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Last updated : 28 February 2010 By Bigrich.....

Rochdale extended their lead at the top of the table back to 5-points with a single goal win over Macclesfield at Moss Rose. O'Grady netted the only goal of the game on the hour mark. The win leaves Dale (probably) 6 wins away from automatic promotion. Macclesfield 21st, Rochdale 1st

Shrewsbury Town boosted their chances of automatic promotion with a 1-0 win over AFC Bournemouth at the New Meadow. Duffield netted the only goal of the game 4 minutes in to the second half. Shrewsbury Town 6th, AFC Bournemouth 2nd.

Bury failed to take advantage as they were held to a 0-0 draw by Barnet at Underhill. Barnet 17th, Bury 3rd.

Chesterfield, with 12 home wins under their belt already this season, surprisingly lost 1-0 at home to Aldershot Town at Saltergate. Hylton netted the only goal of the game for the Shots in the 64th minute. Chesterfield 4th, Aldershot Town 10th.

Rotherham United collected their 9th victory on the road this season following a 1-0 win over Burton Albion at The Pirelli Stadium. Le Fondre netted the only goal of the game in the 52nd minute. Burton Albion 13th, Rotherham United 5th.

Notts County sounded saw off Hereford United at Meadow Lane, running away with a 5-0 win. Westcarr netted a hat-trick with goals in the 34th, 56th and 73rd minutes. The hat trick being completed from the penalty spot after Adamson was sent off. Rodgers got in on the act with an 89th pen and another a minute later to round off a miserable afternoon for the Bulls as they also saw Downing sent off. Notts County 7th, Hereford United 18th.

Northampton Town left it late to claim their 6th home win of the season at Sixfield against Cheltenham Town. Akinfenwa gave the Cobblers the lead in the 52nd minute, with Watkins levelling for the Robins in the 78th minute. The winner came with 5 minutes to go when Harris netted. Northampton Town 8th, Cheltenham Town 22nd.

The long wait for Grimsby Town to claim a win goes on as they slipped to a 2-0 defeat against Dagenham & Redbridge at Victoria Road. Scott in the 49th minute and Green with 4 minutes to go, compounded Town's misery at the bottom of League Two, leaving them 7 points adrift of safety. Dagenham & Redbridge 9th, Grimsby Town 23rd.

Morecambe maintained their hopes of making the play-offs as they won 1-0 against Port Vale at Christie Park. Jevons netted the only goal of the game in the 20th minute. Morecambe 11th, Port Vale 14th.

Accrinton Stanley still harbour making the play-offs, but those thought took a knock at Plainmoor against Torquay United as the Devon-side claimed a very late winner to ease their relegation worries. Mansell gace the Gulls the lead in the 50th minute, with Symes levelling in the 69th minute. Heartbreak for Stanley as Kempton netted the winner for the home side in the 95th minute. Torquay United 20th, Accrington Stanley 12th.

Honours even at Sincil Bank as Lincoln City draw 1-1 with Crewe Alexandra. Somma gave the Imps the lead in the 46th minute, with Miller levelling with 6 minutes to go. Lincoln City 19th, Crewe Alexandra 15th.

They are effectively 17 points adrift of safety with just 17 matches left after Bradford City collected a 1-0 win over hapless Darlington at Valley Parade. Hanson netted the only goal of the game in the 26th minute. Bradford City 16th, Darlington 24th.

Latest match Saturday,
27th February 2010
1Rochdale 321114341594331152057653065+35
2Bournemouth 3410342115836201918610413460+7
3Bury 33934201685422211788423759+5
4Chesterfield 3312143016628172318312473957+8
5Rotherham United 31772221391523191687453256+13
6Shrewsbury Town 349532713656202415109473755+10
7Notts. County 29851351064526151496612551+36
8Northampton Town 3467422197372725131011494449+5
9Dagenham & Redbridge 3210253221456142114711464249+4
10Aldershot Town 328623318538172413910504248+8
11Morecambe 339533320376212812129544848+6
12Accrington Stanley 308052621647192314412454446+1
13Burton Albion 3383626215472429137135050460
14Port Vale 325652216574151610139373243+5
15Crewe Alexandra 335382324737272812615505242-2
16Bradford City 3146616206452526101011414640-5
17Barnet 3369223113112103191014334237-9
18Hereford United 328442319141113319815365035-14
19Lincoln City 336461619331111289717274734-20
20Torquay United 336372319188192871115424732-5
21Macclesfield Town 314672024284131961411334332-10
22Cheltenham Town 323572227386122161313344831-14
23Grimsby Town 331881427277102131515244824-24
24Darlington 29329102011138384322185815-40
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Position ordering
Teams level on both goal difference and goals scored are initially ordered according to the results of any matches played between one another.

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