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Pair step up promotion push

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Wycombe and Stevenage stepped up their npower League Two promotion bids with comfortable away victories.

Scott Rendell scored twice, once from the penalty spot, as second-placed Wanderers defeated Morecambe 3-0. Veteran Gareth Ainsworth was the other scorer.

Mark Roberts and Robert Sinclair also bagged braces for Stevenage, 4-0 winners against Macclesfield while Bury drew 0-0 with Port Vale.

Bottom club Stockport kept their slim hopes of avoiding relegation alive with a 2-1 victory against Southend.

Danny Rowe scored the winner in injury time after Kyle Asante had cancelled out the opening penalty from Greg Tansey.

In the other early kick-off Darren Jones equalised for Aldershot in the 1-1 draw with Accrington after Rory Boulding had opened the scoring.

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