League Two round-up
By Pete Allison
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Macclesfield gave manager Paul Ince a reason to smile, whilst Wycombe beat Bury 4-0.
There were no changes in position for all of the top nine League Two sides, whilst Macclesfield moved further away from the relegation zone with a 2-1 win over Peterborough.
Paul Ince's side took the lead late in the first-half as Martin Bullock (45) hit home, before Aaron McLean (50) equalised minutes after the restart.
However, their revival was short-lived as Alan Navarro (53) gave his side the lead for the second time three minutes later.
Macclesfield now sit three points clear of the relegation zone, whilst Peterborough slip into 12th.
Elsewhere, Wycombe thumped Bury 4-0 at Gigg Lane. Tommy Doherty (38) handed Paul Lambert's side the lead late before Scott McGleish (43) doubled his side's advantage minutes later with his first goal for the club.
Tommy Mooney (65) made it 3-0 on the hour mark, before Jermaine Easter added to his goal tally in second-half injury-time.
Bury moved down into 18th in the table, whilst the win gave Wycombe a five point advantage over 8th placed Notts County, solidifying their position in the play-off places.
Notts County slipped further adrift as they were beaten 2-1 at home to League Two strugglers Rochdale.
The Spotland outfit hit a quick-fire double to come from behind, as Jason Lee (53) handed County the lead.
With only ten minutes remaining, Glenn Murray (80) pulled it back to 1-1 before Ben Muirhead (83) handed his side the win with his first goal for the club.
Swindon stayed within touching distance of the automatic promotion places but could only manage a 1-1 draw at home to Darlington.
Andrew Nicholas handed Paul Sturrock's side the lead on nine minutes, before Martin Smith (71) equalised for the visitors.
Hartlepool kept their place in the top three as they added to bottom side Torquay's misery at Plainmoor with a 1-0 win. Eifion Williams (7) got the only goal of the game, scoring against his former club.
Bristol Rovers and Milton Keynes Dons played out a 1-1 draw at The Memorial Stadium.
Jon-Paul McGovern (55) handed Martin Allen's side the lead before Stuart Nicholson (80) equalised late on.
Shrewsbury bagged all three points with a 3-0 win over Boston, who slipped dangerously close to the relegation zone.
Sagi Burton (6) handed his side the lead before Andy Cooke (45) and Ben Davies (66) secure the win for Gary Peter's side.
Grimsby beat Mansfield 2-1 away from home, but had to come from behind in order to pick up the three points.
Michael Boulding (30) handed Mansfield before Paul Bolland (42) equalised with his first goal since September. Danny North (83) bagged a late winner for his side, who moved up into 16th.
Hereford added to Barnet's misery with a 2-0 win at Edgar Street.
Second half goals from (48) and Danny Thomas (90) confined Barnet to their 6th successive defeat.
Finally, Stockport stretched their run of clean sheets to seven games with a 1-0 win over Accrington Stanley. Adam Griffin (45) scored the only goal of the game on the stroke of half-time.
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Accrington 0-1 Stockport
Boston 0-3 Shrewsbury
Bristol Rovers 1-1 MK Dons
Bury 0-4 Wycombe
Hereford 2-0 Barnet
Macclesfield 2-1 Peterborough
Mansfield 1-2 Grimsby
Notts County 1-2 Rochdale
Swindon 1-1 Darlington
Torquay 0-1 Hartlepool