SOUTHEND United’s nearest relegation rivals Stevenage were beaten 2-1 at home by Bolton Wanderers this afternoon.

Stevenage remain second from bottom in the table, three points above the Shrimpers.

Scunthorpe, who are immediately above the drop zone, drew 1-1 at home to Morecambe.

The Iron are now six points above the Shrimpers and still have a game in hand on Mark Molesley’s side.

League Two results Saturday: Crawley 0 Carlisle 3, Barrow 2 Forest Green Rovers 2, Cheltenham 3 Walsall 0, Exeter 1 Oldham 2, Leyton Orient 3 Harrogate 0, Newport 1 Port Vale 0, Salford 3 Bradford 0, Scunthorpe 1 Morecambe 1, Stevenage 1 Bolton 2, Tranmere 5 Grimsby.

Friday: Mansfield 1 Colchester 1