Latics suffer Colchester thrashing

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Colchester romped to a 4-1 home victory over Oldham to secure the day's biggest npower League One victory.

Anthony Wordsworth broke the deadlock in the opening minute, before Reuben Reid equalised for the visitors. However, a Wordsworth penalty deep in first time stoppage time was complemented by further goals from Matt Heath and Ian Henderson.

Sheffield Wednesday came out the right side of five-goal thriller against Scunthorpe at Hillsborough.

Gary Madine's brace and a Ben Marshall effort helped the Owls to a 3-2 victory against the Iron, who netted through Mark Duffy and Bobby Grant.

Huddersfield secured a 3-0 win against Wycombe thanks to Alan Lee's double and a Gary Roberts goal, while Exeter recovered from their midweek defeat to Liverpool to grab three points.

Troy Archibald-Henville's penalty and Tom Nichols' shot from the edge of the box helped Exeter win 2-1 against Chesterfield, who had levelled through Danny Whitaker.

Goalkeeper Iain Turner scored in Preston 2-0 win against Notts County, with Brian McLean netting the other goal.

Rochdale suffered a disappointing 3-1 home defeat to Hartlepool.

Adam Boyd's header broke the deadlock and James Poole's brace meant Louis Akpa Akpro's goal was a mere consolation.

Finally, Lee Miller netted twice as Carlisle secured a 2-1 win at Leyton Orient, for whom Jimmy Smith scored.

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Colchester United
Danny Whitaker
Sheffield Wednesday
Anthony Wordsworth
Alan Lee
Scunthorpe United
League One
Gary Madine
Troy Archibald-Henville
Ian Henderson
Huddersfield Town
Reuben Reid
Preston North End
Matt Heath
Ben Marshall
Carlisle United
Oldham Athletic
Gary Roberts
Adam Boyd
James Poole
Mark Duffy
James Poole
Leyton Orient
Notts County
Iain Turner
Jimmy Smith

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