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Sky Bet EFL: Matchday 12 round-up

9 October 2016

Bradford City closed the gap on leaders Scunthorpe United in Sky Bet League One on Matchday 12.

The Bantams beat Shrewsbury Town 2-0 to go 12 unbeaten, while Scunthorpe drew 1-1 with Northampton Town.

Third-placed Bury slipped up at Peterborough United in Saturday’s lunchtime kick-off on Sky Sports, and Bolton Wanderers won their 1pm game at Swindon Town.

Rochdale moved into the Play-Off places, albeit only until Sunday afternoon, with their fifth successive victory - a 3-0 success at home to Southend United.

At the other end, Oldham moved off the bottom after coming from behind to triumph 2-1 at Gillingham.

On Sunday, it was lucky 13 for AFC Wimbledon who eased past Oxford, having failed to beat the U's in 12 previous attempts, before Port Vale defeated MK Dons 1-0 to go fourth.

Here are the Matchday 12 results in full:

Saturday 8th October 2016

Bradford City 2-0 Shrewsbury Town
Gillingham 1-2 Oldham Athletic
Peterborough United 3-1 Bury
Rochdale 3-0 Southend United
Swindon Town 0-1 Bolton Wanderers
Scunthorpe United 1-1 Northampton Town

Sunday 9th October 2016

Milton Keynes Dons 0-1 Port Vale
Oxford United 1-3 AFC Wimbledon 
Standings: Click here to see the Sky Bet League One table

Carlisle United extended their unbeaten run to 12 games on Matchday 12 in Sky Bet League Two, as the top three in the division all won.

The Cumbrians’ fifth victory of the season came at Morecambe by a 3-0 scoreline and left them third, behind Doncaster Rovers and leaders Plymouth.

The second-placed Rovers beat Barnet 3-2, while Argyle’s third victory on the spin came at Stevenage.

It was derby day delight for Mansfield Town, who saw off rivals Notts County 3-1, largely thanks to a Matt Green double.

54: Green subbed on. ➡️
55: First touch, Green scores. ⚽️
90: Green scores again. ⚽️

Star of the Day - Matt Green ⭐️👏

— EFL (@EFL) October 8, 2016

Elsewhere, Alberto Cavasin’s reign at Leyton Orient started with a defeat to Portsmouth.

Six draws were played out in the division on Matchday 12, with the games at Accrington, Blackpool, Colchester, Exeter, Hartlepool and Luton all ending level.

Here are the results in full:

Saturday 8th October 2016

Accrington Stanley 1-1 Cheltenham Town
Blackpool 1-1 Cambridge United
Colchester United 0-0 Newport County
Doncaster Rovers 3-2 Barnet
Exeter City 0-0 Grimsby Town
Hartlepool United 1-1 Crawley Town
Leyton Orient 0-1 Portsmouth
Luton Town 1-1 Crewe Alexandra
Mansfield Town 3-1 Notts County
Morecambe 0-3 Carlisle United
Stevenage 1-2 Plymouth Argyle
Yeovil Town 1-0 Wycombe Wanderers 

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

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