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League One roundup: Wolverhampton Wanderers usurp Leyton Orient at summit

Wolverhampton Wanderers usurp Leyton Orient at the summit of League One, while Preston and Brentford both move to within two points of third-placed Peterborough.

Wolverhampton Wanderers have moved to the top of League One at the expense of Leyton Orient after a hard-fought 1-0 victory over Notts County at Meadow Lane.

Kenny Jackett's men were made to work hard for their points, though, as the bottom-placed Magpies held out for 76 minutes, until Ethan Ebanks-Landell bagged his first senior goal and usurped Russell Slade's Orient in the process.

The Londoners, who had dropped just seven points all season - one defeat, two draws - suffered their first home loss in the league after going down 1-0 to Preston North End at the Matchroom Stadium.

Joe Garner proved to be the difference between the two teams, expertly volleying past goalkeeper Jamie Jones in the 33rd minute, as the O's were devoid of the free-scoring form that has seen them bag at least one goal in each of their previous 15 league fixtures this season.

Consequently, Simon Grayson's Preston side move to within two points of third-placed Peterborough United, who travel to Walsall on Monday evening.

However, the Lilywhites sit behind Brentford on goals scored, as the Bees thrashed lowly Crewe Alexandra 5-0 at Griffin Park.

Marcello Trotta opened the scoring two minutes from half time, executing a Luis Suarez-type header past goalkeeper Alan Martin, before Adam Forshaw, George Saville and a Clayton Donaldson brace piled the misery on the Railwaymen, who remain in the relegation zone.

Rotherham United registered their first victory since October 5, comfortably dispatching Stevenage 3-0 at Broadhall Way.

Ben Pringle opened the scoring for the Millers on 14 minutes, and Claude Davis and Michael O'Connor added second-half goals as Steve Evans's men leap-frog local rivals Bradford City.

Port Vale also enjoyed victory this afternoon, cruising to a 3-1 win over Shrewsbury Town at Vale Park.

Chris Robertson and Jennison Myrie-Williams fired the Valiants to a 2-0 half-time lead, before Jordan Hugill extinguished any hopes of a comeback after Liam McAlinden had halved the deficit for the visitors.

Results in full: Brentford 5-0 Crewe Alexandra, Carlisle United 1-1 Crawley Town, Colchester United 1-2 Swindon Town, Leyton Orient 0-1 Preston North End, Notts County 0-1 Wolverhampton Wanderers, Port Vale 3-1 Shrewsbury Town, Sheffield United 1-2 Gillingham, Stevenage 0-3 Rotherham United, Tranmere Rovers 1-1 Bristol City

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Sunday's key events


GOLF
· The men's golf reaches its conclusion, with plenty of players still in medal contention. Home favourite Hideki Matsuyama is one shot off Xander Schauffele's lead, while Great Britain's Paul Casey is another shot further back and Tommy Fleetwood is also in the mix (11.30pm-8am)

CYCLING - BMX
· Great Britain have already made history in the BMX events in Tokyo, something Charlotte Worthington and Declan Brooks will be looking to add to in the women's (2.10am) and men's (3.10am) freestyle finals

SWIMMING
· The final day of swimming action begins with the men's 50m freestyle final. Ben Proud could add to a medal-laden Games in the pool for Team GB so far, although he is up against USA's Caeleb Dressel, who is going for his fourth gold in Tokyo (2.30am)
· From sprint to endurance, Great Britain's second medal hope of the day comes through Daniel Jervis in the men's 1500m freestyle final (2.44am)
· Team GB will again be among the heavy favourites for gold in the last swimming event of the Games - the men's 4x100m medley relay final - having won the mixed event in a world record time on Saturday (3.36am)

BOXING
· Already guaranteed at least a bronze, Pat McCormack takes part in the men's welterweight semi-final against Ireland's Aidan Walsh with a spot in the gold medal final at stake (4.03am)
· Ben Whittaker is also in the semi-finals of the men's light heavyweight and will be looking to continue Team GB's success in the ring (4.51am)

TENNIS
· There will be a surprise on the top of the men's tennis podium after Novak Djokovic missed out on a medal altogether. Alexander Zverev takes on Karen Khachanov in the second match on Centre Court at the Ariake Tennis Park (7am-2pm)

SAILING
· Alison Young will be going for gold in the women's laser radial medal race (7.33am)

ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS
· Team GB's Max Whitlock will look to defend his 2016 Olympic title in the men's pommel horse final (10.41am)

ATHLETICS
· The men's high jump final includes GB's Tom Gale, although his chances of a medal look bleak (11.10am)
· So often the blue-riband event of the Olympics, the men's 100m final takes place as the world's fastest bid to be crowned Usain Bolt's successor. Three Brits have made it into the semi-finals (11.15am-11.32am), and the final looks wide open after an underwhelming display by favourite Trayvon Bromell on Saturday (1.50pm)

HOCKEY
· Great Britain face India in the men's quarter-final (1pm)

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