Charlton slip up on Merseyside

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CHARLTON were held to a 1-1 draw at Tranmere to allow Sheffield United to eat into their lead at the top of League One.

Michael Morrison struck on the hour mark for Charlton after Ryan Brunt had given Tranmere the lead in the 33rd minute.

Daniel Powell scored twice as MK Dons secured an eye-catching 5-0 win over Oldham.

Rochdale lifted themselves off the bottom of the table with a last-gasp 1-0 win over play-off chasing Bournemouth thanks to a Gary Jones penalty in stoppage time.

Antony Sweeney scored either side of half-time and Andy Monkhouse added a third 12 minutes from the end as Hartlepool beat Notts County 3-0 to leapfrog their opponents in the table, which led to Martin Allen being sacked by the Magpies.

Two goals in the last five minutes led Scunthorpe to a 3-1 win at Leyton Orient.

Alex Nicholls missed a penalty for Walsall four minutes into the second half of their clash with Wycombe, but Kevan Hurst ensured it was not too costly with a goal in the 62nd minute before George Bowerman made it 2-0 five minutes from time.

Yeovil held on for a 3-2 victory over Colchester at Huish Park. Troy Archibald-Henville’s strike, Daniel Nardiello’s penalty and a header from Richard Logan, all in the first half, gave Exeter a 3-2 win over Bury. David Amoo and Ashley Eastham replied.