League Two roundup: Gillingham move into top spot

Burton Albion manager Gary Rowett during the match against Accrington Stanley on December 9, 2012
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Gillingham leapfrog Port Vale to top spot of League Two.

Gillingham leapfrogged Port Vale to move to the top of League Two this afternoon.

Deon Burton's 11th goal of the season fired the Gills into first place as they beat Dagenham & Redbridge 2-1.

The Football League's top scorers Port Vale slipped up, losing 1-0 at home to Morecambe.

Jacques Maghoma helped himself to a brace in Burton Albion's 4-0 demolition of 10-man Fleetwood and Bristol Rovers continued their revival with a 1-0 victory over Wycombe.

At the bottom of the table, veteran Gary Alexander scored an injury-time winner as struggling Wimbledon defeated Bradford 2-1. Barnet gave themselves some breathing space with a 2-1 defeat of York.

Northampton Town crept into the playoff places as former Sunderland player Roy O'Donovan netted in their 2-1 away victory, while lowly Aldershot grabbed a point at Cheltenham despite the sending off of Anthony Tonkin.

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

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