Date: 20th April 2016 at 7:06pm
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Gillingham’s League 1 season continued with a draw against Rochdale at Spotland on Tuesday.

A late equaliser, from this one-one draw, ensured Gillingham didn’t slip to a Rochdale defeat.

Had this happened the Gills would have dropped out of the play-offs following Barnsley’s win with them right on our coattails now with little to no room for error now!

Rochdale took the lead in first half injury-time when Nathaniel Mendez-Laing gave Callum Camps the chance to score, which he did.

Camps and Donal McDermott could have added to the lead but Stuart Nelson made saves, which proved decisive, with John Egan heading in a Jermaine McGlashan cross in the 77th-minute for a priceless point to keep Gillingham sixth.

Here’s a round up of the League 1 action from the other games played in midweek….

These were the other results.

Tuesday 19th April 2016
Barnsley 1-0 Peterborough
Burton 1-1 Wigan
Chesterfield 1-1 Doncaster
Coventry 1-0 Bradford
Crewe 1-1 Colchester
Millwall 1-0 Fleetwood
Rochdale 1-1 Gillingham
Scunthorpe 2-1 Bury
Shrewsbury 1-2 Sheff Utd
Southend 0-1 Oldham
Walsall 1-1 Swindon

A top of the table battle between Burton and Wigan (one-one) at the Pirelli Stadium saw both retain the automatic promotion places, the Latics leading the way with Walsall (one-one) missing the chance to close in on them when they drew at the Banks’s Stadium against Swindon.

This automatic promotion battle could go all the way!

A play-off battle is also likely to go to the wire but Millwall (one-nil) are almost assured of a place following a one-nil win over relegation threatened Fleetwood.

Bradford (one-nil) dropped points when beaten at Coventry with Gillingham (one-one) just about clinging on to the final place at the moment but Barnsley (one-nil) are right on their coattails after the Oakwell win against Peterborough.

Oldham’s (one-nil) win at Southend leaves them looking good for survival now but Shrewsbury (two-one) are still very much in trouble with that Sheffield United win keeping alive faint, albeit unlikely, hopes the Blades have of a play-off place.

Colchester’s (one-one) draw at already relegated Crewe leaves the U’s almost confirmed as joining them in going down with Chesterfield (one-one) keeping themselves away from trouble whereas leaving Doncaster on the brink.

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