Ten-man Darlington stayed top of Coca-Cola League Two thanks to a 2-0 win at home to Lincoln.

Stephen Foster was shown a straight red for a foul on Adrian Patulea inside the opening 15 minutes, but Liam Hatch and Richie Foran scored in the second half.

Wycombe remain second on goal difference after Lewis Hunt hit a 70th-minute winner at home to Bradford.

At the other end of the table, 10-man Grimsby claimed their first league win of the season against Bury thanks to first-half goals from Liam Trotter and Nathan Jarman. The Mariners had Jean-Paul Kalala dismissed for two bookable offences in the first half.

Fourth-placed Rochdale are one of six teams on 27 points after a 1-1 home draw against Macclesfield. Adam Rundle opened the scoring for the hosts but Nat Brown rescued a point for Macclesfield late on.

Brentford secured a 3-0 win at Port Vale, who had Ross Davidson dismissed for violent conduct with the match goalless. Karleigh Osborne, Marcus Bean and Charlie MacDonald were on target for the Bees.

Gillingham kept themselves firmly in the play-off picture with a 4-0 home win against 10-man Rotherham. Simon King handed the Gills a sixth-minute lead before Danny Harrison saw red for a poor tackle on Barry Fuller after 35 minutes. Strikes by Adam Miller, Garry Richards and Luis Cumbers completed a comprehensive win in the second half.

Rock-bottom Luton picked up a morale-boosting 2-1 win at home to Dagenham while Bournemouth's woes continued as they slipped to 3-0 loss to Accrington with Paul Mullin, Terry Gornell and Rostyn Griffiths all scoring for the hosts.

Notts County were 4-0 winners at Barnet, on-loan striker Jonathan Forte grabbing a debut hat-trick after Richard Butcher volleyed County into the lead.

Aldershot were 1-0 winners at home to 10-man Exeter thanks to John Grant's second-half winner while Rene Howe's penalty ensured a 2-1 victory for Morecambe against Chester as both teams finished with 10 men.

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