Football

Gills edge past Chester

Gills edge past Chester
Gills edge past Chester.

Gillingham remain three points behind Bury after Andy Barcham's strike 10 minutes from time gave them a 1-0 victory at Chester in Coca-Cola League Two.

Meanwhile, Barnet missed a great chance to snatch a point as they fell to a 2-1 defeat at Exeter, who are now two points off the play-offs.

Neil Saunders fired the Grecians into a 20th-minute lead before Paul Furlong levelled on the stroke of half-time, but Matthew Gill netted the 73rd-minute winner.

Michael Leary could have earned a draw for Barnet but saw his spot-kick saved by Paul Jones with six minutes to go.

Two late goals saw Lincoln come from behind to snatch a point against Bournemouth, who are nine points off safety.

Dany N'Guessan's opener was cancelled out by Mark Molesley, before Bournemouth took control with two second-half Brett Pitman penalties. But Lee Beevers' goal four minutes from time gave the Imps hope and Lee Frecklington snatched a draw.

Simon Richman's first senior goal gave Port Vale a 1-1 draw at Morecambe, while Rotherham secured a comfortable 2-0 victory over Macclesfield.

Elsewhere, Drew Talbot's 37th-minute volley was enough to give Chesterfield a 1-0 win over Notts County.

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Andy Barcham
Paul Furlong
Exeter
Dany N'Guessan
Football
Mark Molesley
Bournemouth
Neil Saunders
Lee Frecklington
Port Vale
Chesterfield
Gillingham
League Two
Morecambe
Simon Richman
Lee Beevers
Paul Jones
Barnet
Drew Talbot
Brett Pitman
Notts County
Matthew Gill
Michael Leary

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