Date: 3rd May 2008 at 5:20pm
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WHAT a dramatic day of football in Coca-Cola League One eh? Going in to the last day of the season, with two teams already down, another four where scrapping to avoid the last two spots.

Luton Town saw administration take 10 points, as the Hatters saw a 24th place finish through with a 1-0 defeat against Stan Ternant’s Huddersfield Town.

Also knowing they were down going into the last day were Port Vale, who went out into their last League One game and gave play-off contenders Southend a real game at Roots Hall, coming away with a respectable 1-1 draw.

That left just two spaces needing to be filled, with Cheltenham Town, Crewe Alexandra, Bournemouth and Gillingham the main contenders.

And non of the teams had it easy, with three of the contenders travelling to Play-Off occupying clubs.

Bournemouth like Luton went into administration, therefore surrendering 10 points, but six wins out of six followed and the club that looked doomed looked as though they were going to escape the drop.

But a trip to fourth placed Carlisle beckoned on the final day, and ultimately ended in a 1-1 draw meaning that the Cherries would be joining Stanley in League Two for the 2008/09 campaign.

A trip to Elland Road faced Gillingham, who took an easrly lead in front of the Leeds United faithful only for a late second half showing to see Gillingham end with a 2-1 defeat and a spot in League Two next season.

Cheltenham beat second placed Doncaster, dropping Donny out of the automatic zone and into the Play-Offs, but saving themselves from the League One axe.

Crewe lost 4-1 at home to Oldham Athletic, but a two point gap left them safe, but it would have been the Gresty Road side facing the drop if Bournemouth had of won.

So Luton Town, Port Vale, Gillingham and Bournemouth will be playing here at the Fraser Eagle Stadium next season.