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League Two

League 2 round-up

25 August 2012

Oxford United and Gillingham are the last two sides to carry a perfect record in npower League 2, after both recorded wins on Saturday.

Deane Smalley was the hero for Oxford, scoring twice in the space of four first-half minutes in a 2-1 win against Plymouth Argyle, with Robbie Williams scoring their consolation.

Gillingham were winners by the same scoreline at Dagenham & Redbridge, with veteran Deon Burton setting them on their way after half an hour. Dwight Gayle quickly equalised from the spot, but Myles Weston won it in the second half.

The other side to have been 100% before Saturday's games, Accrington Stanley, were beaten 3-0 at home by Exeter City thanks to a brace from Alan Gow.

Nahki Wells scored after just three minutes, with further strikes following from Andrew Davies, Rory McArdle and James Hanson, while Curtis Haynes-Brown put through his own net as Bradford beat AFC Wimbledon 5-1.

The experienced Shaun Harrad scored the only goal as Cheltenham Town won 1-0 at Aldershot Town, while York City picked up their first three-point haul back in The League, as they beat Barnet 3-1.

Southend United picked up their first point after securing a last-minute, 3-3 draw at Northampton Town thanks to Ryan Cresswell.

Dean Howell was on target as Fleetwood Town won 1-0 at Burton Albion, while Kayode Odejayi earned Rotherham United a 1-1 draw at Chesterfield, after the home side had gone in front through Jordan Bowery.

Two goals in the last two minutes from John McCombe and Tom Pope helped Port Vale win 3-1 at Morecambe, with Sam Morsy and Kevin Ellison having traded earlier efforts.

Billy Bodin, Aaron Downes and Rene Howe (two) scored as Torquay United beat Rochdale 4-2, while Wycombe Wanderers were saved by the weather as their clash with Bristol Rovers was abandoned with the Pirates 3-1 in front.


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