Bournemouth sealed promotion to League One against all the odds with a 2-0 win at Burton.

The Cherries have been under a transfer embargo for most of the season and they have regularly failed to name their full complement of seven players on the bench.

But Brett Pitman's 27th goal of the season and Alan Connell's late effort ensured that Bournemouth sealed a remarkable achievement.

Rotherham moved ever-closer to clinching a play-off spot with a 1-0 away win against relegation-haunted Barnet. Kevin Ellison's strike sealed all three points for the Millers who remain in fourth spot.

Barnet's future remains in doubt after Grimsby continued to defy the odds with a 2-0 win at already relegated Darlington. First-half goals from Oliver Lancashire and Jean-Louis Akpa Akpro closed the gap between them and Barnet to just four points. The two sides meet at Grimsby next Saturday in what could be a relegation decider.

Aldershot kept their play-off dreams alive with a 2-1 win at Cheltenham while Bury's chances took another dip with a 1-0 defeat at Lincoln, with Davide Somma's late goal ensuring City's survival.

Port Vale moved into seventh place thanks to an invaluable 2-1 home win over promoted Notts County and Morecambe kept the pressure on the play-off chasers with a 1-0 home win over Dagenham and Redbridge.

Chesterfield lost ground as they were held to a 1-1 draw by 10-man Bradford but Northampton remain in the hunt after a 2-0 home win over Shrewsbury.

Crewe found some home form at last with a 5-1 demolition of Accrington, while Hereford beat promoted Rochdale 2-1 at Edgar Street.

Torquay, already safe from relegation, beat Macclesfield 1-0 thanks to Nicky Wroe's winner five minutes from time.

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