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LEAGUE TWO REVIEW: EASTER MONDAY

22 April 2014

Easter Monday’s 1-0 win over Oxford United moved the Iron to within two points of securing promotion from Sky Bet League Two.

However, the top-three chasers all kept the pressure up with victories on the day.

Rochdale picked up a 2-1 win at Bristol Rovers despite going behind to Kaid Mohamed’s first-half goal. Joe Bunney and Matthew Lund turned the game around for Dale after the break.

Chesterfield were 1-0 winners at Dagenham & Redbridge as Eoin Doyle grabbed the game’s only goal in the first period.

Fleetwood Town beat Wycombe Wanderers 1-0 at Highbury despite having Alan Goodall sent off early on. A Josh Morris goal in the second half gave the Cod Army all three points.

Torquay United picked up a 2-1 victory at Exeter City despite going behind to Scot Bennett’s goal early on. However, Courtney Cameron and Ashley Yeoman scored within the space of four second-half minutes to turn it around for the Gulls.

Ten-man Hartlepool United were 2-1 winners at home to Morecambe. Kevin Ellison fired the Shrimps in front before Pools had Simon Walton sent off in the second half. However, the home side turned it around with goals from Jack Compton and Jack Barmby.

AFC Wimbledon came from behind to beat Plymouth Argyle 2-1 at Home Park. Conor Hourihane put the Pilgrims in front inside seven minutes, but second-half goals from Jack Midson and Kwesi Appiah gave the Dons all three points in the South West.

Two second-half goals from Jamie Cureton gave Cheltenham Town a 2-0 win at Mansfield Town.

Northampton Town were beaten 1-0 by Portsmouth at Sixfields Stadium after Danny East struck inside six minutes.

A second-half goal from Barry Corr gave Southend United a 1-0 win over Accrington Stanley at Roots Hall.

York City were also 1-0 winners, as Keith Lowe’s fifth-minute goal gave them victory at home to Bury, who had Daniel Nardiello sent off late on.

And it finished 1-1 in the clash between Newport County and Burton Albion to conclude the latest round of League Two fixtures.

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