League Two round-up
By James Pearson
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Scunthorpe United continued their march towards League One with a 3-1 win.Scunthorpe United continued their march towards League One with a come from behind 3-1 win at Rushden while Yeovil saw off Leyton Orient.
Gary Mulligan put Rushden ahead just four minutes in, however a brace of goals from Andy Butler and a third from Steve Torpey (pictured) gave The Iron the points.
Second placed Yeovil squandered a 2-0 lead against The O's at Brisbane Road, but recovered to claim a 3-2 win.
Goals from Bartosz Tarachulski and Paul Terry put the visitors in control, however Efe Echanomi and Daniel Chillingworth replied.
Despite blowing a two-goal advantage Yeovil showed their character with Arron Davies netting the game-winning goal after 77 minutes.
Swansea City kept in touch with the pacesetters following a convincing 4-0 win over struggling Notts County at Vetch Field.
Striker Lee Trundle was the hero for The Swans with a hat-trick while Paul Connor netted the other goal for City in the game.
Mansfield Town secured their first victory in 12 games following a 2-0 success over Shrewsbury Town.
Carlton Palmer had not won a game in charge of The Stags since assuming temporary charge of the club, but that all changed on Saturday.
With Keith Curle getting his marching orders on Friday the squad put things together on the pitch at Gay Meadow.
Derek Asamoah opened the scoring with a goal after 22 minutes and the contest was over when Adam Murray netted a crucial second with quarter of an hour to go.
Wycombe Wanderers secured their ninth league win of the season after Keith Ryan's last-gasp goal lifted them to a 1-0 win over Lincoln City.
Rochdale and Bristol Rovers remain in the comfort zone of the middle of the table after a goalless draw at Spotland.
Macclesfield Town lost touch with the leading pack after a 3-1 home defeat to Northampton Town.
After a scoreless opening 45 minutes Josh Low broke the deadlock, however Graham Potter replied for Town.
Two late goals, from Charley Hearn and a second from Low secured the points for the visitors.
Second half goals from Stephen Guinan and a Tom Bennett own goal lifted Cheltenham to a 2-0 win over Kidderminster.
The Harriers finished the game with just ten men after Wayne Hatswell was given his marching orders late on for a professional foul.
Cambridge United, without Herve Renard, claimed a 1-1 draw at home to Bury.
David Nugent put the visitors ahead after 49 minutes, however Bury capitalised on Danny Swailes' sending off when Amadou Konte equalised to earn a share of the spoils.
Play-off hopefuls Darlington suffered a setback after slipping to a 3-1 defeat at Boston United.
It was one-way traffic in the first half with goals from Andy Kirk, Daryl Clare and Danny Thomas putting the home side in control.
Craig Hignett did pull one back for the visitors from the penalty spot after 57 minutes, but it proved nothing more than a consolation.
Click below for match summaries:
Boston 3-1 Darlington
Cambridge 1-1 Bury
Cheltenham 2-0 Kidderminster
Leyton Orient 2-3 Yeovil
Macclesfield 1-3 Northampton
Rochdale 0-0 Bristol Rovers
Rushden 1-3 Scunthorpe
Shrewsbury 0-2 Mansfield
Swansea 4-0 Notts County
Wycombe 1-0 Lincoln
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