League Two Round Up: Chesterfield 2 Aldershot Town 2 (HT: 1-0); Rotherham United 3 Crewe 1 (HT: 1-0)

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CHESTERFIELD got a late equaliser to preserve their five point lead at the top of npower League Two - while Rotherham United are third after a win today, writes Digital Editor Graham Walker.

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Chesterfield celebrated a late equaliser from on-loan striker Deane Smalley to maintain a healthy lead at the top of the league.

Smalley had opened the scoring against Aldershot after seven minutes, but the visitors threatened to cause an upset thanks to a brace from Tim Sills.

Only a month after joining the club from Stevenage Sills scored after 61 and 79 minutes - the second coming shortly after Alex Rodman had failed to convert from the penalty spot.

But Smalley made it seven goals in eight games five minutes later when he slotted home a pass from Danny Whitaker.

It extended Chesterfield’s unbeaten run in the division to 10 games since November.

Rotherham are in third - now only three points behind second-place Wycombe after a 3-1 win over Crewe, although the Millers have played a game more.

Nick Fenton opened the scoring after 43 minutes, Ajay Leitch-Smith levelled things up after 62 minutes, but with only six minutes remaining top scorer Adam Le Fondre restored the home side’s lead and Ryan Taylor made the points safe as the match entered added time.

Wycombe also had to come from behind to draw at home, 1-1 with fellow promotion hopefuls Port Vale.

A Leon Johnson own goal gave Vale the lead just after the interval, but Scott Donnelly’s 57th minute equaliser squared things up - and goalkeeper Nikki Bull preserved the home side’s point when he saved a penalty from Tom Pope.

Shrewsbury were 2-0 winners at Southend and move up from sixth to fourth. The goals came from Jon Taylor after 43 minutes and Matt Harold on the hour.

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Final Scores: Saturday, February 5, 2011:


Ipswich Town v Sheffield United (HT: 1-0) 3-0

Leicester City v Barnsley (HT: 2-1) 4-1

Millwall v Doncaster Rovers (HT: 0-0) 1-0


Sheffield Wednesday v MK Dons (HT: 0-2) 2-2


Rotherham United v Crewe (HT: 1-0) 3-1

Chesterfield v Aldershot Town (HT: 1-0) 2-2