League One round-up
By Simon Fudge & Graeme Mair
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Leaders Luton Town were held to a late 1-1 draw at Huddersfield Town.Luton Town failed to extend their lead at the top of League One after being held to a 1-1 draw at Huddersfield Town.
Mike Newell's side headed to The Galpharm Stadium looking to avenge their defeat to The Terriers in the reverse fixture earlier this season.
They looked on course to do so after Ahmet Brkovic gave The Hatters a half time lead, but on-loan striker Luke Beckett (pictured) earned Peter Jackson's side a point with a last-gasp strike in West Yorkshire.
Hull City failed to take advantage of Luton's slip-up after being held to a 1-1 draw by Bristol City at The Kingston Communications Stadium.
Nicky Barmby broke the deadlock for The Tigers just before the hour mark, but the prolific Leroy Lita earned Brian Tinnion's side a point on Humberside with an equaliser with 14 minutes remaining.
Tranmere Rovers also missed the chance to move into the top two after being held to a 1-1 draw at Bradford City.
Brian Little's side got off to a great start at Valley Parade when Canadian international striker Iain Hume gave the visitors a 1-0 lead a minute in.
The Bantams, however, earned a point when Dean Windass scored with 13 minutes remaining, as Rovers finished the match with ten men after Gareth Roberts was sent off with nine minutes left for serious foul play.
Sheffield Wednesday failed to strengthen their position in the promotion race after a goalless draw with Yorkshire rivals Barnsley.
Chances were at a premium in the noon-hour kick-off at Oakwell, despite a keenly fought first half that saw five players pick up bookings.
Both sides continued in the same vein after the break, but neither side were able to make the breakthrough.
Owls boss Paul Sturrock threw on three late substitutes in an effort to force a result but that proved unsuccessful, as both sides had to settle for a point.
Hartlepool United moved level on points with The Owls with a 1-0 win at Chesterfield.
After a goalless first half at Saltergate, the home side were reduced to ten men after on loan Jordan Fowler was sent off for a second bookable offence just after the break.
Adam Boyd then took the points for Pools with his winning strike on 55 minutes.
A Stephen Hunt penalty with 12 minutes remaining gave Brentford a 1-0 win over struggling Milton Keynes Dons at Griffin Park.
Swindon Town came from a goal down to defeat Oldham Athletic 2-1 at Boundary Park.
On loan Kenny Cooper gave The Latics the lead just before the quarter hour mark, but two second half strikes in the space of nine minutes from Sam Parkin (60) and Grant Smith (69) gave Andy King's side the win in Greater Manchester.
Bournemouth missed the chance to close the gap on the play-off places after a 2-1 defeat at Port Vale.
The Cherries took the lead on 13 minutes through Garreth O'Connor before Billy Paynter levelled four minutes later.
Chris Birchall scored the winner 11 minutes before the break to help ease Vale's position in the lower half of the table.
Torquay United boosted their chances of League One survival with a 2-1 victory over Doncaster Rovers at Plainmoor.
First half strikes from Leon Constantine (7) and Adebayo Akinfenwa (19) gave The Gulls a two-goal lead at the break.
On loan Simon Johnson scored a late consolation for visiting Donny in South Devon.
Walsall and Wrexham played out an entertaining 2-2 draw at The Bescot Stadium.
Darren Wrack and Jorge Leitao struck for The Saddlers while Denis Smith's side replied through Darren Ferguson and Chris Llewellyn, as the points were shared in the Black Country.
Blackpool boosted their chances of avoiding relegation after Simon Grayson's late strike gave them a 1-0 win at Colchester United.
Finally, Peterborough United boosted their chances of getting out of the bottom four with a 2-1 win over Stockport County.
Calum Willock and Richard Logan scored goals for Barry Fry's side while Danny Jackman earned a consolation for The Hatters.
Click below for match summaries:
Barnsley 0-0 Sheffield Wednesday
Bradford 1-1 Tranmere
Brentford 1-0 MK Dons
Chesterfield 0-1 Hartlepool
Colchester 0-1 Blackpool
Huddersfield 1-1 Luton
Hull 1-1 Bristol City
Oldham 1-2 Swindon
Peterborough 2-1 Stockport
Port Vale 2-1 Bournemouth
Torquay 2-1 Doncaster
Walsall 2-2 Wrexham
Click here of the League One table.