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10 October 2016

We take a look at all the essentials from our 1-1 home draw against Northampton Town at the weekend.

Josh Morris curled home another wonder goal but United had to settle for a point from their home game with Northampton Town on Saturday.

It ended 1-1, as Jak McCourt's second half strike pegged back the Iron.

Nevertheless, the point saw us extend the gap between ourselves and third placed Bury to five points.

It also extends Graham Alexander's side's unbeaten run to eight games.

To view a full match report from the game, click here.

Relive our minute-by-minute coverage of the game either on our Twitter page or via our Website Feed, embedded into the website.

To view extended highlights of the game on The Iron PlayerHD, click here.


To view the Iron's goal from our GoPro camera located behind the goal, click here.

Following the game, Graham Alexander expressed disappointment that his side couldn't build on the lead they took.

To view the Iron boss' full interview on The Iron PlayerHD, click here.

Following the game, the club media team interviewed goalscorer Josh Morris, who was pleased to add to his account and reflected on the point picked up.

To view Josh Morris' full interview on The Iron PlayerHD, click here.

Midfielder Richie Smallwood also spoke to us, and offered reflections on the game, Morris' goal and his start to life in Iron colours.

To view Richie Smallwood's thoughts following the encounter, click here.

You can view a full gallery of the game, presented by photographers Damon Campion, Simon Wright and Luke Broughton by clicking here.

GOAL NUMBER 13: Josh Morris celebrates his latest strike with team mates and coaching staff.

The Iron remain top, with Bradford City sitting second following their 2-0 win over managerless Shrewsbury.

Nicky Law fired the hosts in front after 21 minutes, drilling home from 10 yards after a Filipe Morais shot had been blocked by Abu Ogogo. Substitute Haris Vuckic secured the Bantams' win with a stoppage-time penalty after Antoni Sarcevic brought down Daniel Devine.

Third-placed Bury were beaten 3-1 at Peterborough. The visitors went in front early on when defender Hayden White stabbed Zeli Ismail's angled drive into his own net.

Chris Forrester levelled after a neat one-two in the box and two goals soon after half-time put Posh on top. Marcus Maddison slotted home for his sixth of the season and Bury defender Antony Kay put through his own net as he tried to cut out Tom Nichols' cross.

Bolton were 1-0 winners at Swindon, thanks to an own goal. The match was decided in the 86th minute when Josh Vela's shot was deflected by Brandon Ormonde-Ottewill into the bottom left-hand corner.

Resurgent Rochdale made it five successive league wins with a comfortable 3-0 victory against Southend at Spotland. First-half goals from Niall Canavan and Calvin Andrew were supplemented by Nathaniel Mendez-Laing's late strike as Dale moved into the play-off places just a month after sitting bottom of League One without a win.

Ryan Flynn's 87th-minute strike saw Oldham snatch a 2-1 victory at Gillingham. Cody McDonald had given the Gills a half-time lead, but goals after the break from Freddie Ladapo and Flynn earned Oldham their first league win since August.

Sunday saw AFC Wimbledon win 3-1 at Oxford United. Tom Elliott, Darius Charles and former Iron Andy Barcham netted before the hosts pegged them back through a Charles own goal.

The final game of the weekend saw Port Vale win 1-0 at MK Dons, through Alex Jones' first half goal.

Peterborough 3-1 Bury
Swindon 0-1 Bolton
Bradford 2-0 Shrewsbury
Gillingham 1-2 Oldham
Rochdale 3-0 Southend
Scunthorpe 1-1 Northampton

Oxford 1-3 AFC Wimbledon
MK Dons 0-1 Port Vale

AFC Wimbledon v Swindon (3pm)
Bolton v Oldham (3pm)
Bristol Rovers v Gillingham (3pm)
Charlton v Coventry (3pm)
Fleetwood v Peterborough (3pm)
Northampton v Millwall (3pm)
Oxford Utd v Bradford (3pm)
Rochdale v Bury (3pm)
Scunthorpe v MK Dons (3pm)
Sheff Utd v Port Vale (3pm)
Southend v Chesterfield (3pm)
Walsall v Shrewsbury (3pm)

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