Vital Preview – League One – 14th October 2017

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The 2017-18 season continues with the latest round of games this weekend, 14th October.

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

Saturday 7th October
Doncaster Rovers 4-1 Southend United 15:00
Milton Keynes Dons 1-4 Bradford City 15:00
Northampton Town 0-6 Bristol Rovers 15:00
Oxford United 3-0 AFC Wimbledon 15:00
Plymouth Argyle 1-2 Fleetwood Town 15:00
Rochdale 0-1 Rotherham United 15:00
Scunthorpe United 1-2 Wigan Athletic 15:00
Walsall 1-1 Shrewsbury Town 15:00

Sunday 8th October
Gillingham 0-1 Portsmouth 14:30

Bristol Rovers and Oxford meet at the Memorial Stadium looking for the points, which could potentially take them into the top six – something third place Bradford will remain whatever the result at Bury. However, three points could take them up to second whereas three for the Shakers would keep them above the drop zone.

A play off place would be consolidated by Charlton if they send Doncaster packing with nothing whereas a third win in four from Fleetwood – when Rochdale visit Highbury – could move them above the Addicks.

Northampton and AFC Wimbledon meet with both in the bottom four a position Oldham are just above ahead of Blackburn’s visit to Boundary Park when Rovers look for a third straight win.

Leaders Shrewsbury would be expected to get a win at Home Park against a Plymouth side that’s lost the last four in a row to slide to the foot of the League One table.

The run of results for Portsmouth has seen a win followed by a defeat – should this sequence continue against MK Dons – who have only lost once in the last five – at Fratton Park then Pompey would suffer a loss.

Rotherham’s three wins in four has taken them up to fourth but three without a win – including successive defeats – has seen Scunthorpe slip below the top six.

If Wigan can win for a fourth game running it could be enough to take Paul Cook’s side to the top of table above Shrewsbury but if Southend were able to overcome the Latics and Bradford win they could drop to third.

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.


Saturday 14th October
Bristol Rovers v Oxford United 15:00
Bury v Bradford City 15:00
Charlton Athletic v Doncaster Rovers 15:00
Fleetwood Town v Rochdale 15:00
Northampton Town v AFC Wimbledon 15:00
Oldham Athletic v Blackburn Rovers 15:00
Peterborough United v Gillingham 15:00
Plymouth Argyle v Shrewsbury Town 15:00
Portsmouth v Milton Keynes Dons 15:00
Rotherham United v Scunthorpe United 15:00
Walsall v Blackpool 15:00
Wigan Athletic v Southend 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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