Peterborough United old boys: Two-goal Gwion fires Ipswich Town to the top of the table, Rovers return from Lincoln with three points despite Baldwin own goal, joy for most ex-Posh managers

Ex-Peterborough United player Gwion Edwards scored twice to help Ipswich Town to the top of the League One table yesterday (October 10).
Gwion Edwards (left).Gwion Edwards (left).
Gwion Edwards (left).

Edwards also claimed an assist in an impressive 4-1 win for the unbeaten Tractor Boys at Blackpool.

Ipswich moved above Hull City and Lincoln City who both lost their 100 per cent winning records.

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Grant McCann’s Hull were thumped 4-1 on Friday night which enabled the former Posh midfielder and manager to get to Sixfields to spy on Posh. Posh are at Hull on October 24.

Lincoln surprisingly lost 2-1 at home to Bristol Rovers despite taking the lead early in the second-half through an own goal from former Posh captain Jack Baldwin.

Steve Evans’ Gillingham beat Oxford 3-1 at Priestfield and are fourth in League One, but Russell Martin’s MK Dons went down 2-1 at Portsmouth and have slumped to the bottom of the table.

George Cooper claimed an assist as Plymouth beat struggling Burton 2-0 at Home Park.

In the National League former Posh folk Jim Gannon (Stockport), Gary Johnson (Torquay) and Dean Keates (Wrexham) all enjoyed wins as managers against Bromley, Dover and Yeovil respectively.