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Charlton were the big winners in npower League One with a 5-1 victory at Peterborough which lifted them up to second place.

Johnnie Jackson and Lee Martin both scored twice and Therry Racon got the other as Charlton took advantage of Huddersfield and Colchester losing to leap three places in the table.

Grant McCann scored the only goal for Peterborough, who began the day in fourth place.

Brighton stay top despite losing 3-1 at Hartlepool, where Liam Bridcutt was sent off for a professional foul as the Sussex team lost for the first time in 13 matches.

Gary Dicker equalised Neil Austin's first-half goal for Hartlepool, who scored further goals through Gary Liddle and substitute James Poole.

Huddersfield drop from second to fifth after going down 1-0 to a strike from Oldham's Oumare Tounkara, who helped maintain his side's unbeaten record at Boundary Park.

Josh McQuoid grabbed a hat-trick to help Bournemouth up to third in the table with a 3-0 victory at home to bottom club Walsall, who have won just once in 18 away games.

Carlisle made it four wins in a row with a 3-2 victory over Southampton at Brunton Park.

Ben Marshall, Dan Harding and James Chester got the Cumbrians' goals, with promising youngster Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Dean Hammond replying for the visitors.

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