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Notts County remain top of League Two after a 3-0 home victory over second-placed Dagenham and Redbridge.

Lee Hughes put County in front in the 42nd minute and Karl Hawley added a second before the break. Johnnie Jackson made sure of all three points with a third in the 62nd minute.

Crewe's 1-0 victory over Hereford pushed them into third place thanks to a Billy Jones goal in the 36th minute.

Northampton moved into fifth place thanks to a 2-0 victory over Bournemouth. It was Bournemouth's first defeat of the season but goals from Adebayo Akinfenwa in the sixth minute and Ben Marshall (84) gave Town a fine victory.

Barnet continued their recovery with a 1-0 win at Torquay. Albert Adomah's 25th-minute strike settled the contest.

Cheltenham were involved in a nine-goal thriller at home but Bradford ran out 5-4 winners. James O'Brien rifled in Bradford's first goal of the campaign in the second minute but Elvis Hammond levelled. Michael Townsend cancelled out Gareth Evans's effort for Bradford to make it 2-2 after only 10 minutes, before James Hanson converted a corner.

An overhead kick from Justin Richards made it 3-3 but a header from Steve Williams and a Townsend own goal ensured that a last minute goal by Richards was only a consolation.

Aldershot moved into ninth place thanks to a 3-1 victory over Accrington Stanley. Two goals from Scott Donnelly and another from Marvin Morgan earned them a comfortable win despite a 47th minute goal from Phil Edwards for Stanley.

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Crewe Alexandra
Justin Richards
Albert Adomah
Phil Edwards
Scott Donnelly
Billy Jones
Karl Hawley
Hereford United
Cheltenham Town
Bradford City
Johnnie Jackson
Lee Hughes
League Two
Marvin Morgan
Accrington Stanley
Michael Townsend
Elvis Hammond
Notts County
Billy Jones
Adebayo Akinfenwa
Gareth Evans
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