League Two Preview: Northampton travel to Leyton Orient, while Plymouth host Mansfield
Feb12

League Two Preview: Northampton travel to Leyton Orient, while Plymouth host Mansfield

League leaders Northampton have moved five points clear at the top of League Two following six straight victories. This weekend the Cobblers will look to further strengthen their promotion credentials when they travel to face Leyton Orient, who are in the final play-off place. With three wins in their last seven, Kevin Nolan’s side are only in the top-seven by a single point. Second-placed Plymouth will give chase to the leaders...

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Manchester United considering summer swoop for ex-Arsenal, Chelsea and Portsmouth star
Feb11

Manchester United considering summer swoop for ex-Arsenal, Chelsea and Portsmouth star

Manchester United have been linked with a summer move for France international Lassana Diarra, according to the printed publication L’Equipe (via the Metro). The 13-time Premier League champions, who currently sit fifth in the standings following their 1-1 draw at defending title holders Chelsea on Sunday, are exploring the possibility of signing the Marseille midfielder at the end of the current 2015-16 campaign. The 30-year-old, who...

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League Two Round-Up: Oxford are held by Mansfield while Wycombe win
Feb10

League Two Round-Up: Oxford are held by Mansfield while Wycombe win

Oxford United lost out on the chance to put pressure on the top-two after they were held 2-2 at home by promotion rivals Mansfield. It was the visitors who took the lead through former United player Matt Green, but a brace from Danny Hylton put the U’s ahead. Jack Thomas was the hero for Town though, as his 89th minute strike earned the draw which keeps the Stags in fourth, just four points behind Michael Appleton’s...

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League Two Round-Up: Leaders Northampton go five points clear after sixth straight win
Feb08

League Two Round-Up: Leaders Northampton go five points clear after sixth straight win

Northampton have extended their lead over Plymouth to five points at the top of League Two after they beat York 2-0. John-Joe O’Toole put the Cobblers in front as he headed in Lee Martin’s corner before Marc Richards doubled their lead after the break. Cambridge climbed to ninth place with a narrow 1-0 with over struggling Dagenham as Luke Berry scored the only goal of the game from the penalty spot eight minutes from time after Joe...

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League Two Preview: High-flying Northampton host rock-bottom York, runners-up Plymouth take on lowly Yeovil
Feb06

League Two Preview: High-flying Northampton host rock-bottom York, runners-up Plymouth take on lowly Yeovil

Top play bottom in League Two this weekend as high-flying Northampton take on a lowly York. With five wins in their last five league games Town will be confident against the football league’s tail end. The Cobblers have also signed midfielder Danny Rose from title rivals Oxford, and are on 58 points two clear from Plymouth with as many games in hand. Now on 20 points, four points from safety, City have a lot to do in order to survive...

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League Two: Manager, Player and Goal of the Month (January)
Feb03

League Two: Manager, Player and Goal of the Month (January)

Player of the Month: Gregg Wylde (Plymouth Argyle) Plymouth have negotiated some tough matches in January, but they still remain in an excellent position to continue their automatic promotion push. A lot of this is down to their 24-year-old Scottish winger who has been a real asset to the Pilgrims since signing from St Mirren last summer. He has been a real force from midfield and has already scored six times this season; two of them...

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