Southends promotion celebrations were postponed after they slipped to a 1-0 home defeat against Doncaster. The Shrimpers needed a win to book a place in the Championship next season but James Coppinger spoiled the party a minute after the break to set up an unexpected 5/1 away win.
Colchester crept into the automatic promotion spot after beating Bournemouth 2-1, their first away win since January. Liam Chilvers put the Us ahead after five minutes but Stephen Cooke restored parity three minutes later. On loan Scott Vernons first goal for the club six minutes into the second half secured a 7/5 win. The result also guarantees Phil Parkinsons side a play-off place.
Brentford also confirmed their place in the play-offs and left Swindon in a precarious position after a 3-1 win at the County Ground. Paul Brooker drew first blood for the 13/10 Bees after 27 minutes and Marcus Gayle added a second on 39. Aaron Brown pulled a goal back for the Robins after 70 minutes but Callum Willock made sure of the points five minutes later.
Huddersfield were another side which enjoyed a 3-1 away win, but the result sent opponents Walsall crashing out of League One. David Graham...