League One Round-Up
By Simon Fudge
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Leaders Luton Town remain six points clear after thrashing Bristol City 5-0.Luton Town remain six points clear at the top of League One after thrashing Bristol City 5-0 at Kenilworth Road.
A brace from Ahmet Brkovic (pictured) sent The Hatters on their way to a fine win, with Kevin Nicholls also scoring from the penalty spot in the first half.
Sol Davis and Peter Holmes rounded off the scoring for Mike Newell's side, as City's hopes of reaching the play-offs were severely dented with Saturday's defeat in Bedfordshire.
Hull City remain second after an important 3-1 victory at third place Tranmere Rovers.
It was the home side that took the lead after seven minutes through Ryan Taylor, but The Tigers pulled level two minutes before the break through Kevin Ellison.
Jason Price put Peter Taylor's side in front just after the hour mark and debutant Craig Fagan sealed an vital win for the Humberside club with his first goal since signing from Colchester United this week.
Wrexham boosted their chances of avoiding relegation after an eventful 6-4 victory at Hartlepool United.
Juan Ugarte proved the hero for the struggling North Wales club with five of Wrexham's goals at Victoria Park - one coming from the penalty spot - while Mark Jones scored a sixth late on for The Dragons.
A brace from Joel Porter, along with strikes from Gavin Strachan and Adam Boyd proved not enough in the ten-goal thriller in the North East.
Goals from Wade Elliott, James Hayter and on-loan Matthew Mills gave Bournemouth a 3-0 win at Swindon Town to boost their position in the play-offs.
A second half strike from Jay Tabb gave Brentford a 1-0 win at struggling Colchester United.
Bradford City got goals from Andy Cooke and Dean Windass to defeat Yorkshire rivals Huddersfield Town 2-0 at Valley Parade.
Andy Ritchie got his spell as Barnsley manager off to a positive start by heaping more misery on Peterborough United with a 3-1 win at London Road.
A Michael Chopra penalty and goals from Daniel Nardiello and Chris Shuker cancelled out Andy Legg's strike for the home side, as Barry Fry's side are eight points adrift of safety.
Torquay United have dropped into the relegation places after a 2-2 home draw with mid-table Chesterfield.
Adebayo Akinfenwa and Martin Phillips scored for The Gulls while Derek Niven and Mark Hudson replied for Roy McFarland's side in South Devon.
Second half strikes from John Murphy and Keith Southern gave Blackpool a 2-0 win over Walsall at Bloomfield Road.
Both sides had a man sent off just before the break, with Walsall's Joe Murphy receiving a red card for violent conduct while Blackpool's Richie Wellens was given his marching orders for a deliberate handball.
Ronnie Moore got his career as Oldham Athletic manager off to a great start with an important 3-0 win over Port Vale at Boundary Park.
A first half strike from Will Haining and a second half brace from Kenny Cooper gave The Latics three valuable points after a poor recent run of form.
Finally, Milton Keynes Dons are out of the relegation places after a 2-1 home win over bottom club Stockport County.
Goals from Dean Lewington and Gareth Edds gave Danny Wilson's side three valuable points at The National Hockey Stadium.
The Hatters got a consolation with 16 minutes left through Keith Briggs before finishing the match with ten men after John Hardiker was sent off for a second bookable offence.
Click below for match summaries:
Blackpool 2-0 Walsall
Bradford 2-0 Huddersfield
Colchester 0-1 Brentford
Hartlepool Utd 4-6 Wrexham
Luton 5-0 Bristol City
MK Dons 2-1 Stockport
Oldham 3-0 Port Vale
Peterborough 1-3 Barnsley
Swindon 0-3 Bournemouth
Torquay 2-2 Chesterfield
Tranmere 1-3 Hull
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