LDV Vans round-up
By Alex Dunn
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Oldham booked their place in the LDV Vans semi-final with a win over Hartlepool.Oldham continued their excellent form of late with a superb 3-1 destruction of Hartlepool at Boundary Park, in the LDV Vans quarter final.
Neil Kilkenny, who netted a brace at the weekend on his debut on loan from Birmingham, opened the scoring on 14, before Chris Killen netted from the penalty spot to double The Latics's advantage three minutes later.
Adam Boyd reduced the deficit just past the half hour mark before Lee Croft, on loan from Manchester City, sealed the win.
Hereford claimed a noticeable scalp over League One opposition, when a goal from Lee Mills secured a 2-1 win over Blackpool.
Earlier, a goal from Blackpool's Matthew Blinkhorn had cancelled out Pitman's opener for the home side.
Gareth Roberts will be the toast of the Prenton Park faithful after his 18th minute goal saw Tranmere progress on their travels, with a 1-0 win over Macclesfield.
Financially crippled Wrexham put off the field problems to the back of their minds, when they beat Chester 1-0 thanks to Juan Ugarte's first half strike.
In the Southern section, Jamie Forrester booked Bristol Rovers a place in the semi-final after his goal secured a 1-0 success of Wycombe.
Mark Wright was left ruing his inadvertent intervention, as an own goal from the Walsall man allowed Leyton Orient to progress 1-0.
Lawrie Dudfield and Carl Pettefer were the goalscorers as Southend saw off the challenge of Northampton 2-0 on their travels.
Swindon booked a semi-final place thanks to Sam Parkin's strike in the the 64th minute, against rivals Bristol City.
LDV Vans Trophy
Bristol Rovers 1-0 Wycombe
Chester 0-1 Wrexham
Hereford 2-1 Blackpool
Leyton Orient 1-0 Walsall
Macclesfield 0-1 Tranmere
Northampton 0-2 Southend
Oldham 3-1 Hartlepool Utd
Swindon 1-0 Bristol City