Date: 22nd October 2015 at 6:45am
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Gillingham stay top of League One after an injury time winner gave them a comeback victory at home to Scunthorpe, despite playing the final 10 minutes with 10 men.

Harry Lennon’s 92nd minute strike clinched all three points for the Gills after Brennan Dickenson had cancelled out Scott Laird’s opener for the Iron.

Josh Wright’s dismissal with 10 minutes remaining looked to have ended the host’s hopes of a winner, but Lennon’s late effort keeps Justin Edinburgh’s side two points clear at the summit.

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Justin Edinburgh’s Gills sit top of League One

Walsall got back to winning ways against Barnsley to remain in the top-two.

Second half goals from George Evans and Milan Lalkovic keeps the Saddlers in the automatic promotion places and leaves Barnsley a point above the drop zone.

Burton lost ground on the leaders as they could only manage a goalless draw with bottom side Crewe.

Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink’s side remain third, while Alex are still two points adrift at the foot of the table.

Bury and Coventry also lost points on their rivals as neither could win away from home.

The Shakers’ 10-match unbeaten run ended with a 2-1 defeat at Bradford; Rory McArdle and a Reece Brown own goal earning the Bantams victory.

Joe Cole couldn’t inspire Coventry to a victory on his debut as the Sky Blues could only manage a 0-0 draw at Rochdale.

20th October 2015 - Sky Bet League 1 - Rochdale v Coventry City - Joe Cole of Coventry - Photo: Simon Stacpoole / Offside.

Joe Cole in action on his Coventry debut

Despite failing to win, a point takes Tony Mowbray’s side above Bury into fourth.

Sheffield United also moved above Bury with a convincing 3-0 win at home to Fleetwood; Che Adams’ brace and one from Billy Sharp lifting the Blades up into fifth.

Wigan’s second win in a week keeps them just a point outside the play-off places as they defeated Peterborough 3-2.

Goals from Yanic Wildschut, Will Grigg and Max Power earned the Latics all three points in a game in which they were pegged back to 2-2 after racing into a 2-0 lead.

Swindon Town are now eight games without a win and have dropped into the relegation zone.

The Robins’ first game with Chairman Lee Power in charge ended in a 2-1 defeat at home to Oldham; Danny Philliskirk’s late goal lifting the visitors out of the drop zone.

Doncaster moved out of the drop zone and above Swindon after they recorded a 2-1 win against Shrewsbury in Darren Ferguson’s first match in charge.

06 September 2014 - Sky Bet League 1 - Peterborough United v Port Vale - Darren Ferguson manager of Peterborough United - Photo: Marc Atkins / Offside.

Darren Ferguson clinched a victory in his first game in charge of Doncaster

Keshi Anderson scored the vital goal three minutes from time to give Rovers just their third victory in 13 matches.

Blackpool stay in the bottom-four despite extending their unbeaten run to four games with a 1-1 draw at home to Millwall.

The Lions went in front through Mark Beevers, but Jack Redshaw’s 82nd minute penalty rescued a point for the Tangerines.

Elsewhere, two goals from Sylvan Ebanks-Blake helped Chesterfield to a 3-0 win over in-form Southend, while Marvin Sordell struck the winner as Colchester bounced back from their 5-0 defeat at Wigan with a 2-1 victory over Port Vale.

Player of the Week: Che Adams (Sheffield United)
Team of the Week: Wigan
Goal of the Week: Mike Jones (Oldham)

 
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