Wembley heartbreak for George Honeyman plus mixed results for Luton, Barnsley and Portsmouth: League One winners and losers

There were plenty of talking points following an eventful day in League One - but how did Sunderland's promotion rivals fare over the weekend?

By Joe Nicholson
Sunday, 10 March, 2019, 14:06
Sunderland's George Honeyman will miss the Checkatrde Trophy final following his red card against Wycombe.

We take a closer look at this week's winners and losers, as well as some of the stories you might have missed.

Out of the top four sides in League One, only the Tykes picked up all three points. A Dimitri Cavare strike and an own-goal from Will Wood saw Barnsley win 2-0 against Accrington Stanley to move four points clear of Sunderland.
A near sell-out crowd of 15,871 watched the 2-2 draw between Blackpool and Southend in the first game since the removal of controversial owner Owen Oyston. A stoppage-time own-goal from Taylor Moore saw the hosts take a point.
The Charlton striker hadn't scored in the league since the departure of strike partner Karlan Grant in January. Taylor ended his drought against promotion rivals Portsmouth though, scoring the winner in a 2-1 victory.
After being recalled to the provisional Republic of Ireland squad, McGeady was awarded the League One player of the month award for February. The Sunderland winger scored four goals in six league appearances last month.
Dunne was also called-up to the Ireland squad and could make his international debut next month. If selected, Dunne and McGeady won't miss any games for Sunderland after their fixture at Fleetwood was postponed.

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The Sunderland skipper was sent off following a touchline brawl at Wycombe. Honeyman will now serve a three-game ban and miss the Checkatrade Trophy final after the Fleetwood game was pushed back.
After Honeyman and Wycombe forward Nathan Tyson saw red in the late melee, Bean was sent off for a shocking challenge on Duncan Watmore which left the striker in agony.
The Portsmouth winger missed a golden chance to snatch a late equaliser at Charlton but failed to hit the target from close range. Pompey have won just one of their last 10 league games.
Marquis was also sent off after two bookable offences as Rovers lost 2-0 at bottom of the table AFC Wimbledon. Donny remain in the play-offs on goal difference.
Hylton was subbed off on 35 minutes after picking up an early booking during a goalless draw at Plymouth. Manager Mick Harford said afterwards he had no option but to take Hylton off, to prevent the striker seeing red.