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Sky Bet League 1 | A Round-Up of Saturday's Action

5:04 pm Saturday, 26 March 2016
As the majority of Jon Whitney's Walsall squad continue a rare international break, several of the sides in and around the Sky Bet League 1 promotion and relegation places continue with Easter weekend matches.
As the majority of Jon Whitney's Walsall squad continue a rare international break, several of the sides in and around the Sky Bet League 1 promotion and relegation places continue with Easter weekend matches.

The first game of the day saw league leaders Burton Albion play host to Oldham Athletic in a televised early afternoon affair.

The match didn't live up to the pre-kick off hype as neither keeper was beaten, both sides did hit the woodwork but had to settle for a point.

The result saw Burton move four points clear of the in-form Wigan Athletic, who had beaten Swindon Town 4-1 on Friday evening, and seven points clear of Whitney's well-rested Walsall.

Oldham moved to the top of the relegation pile with the point, the Latics still in trouble, but with light at the end of the tunnel.

The two remaining games, which kicked-off at 3:00pm, saw fifth placed Millwall travel to seventh placed Bradford City, and eighteenth placed Chesterfield take on nineteenth placed Fleetwood Town in a battle to move away from the relegation zone.

Both of the 3:00pm kick off's reached half time without any goals, as Saturday appeared to be heading for a trio of goal-less draws.

The second halves were a little more eventful, as at Valley Parade, Bradford saw a goal disallowed for offside six minutes into the second half, Jamie Proctor tapping home following a Billy Clarke cross, but the linesman had his flag raised.

The Bantams were again the source of second half action as they grabbed the day's opening goal with just over ten minutes of play remaining. Steven Davies was the man to score as he headed past Millwall 'keeper Jordan Archer from a Nathan Clarke cross.

The game would end 1-0 to Bradford, a result that saw the home side move into the play off places, replacing Barnsley. Opponents Millwall remained in fifth position.

Saturday was a good day for the goalkeepers union as five of the six stoppers on display saw their sheets remain clean, not a great day for the people responsible for compiling match highlights, but not too much damage done to the Saddlers as they prepare for next weekend's meeting with Sheffield United.

SKY BET LEAGUE 1 | RESULTS
Burton Albion 0 Oldham Athletic 0
Bradford City 1 Millwall 0
Chesterfield 0 Fleetwood Town 0

There are eight games scheduled to take place on Monday with second-placed Wigan Athletic taking on Rochdale, league leaders Burton Albion travelling to Millwall, fourth placed Gillingham hoping to take three points from a trip to Bury, and seventh placed Barnsley facing Port Vale.


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WALSALL 0 BURTON ALBION 0

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