Stevenage are relegated to League Two as they are defeated 3-1 at home by Bristol City, elsewhere Peterborough United tighten their grip on the final playoff place.
have been relegated to League Two following their 3-1 defeat to Stevenage . Bristol City 's side knew going into their game at the Lamex Stadium that only a win could see them hang onto their place in League One. Graham Westley
They fell behind in the 42nd minute to a Wade Elliott strike, and after the break
and Sam Baldock put City 3-0 ahead to put the final nails in the Stevenage coffin. Stephen Pearson scored a late consolation goal, but the club's relegation was confirmed at the final whistle. Luke Freeman took a huge stride in securing the final playoff place in League One as they hammered Peterborough United 4-1 at London Road. Carlisle United put the Posh ahead after 14 minutes while Conor Washington added a second from the penalty spot. Britt Assombalonga did get a goal back for the visitors in the 63rd minute, but Assombalonga fired in another spot kick and Lee Miller made sure of the win with the fourth in the dying minutes. Michael Bostwick kept up the pressure on Peterborough though as they beat Swindon Town 1-0 in their clash at the County Ground. Bradford City
Lee Cox scored the only goal of the game in the 64th minute to leave the Robins four points off sixth place with two games remaining in the season.
kept their survival hopes alive as they recorded a narrow win over Notts County . Crawley Town 's strike was enough to hand them all three points to move them within a point of safety. James Spencer are all but down as they fell to a heavy 5-2 defeat to Shrewsbury Town at Deepdale. Preston North End scored a second-half hat-trick for Simon Grayson's side to hand them the win along with strikes from Paul Gallagher and Lee Holmes , while Bailey Wright and Shaun Miller netted for the Shrews. Luke Summerfield strengthened their hold on third place in the table as a Rotherham United goal handed them a 1-0 win over Kieran Agard , despite playing the second half with 10 men after Port Vale was sent off. Richard Smallwood snatched a point for Cody McDonald in their clash with Gillingham at Bank's Stadium after Walsall had handed the home side the lead. Febian Brandy
Meanwhile, the games between
and Tranmere Rovers , and Sheffield United and Oldham Athletic both ended goalless. Coventry City Results in full: 0-0 Crewe Alexandra , Colchester United 1-3 Leyton Orient , Wolverhampton Wanderers 2-2 MK Dons , Notts County 1-0 Crawley Town, Oldham Athletic 0-0 Coventry City, Peterborough United 4-1 Carlisle United, Preston North End 5-2 Shrewsbury Town, Rotherham United 1-0 Port Vale, Stevenage 1-3 Bristol City, Swindon Town 1-0 Bradford City, Tranmere Rovers 0-0 Sheffield United, Walsall 1-1 Gillingham. Brentford
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