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12:00 2nd March 2016

by Ben Mouncer

Four City players in midweek action

LOUIS Thompson came on as a second half substitute on Tuesday to help Swindon Town see off Doncaster Rovers for their fourth consecutive Sky Bet League One victory.

The on-loan midfielder replaced Michael Doughty in the 65th-minute as a brace from Jon Obika lifted the Robins up to 11th in the table.

Elsewhere in League One, Jamar Loza came off the bench and won Southend United a stoppage-time penalty that Jack Payne converted to a earn a 1-1 draw with Crewe Alexandra.

It was the Jamaica international's fourth appearance for the Essex club since joining them on loan at the end of January.

Coventry City were beaten 2-0 at Barnsley, with both Jacob Murphy and James Maddison featuring for Tony Mowbray's side.

Murphy completed the game while Maddison came on as a 61st-minute substitute, but the Tykes won thanks to goals from Marc Roberts and Ashely Fletcher either side of half-time.

Peterborough United's poor form was extended by a 3-1 loss at Bury. City youngster Harry Toffolo was an unused substitute at Gigg Lane.

Ben Killip was scheduled to play for Lowestoft Town in their home match against Worcester City, but the game was postponed due to a waterlogged pitch at Crown Meadow.

North of the border, Falkirk drew 0-0 in the Scottish Championship away to St Mirren. Conor McGrandles was absent and won't be playing any part for the Bairns for the rest of the campaign after recently suffering a broken leg.

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