League Two round-up
By James Pearson
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Yeovil Town moved level with Scunthorpe at the summit of League Two.Yeovil Town moved level with Scunthorpe at the summit of League Two after beating Swansea, while Scunthorpe lost to Darlington.
In the battle of the high-flyers at The Vetch late goals from Andrejs Stolcers and Phil Jevons (pictured) secured Yeovil's seventh consecutive victory.
10-man Scunthorpe missed the chance to maintain their three point advantage at the top of the table after losing to Darlington.
Andy Butler was sent off just seven minutes before half-time for The Iron with Alun Armstrong's second half goal winning the game.
Cambridge United remain rooted to the foot of League Two following a 1-0 loss to Boston United at The Abbey Stadium.
The U's, who have just 17 points all season, had been set to claim a draw against The Pilgrims until some late drama.
Andy Kirk (pictured) popped up with just seven minutes remaining to give Boston their ninth league win of the campaign.
Northampton came from a goal down to beat 10-man Mansfield Town 2-1 at Sixfields.
The Cobblers were handed a boost when Derek Asamoah was sent off against his former side just before the break.
Surprisingly, The Stags then took the lead when David Rowson inadvertently scored into his own goal.
However, Northampton turned things around after the break with goals from Trevor Benjamin and Martin Smith sealing the win.
Rochdale and Grimsby's clash at Spotland was called off at half-time due to a waterlogged pitch with the score goalless.
Cheltenham slipped up in the race for a play-off spot following a 2-0 defeat to Notts County.
Second half goals from Glynn Hurst and Chris Palmer in the space of 11 minutes settled the contest.
Leyton Orient came from a goal behind to bag a 2-1 triumph over Kidderminster Harriers.
It was looking good for the visitors early on when Ian Forster netted, but a late brace from Andrew Scott turned things around.
Craig Westcarr netted the only goal of the game after 24 minutes as Lincoln City beat Bury 1-0.
Chester stunned Macclesfield at Moss Rose with a salvo of goals in the closing stages securing a 2-1 win.
Macclesfield had led though Mike Sheron's goal, however, efforts in the final 13 minutes from Stewart Drummond and Kevin Ellison gave the visitors the points.
10-man Oxford battled bravely to a 2-1 success over Wycombe Wanderers.
The U's led through Jamie Brooks' 23rd minute opener, however, things turned sour when Chris Hackett was dismissed.
Steve Basham made sure of the points late on, although there was still time for Danny Senda to net a consolation from the penalty spot.
Second half goals from David Edwards and John Grant lifted Shrewsbury over Bristol Rovers 2-0.
The visitors finished with 10-men after John Anderson received his marching order for violent conduct.
Southend closed the gap on themselves and Swansea after a 3-0 win over Rushden & Diamonds.
Kevin Maher opened the scoring after 17 minutes with goals after the break from Andy Edwards and Mark Bentley putting the icing on the cake.
Click below for match summaries:
Cambridge 0-1 Boston United
Cheltenham 0-2 Notts County
Leyton Orient 2-1 Kidderminster
Lincoln 1-0 Bury
Macclesfield 1-2 Chester
Northampton 2-1 Mansfield
Oxford 2-1 Wycombe
Rochdale A-A Grimsby
Scunthorpe 0-1 Darlington
Shrewsbury v 2-0 Bristol Rovers
Southend 3-0 Rushden
Swansea 0-2 Yeovil
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