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League Two roundup: Oxford United climb out of relegation zone

Sports Mole rounds up Saturday's League Two action as Oxford United climb out of relegation zone with a 2-0 win over Tranmere Rovers.

Oxford United climbed out of the League Two relegation zone with a 2-0 win against fellow relegation strugglers Tranmere Rovers, who remain bottom.

Wycombe Wanderers pair Josh Scowen and Sam Wood scored second-half goals against AFC Wimbledon to help them stay top of the table with a 2-0 victory.

James Collins scored a late winner for Shrewsbury Town after Ryan Jarvis saw red for York City in Russ Wilcox's first game in charge.

Morecambe moved into the playoff places by beating high-flying Burton Albion 2-0 away from home. Danny Rose, Danny Mayor and Ryan Lowe helped Bury cruise past Portsmouth to leapfrog Burton into second place.

Three goals in the last 15 minutes saw Cheltenham Town edge out Northampton Town in a five-goal thriller.

Dagenham & Redbridge lost at home after conceding a 90th-minute winner to Newport County's Chris Zebroski.

Hartlepool United drop to 22nd in the table after they lost at home to Luton Town.

Lewis Alessandra's first-half goal was enough to see Plymouth Argyle pick up all three points against Carlisle United, while Chris Whelpdale scored his fifth goal of the season to help guide Stevenage to a 2-1 victory over Accrington Stanley.

A second-half Graham Cummins goal cancelled out David Worrall's opener as Southend and Exeter walk away with a point each, and Mansfield Town and Cambridge United also shared the spoils with a goalless draw at the One Call Stadium.

Results in full: Burton Albion 0-2 Morecambe, Bury 3-0 Portsmouth, Cheltenham Town 3-2 Northampton Town, Dagenham & Redbridge 0-1 Newport County, Hartlepool United 1-2 Luton Town, Mansfield Town 0-0 Cambridge United, Oxford United 2-0 Tranmere Rovers, Plymouth Argyle 1-0 Carlisle United, Southend United 1-1 Exeter City, Stevenage 2-1 Accrington Stanley, Wycombe Wanderers 2-0 AFC Wimbledon, York City 0-1 Shrewsbury Town.


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Daniel Nardiello of Bury in action during the Sky Bet League Two match between Northampton Town and Bury at Sixfields Stadium on March 29, 2014
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Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Portsmouth22146236181848
2Luton TownLuton22136341192245
3Sunderland21128142202244
4Peterborough UnitedPeterborough22117440281240
5Charlton AthleticCharlton22124636251140
6Doncaster RoversDoncaster22115637261138
7Barnsley2197532191334
8Blackpool219752521434
9Wycombe WanderersWycombe228863230232
10Fleetwood Town228682923630
11Walsall228682333-1030
12Southend UnitedSouthend2292112828029
13Coventry CityCoventry228592327-429
14Accrington StanleyAccrington227872328-529
15Burton Albion2183102629-327
16Gillingham2274113336-325
17Shrewsbury TownShrewsbury226792629-325
18Oxford UnitedOxford Utd226792933-425
19Rochdale2266102941-1224
20Scunthorpe UnitedScunthorpe2256112947-1821
21Plymouth ArgylePlymouth2255122641-1520
22Bradford CityBradford2253142239-1718
23Bristol Rovers2245131827-917
24AFC Wimbledon2243151533-1815

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