- Martin Samuelsen unused substitute for Blackburn Rovers in the Championship
- Josh Cullen helps Bradford climb into automatic promotion spots
- Josh Pask in action as Gillingham record second win of the week
Josh Cullen’s Bradford City moved into the League One automatic promotion spots with a 1-1 draw at home to Oldham Athletic on Saturday.
The Bantams climbed to second after the draw at Valley Parade in which Cullen played the full 90 minutes in midfield for Stuart McCall’s men.
Peter Clarke nodded in after just five minutes to give the visitors a shock lead, but Bradford drew level 12 minutes into the second period when Billy Clarke converted a penalty which had been won by Hammers loanee Cullen.
The 20-year-old was dragged to the ground by Ousmane Fane and Clarke stepped up to do the honours from 12 yards.
Elsewhere in the third tier, Josh Pask was on hand to help Gillingham keep their place in the play-offs as they beat Shrewsbury Town 3-2 thanks to a dramatic late equaliser which completed an unlikely turnaround.
The Gills had it all to do after half an hour when Louis Dodds added his second of the afternoon having given his side the lead on 17 minutes, and the visitors’ cause worsened when Pask was replaced after 39 minutes due to injury.
Justin Edinburgh’s men displayed a never-say-die attitude to admire in the second half though and were level thanks to a Jay Emmanuel-Thomas brace with 17 minutes left on the clock.
And, three minutes into injury time with the points about to be shared, Max Ehmer popped up to steal a late win for Gillingham at New Meadow.
Staying in League One, Lewis Page was in action for Coventry City as they recorded a 1-1 draw with their former ground hosts Northampton.
The full-back played the whole game for City who equalised through Marcus Tudgay after Harry Beautyman had given the Cobblers a first half lead.
George Dobson came on as a first half substitute for Walsall as they blew a 3-0 lead to draw with Bury.
Thanks to Kieron Morris, Erhun Oztumer and Simeon Jackson, the Saddlers held a comfortable lead after just half an hour, but second half strikes from Leon Barnett, James Vaughan and Danny Mayor spelled catastrophe for Walsall.
Finally, new Blackburn signing Martin Samuelsen – who joined Rovers on a season-long loan deal from the Hammers this week – was an unused substitute for Owen Coyle’s men as they lost 1-0 at home to Fulham in the Championship.
Tom Cairney broke Blackburn hearts four minutes into stoppage time to win it for Slavisa Jokanovic’s team.
Stephen Hendrie was not included in the Blackburn squad, while Kyle Knoyle is still absent at Wigan Athletic through injury.