League Two roundup: Gillingham extend their lead

Gills forward Antonio German celebrates his goal against Plymouth on March 9, 2013
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Sports Mole rounds up the League Two action from Saturday afternoon.

Gillingham have extended their lead at the top of League Two as second-place Port Vale continue their poor form.

The Gills beat Plymouth Argyle 2-1, while Vale are now without a win in four after Southend United won 2-1 at Vale Park.

Just below them Burton Albion beat Cheltenham Town 3-1 to move into third, and Northampton Town climbed up to fourth after a 2-0 win against Accrington Stanley.

Exeter City and Fleetwood Town played out a goalless draw, while Rotherham United were beaten 2-1 at home to Dagenham & Redbridge.

Elsewhere, Rochdale beat Wycombe Wanderers 4-1 thanks to two George Donnelly goals and Oxford United won 3-1 at Torquay United.

A Daniel Lopez hat-trick helped Barnet to a 4-1 victory over Morecambe as they continue to ease their relegation fears.

At the bottom of the league, AFC Wimbledon moved off the foot with a 3-2 win over York City, while Aldershot Town beat Bradford City 1-0 thanks to a Kieron Cardogan goal.

In the middle of the table, Chesterfield beat Bristol Rovers 2-0 to remain ahead of them.

Results in full: AFC Wimbledon 3-2 York City, Barnet 4-1 Morecambe, Bradford City 1-1 Aldershot Town, Burton Albion 3-1 Cheltenham Town, Chesterfield 2-0 Bristol Rovers, Fleetwood Town 0-0 Exeter City, Gillingham 2-1 Plymouth Argyle, Northampton Town 2-0 Accrington Stanley, Port Vale 1-2 Southend United, Rochdale 4-1 Wycombe Wanderers, Rotherham United 1-2 Dagenham & Redbridge, Torquay United 1-3 Oxford United

Port Vale's Lee Hughes is congratulated by team mate Tom Pope after scoring his team's second goal against Gillingham on January 12, 2013
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