Date: 2nd January 2010 at 9:24pm
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SEEING as though we have a little time on our hands with Stanley’s FA Cup Third Round tie with Gillingham being called off, we thought we would bring you a round up of what our fellow League Two sides have been up too.

Two of our divisional rivals were in FA Cup action this afternoon, but unfortunately both crashed out of the competition at the hands of higher clubs.

Torquay United bowed out of the cup after a narrow 1-0 defeat at home to League One side Brighton & Hove Albion, after a 77th minute strike from Andrew Crofts.

Meanwhile, Stanley’s next opponents Lincoln City were dumped out at the Third Round by managerless Premier League outfit Bolton Wanderers at the Reebok Stadium. The sides went into the half-time brake with a goalless scoreline, which raised a few eyebrows considering the strong line-up that caretaker manager Chris Evans had fielded.

But the second period saw the Stencil Bank side crumble, and a Moses Swaibu own goal opened the flood gates infront of a crowd of 11,193. Lee Chung-Yong, Gary Cahill and subsitute Mark Davies added a further three to result in a 4-0 full time score.

Sven’s Notts County host non league side Forest Green Rovers on Sunday afternoon, with a 3pm kick off.

In the league, Bury denied Grimsby Town a vital three points with a last minute equaliser from the penalty spot. Jean-Louis Apka Akpro put Grimsby ahead on the hour mark before Ryan Lowe’s 90th minute spot kick levelled things up.

League leaders Rochdale saw their game at Spotlands against Rotherham United postponed due to safety fears around the ground due to heavy unexpected snow fall.

This meant that Bournemouth had an ideal opportunity to close the gap at the top as they entertained struggling Northampton Town, but they could not capitalise as The Cobblers came away with a 2-0 victory.

Elsewhere, Bradford City could only manage a 1-1 draw at home to Cheltenham Town, whilst Shrewsbury Town beat Chesterfield 1-0 thanks to a first half strike from Dave Hibbert.

Aswel as Rochdale’s home game, there were also postponements for Darlington, Hereford and Macclesfield.

After today’s results, John Coleman’s Stanley side sit 11th, just three points from the League Two Play-Off places.