Date: 18th January 2016 at 11:22am
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Gillingham’s League 1 season continued with a draw against Doncaster at the Keepmoat Stadium on Saturday.

For a second successive game Gillingham lost a two-goal lead but on this occasion the Doncaster comeback (as it had Wigan’s) didn’t resulted in a defeat with it ending two-two.

Rory Donnelly volleyed Gillingham into an early lead with him adding the second shortly after the break, after Bradley Dack had hit the crossbar. Andy Williams pulled one back with 15-minutes to play with Cameron Stewart equalising two-minutes from time.

These were the other results.

Saturday 16th January 2016
Blackpool 5-0 Scunthorpe
Bradford 1-0 Oldham
Bury 2-3 Walsall
Colchester 1-2 Sheff Utd
Coventry 0-2 Burton
Doncaster 2-2 Gillingham
Peterborough 0-0 Southend
Rochdale P-P Fleetwood
Shrewsbury 0-3 Barnsley
Swindon 4-3 Crewe
Wigan 3-1 Chesterfield

Sunday 17th January 2016
Millwall 3-1 Port Vale

Looking at these results the stand out ones have to be the wins for Blackpool, Burton and Barnsley against Scunthorpe, Coventry and Shrewsbury respectively.

A promotion battle between Burton and Coventry saw the Brewers ensure top spot was secured with a two-nil win at the Ricoh Arena to deny the Sky Blues the chance of, potentially, going top!

The recent resurgent of Barnsley continued with a win over relegation rivals Shrewsbury with the three-nil win at Greenhous Meadow for the Tykes helping to ease their fears but makes relegation a more realistic prospect for the Shrews.

But the result of the weekend in League 1 has to be the five-nil thrashing dished out by Blackpool against Scunthorpe, which helps the Tangerines’ own survival hopes with a rare moment of joy in recent times at Bloomfield Road witnessed!

Gillingham are back in action at the weekend with Peterborough visiting Priestfield.


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