Sol’s a loser in his first league game
SOL CAMPBELL’S first league game as manager of Macclesfield ended in defeat as his side went down 1-0 at Colchester.
Mikael Mandron scored the only goal to leave the Silkmen bottom of the table and six points from safety.
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Exeter 2-0 to keep their promotion challenge on track. Jay O’Shea and Byron Moore were on target.
CJ Hamilton (above) struck in each half as Mansfield extended their unbeaten run to 13 league matches with a 2-0 victory against Notts County.
James Norwood’s strike gave Tranmere a 1-0 win against Cambridge.
Newport were the only side in the play-off places to lose as they were defeated 2-1 at Swindon, who led after two minutes through Michael Doughty’s goal.
Padraig Amond equalised before Kaiyne Woolery’s late winner. Forest Green scored twice in stoppage time to stun Yeovil 2-1 at Huish Park.
Rhys Browne’s goal looked like being enough for all three points for the hosts, especially when Rovers had Paul Digby sent off after 76 minutes.
But George Williams and Reuben Reid struck right at the end of the game to seal a dramatic victory. Conor Thomas’ stoppage-time penalty gave Cheltenham a 2-1 home win against Grimsby. Ryan Broom and Elliot Embleton had scored earlier.
A Kevin van Veen spot-kick saw Northampton win 1-0 at Crawley, who had Ollie Palmer sent off.
Peter Clarke and Chris O’Grady scored for Oldham in a 2-0 away success at Crewe, while Morecambe drew 2-2 with Port Vale.
Goals from Ajay Leitch-Smith and Jason Oswell put Morecambe in control before late efforts from Antony Kay and Tom Pope levelled things up.
And there was still time for more drama at the Globe Arena when Leitch-Smith saw his 89th-minute penalty saved by Scott Brown.
maintained their two-point advantage at the top with a home win against thanks to second-half goals from Jordan Houghton and Kieran Agard.But remain on their coattails after an early penalty by John Akinde was enough for the Imps to win 1-0 at