Vital Preview – League One – 13th January 2018

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The 2017-18 season continues with the latest round of games this weekend. This will see us among those involved with three points of course the aim.

Previous results

AFC Wimbledon 2 Southend United 0
Bristol Rovers 2 Portsmouth 1
Charlton Athletic 1 Gillingham 2
Fleetwood Town 1 Bradford City 2
Northampton Town 0 Wigan Athletic 1
Oxford United 3 Milton Keynes Dons 1
Peterborough United 1 Doncaster Rovers 1
Plymouth Argyle 1 Walsall 0
Rochdale 1 Blackpool 2
Rotherham United 1 Blackburn Rovers 1
Scunthorpe United 1 Bury 0
Shrewsbury Town 1 Oldham Athletic 0

Northampton Town 3 Southend United 1
Charlton Athletic 1 Oldham Athletic 0
Oxford United 1 Blackpool 0
Plymouth Argyle 3 Bury 0

A crucial game at the top of the table will see second placed Shrewsbury head to Blackburn – with a five point lead – looking to at least maintain a their advantage over Rovers, third. Shrewsbury – who travel to play off rivals Portsmouth – are also five off the Shrews.

Relegation threatened sides AFC Wimbledon and Northampton know victories at MK Dons and Bradford – respectively – could be enough to take them out of the bottom four. However, rock bottom Bury, who are being cut adrift, and second bottom Rochdale will remain in their current positions no matter what results they get against Charlton and Gillingham.

Wigan are two points clear of Shrewsbury going into the weekend, the Latics face a tricky visit from a Peterborough side looking to force their way back into the top six.

What will happen in this one though? Cast your vote so we know if you think it’ll be all smiles or disappointment come the full time whistle.


Blackburn Rovers v Shrewsbury Town 15:00
Blackpool v Bristol Rovers 15:00
Bradford City v Northampton Town 15:00
Bury v Charlton Athletic 15:00
Doncaster Rovers v Plymouth Argyle 15:00
Gillingham v Rochdale 15:00
Milton Keynes Dons v AFC Wimbledon 15:00
Oldham Athletic v Rotherham United 15:00
Portsmouth v Scunthorpe United 15:00
Southend United v Fleetwood Town 15:00
Walsall v Oxford United 15:00
Wigan Athletic v Peterborough United 15:00

It goes without saying the expectation; most definitely the hope at least, will be for a positive result. But will this happen? We’ll find out soon enough.

Ahead of the game we’re looking for your views on what way you think it will go, which requires you to vote in the latest poll in one of the options you have been given.

However, don’t just look also have a say. We don’t just want your vote, which you can do to the right; we also want some thoughts and views ahead of the game as well so share these below.


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