Date: 15th February 2016 at 10:04am
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Barnsley’s League 1 season continued with a defeat against Gillingham at the Priestfield Stadium on Saturday.

A winning Barnsley run came to an end with Gillingham, within a minute of the Reds levelling it up, scoring what proved to be the winner to see the promotion chasing Gills victorious two-one.

Gillingham went ahead on 25-minutes when Dominic Samuel went through, following a through ball from Rory Donnelly, to beat Barnsley ‘keeper Adam Davies with the hosts taking that lead into the break.

Shortly past the hour Barnsley were level though when Conor Hourihane volley home, what it would have been hoped would be a goal for at least a point but a minute later when Davies could only parry away a Donnelly effort Bradley Dack was on hand to tuck in the rebound and win it for Gillingham.

Hourihane did go close to getting a second equaliser but it wasn’t to be.

These were the other results.

Friday 12th February 2016
Burton 1-0 Chesterfield

Saturday 13th February 2016
Blackpool 2-3 Shrewsbury
Colchester 1-4 Swindon
Coventry 6-0 Bury
Crewe 1-1 Walsall
Doncaster 0-1 Sheff Utd
Gillingham 2-1 Barnsley
Peterborough 0-4 Bradford
Port Vale 0-0 Fleetwood
Rochdale 0-1 Millwall
Scunthorpe 1-0 Southend
Wigan 0-0 Oldham

At the top Burton (one-nil against Chesterfield) maintained their grip making sure they did what they had to on the Friday night but that extended lead was cut a bit by Gillingham (two-one) with an impressive win against a very much in-form Barnsley side.

Wigan (nil-nil with Oldham) and Walsall (one-one at Crewe) will both be disappointed you feel to drop points against teams at the wrong end of the table with Coventry (six-nil against Bury) getting back on track in impressive fashion at the Ricoh Arena!

Struggling Colchester (four-one against Swindon) look to be in even more trouble after a crushing defeat at the Weston Homes Community Stadium.

But the stand result has to be the Bradford (four-nil at Peterborough) win at London Road! Posh had, just days earlier, only been denied an FA Cup win against Premier League side West Brom on penalties with the Bantams winning handsomely to get their play-off push going again.

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