League Two Round-up
By Peter ORourke
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Yeovil regained the lead at the top of League Two with a 4-2 win over Bristol Rovers.Yeovil regained the lead at the top of League Two with a 4-2 victory over Bristol Rovers.
Phil Jevons was the hero for Yeovil with a hat trick, but they had to come from a goal down to win after Craig Disley's 17th minute opener.
Jevons levelled matters on 26 minutes and fired them in front from the penalty spot on 53 minutes.
The former Everton starlet completed his treble on 64 minutes and Bartosz Tarachulski added a fourth on 72 minutes before Richard Walker grabbed a late consolation two minutes from time.
Swansea fell further behind the top two after a 3-1 defeat at Leyton Orient.
Andrew Scott gave the hosts the lead on 15 minutes and Daryl McMahon added a second on 34 minutes.
Matt Lockwood grabbed a third from the penalty spot on 52 minutes meaning Lee Thorpe's late goal was nothing more than a consolation for Swansea.
Macclesfield continued their fine run of form with a 1-0 win at struggling Cambridge.
Graham Potter grabbed the all-important winning goal ten minutes from time.
Kidderminster remain second from bottom after a 1-0 defeat at home to Chester with Stuart Drummond netting the only goal of the game on 70 minutes.
Shrewsbury boosted their survival hopes with a 1-0 victory at Grimsby thanks to Jake Sedgemore's 26th minute goal.
Northampton climbed into the promotion places with an impressive 2-1 win at Oxford.
Tommy Mooney gave the hosts the lead on 58 minutes, but Eric Sabin levelled matters on 64 minutes and Scott McGleish netted the winner six minutes later.
Cheltenham moved into eighth spot with a 2-1 victory at Mansfield.
John Finnigan's last-gas goal earned the points for Cheltenham after Colin Larkin's 73rd penalty had cancelled out Martin Devaney's opener.
Darlington missed the chance to bolster their promotion hopes after a 2-1 home loss to struggling Notts County.
David McGurk gave the hosts the lead on 21 minutes, but County hit back to win with strikes from David Pipe (59) and Kelvin Wilson (67).
Rochdale dented Lincoln's promotion bid with a 3-1 victory at Spotland.
Grant Holt gave Rochdale the dream start with the opener after just seven minutes, but the home side were reduced to ten men on 24 minutes with Ernie Cooksey seeing red for deliberate handball and Simon Yeo scored from the resulting penalty.
Despite being down to ten men Rochdale rallied with Greg Heald restoring their lead just before the hour mark and Alan Goodall wrapping up the win with the third 16 minutes from time.
Wycombe came from a goal down to beat Rushden & Diamonds 2-1 at Nene Park.
Graham Allen gave Rushden the lead on 50 minutes with his first goal for the club, but Matt Bloomfield levelled thing sup on 74 minutes.
The game looked set to end all-square until Nathan Tyson popped up with the winner in the dying seconds for Wycombe.
Bury fought back from two goals down to secure a 2-2 draw at Boston.
The home raced into a 2-0 lead thanks to strikes from Andy Kirk (9) and Simon Rusk (13), but Tom Kennedy's penalty on 36 minutes and Jon Newby's 51st minute goal earned a point for Bury.
Boston 2-2 Bury
Cambridge 0-1 Macclesfield
Darlington 1-2 Notts County
Grimsby 0-1 Shrewsbury
Kidderminster 0-1 Chester
Leyton Orient 3-1 Swansea
Mansfield 1-2 Cheltenham
Oxford Utd 1-2 Northampton
Rochdale 3-1 Lincoln City
Rushden & Diamonds 1-2 Wycombe
Yeovil 4-2 Bristol Rovers