Carlisle manager Graham Kavanagh was pleased with the application of his players and felt the Cumbrians deserved something against Port Vale.
Southend boss Phil Brown was furious with the way his side fell away after a great start as they fell to a 2-1 defeat at Morecambe.
Bristol City boss Steve Cotterill was relieved to see Jay Emmanuel-Thomas end his lean spell in front of goal.
Morecambe manager Jim Bentley was a happy man after seeing his side win for the first time since Boxing Day.
Interim Tranmere manager John McMahon admitted his side were well off the pace at Stevenage.
Chelsea condemned 10-man Spurs to a derby hammering after the visitors were punished for a catalogue of defensive errors.
Stevenage manager Graham Westley insists the only way is up after his side beat fellow strugglers Tranmere 3-1 at Broadhall Way.
Swindon boss Mark Cooper was left to rue his side's inability to finish off matches after seeing MK Dons snatch a late winning goal at the County Ground.
Wycombe boss Gareth Ainsworth was thrilled with his side after they battled their way back from a goal down to beat Hartlepool 2-1 at Adams Park.
Plymouth boss John Sheridan had no complaints about the result after seeing his side go down 2-1 at West country rivals Bristol Rovers.
Walsall's 3-0 home defeat to Wolves was not a fair reflection on his team's performance against the League One leaders, according to Saddlers boss Dean Smith.
Karl Robinson branded himself a 'magician' after guiding MK Dons to a dramatic 2-1 comeback win over fellow play-off hopefuls Swindon at the County Ground.
Dagenham boss Wayne Burnett admitted Exeter's last-gasp equaliser was a tough one to swallow for his side as they were held to a 2-2 draw.
Substitute Matt McClure gave Wycombe's survival hopes a massive boost as he scored a second-half header to down spirited Hartlepool 2-1.
Crewe chief Steve Davis has ordered his players to cut out the mistakes as they attempt to save their League One status.
Peterborough boss Darren Ferguson felt his side should have scored more than four goals against Crewe.
Exeter manager Paul Tisdale was pleased with the performance of his side as they rescued a 2-2 draw with an injury-time equaliser against Dagenham.
Boss Paul Cook knows he needs to get Chesterfield's season back on track after a 3-1 defeat at struggling Accrington.
Oldham manager Lee Johnson demanded more bravery from his players after a 3-1 home defeat to Preston sucked them deeper into relegation trouble.
Reading boss Nigel Adkins had no doubt referee Fred Graham was correct in sending off Brighton skipper Gordon Greer during the 1-1 draw at the Amex Stadium.