Date: 20th March 2016 at 6:43pm
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Southend’s League 1 season continued with a draw against Gillingham at Roots Hall on Saturday.

The points were shared with Southend denied a win by a second half Gillingham equaliser in this one-one draw.

Anthony Wordsworth’s fourth-goal if the season had Southend ahead on 21-minutes but Gillingham hit back through Luke Norris on 53-minutes to deny the Blues a much needed three-points.



Here’s a round up of the League 1 action from the other games played at the weekend….

These were the other results.

Saturday 19th March 2016
Bury 2-2 Shrewsbury
Coventry 0-0 Swindon
Crewe 1-2 Blackpool
Doncaster 1-2 Peterborough
Fleetwood 0-2 Barnsley
Millwall 1-0 Sheff Utd
Oldham 2-3 Rochdale
Port Vale 0-4 Burton
Scunthorpe 1-1 Chesterfield
Southend 1-1 Gillingham
Walsall 2-1 Colchester
Wigan 1-0 Bradford

A big ‘relegation six-pointer’ that neither side could afford to lose saw Blackpool (two-one) gain the points with the chances of staying up helped by this with Crewe now looking highly likely to join Colchester (two-one) who are cut adrift at the foot of the table with Walsall helping their promotion chances.

Doncaster’s (two-one) poor form went on with them beaten at the Keepmoat Stadium by Peterborough with Donny now looking in serious danger of dropping into League 2 unless they can find some form quickly.

Leaders Burton (four-nil) remained well placed to go up, quite possibly as Champions following a win at Port Vale with Wigan (one-nil) remaining in second with a win against play-off chasing Bradford.

Having lost last time Barnsley (two-nil) reacted well with a win at Fleetwood to helping their chances of making the play-offs, it did little to help the Cod Army’s bid to avoid relegation though.

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