Date: 4th January 2016 at 12:05pm
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Burton’s League 1 season continued with a one-nil against Blackpool at the Pirelli Stadium on Saturday.

A winning start to the New Year, despite playing the second half with only 10-men when Robbie Weir was sent off before the break for collecting a second yellow card, was secured by a Mark Duffy goal just past the hour to see Burton return to the top of the table.



The above video shows the highlights from this game.

These were the other results.

Saturday 2nd January 2016
Barnsley 2-1 Millwall
Burton 1-0 Blackpool
Chesterfield 7-1 Shrewsbury
Crewe 0-5 Coventry
Fleetwood 2-0 Bury
Gillingham 3-0 Bradford
Oldham 1-1 Colchester
Port Vale P-P Swindon
Scunthorpe 1-1 Wigan
Sheff Utd 2-3 Peterborough
Southend 0-3 Doncaster
Walsall 0-3 Rochdale

You can’t look much further, when going through these results than the seven-one thrashing dished out by Chesterfield to Shrewsbury at the Proact Stadium with new boss Danny Wilson enjoying a great afternoon! Coventry were another high scoring winning side, keeping their promotion bid going with a five-nil win at struggling Crewe.

A good number of impressive three-nil wins with Gillingham, Doncaster and Walsall gaining the points by such winning margins over Bradford, Southend and Walsall, respectively.

Burton’s one-nil win over Blackpool (as we know), coupled with Walsall’s heavy (and surprise) defeat at the Banks’s Stadium saw the Brewers return to the top of the League 1 table with Gillingham’s win at Priestfield taking them up to 2nd.

Burton are back in action at the weekend after next when the Brewers go to Coventry.

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