Huddersfield moved third in npower League One after Jamie McCombe's late header earned them a 2-1 win over leaders Brighton.

Seagulls striker Glenn Murray had a penalty saved in the first half but put his side ahead in the 54th minute, only for Jordan Rhodes to level two minutes later before McCombe sealed all three points for the hosts.

Sheffield Wednesday moved into the second automatic promotion spot behind Brighton with an emphatic 6-2 victory over Bristol Rovers at Hillsborough.

Will Hoskins headed Rovers in front but Chris Sedgwick, Tommy Miller, Gary Teale and Jermaine Johnson put the Yorkshire outfit in control.

Hoskins struck again but substitutes James O'Connor and Paul Heffernan replied for Wednesday, who were watched by incoming chairman Milan Mandaric.

Bournemouth are down to fifth after James Brown's wonder-strike earned Hartlepool a 1-0 win at Dean Court, while Colchester's goalless draw with Yeovil saw them move up into sixth place at the expense of Oldham, whose game against Swindon was postponed.

At the other end, Notts County hauled themselves out of the relegation zone with a 2-0 win over MK Dons. Thomas Ince's 86th-minute screamer set father Paul on the way to victory over his former club, with fellow substitute Lee Hughes making sure of the points while Aaron Wilbraham saw red for the Dons.

Third-bottom Dagenham and Redbridge pulled off a shock win at Carlisle with late goals from Medy Elito and Danny Green, taking them to within four points of safety.

Tranmere, meanwhile, slipped a place to 20th after being beaten 2-1 at home by Leyton Orient and are now clear of the drop zone on goal difference alone.

Elsewhere, Brentford ran out 2-0 winners at Southampton and Plymouth defeated Exeter by the same scoreline.

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