The Bulls are now six points clear of the bottom two in League Two after tonight's results. Barnet lost 2-1 at Southend to stay bottom on 27 points, with Stockport a point better off having also played 32 games, two more than the Bulls. Burton continue to hope on their games in hand, six on the bottom two, after crashing 4-1 at Wycombe to remain a point clear of danger, while Bradford are five points further away but sliding badly after a 1-0 home loss to Chesterfield left them with six games without a win. Morecambe fans are wondering when Sammy McIlroy will start to blame himself after their winless run was extended to nine after they lost 2-0 to Macclesfield. The Shrimps are level with the Bantams having played a game more, while the Silkmen move seven points clear with three games in hand.
At the top Chesterfield's win puts them nine points clear having played a game more than their nearest rivals. Wycombe move up to second after their win, while Port Vale's hopes of doing the same ended with a 3-1 home loss to Stevenage. Crewe's play-off bid is faltering after a 3-2 loss at Accrington left them five short of seventh place, while Torquay's 2-2 draw at sinking Cheltenham left them three short with games in hand.
In the Conference Wimbledon's lead is down to three points after a 1-0 home loss to Wrexham, with Crawley beating Southport 1-0 in front of a respectable 3,765. Kidderminster drew 1-1 at Darlington to stay in touch with the play-offs, while Forest Green drew 1-1 at Grimsby to hamper the Mariners' play-off hopes.
In League One's drop zone Plymouth compounded their bad week with a 4-0 loss at Brighton, leaving themselves eight points short with no games in hand. Dagenham drew 1-1 with Huddersfield to move within two points of safety having played up to three games less than their rivals.