League One round-up
By Mark Kendall
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Swansea moved two points clear in League one after a 2-0 home win over Scunthorpe.Swansea moved two points clear at the top of League One after they won and closest rivals Huddersfield were held to a draw.
The Swans secured a 2-0 home win over Scunthorpe courtesy of second half goals from and Andy Robinson (pictured) and Adrian Forbes.
Huddersfield will be kicking themselves after letting a two-goal lead at MK Dons slip in the final nine minutes.
Pawel Abbott (7) and Andy Booth (64) seemed to have set up a comfortable win, but late efforts Nick Rizzo and the prolific Izale McLeod ensured the hosts claimed a share of the spoils.
Brentford took advantage of that slip to move within three points of The Terriers although they needed a late goal of their own from Michael Turner to see off Yeovil.
The Bees were two up inside 13 minutes thanks to an own-goal from Nathan Jones and a Jay Tabb strike.
However, Matt Harold and Lee Johnson dragged the visitors level only for Turner to win it two minutes from time.
Southend lost ground on the front-runners after being held to a goalless home draw by Chesterfield, but Barnsley climbed to fifth with a 2-1 win over Tranmere with efforts from Martin Devaney and Marc Richards (penalty) ensuring that Delroy Facey's late goal was nothing more than a consolation.
Colchester continued their superb run with a fifth straight league win, a 1-0 success at Hartlepool earned by Jamie Cureton's goal shortly before the hour mark.
James Hayter turned in the individual performance of the night by firing a hat-trick to lead Bournemouth to a 3-1 victory at Blackpool for whom Tommy Wright had opened the scoring.
Nathan Tyson's first goal for Nottingham Forest secured a 1-0 win over Port Vale while Bradford inflicted yet another defeat on basement boys Bristol City thanks to a Louis Carey own-goal.
Oldham beat Walsall 2-1 at Boundary Park with Chris Porter and Paul Warne scoring, Kris Taylor replied for Paul Merson's men.
Gillingham claimed a much-needed three points with a narrow 1-0 home triumph over Doncaster with Michael Flynn the scorer while Rotherham and Swindon played out a goalless draw at Millmoor.
Barnsley 2-1 Tranmere
Blackpool 1-3 Bournemouth
Brentford 3-2 Yeovil
Bristol City 0-1 Bradford
Gillingham 1-0 Doncaster
Hartlepool 0-1 Colchester
MK Dons 2-2 Huddersfield
Nottingham Forest 1-0 Port Vale
Oldham 2-1 Walsall
Southend 0-0 Chesterfield
Swansea 2-0 Scunthorpe