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Bristol City four points clear at the top of League One

Tonight's results.

Bristol City are now four points clear at the top of League One after they won and Swindon lost.

City beat Port Vale 3-1 thanks to goals from Jay Emmanuel-Thomas, Joe Bryan and Matt Smith. While Swindon lost 2-1 at Oldham after conceding two goals in a minute. Massimo Luongo pulled a goal back for Town.

Terry Skiverton has suffered his first defeat as Yeovil manager. The Glovers lost 1-0 at fellow strugglers Crewe.

In League Two, Cheltenham remain just outside the relegation zone after a 2-0 defeat at Southend.

Forest Green Rovers drew 2-2 at Alfreton in the Conference.

And Bath City are through to the semi-final of the FA Trophy after beating Dover 2-1 in their replay.

Swindon back at the top after 3-0 win at Coventry

Goal-scorer Jon Obika rises high to win the ball at the Ricoh arena Credit: PA

Swindon Town have returned to the top of League One after a convincing 3-0 win at Coventry.

Andy Williams headed Town in front in the eighth minute. The in-form striker soon doubled the advantage from the penalty spot, after Louie Thompson was brought down. Jon Obika added the third late in the game.

Missiles thrown at police horses at football derby

Mounted police in Wiltshire say that they were targeted with missiles at the County Ground in Swindon after clashes between Swindon Town and Bristol City fans on Saturday.

Thames Valley Police's mounted section received many supportive tweets after the match.


Power wins High Court battle for control at Swindon

Lee Power has won a High Court battle to stay in charge at Swindon Town Credit: ITV News West Country

Swindon Town Chairman Lee Power has won his legal battle over ownership of the football club with former chairman Jed McCrory.

With just over a month to go until the start of the new season, High Court judge Nicholas Strauss QC delivered his judgement in London this morning confirming Power's position in control at the County Ground.


Nile Ranger charged

Swindon Town striker Nile Ranger is due to appear in court today charged with criminal damage.

He was arrested and charged last night at Gable Cross Police Station after an incident last week. The footballer is due at Swindon Magistrates Court.

Swindon Town player arrested

Swindon Town striker Nile Ranger has been arrested after allegations that he assaulted a woman.

He reported to Gable Cross Police Station after Wiltshire detectives received CCTV footage of a man punching and slapping a woman after a night out in the town.

Swindon Town bosses have also been meeting today to discuss Ranger's future with the club. Last night they issued a statement saying they deplored any acts of violence.

Jury in Nile Ranger trial expected to retire later

Swindon Town footballer Nile Ranger arriving at Newcastle Crown Court where he is on trial Credit: PA

The jury is expected to go out today to consider its verdict in the case of Swindon Town footballer Nile Ranger. The 22-year-old is accused of raping a woman in January last year in Newcastle, where he was playing at the time. He denies the charges.

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