League One round-up
By Patrick Whyte
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Colchester United registered a surprising 2-0 victory at top of the table Brentford.
Promotion contenders Colchester United registered a surprising 2-0 victory at top of the table Brentford.
The U's bounced back from a surprise defeat on Boxing Day against Swindon as a Mark Yeates (30,85) double gave them the victory.
Yeovil Town and Bristol City played out a 1-1 draw in a West Country derby.
The match marked the return to Huish Park of Gary Johnson and his resurgent Bristol City side came away with a point.
David Poole gave the home side an early advantage with a goal on three minutes. However, Matty Heywood equalised five minutes after half time.
Gillingham moved further away from the wrong end of the table with a 3-0 victory over Milton Keynes Dons.
Goals from Leon Johnson (27), Sean Clohessy (41) and Alan Pouton (89) secured victory over The Dons who stay in the relegation zone.
Bottom of the table
The match finished 0-0, a result that lifted The Robins off the foot of the table.
Nottingham Forest and Chesterfield played out a 0-0 draw at The City Ground.
Forest are still three points behind The Spireites in the league as they look to bounce back after relegation last season.
Luke Gutteridge secured all three points for Southend United as he helped them overcome Bournemouth 2-1.
Gutteridge struck on 78 minutes just after Steven Foley (70) had equalised for the away side.
Earlier in the game Wayne Gray had converted a 22nd minute penalty and The Cherries had Neil Young sent off.
Walsall defeated Blackpool 2-0 at The Bescot Stadium.
Recent signing James Constable (46,52) scored twice for Paul Merson's side as they defeated The Seasiders.
Tranmere Rovers produced a great performance to beat Port Vale 2-0 away from home.
Rovers went ahead with a goal from Danny Harrison after eight minutes and Chris Greenacre scored a late second to take all three points at Vale Park.
The spoils were shared in the Yorkshire derby as Barnsley and Huddersfield Town drew 2-2.
Jacob Burns (42) opened the scoring at Oakwell before Andy Booth (76) grabbed an equaliser for The Terriers.
This was not the end of the scoring as Daniel Nardiello (81) scored what looked like the winner until Gary Taylor-Fletcher's 94 minute equaliser.
The match between Rotherham United and Doncaster Rovers looked like ending in stalemate until a late goal.
The Millers won 1-0 after Lee Williamson's injury time winner. Paul Heffernan was sent-off after 69 minutes for a second yellow card.
Oldham Athletic triumphed 2-1 over Hartlepool United.
Luke Beckett (37) and Andy Liddell (61) scored for the home side with Eifon Williams (75) netting in reply.
Bradford City stole a point away at Scunthorpe United with a dogged 0-0 draw.
An outcome that sees both clubs stay mid-table.
Click below for an individual match summary:
Barnsley 2-2 Huddersfield
Brentford 0-2 Colchester
Gillingham 3-0 MK Dons
Nottingham Forest 0-0 Chesterfield
Oldham 2-1 Hartlepool
Port Vale 0-2 Tranmere
Rotherham 1-0 Doncaster
Scunthorpe 0-0 Bradford
Southend 2-1 Bournemouth
Swindon 0-0 Swansea
Walsall 2-0 Blackpool
Yeovil 1-1 Bristol City