League Review: Haynes has Donachie's Lions roaring

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Willie Donachie, Millwall's caretaker-manager since the dismissal of Nigel Spackman, is making a fair job of turning the Lions' fortunes around. Yesterday they came back from 2-0 down to win 3-2 at League One's bottom club Rotherham thanks to two goals by Danny Hughes and a late winner by Alan Dunne.

The leaders, Nottingham Forest, also recovered from an early setback to beat Swansea City 3-1 at the City Ground and establish a three-point gap over second-placed Yeovil, who won 2-1 at Brentford to move up from fifth. Bristol City stayed third after a goalless draw at Oldham Athletic while Bradford City moved up to fourth after a 2-0 win over Tranmere Rovers.

Biggest winners of the day were Crewe who, in keeping with the agenda, fell behind at home to Carlisle but saw Ryan Lowe score a hat-trick and Luke Varney add two in the 5-1 win.

In League Two, Walsall top the table after a 4-0 second-half drubbing of Mansfield Town. Second-placed Swindon Town are three points behind after a 1-1 draw with Boston. Hartlepool's Jon Daly scored all three in Pool's 3-0 defeat of Wrexham.

Darlington have suspended manager David Hodgson pending an internal inquiry into "the performance of the club and the background to open speculation concerning another football club's contact with the manager".

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