Date: 4th April 2016 at 11:01am
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Chesterfield’s League 1 season continued with a win against Port Vale at the Proact Stadium on Saturday.

Having come from behind a four-two win for Chesterfield over Port Vale improved the Spireites’ chances of staying in League 1.

Port Vale were one-up at half time through AJ Leitch-Smith 36th-minute opener but two-minutes into the second half Jamal Campbell-Ryce equalised with Sam Hird then heading Chesterfield ahead on the hour.

On 70-minutes JJ Hooper curled Port Vale level but three-minutes later Gboly Ariyibi restored the lead with Jay O’Shea’s making sure from 20-yards on 83-minutes to move Chesterfield up to 17th and five-points clear of trouble.

Here’s a round up of the League 1 action from the other games played at the weekend….

These were the other results.

Saturday 2nd April 2016
Blackpool 2-0 Southend
Bradford 1-0 Scunthorpe
Burton 1-1 Bury
Chesterfield 4-2 Port Vale
Colchester 0-0 Millwall
Gillingham 0-0 Coventry
Peterborough 3-0 Crewe
Rochdale 2-2 Doncaster
Sheff Utd 2-0 Walsall
Shrewsbury 1-5 Wigan
Swindon 1-1 Fleetwood

Wigan (five-one) with a crushing win at Shrewsbury will now, having extended their unbeaten run too, be hot favourites to go on and win the title ahead of Burton (one-one) after the Brewers dropped more points in a draw with Bury at the Pirelli Stadium.

They remain the top two and ‘the ones to catch’ though.

A finish in the play-off places was strengthened by Bradford (one-nil) with a win over Scunthorpe with this now looking as though this will be what Walsall (two-nil) will have to accept following defeat at Sheffield United with Gillingham (nil-nil) doing likewise with them held at home by Coventry.

Colchester’s (nil-nil) survival hopes weren’t helped too much by this draw at the Weston Homes Community Stadium against Millwall, who also look a good bet for the play-offs now.

Staying up though is something Blackpool (two-nil) increased hopes of achieving with a Bloomfield Road win over Southend, who will now almost certainly fail to get into the top six with Crewe’s (three-nil) own survival hopes all but over after the defeat at Peterborough.

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