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Sky Bet League 1: Matchday 39 review

28 March 2016

Wigan Athletic pulled six points clear of the chasing pack in the automatic promotion places after beating Rochdale 1-0 at the DW Stadium.

Conor McAleny scored the only goal of the game to ensure they extended the gap to Walsall in third place. The Latics also closed in on leaders Burton Albion with their triumph, after the Brewers were toppled 2-0 away at Millwall in the evening kick-off.

Bradford City remained in the Play-Off places after a hard-fought 1-0 win at Crewe Alexandra, while Gillingham also kept pace in the top six, beating Bury 1-0.

At the foot of the table, there were two huge wins for Blackpool and Oldham Athletic, against Doncaster Rovers and Chesterfield respectively - teams in and around them in the drop zone.

While six of the seven afternoon games ended 1-0, Scunthorpe United broke the trend in style to beat Swindon Town 6-0, for Graham Alexander’s first victory as manager.

Here are all the results from Matchday 39 in Sky Bet League 1:

Monday 28th March

Bury 0-1 Gillingham
Crewe Alexandra 0-1 Bradford City
Doncaster Rovers 0-1 Blackpool
Millwall 2-0 Burton Albion
Oldham Athletic 1-0 Chesterfield
Port Vale 0-1 Barnsley
Scunthorpe United 6-0 Swindon Town
Wigan Athletic 1-0 Rochdale

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