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Managerless Southend caused a shock beating Swansea 2-1 at Vetch Field to book their place in the third round of the Southern section of the LDV Vans Trophy.

Caretaker boss Dave Webb - taking charge of the side following the sacking of Steve Wignall - guided his side to victory with goals from Tesfaye Bramble (70) and Jim Corbett (78) with Daniel Nardiello's 90th minute goal proving to be nothing more than a consolation.

Wycombe sealed their place in the third round with a 4-2 penalty shoot-out victory over high-flying Plymouth at Home Park.

Two early goals from Jermaine McSporran (8,15) put the visitors in control, but goals from Graham Coughlan (32) and Micky Adams (34) brought the game into extra time.

Wycombe managed to hold their nerve the best in the tense shoot-out to go through to the next round.

Northampton overcame an almighty scare from Conference side Hereford before going through to the third round 4-3 on penalties after the game finished 1-1 in extra time.

Lawrie Dudfield edged Northampton in front on 75 minutes, but David Brown forced the game into extra time with an 87th minute leveller.

The contest then came down to the dreaded penalty shoot-out and it was Northampton who prevailed 4-3.

Brighton advanced to the third round with a hard-fought 3-1 win over Boston at The Withdean Stadium with two Silver Goals from Chris McPhee giving the hosts the victory.

Richard Carpenter gave Brighton an early lead on 23 minutes, but Peter Duffield forced the game into extra time with an 83rd minute equaliser.

McPhee grabbed his first three minutes into extra time and he made sure of the win with the third from the penalty spot on 105 minutes.

Leon McKenzie put his failed transfer to Wigan behind him to inspire Peterborough to a 3-2 win over Brentford at London Road.

Richard Logan fired the hosts in front on 22 minutes, but Michael Dobson replied for Brentford 15 minutes later.

McKenzie then put Peterborough in control with a quick-fire double (81, 86) before Stephen Hunt grabbed a late consolation in stoppage time from the penalty spot.

Luton put their name in the hat for the next round with an impressive 2-1 win at Rushden & Diamonds.

Enoch Showunmi gave Luton an early lead after just seven minutes and Michael Leary added a second from the penalty spot 12 minutes later.

Rodney Jack pulled a goal back for the hosts three minutes later, but Luton held firm for the win.

Queens Park Rangers survived a scare from Conference side Dagenham & Redbridge before going through to the third round with a 2-1 win at Loftus Road.

Gino Padula gave the Division Two side the lead on 38 minutes and Kevin McLeod doubled the advantage eight minutes from time.

Anthony Scully pulled one back for the visitors on 87 minutes to give them hope, but QPR held on for the win.

Colchester knocked out Yeovil 4-2 on penalties after the game finished 2-2 after extra time.

Jake Edwards fired Yeovil in front on 11 minutes, but Marvin Andrews levelled matters four minutes before the break.

Kevin Gall restored Yeovil's lead on 66 minutes, but Scott McGleish ensured the game went into extra time with a 77th minute equaliser.

Neither side could muster a goal in the extra 30 minutes and it was Colchester who held their nerve best from the spot to progress.

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Brighton v Boston United
Hereford v Northampton
Peterborough v Brentford
Plymouth v Wycombe
QPR v Dagenham & Redbridge
Rushden & Diamonds v Luton
Swansea v Southend
Yeovil v Colchester