A total of 24 goals went in in today’s 11 Sky Bet League One fixtures which has seen a new leader take reign of the table whilst the relegation battle is beginning to hot up at the other end with points being picked up in the bottom four.
Sheffield United mean serious business
New striker James Hanson teamed up with Billy Sharp to help the Blades to a 4-0 dismantling of AFC Wimbledon at Bramall Lane. The league’s top goalscorer got things off to a flying start in the 2nd minute and Hanson doubled the lead 8 minutes for the break. A Sky Sports Goal of the Day contender from John Fleck and Caolan Lavery’s injury time strike compiled AFC’s misery on a day where Sheffield United topped the League One table
Scunthorpe United might be beginning to drop off.
Despite going a goal to the good 5 minutes in Scunny fell to a 3-1 defeat away at Southend which in fairness is a tough place to go and come away with a win. Fortune, Cox and Leonard helped complete the comeback for the hosts. Neal Bishop was dismissed in the dying minutes for violent conduct. Was this just a blip for the Iron or will they come back strong to try and hold on to an automatic promotion spot?
Coventry City are going down
Fans of the Sky Blues may argue that this has been inevitable for some time up until now but after today’s 2-0 home defeat to Millwall and yet another protest, this time involving tennis balls, an absolute miracle is needed to keep Coventry City in the third tier. One thing that may make Coventry fans feel very slightly better is that they have their Checkatrade Trophy Semi Final to look forward to…