Cheltenham's 2-0 loss at Leeds puts them rock bottom and twelve points short of safety. Crewe move above the Bulls after beating Huddersfield 3-1, with Brighton remaining in the drop zone despite beating Millwall 1-0. Leyton Orient also won 1-0 at Hartlepool to be one of the three 'target' sides on 33 points. Swindon are another after coming back from 2-0 down at half time to beat nine man Scunthorpe 4-2, and Northampton are the third after losing 2-0 at home to Walsall.
At the top Leicester survived the dismissal of Jack Hobbs to beat Bristol Rovers 1-0 and edge towards promotion. MK Dons stay second after a 1-1 draw at Tranmere, with Peterboro third four points behind. Oldham are fourth after drawing 2-2 at Yeovil, while Stockport remain close to the play-offs after a 2-1 win at Carlisle. Southend beat Colchester in the Essex derby to leave both in mid table.
In League Two Brentford remain three points clear after a 2-1 win at Rochdale, with Wycombe not playing until Monday. Bury are third with a 2-0 win over Notts County, with Shrewsbury fourth - and one of six clubs within two points of each other - despite losing 3-1 to bottom side Luton. Chester drew 0-0 with Exeter to end a run of six straight defeats.
In the Conference Weymouth fielded ten youth teamers and one loanee after the first team refused to play with no insurance in place and they were thumped by Rushden 9-0 in a game reported to have had over £500,000 staked on it in Rushden's favour.