FIVE REDS AFTER CRAWLEY VICTORY
Five players were sensationally red-carded in the dressing rooms after an ugly post-match brawl following Crawley's 2-1 win at Bradford in npower League Two on Tuesday night.
Three Bradford players - Andrew Davies, Luke Oliver and goalkeeper Jon McLaughlin - were sent off by referee Ian Williamson, who dished out the same treatment to Crawley pair Kyle McFadzean and substitute Claude Davis.
Five Crawley players and one from Bradford were booked during the match, which the Red Devils won 2-1 to move within a point of the automatic promotion places. Leon Clarke's opener for the visitors was cancelled out by Chris Dagnall, but Gary Alexander fired a 76th-minute winner.
Elsewhere, Shrewsbury's hopes of moving back into second place in literally went up in smoke as their match against Port Vale was abandoned after 64 minutes due to an electrical fire.
The Shrews led 1-0 at the time due to a 50th-minute goal from James Collins, but when smoke began billowing out of the East Stand at the Greenhous Meadow Stadium, the game was swiftly called off.
Asa Hall's double boosted Oxford's play-off hopes with a 2-0 win at Accrington Stanley, while Gillingham's top-seven bid continued to falter as a Matt Fish own goal handed hosts Burton a 1-0 win which ends the Brewers' recent dismal run.
In the night's other match, Peter Vincenti scored a 43rd-minute winner for Aldershot at home to Bristol Rovers which keeps the north Hampshire side's outside hopes of making the play-offs alive.
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