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League Two roundup: Bury become league leaders

Sports Mole rounds up Saturday's League Two action as Bury become the new league leaders.

Bury leapfrogged Burton Albion back to the top of the table as the beat lowly Tranmere Rovers 2-0.

Wycombe Wanderers scored a 98th-minute equaliser through Aaron Holloway to dishearten 10-man Northampton Town.

Carlisle United embarrassed Hartlepool United 3-0 at Victoria Park, leaving Pools at the foot of the table.

An early Luke Joyce penalty was enough to give Accrington Stanley three away points to Mansfield Town, who played the last eight minutes with 10-men.

A first-half Adam Barrett equaliser secured AFC Wimbledon an away point against Cheltenham Town, after trailing 1-0 early on to Matt Taylor's goal.

Ten-man Oxford United picked up all three points against Newport County, despite Tyrone Barnett's second yellow card in the 55th minute.

Reuben Reid's 33rd-minute strike gifted Plymouth Argyle the win and a clean sheet against Shrewsbury Town.

Southend United's impressive run in League Two came to an end as Morecambe's Jack Redshaw scored the game's only goal after five minutes of play.

Luton Town prevailed over rivals Stevenage thanks to goals Alex Wall and Luke Wilkinson's second in as many games.

York City and Portsmouth played out a stalemate in the league's only goalless game.

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


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Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Lincoln City21135338182044
2MK Dons21127232131943
3Colchester UnitedColchester22115634231138
4Bury22106642251736
5Mansfield TownMansfield21812129141536
6Newport CountyNewport2110563234-235
7Forest Green RoversForest Green2281043021934
8Exeter CityExeter229763023734
9Tranmere RoversTranmere229763328534
10Oldham AthleticOldham228863223932
11Stevenage229582727032
12Carlisle UnitedCarlisle2293102927230
13Swindon TownSwindon228682631-530
14Northampton TownNorthampton226972729-227
15Port Vale227692427-327
16Crawley TownCrawley2182112733-626
17Crewe AlexandraCrewe2274112127-625
18Grimsby Town2274112230-825
19Yeovil TownYeovil205782424022
20Morecambe2264122237-1522
21Cheltenham TownCheltenham2156102233-1121
22Cambridge UnitedCambridge2255121935-1620
23Notts County2247112545-2019
24Macclesfield TownMacclesfield2244141838-2016

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