Date: 14th February 2016 at 6:20pm
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Gillingham’s League 1 season continued with a win against Barnsley at Priestfield on Saturday.

The battle for automatic promotion saw Gillingham take of advantage of our rivals not winning by moving back up to second behind leaders Burton with a two-one win over Barnsley.

Dominic Samuel had Gillingham ahead at the break but just past the hour Conor Hourihane had Barnsley level but a minute later Bradley Dack struck, incredibly, his 15th-goal of the season to win it for the Gills.

These were the other results.

Friday 12th February 2016
Burton 1-0 Chesterfield

Saturday 13th February 2016
Blackpool 2-3 Shrewsbury
Colchester 1-4 Swindon
Coventry 6-0 Bury
Crewe 1-1 Walsall
Doncaster 0-1 Sheff Utd
Gillingham 2-1 Barnsley
Peterborough 0-4 Bradford
Port Vale 0-0 Fleetwood
Rochdale 0-1 Millwall
Scunthorpe 1-0 Southend
Wigan 0-0 Oldham

At the top Burton (one-nil against Chesterfield) maintained their grip making sure they did what they had to on the Friday night but that extended lead was cut a bit by Gillingham (two-one) with an impressive win against a very much in-form Barnsley side.

Wigan (nil-nil with Oldham) and Walsall (one-one at Crewe) will both be disappointed you feel to drop points against teams at the wrong end of the table with Coventry (six-nil against Bury) getting back on track in impressive fashion at the Ricoh Arena!

Struggling Colchester (four-one against Swindon) look to be in even more trouble after a crushing defeat at the Weston Homes Community Stadium.

But the stand result has to be the Bradford (four-nil at Peterborough) win at London Road! Posh had, just days earlier, only been denied an FA Cup win against Premier League side West Brom on penalties with the Bantams winning handsomely to get their play-off push going again.

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