Sullay Kaikai scored his fifth goal for Shrewsbury Town to help them come from behind to pick up a fine 4-2 win at Sheffield United on Tuesday night.
The Eagles winger unleashed a fierce effort into the top corner in the 25th minute of the clash at Bramall Lane to level the scores before the Shrews ran into a 4-1 lead, and the win moves them to 18th in League One.
However there was bad news for Keshi Anderson as he was stretchered off with a dislocated ankle in Doncaster Rovers’ 2-0 home defeat to Rochdale, 17 minutes after coming on a substitute.
The striker has now returned to Palace for treatment as the injury effectively brings to an end his loan deal which was scheduled to run until January, but he now faces a lengthy spell out.
Also at that level, Jerome Binnon-Williams hasn’t enjoyed the best of weeks for Burton Albion as he scored the only goal of the game in the wrong net to hand Bury a 1-0 win last weekend, and sat out the Brewers’ midweek win at Wigan Athletic to move them third in the table. Meanwhile injured Ryan Inniss’ Port
Vale have moved up to 10th in the table after back-to-back wins over Chesterfield and Blackpool.
There was no midweek action in the Championship but last weekend saw Jonny Williams come on in the 67th minute of Nottingham Forest’s game at Brentford but an injury-time goal for the Bees saw Dougie Freedman’s side lose 2-1.
Jack Hunt however had more success he helped Sheffield Wednesday win a Yorkshire derby against Huddersfield Town by a 3-1 margin, moving them up to eighth spot, and Paddy McCarthy once again missed Preston North End’s game through injury as they tasted defeat to Blackburn Rovers.
In League Two Luke Croll made his professional debut in Plymouth Argyle’s south-west derby against Exeter City last weekend but saw the Pilgrims lose 2-1 before they drew 1-1 at home to Leyton Orient three days later, playing a part in his side’s goal as his shot was saved by the O’s keeper before Plymouth netted the rebound. He links up with fellow development teammate Hiram Boateng in Devon, but the midfielder is currently sidelined with a leg injury sustained last month.
Jake Gray extended his loan deal with Hartlepool United for another month on Tuesday but later that day saw their game against Accrington Stanley called off due to a waterlogged pitch, having made his third appearance for the Pools in their defeat to Mansfield last Saturday.
Christian Scales was an unused sub in Crawley Town’s win against Bristol Rovers and loss to Northampton Town over the past week, and in the National League Chris Kettings couldn’t prevent Bromley slipping to their third successive defeat as their play-off hopes took a blow after losing 2-0 to Macclesfield Town on Saturday.