League Two leaders Chesterfield maintained their strong start to the season with a 1-0 home win over bottom side Accrington Stanley.
Tendayi Darikwa scored the only goal two minutes into the second half as Paul Cook's side maintained their perfect home record and their two-point advantage over nearest rivals Oxford United, who won 2-0 away at 10-man Burton Albion.
Burton's Ian Sharps was sent off 10 minutes before the break for violent conduct, and Oxford made the most of their numerical advantage in the second half as goals from Alfie Potter on 49 minutes and Danny Rose late on sealed the win.
AFC Wimbledon climbed into the third automatic promotion slot with a 2-0 win at struggling York City, Michael Smith grabbing a goal in each half.
Fleetwood Town were the biggest winners of the day, seeing off Torquay United 4-1 at home.
Antoni Sarcevic scored in the 10th and 37th minute to put Fleetwood in control, before Jamille Matt made it three just after the hour.
Elliot Benyon replied for Torquay with a minute remaining, but substitute Matty Blair rounded off a fine day for Graham Alexander's side with a fourth in stoppage time.
Exeter City remain in fifth place following a 1-1 draw away to Dagenham and Redbridge.
Josh Scott had given the hosts the lead in the 20th minute, but 10 minutes from the end Sam Parkin ensured the points would be shared.
Morecambe came from a goal down to beat Southend United 3-1 and climb into the final play-off position.
Kevan Hurst gave Southend the lead after half an hour but Andrew Fleming equalised five minutes later.
Fleming repeated the trick two minutes into the second half before Jack Sampson made it three in the 56th minute.
Morecambe substitute Robbie Threlfall was dismissed for violent conduct 20 minutes from the end but Southend could not find a way back.
Hartlepool United remain winless this season after a 2-1 home defeat at the hands of Wycombe Wanderers.
Substitue Max Kretzschmar scored both Wycombe goals in the 51st and 69th minutes, with James Poole's stoppage-time strike proving in vain for Hartlepool, who remain in the bottom two.
Elsewhere, the newly-promoted pair of Newport County and Mansfield Town could not be separated as they drew 1-1.
Chris Zebroski gave Newport the lead after 30 minutes, but that was cancelled out by Samuel Clucas' goal midway through the second half.
Lee Minshull was sent off for Newport with 15 minutes to go, and was swiftly followed by Mansfield's Matt Rhead as both sides finished the match with 10 men.
Cheltenham Town were indebted to a stoppage-time equaliser from Jermaine McGlashan as they claimed a point from a 2-2 draw at home to Portsmouth.
Patrick Agyemang gave the visitors the lead in the fifth minute before McGlashan levelled the scores on 36 minutes.
Johannes Ertl regained Portsmouth's advantage just before half-time, but McGlashan's late strike earned a point for his side.
Plymouth Argyle climbed into the top half as Reuben Reid's goal eight minutes from time handed them a 1-0 win over Bristol Rovers.
Rochdale were also 1-0 winners, at home to local rivals Bury, with Scott Hogan scoring the decisive goal in the 36th minute.
Peter Vincenti was dismissed two minutes later for a second bookable offence, but Rochdale held on for the three points.
Elsewhere, Northampton Town and Scunthorpe United drew 1-1.
Niall Canavan gave Scunthorpe the lead in the 67th minute, but Clive Platt equalised 11 minutes later as the points were shared.
|Coach: P. Cook|
for J. O'Shea 58'
for M. Richards 71'
for D. Talbot 85'
|Moyes set to experiment ahead of Vidic departure|
|Watford comeback a lesson for City, claims Pellegrini|
|Primeira Liga: Rio Ave 0 Academica 0|
|League Two: Bury 0 Rochdale 0|
|Ligue 1: Marseille 0 Nice 1|
|CAF Confederation Cup Wrap: Kigali win dramatic shootout, Sahel oust Brazzaville|
|La Liga Preview: Real Madrid v Levante|
|Serie A Preview: Inter v Torino|
|Bundesliga Preview: Freiburg v Borussia Dortmund|
|No room for sentiment for ´emotional´ Rosler|
|Serie A Preview: Juventus v Fiorentina|
|Valero ban reduced to three games|
|Simeone backs Costa´s Spain involvement|
|Serie A Preview: Roma renew Napoli rivalry, Fiorentina look for league double over Juventus|
|Balotelli set for Milan return|
|CAF Champs League: Kabuscorp 0 Zamalek 0 (0-1 agg)|
|Mourinho backs Pardew after FA charge|
|Mourinho hits out at international schedule|
|Hughes keen to extend Ireland deal|
|Costa handed one-match ban after appeal fails|
|Hughes criticises ´flawed´ FA review process|
|FA Cup Preview: Sheffield United v Charlton Athletic|
|Poor record at Chelsea alleviates pressure, says Sherwood|
|Seedorf unconcerned by league position|
|Meier pens new Frankfurt deal|
|FA Cup Preview: Manchester City v Wigan Athletic|
|Moyes condemns Cleverley petition|
|Klopp ´not satisfied´ with second place|
|De Boer calls for focus from Ajax|
|Pellegrini: I did not deserve touchline ban|
|Blanc confirms Cavani will miss Bastia trip|
