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Sky Bet League 1: Match Round 1 review

8 August 2015

Gillingham were the big winners on the opening day of the 2015/16 Sky Bet League 1 season, firing four goals without reply past Sheffield United.

Swindon Town also scored four - three from Nathan Byrne - in a 4-1 victory over Bradford City.

Elsewhere, Burton Albion overcame Scunthorpe United 2-1 in their first ever outing in the division, while Millwall came from behind to beat Shrewsbury Town 2-1 on their return to the third tier.

It was double delight for Adam Armstrong on his Coventry City debut, with the on-loan Newcastle United striker netting two in a 2-0 win against Wigan Athletic.

Here are the results from Match Round 1 in Sky Bet League 1:

Saturday 8th August 2015

Burton Albion 2-1 Scunthorpe United
Chesterfield 3-1 Barnsley
Colchester United 2-2 Blackpool
Coventry City 2-0 Wigan Athletic
Crewe Alexandra 0-0 Port Vale
Doncaster Rovers 1-1 Bury
Fleetwood Town 1-1 Southend United
Gillingham 4-0 Sheffield United
Rochdale 2-0 Peterborough United
Shrewsbury Town 1-2 Millwall
Swindon Town 4-1 Bradford City
Walsall 1-1 Oldham Athletic

Standings: Click here to see the Sky Bet League 1 table

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