Steven Pressley guided Fleetwood Town to a first win under his reign to topple former leaders Burton Albion 4-0.The result moves the Cod Army out of the Sky Bet League 1 relegation zone, after a convincing display that produced a brace from Bobby Grant and goals from Jamie Proctor and Ash Hunter.
With Burton losing, Walsall had the chance to extend their lead at the summit, but were also beaten. They fell 2-1 at home to Chesterfield, after goals from Sylvan Ebanks-Blake and Ian Evatt, leaving Gillingham to take advantage and move to the top - Rory Donnelly's late goal defeating Crewe Alexandra 1-0.
Other notable scorelines included Wigan Athletic's 5-0 demolition of Colchester United, Southend United's fifth win in six games against Barnsley and Gillingham's late 1-0 triumph at Crewe Alexandra, which ensures the top the table after 13 rounds of action.
Here are all the Sky Bet League 1 results at a glance:
Saturday 17th October
Bury 0-0 Rochdale
Coventry City 0-0 Blackpool
Crewe Alexandra 0-1 Gillingham
Doncaster Rovers 0-1 Bradford City
Fleetwood Town 4-0 Burton Albion
Millwall 2-0 Swindon Town
Oldham Athletic 1-1 Sheffield United
Port Vale 1-1 Peterborough United
Scunthorpe United 2-1 Shrewsbury Town
Southend United 2-1 Barnsley
Walsall 1-2 Chesterfield
Wigan Athletic 5-0 Colchester United
Standings: Click here to view the Sky Bet League 1 table