Date: 13th March 2016 at 2:41pm
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Bradford’s League 1 season continued with a win against Doncaster at Valley Parade on Saturday.

A two-one win over Doncaster didn’t do much to help the visitors’ survival hopes but for Bradford it took us into the play-offs above Barnsley, after our Yorkshire rivals were beaten by Southend, who are also competing for a top six finish.

Jamie Proctor, who of course arrived from Fleetwood in January (initially on loan) headed in Billy Clarke’s cross to have Bradford ahead on seven-minutes. The lead was doubled when James Meredith crossed into Proctor to head in the second early in the second half.

Doncaster did pull back a late consolation but Nathan Tyson’s 90th-minute goal is all it was with them now 11-matches without a win as the Bantams moved into the top six, which is now something we’ll look to keep in our own hands.

These were the other results.

Saturday 12th March 2016
Barnsley 0-2 Southend
Blackpool 0-1 Coventry
Bradford 2-1 Doncaster
Burton 2-1 Fleetwood
Chesterfield 1-4 Walsall
Colchester 3-3 Wigan
Gillingham 3-0 Crewe
Peterborough 2-3 Port Vale
Rochdale 3-0 Bury
Sheff Utd 3-0 Oldham
Shrewsbury 2-2 Scunthorpe
Swindon 2-2 Millwall

A reaction Burton (two-one) needed saw them react in a positive way to defeat last time round with a win over Fleetwood, who know they remain in relegation trouble but with (against a side almost certain to go down now) Wigan (three-three) dropped points at Colchester so this saw the Brewers extend their lead of the Latics.

Gillingham (three-nil) needed a win and they got it to revive the automatic promotion hopes whereas Crewe remain very much in danger of going down – Oldham (three-nil) could well join them with a heavy defeat suffered at Sheffield United, who helped their play-off chances.

A Walsall (four-one) win was also needed and they got it at Chesterfield so the Saddlers’ hopes of finish in the top two were improved with the Spireites still in serious relegation trouble as are Blackpool (one-nil) with them losing to play-off chasing Coventry.

Barnsley’s (two-nil) own bid for a play-off chances were dealt a blow when rivals for this Southend went away from Oakwell with the points with that helping the Shrimpers’ chances with Bradford (two-one) also profiting with a win over Doncaster at Valley Parade to keep Donny in trouble of dropping into League 2.

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