the lead, before Sam Stockley and Joe Keith added to the misery in Hillsborough.
Another side tipped for promotion, Bristol City, failed to take maximum spoils against new promoted Torquay at Ashton Gate.
Leroy Lita gave Brian Tinnion a dream start to management in the 59th minute but The Gulls levelled in the 52nd courtesy of a Steve Woods penalty.
Martin Allen's Brentford endured a miserable trip on their travels to Chesterfield, losing 3-1.
Wayne Allison on his debut, Caleb Folan, Tcham N'Toya netted for The Spireites - while Alex Rhodes netted a consolation in the 70th minute for The Bees.
Doncaster settled quickly to life in League Two with a comprehensive 2-0 win over Colin Hendry's new look Blackpool side.
Tim Ryan netted a 30-yard drive in the eigth minute, before experienced striker Leo Fortune West doubled the advantage for Dave Penney's new boys.
Bradford were unfortune on their travels to Neale Cooper's Hartlepool, as they fell to two late strikes at Victoria Park.
Dean Windass had given The Bantams a 54th minute lead, with a neat finish, but an Adam Boyd penalty and a well placed strike from Hugh Robertson stole the spoils for Pools.
Mike Newell's Luton Town came from behind to claim a 2-1 victory over Oldham at Kenilworth Road.
Latics defender Will Haining registered on the ten minute mark, but a goal in each half from Steve Howard and Kevin Foley gave Luton the points.
A goal from MK Dons' Izale McLeod on his debut rescued a point for the League Two new boys, after another debutant Paul Reid had handed Barnsley a first half lead.
Brian Little's title favourites Tranmere failed to ever get going on their trip to London Road and it was Barry Fry's Peterborough who took the points in an impressive 1-0 win.
David Farrell had already rattled the bar, before Sagi Burton rifled home an 80th minute winner for Posh.
Huddersfield recorded an excellent 3-2 at Stockport County, after two late goals from Andy Booth and Pawel Abbott.
Tony Carrs handed The Terriers a lead on half-time, before Luke Beckett and Warren Feeney gave Stockport a 2-1 lead.
However, two goals in the final three minutes gave Peter Jackson's side a 3-2 win.
Paul Merson's Walsall won an eventual encounter at The Bescot Stadium, 3-2 against Port Vale.
Matt Fryatt won and scored a penalty to give Walsall a lead, only for Billy Payntor to equalise and get sent off in the 61th minute for over-celebrating.
Leroy Williams and Daryl Taylor handed The Saddlers a 3-1 advantage in the final ten minutes, before Lee Matthews registered a 90th minute consolation.
Ian Roper also saw red in the 67th minute for a second bookable offence.
Another tipped side to falter were Andy King's Swindon, who fell 2-1 at Wrexham.
Denis Lawrence and a Chris Armstrong penalty gave The Dragons a 2-0 lead, before Andy Caton reduced the deficit with a late consolation.
Click on fixture for full match summary
Bristol City v Torquay United
Chesterfield v Brentford
Doncaster Rovers v Blackpool
Hartlepool United v Bradford City
Hull City v Bournemouth
Luton Town v Oldham
Milton Keynes Dons v Barnsley
Peterborough United v Tranmere Rovers
Sheffield Wednesday v Colchester United
Stockport County v Huddersfield Town
Walsall v Port Vale
Wrexham v Swindon Town