|Style more important than points to Ranieri|
|FA Cup Preview: Hull City v Sunderland|
|McNaughton pens new Cardiff deal|
|Martino ready to splash the cash|
|Martino ready to splash the cash|
|A-League: Melbourne Victory 3 Central Coast Mariners 1|
|Pochettino wary of improved Palace|
|Lopez: Celta clash crucial for Atletico title challenge|
|Suarez keen to enjoy Liverpool season|
|Guardiola expecting tough Wolfsburg test|
|Benitez will not sacrifice philosophy|
|Silverware vital for City trust, claims Pellegrini|
|Keller urges Schalke to banish negative thoughts|
|Garde targets European football|
|Birmingham owner Yeung jailed for six years|
|Team spirit the key to Juve success for Tevez|
|Brady to miss remainder of season|
|Solskjaer urges positive Cardiff showing|
|Hyypia: Leverkusen can emerge from slump stronger|
|Wenger reveals shock at Wilshere injury|
|Roar dreaming of Totti signing|
|Martinez baffled by Cleverley criticism|
|Thauvin needs time to grow, insists Anigo|
|Casillas praises form of Lopez|
|Moyes keen to make Old Trafford a ´fortress´ again|
|Kehl not giving up on Bundesliga title|
|Duff´s Fulham future uncertain after season ended|
|Argentina Primera Division Wrap: San Lorenzo silence Rosario, Colon held|
|CSL Preview: Shanghai Greenland unearth new name for derby|
|MLS Preview: Sporting KC set for busy schedule, LA Galaxy host Real Salt Lake|
|Hodgson offers Wilshere sympathy|
|Rodgers eyes Anfield legacy|
|Ligue 1 Preview: Bastia v Paris Saint-Germain|
|Serie A Preview: Udinese v Milan|
|PSG´s Pogba interest is ´source of pride´, says Agnelli|
|Premier League Preview: Norwich City v Stoke City|
|CAF Champions League Preview: Al Ahly, Raja Casablanca out to overturn deficits|
|Premier League Preview: West Brom v Manchester United|
|La Liga Preview: Celta Vigo v Atletico Madrid|
|K-League Preview: Ulsan eye Steelers revenge, Jeonbuk host Busan|
|Pardew accepts FA charge|
|CAF Confederation Cup Preview: Bizertin aim to defend lead, Djoliba look to bounce back|
|J.League Preview: Sanfrecce face tricky Frontale test, Shimizu host Marinos|
|Shaw: Lallana nailed on for World Cup|
|Puyol would be welcome in MLS, says Henry|
|Championship Preview: Burnley eye elusive derby win, Forest seek lift|
|FA wanted longer Anelka ban, reports tribunal|
|Sirigu urges PSG focus ahead of Bastia clash|
|Eredivisie Preview: Bottom four meet, Ajax host Cambuur|
|Premier League Preview: Crystal Palace v Southampton|
|La Liga Preview: Real Valladolid v Barcelona|
|Werner signs Stuttgart extension|
|Hernandez to undergo tests on knee injury|
|Magath waiting on Mitroglou fitness|
|Hughton calls for Norwich consistency|
|Abidal doubtful for Sochaux clash|
|Soldado determined to stick it out at Spurs|
|Premier League Preview: Cardiff City v Fulham|
|Henderson focused on Liverpool|
|Conte contract talks set for end of season|
|League One Preview: Shrewsbury host Bristol City in crucial relegation clash|
|Wilshere out for six weeks|
|Bundesliga Preview: Wolfsburg v Bayern Munich|
|Ukrainian Premier League season to resume|
|FA Cup Preview: Arsenal v Everton|
|Hazard declares himself fit for Tottenham game|
|Premier League Preview: Chelsea v Tottenham|
|Dzeko criticises Bosnia coach Susic|
|Everton would be ´foolish´ to look ahead, says Martinez|
|Fryatt, Koren to wait for contract talks|
|Wilmots philosophical over Hazard injury|
|England can win World Cup, insists Mourinho|
|Vietnam defender banned for 28 games|
|Break came at right time, says Olsson|
|Varane the best defender in world football - Mourinho|
|N´Zogbia unlikely to return this season|
|Alonso unsure of Sunderland future|
|Thohir plays down De Boer rumours|
|Costa feels settled in Spain squad|
|Hodgson unconcerned by Olsen comments|
|Wishere plays down injury fears|
|Schalke skipper Howedes apologises for thrashings|
|International Friendly: Costa Rica 2 Paraguay 1|
|International Friendly: Mexico 0 Nigeria 0|
|Prandelli labels Italy´s fitness ´embarassing´|
|Bento pledges to keep experimenting|
|International Friendly: Honduras 2 Venezuela 1|
|Mexico 0-0 Nigeria: Back-and-forth match ends in scoreless draw|
|Del Bosque predicts bright future for Costa|
|Cahill proud of record-breaking goals|
|Deschamps hails France´s ´attitude´ in friendly victory|
|´Happy´ Keane to stay with Galaxy|
|Bundesliga Preview: Wolfsburg next for bullocking Bayern|
|Wilshere plays down injury fears|
|La Liga Preview: Promising weekend for Real, Barca|
|International Friendlies Wrap: Brazil thrash South Africa, Spain edge Italy|
|Coleman full of praise for in-form Bale|
|Strachan plays down significance of Poland win|
|Liga MX Preview: Tigres keen to topple rampaging Cruz Azul|
|We must improve, says Low|
|Olsen writes off England´s World Cup chances|
|Sabella blames tiredness for dour showing|
|International Friendly: Australia 3 Ecuador 4|
|International Friendly: Spain 1 Italy 0|
|Van Gaal: Netherlands lost the plot in Paris|