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BARNSLEY 3 MK DONS 1 GOALS from Jordan Williams, Adam Phillips and Herbie Kane lifted Michael Duff’s Barnsley into the play-off places. Duff said: ‘We looked a threat from minute one.’ Mohamed Eisa scored for Liam Manning’s Dons. BRISTOL R 1 PETERBORO 0 ROVERS manager Joey Barton saluted match-winner Scott Sinclair after his second-half strike secured a win over Peterborough. ‘Scott’s finish was exceptional but his all-round performance was first-class,’ Barton said of the former Celtic star. BURTON 2 PLYMOUTH 2 ADRIAN MARIAPPA grabbed a late equaliser for Burton, whose boss Dino Maamria described the draw as ‘fantastic’. Bobby Kamwa gave the hosts the lead, before a Ryan Hardie penalty and a Bali Mumba strike put Argyle 2-1 up. CAMBRIDGE 0 ACCRINGTON 1 JOHN COLEMAN declared his Accrington side’s victory as one of the best results of his career. ‘The lads who we put out, I couldn’t fault any of them,’ he said. Harvey Rodgers scored the decisive goal at the end of the first half. EXETER 0 IPSWICH 2 KIERAN MCKENNA hailed his Ipswich side for keeping a clean sheet, as their promotion charge gathered momentum at Exeter. The boss said: ‘To keep a clean sheet was a big part of it. We wanted to be compact.’ Freddie Ladapo was teed up by Marcus Harness to open the scoring, before Harness then headed home Leif Davis’s corner to seal Ipswich’s seventh away win of the season. CHELTENHAM 1 WYCOMBE 0 CHELTENHAM boss Wade Elliott hailed the impact of returning striker Alfie May, whose goal secured a home win over Wycombe. ‘Alfie’s personality is infectious,’ Elliott said. Wanderers boss Gareth Ainsworth said: ‘Cheltenham battled hard and wanted it.’ FLEETWOOD 1 BOLTON 2 OLADAPO AFOLAYAN scored a stoppage-time winner for Ian Evatt’s Bolton. The manager said: ‘We were excellent.’ Carlos Mendes Gomes gave the hosts the lead before Conor Bradley’s equaliser and Afolayan’s late show. LINCOLN 2 MORECAMBE 1 LINCOLN boss Mark Kennedy said his side’s win at Sincil Bank was ‘quite patchy’. Joe Walsh and Ben House scored for the hosts, with Jensen Weir pulling one back for Derek Adams’s struggling visitors. OXFORD 1 FOREST GREEN 1 JAMILLE MATT came off the bench to earn bottom club Forest Green a draw at Oxford. Rovers manager Ian Burchnall said: ‘There were a couple of hairy moments, but keeper Luke McGee did very well.’ Harry Boyes’s own goal had given the hosts the lead. PORT VALE 1 CHARLTON 0 CHARLTON manager Ben Garner insisted his side are not ‘strong enough to compete at the top end’ of League One, following their disappointing defeat at Port Vale. A second-half goal from Dan Butterworth sealed the hosts’ win. SHEFF WED 1 SHREWSBURY 0 DARREN MOORE admitted his Wednesday side had to dig deep to beat Shrewsbury. ‘You can’t win every game by four or five,’ the manager said. A first-half goal from Mark McGuinness was enough to secure the points.