Swindon Town moved to just two points behind the npower League 1 automatic promotion places after James Collins' strike was enough to seal 1-0 win at struggling Colchester United.

Stevenage eased to a 2-0 win over Notts County thanks to Sam Hokpins' goal after just 38 seconds and Marcus Haber's 89th minute effort.

Akpo Sodje's strike six minutes from time ensured Scunthorpe United beat Portsmouth 2-1. Sodje had put the home side ahead five minutes before the break but Liam Walker equalised on the stroke of half-time.

Second-bottom Pompey thought they had secured a vital point before Sodje notched his second late on.

Oldham Athletic against Yeovil Town and Sheffield United versus Crawley Town were postponed due to snow and a waterlogged pitch respectively.

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