League Two Round-up
By James Pearson
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Darlington remain three points behind leaders Notts County after a late 1-1 draw.Darlington remain three points behind leaders Notts County after a late 1-1 draw at The Williamson Motors Stadium.
The North East side looked on course for the win over the League Two leaders thanks to Guylain Ndumbu-Nsungu's late goal.
However, The Magpies were not ready to suffer their first defeat of the new league campaign and Andy White grabbed a share of the spoils.
Wycombe missed the chance to close the gap on Darlington after they were held 1-1 by 10-man Northampton.
David Hunt opened the scoring for The Cobblers, but the visitors were down a man following Predrag Bojic's red card shortly after half time.
Mike Williamson levelled matters just before the hour mark, however the home side were unable to find a winner.
Cheltenham missed the chance to climb the table after being held by newly-promoted Barnet at Whaddon Road.
John Finnigan put the home side ahead just before the break, however Dwane Lee's effort ensured the matched finished 1-1.
Carlisle's impressive return to league football continued with Raphael Nade's goal giving The Cumbrians a 1-0 win at Bury.
Chester secured their first home win of the new campaign with a 3-1 success over Mansfield.
Gregg Blundell netted just two minutes in and he bagged his second of the game on the hour mark.
Alex Baptiste pulled one back before Ryan Lowe made sure of the points late on.
Stockport fought back from a goal down to bag a 3-1 win over Grimsby.
Gary Jones fired The Mariners ahead, but an own goal by Justin Whittle, a second from Matthew Hamshaw and one from Mickael Wolski gave the visitors the points.
Rushden & Diamonds finished with just nine men as they lost 2-0 to Peterborough.
Richard Logan opened the scoring before the home side lost a man when Peter Hawkins collected his second yellow card on the hour mark.
Peter Gain wrapped up the points with a killer second before Drewe Broughton departed the field early for seeing his second caution of the contest.
Early goals from Shrewsbury's Colin McMenamin and Jamie Tolley saw off Oxford United at Gay Meadow.
Any hopes Oxford harboured of getting back into the match died when Barry Quinn was sent off late in the game.
Click below for match summaries:
Darlington 1-1 Notts County
Bury 0-1 Carlisle
Cheltenham 1-1 Barnet
Chester 3-1 Mansfield
Grimsby 1-3 Stockport
Rushden & D'monds 0-2 Peterborough
Shrewsbury 2-0 Oxford Utd
Wycombe 1-1 Northampton