Date: 23rd January 2017 at 9:01am
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The League 2 season continued with the latest round of games played over the weekend.

Doncaster and Plymouth strengthened their positions in automatic promotion places with wins. Notts County and Newport remain in the relegation places.

Here’s a round up of the League 2 action from the other games played.


Saturday 21st January 2017 – LEAGUE TWO
Accrington Stanley 1-1 Carlisle United 15:00
Barnet 0-0 Newport County 15:00
Blackpool 2-2 Yeovil Town 15:00
Cambridge United 1-3 Mansfield Town 15:00
Cheltenham Town 1-2 Plymouth Argyle 15:00
Crawley Town P-P Portsmouth 15:00
Doncaster Rovers 3-1 Crewe Alexandra 15:00
Exeter City 3-0 Colchester United 15:00
Grimsby Town 2-0 Notts County 15:00
Hartlepool United 2-0 Stevenage 15:00
Leyton Orient P-P Morecambe 15:00
Wycombe Wanderers 1-1 Luton Town 15:00

Doncaster made it seven unbeaten when seeing off Crewe – who have now lost seven of the last nine – 3-1 at the Keepmoat Stadium to maintain a four point lead at the top of the table.

An added time winner from Plymouth meant they recorded a 2-1 victory at relegation threatened Cheltenham to keep in touch with the leaders and leave the Robins embroiled in a battle to stay in the Football League.

The Carlisle run without a win was extended to four when the 3rd placed Cumbrians were held to a 1-1 draw at struggling Accrington.

Barnet missed the chance to move into the top 7 when held to a 0-0 draw at the Hive by bottom of the table Newport. This was another point towards safety for the Exiles – they are five from safety though – with them now two unbeaten.

A third draw in the last four was secured by Blackpool when a dramatic added time goal rescued Pools a point in a 2-2 draw with Yeovil. The Glovers – twice ahead in this game – are now without a win in seven.

Cambridge’s first defeat in nine saw the U’s play-off bid take a blow. Mansfield’s 3-1 win at the Abbey Stadium extended the Stags’ own unbeaten run to five games with three of them won to put them to within three points of the top 7.

The battle of the in-form sides in League 2 ended with Exeter’s remarkable – winning and goalscoring form – run continuing when they beat Colchester – who lost for the first time in 10 – 3-0 at St James Park. A seventh win in a nine game unbeaten run put the Grecians to within a point of the play-offs with the U’s holding that final position.

Grimsby’s play-off hopes were improved with a 2-0 win at Blundell Park meaning the 11th placed Mariners are just a point off the top 7. Notts County’s latest defeat meant they remained second bottom

Dave Jones’ return to football management doesn’t officially begin until next week with Sam Collins overseeing a first Hartlepool win in four as Pools beat Stevenage – a fifth defeat in six – 2-0 at Victoria Park.

Wycombe haven’t lost in their last 10 but the Chairboys missed the chance to close the gap on the top 3 when held to a 1-1 draw by play-off rivals Luton at Adams Park.

The games at the Broadfield Stadium between Crawley and Portsmouth – who would have moved into the automatic promotion places with a win – and struggling Leyton Orient hosting Morecambe at Brisbane Road were both postponed due to frozen pitches.

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