Goals in each half from Lee Richardson and Gerry Creaney gave Oldham a 2-0 win over promotion-chasing Stoke City, who will now have to beat Southend at home in their final game on Sunday to be sure of a play-off place. Reading beat Wolves 3-0, with their joint player-manager, Jimmy Quinn, scoring twice.
The Wolves manager, Mark McGhee, received a barrage of abuse from Reading fans who are still angry with him for leaving the club 18 months ago. McGhee said: "I am very upset by the reception I received. It's a disgrace and I have done nothing to deserve it. I couldn't care less if Reading go up or down - I left them in a good position." He added: "If we come here at the end of next season and send them down, I will be quite happy to do that."
Charlton Athletic edged towards a play-off place with a barely deserved 0-0 home draw against Tranmere Rovers.
Crewe confirmed their place in the Second Division play-offs with a 2- 1 victory at home to Peterborough. Bradford failed to get the win they needed to confirm a play-off place when they drew 1-1 at home to Swindon.
Liverpool won the first leg of the FA Youth Cup final, beating West Ham 2-0 in front of a crowd of 15,725 at Upton Park.
n Brighton have been guaranteed one more season at the Goldstone Ground after the Second Division club agreed a one-year deal with the developers who own the ground. York City's 1-0 defeat at home to Chesterfield last night means Brighton will almost certainly have to replay their abandoned home match with York, who could still be relegated.