League One Round-up
By Simon Fudge
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Stockport County are the first club to be relegated after a 2-1 defeat to Brentford.Stockport County are the first club to be relegated in England after a 2-1 home defeat to Brentford.
Chris Turner's side have been sitting at the foot of the League One table for most of this season and despite a goalless first half, The Bees took the lead on 57 minutes through Scott Fitzgerald.
Adam Le Fondre levelled matters with ten minutes left with a penalty, but Stockport's fate was sealed when Sam Sodje (pictured) struck with four minutes remaining to give Brentford victory.
The Hatters will play League Two football next season while Martin Allen's side keep their push for a play-off place alive.
At the top end of the table, Luton Town stay three points clear after Steve Howard's goal on the quarter hour mark gave Mike Newell's side 1-0 home win over Blackpool.
Hull City kept pace with a 2-1 home win over Yorkshire rivals Barnsley, with Leon Cort putting The Tigers in front after four minutes.
Daniel Nardiello levelled in the second half for The Tykes, but Craig Fagan earned Hull the victory with a winner on 69 minutes.
In a battle of two seemingly play-off bound sides, Tranmere Rovers came from a goal down to defeat Sheffield Wednesday 2-1 at Hillsborough.
The Owls took the lead just after the half hour mark through a Chris Brunt penalty before Michael Jackson levelled matters just before the break.
Wednesday were then reduced to ten men after Zigor Aranalde was sent off for serious foul play on 54 minutes.
Six minutes later, Canadian international Iain Hume won the match for Brian Little's side with his strike for the Wirral-based club.
Hartlepool United boosted their chances of being in the play-offs with a 3-0 home win over Swindon Town.
Goals by Joel Porter (31), Thomas Butler (49) and Richie Humphreys (83) gave Neale Cooper's side the points at Victoria Park.
Bournemouth stay in the play-off places after a 2-1 victory at struggling Wrexham.
Goals by Stephen Purches (58) and Wade Elliott (67) gave The Cherries success in North Wales, as veteran striker Chris Armstrong replied for The Dragons.
Bristol City kept pace for a play-off place after a 2-0 home win over Port Vale.
Leroy Lita (14) and Paul Heffernan (68) found the scoresheet for the Ashton Gate club.
Bradford City lost ground on the top six after a goalless draw at Chesterfield while Huddersfield Town piled more misery on Peterborough United with a 2-1 win.
Chris Brandon (21) and Danny Schofield (84) gave The Terriers the win at London Road, as Wayne Purser (45) replied for Barry Fry's side.
Milton Keynes Dons and Oldham Athletic had to settle for a 1-1 draw at The National Hockey Stadium.
Oldham's on-loan striker Luke Beckett gave The Latics the lead five minutes in, but Gareth Edds earned a point with six minutes left for MK Dons.
Finally, Walsall needed a late Matty Fryatt goal to earn a 1-1 home draw with Torquay United.
The Gulls had taken the lead through Adebayo Akinfenwa just before the hour mark, but The Saddlers earned a point with Fryatt's leveller with ten minutes remaining.
Click below for match summaries:
Bristol City 2-0 Port Vale
Chesterfield 0-0 Bradford City
Hartlepool United 3-0 Swindon Town
Hull City 2-1 Barnsley
Luton Town 1-0 Blackpool
Milton Keynes Dons 1-1 Oldham Athletic
Peterborough United 1-2 Huddersfield Town
Sheffield Wednesday 1-2 Tranmere Rovers
Stockport County 1-2 Brentford
Walsall 1-1 Torquay United
Wrexham 1-2 Bournemouth
Click here for the League One table.