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Sunderland skipper shines, Portsmouth ace in trouble and ex-Newcastle man rejected: League One's winners and losers

Sunderland made significant headway in the League One promotion race this weekend - but who were the winners and losers across the division?

The Black Cats' entertaining 4-2 triumph over near rivals Barnsley saw them solidify their place in the top two of League One, and there were plenty of other winners and losers across League One after a jam-packed midweek schedule. Here's the winners and losers from across the division this week...

The former Spurs youngster was dropped from the Portsmouth squad to face Walsall after a warrant was issued for his arrest. Walkes had failed to attend a magistrates court hearing. He eventually attended the following morning, where he was handed a hefty fine.

5. Anton Walkes

The former Spurs youngster was dropped from the Portsmouth squad to face Walsall after a warrant was issued for his arrest. Walkes had failed to attend a magistrates court hearing. He eventually attended the following morning, where he was handed a hefty fine.
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The former Newcastle United striker was rejected by League One side Oxford United after a trial spell. Manager Karl Robinson praise his attitude, application and time-keeping, but felt he wasn't right for the U's in the short-term. His hunt for a new club continues.

6. Nile Ranger

The former Newcastle United striker was rejected by League One side Oxford United after a trial spell. Manager Karl Robinson praise his attitude, application and time-keeping, but felt he wasn't right for the U's in the short-term. His hunt for a new club continues.
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The surprise package of League One this season, the Reds have found themselves pushing for promotion. But they suffered a disappointing late collapse against Wycombe last night, with Scott Kashket and Alex Samuel netting in the final 15 minutes to seal a 2-1 reverse.

7. Accrington Stanley

The surprise package of League One this season, the Reds have found themselves pushing for promotion. But they suffered a disappointing late collapse against Wycombe last night, with Scott Kashket and Alex Samuel netting in the final 15 minutes to seal a 2-1 reverse.
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