League Two round-up
By Mark Buckingham
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Macclesfield, Northampton, Scunthorpe and Wycombe made it two from two.Macclesfield Town, Northampton Town, Scunthorpe United and Wycombe Wanderers can boast two wins from two games following Tuesday's League Two fare.
Brian Horton's Macclesfield built on an opening day success at Leyton Orient by overcoming promoted Shrewsbury Town 2-1 at Moss Rose.
The in-form Jonathan Parkin opened the scoring for the hosts on 18 minutes and Tony Barras doubled the lead ten minutes later. Ben Smith pulled one back for The Shrews midway through the second half but the visitors could not muster an equaliser.
Northampton claimed the local honours at The Sixfields Stadium as Eric Sabin's 75th minute goal settled their clash with Rushden & Diamonds.
Scunthorpe followed up an easy home win over Rochdale on the opening day by vanquishing Cheltenham Town 2-0 at Whaddon Road.
Richard Kell put The Iron on their way after just ten minutes and young striker Andrew Keogh wrapped up the scoring with two minutes left on the clock.
Tony Adams' Wycombe have quickly adjusted to life in League Two as they made it back-to-back wins by beating Conference champions Chester City away from home.
Mike Williamson, on loan from Southampton, broke the deadlock on 23 minutes and Danny Senda's 84th minute goal finished off the contest.
Darlington earned a creditable point from their long trip down to Yeovil Town as Matthew Clarke's 53rd minute goal cancelled out Phil Jevons' early opener for the hosts.
Bristol Rovers and Bury won their opening games of the season but they shared the points in their tussle at The Memorial Stadium.
Dwayne Mattis scored after seven minutes for the visitors but Jamie Forrester's penalty on 43 minutes drew Rovers level.
John Anderson put the hosts in front five minutes after the break before Bury had Colin Woodthorpe sent off for a second bookable offence.
But Bury refused to wilt with just ten men and Brian Barry-Murphy conjured up an equaliser with 68 minutes on the clock.
Cambridge United and Leyton Orient picked up their first points of the campaign as Justin Walker levelled for the hosts after Andrew Scott had netted for the London club.
Grimsby Town were indebted to Michael Reddy for snatching a point at home to Boston United, who had taken the lead on nine minutes through Steve Melton.
Swansea City gained an important victory at Rochdale as Kevin Nugent and Andy Robinson netted at Spotland.
Wayne Gray had an eventful game at Sincil Bank as Southend United came away with a 1-1 draw.
Gary Taylor-Fletcher had put Lincoln City ahead on nine minutes before Gray equalised on 34 minutes from the penalty spot. He was then sent off in the second half.
Kidderminster Harriers and Notts County drew for the second game running as they played out a 0-0 draw at Aggborough.
Click below for an individual match summary:
Bristol Rovers v Bury
Cambridge v Leyton Orient
Cheltenham v Scunthorpe
Chester v Wycombe
Grimsby v Boston United
Kidderminster v Notts County
Lincoln v Southend
Macclesfield v Shrewsbury
Northampton v Rushden
Rochdale v Swansea
Yeovil v Darlington