Around the grounds - 05/06 - Week 1

Last updated : 07 August 2005 By Smallsy
We take a look at what happened in League One this week, starting off with the first weekend's results:

Barnsley 2 - 0 Swindon
Blackpool 1 - 3 Chesterfield
MK Dons 2 - 2 Bournmouth
Hartlepool 0 - 2 Bradford
Brentford 2 - 0 Scunthorpe
Bristol City 0 - 0 Doncaster
Gillingham 2 - 1 Colchester
Forest 2 - 1 Huddersfield
Rotherham 1 - 2 Walsall
Swansea 1 - 0 Tranmere
Southend 1 - 2 Port Vale
Oldham 2 - 0 Yeovil

News Round up

Scunthorpe - The club this week drafted in Championship Sheffield United's defender Evan Horwood to cover the many defensive injuries they have suffered in pre-season.

Rotherham - Neil Cutler finally joined from Stockport this week after a long transfer saga, the player has now signed with the Millers for two years.

Forest - Defender Danny Cullip believes his side will be focused enough to adjust to the quality of football and can then go on to gain sucessive promotions back to the Premiership.

Southend - Freddy Eastwood believes he can assure his clubs future with a goal scoring flurry this season.

MK Dons - Manager Danny Wilson believes that if his side puts last season's relegation worries aside they can challenge for the playoffs this years.

Blackpool - Midfielder Keith Southern believes he will be ready to go in a couple of weeks following a long injury lay off.

Doncaster - New Boy Adam Hughes insists he has a fine array of skills to offer his new side.

Bristol City - After many years of near misses Brian Tinnion has warned his players he expects them to deliver the title after being branded amongst the favourites.