Two Review - 21st Feb

Last updated : 22 February 2009 By Deano

extended their lead at the top of League Two with a 2-1 win over Rochdale at Spotland, their 7th away win of the season. Rhodes and MacDonald gave the Bees a flying start with goals in the 9th and 15th minutes. Kennedy pulled one back for Dale from the penalty spot in the 37th minute, but that's as good as it got the home side. Rochdale 5th, Brentford 1st.

Bury cemented a claim to an automatic promotion place with a 2-0 win over Notts County at Gigg Lane. Bishop gave the home side a 40th minute lead with Sodje making sure of the points in the 84th minute. Bury 3rd, Notts County 15th.

Luton Town still have glimour of hope of League Two safety with a 3-1 win over Shrewsbury Town at Kenilworth Road. Craddock gave the hatters a 15th minute lead, with Davies levelling for the Shrews 5 minutes later. Parkin restored the advantage in the 35th minute, with Hall making sure of the points in the 73rd minute. Luton are 18 points adrift of safety with 16 matches left to play. Luton Town 24th, Shrewsbury Town 4th.

Bradford City were up-staged by struggling Barnet at Underhill, as the home side ran out surprising 4-1 winners. Adomah and O'Flynn gave the home side a 2-goal lead going in at the break with goals in the 25th and 41st minutes. Boulding pulled one back in the 56th minute. Bolasie restored the 2-goal advantage in the 58th minute, with Devera rounding off a fine 4-1 win in the 62nd minute. Barnet 20th, Bradford City 6th.

Darlington left it late to claim the points against Grimsby Town at The Arena. Main netted the winner with just 3 minutes left. Darlington 7th, Grimsby Town 22nd.

Gillingham claimed their 9th home win of the campaign, with a 3-1 win over Macclesfield at Priestfield. King gave the Gills a great start with the opening goal after just 2 minutes. Barcham netted a brace in the 74th and 88th minutes, either side of a Evens penalty for the Silkmen in the 80th minute. Gillingham 9th, Macclesfield 16th.

Lincoln City notched up their 6th win on the road against Port Vale at Vale Park on Friday evening. N'Guessan scored the only goal of the game in the 12th minute. Port Vale 17th, Lincoln City 11th.

Chesterfield ended the recent unbeaten run of AFC Bournemouth at Saltergate on Friday evening as Lester scored the only game of the game in the 37th minute. Chesterfield 12th, AFC Bournemouth 23rd.

Aldershot Town slipped to a rare home defeat against Morecambe at The Recreation Ground. Curtis gave the visitors the lead on the stroke of half time, with Drummond scoring the visitors 2nd just 9 minutes after the break. Aldershot Town 14th, Morecambe 13th.

Chester City (20th) broke their recent run of defeats with a 0-0 draw at home against Exeter City (8th).

The other game played today saw Accrington Stanley (19th) draw 0-0 with Dagenham & Redbridge (10th) at Livingstone Road.

Wycombe Wanderers (2nd) play Rotherham United (18th) on Monday

Latest match Saturday,
21st February 2009
1Brentford 32951279764191616115462559+21
2Wycombe Wanderers 308512210763151015114372056+17
3Bury 32934251475422181688473256+15
4Shrewsbury Town 3313133511196121814109472952+18
5Rochdale 318533117654232114107543852+16
6Bradford City 328812815627222114108503652+14
7Darlington 29942271255418131496452551+20
8Exeter City 32844261965520181499463751+9
9Gillingham 329533216537142914810464550+1
10Dagenham & Redbridge 328343213566242213910563548+21
11Lincoln City 304822215637172010119393541+4
12Chesterfield 295452220636242111711464140+5
13Morecambe 326732316367142591310374140-4
14Aldershot Town 3076327243110183210713455637-11
15Notts. County 325561719376202981212374836-11
16Macclesfield Town 31538172843817319616345933-25
17Port Vale 30529172642815239417324931-17
18Rotherham United (-17)28833211254515161378362829+8
19Accrington Stanley 315461918241012277816314529-14
20Barnet 312671727358193151115365826-22
21Chester City 334481920241112386819315826-27
22Grimsby Town 312671722259133141116305323-23
23Bournemouth (-17)317541611168193281112354318-8
24Luton Town (-30)30555272536615248111142495-7
Colour key
 League Champions Relegation place(s) Team(s) to be transferred
 Promotion place(s) Play-off place(s) Team(s) set to merge
Points adjustments
01/07/2008Luton TownDeducted ten points for financial misconduct of previous owners (passed on 5th June).
10/07/2008Luton TownDeducted 20 points for failing to satisfy the Football League's insolvency rules.
06/08/2008Rotherham UnitedDeducted 17 points for failing to satisfy the Football League rules for exiting administration.
07/08/2008BournemouthDeducted 17 points for failing to satisfy the Football League rules for exiting administration.
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.