Lee Peacock’s double strike clinched Swindon’s latest success in League Two, 2-0 at Chester.
Nottingham Forest, the unbeaten one-time European champions, are setting the pace in League One after a thumping 4-0 home win over local rivals Chesterfield. Nicky Southall completed the scoring with a 20-yard shot.
The English and Scottish Premier Leagues return to action this weekend after a seven-day break for international matches. In England on Saturday, Everton host Liverpool in the big Merseyside derby and Manchester United are at home to Tottenham. Next day, West Ham parade their two new Argentinian signings, Carlitos Tevez and Javier Mascherano, in a home match against Aston Villa.The top match in Scotland sees Celtic, the champions, go to Aberdeen on Saturday. – John Hughes
LONDON - Dennis Wise, 39, the combative ex-England midfielder whose high-profile playing career lasted 22 years, is enjoying a dream start to management in rural Wiltshire. His Swindon Town are the only one of 72 non-Premiership clubs with a 100 per cent record six matches into the season. Scotsman