League Two Round-Up: Northampton go top while Oxford beat Portsmouth
Jan25

League Two Round-Up: Northampton go top while Oxford beat Portsmouth

Northampton overtook previous leaders Plymouth and went two points clear at the top of League Two with a 3-1 victory over Morecambe at Sixfields. James Collins scored on his home debut to put the Cobblers ahead from a Joel Byrom free-kick. John-Joe O’Toole then doubled the hosts’ lead before Rod McDonald’s header put the Cobblers 3-0 up. Paul Mullin’s late goal was only a mere consolation strike in a dominant performance by Gary...

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League Two Preview: Portsmouth host Oxford while Plymouth travel to Bristol Rovers
Jan22

League Two Preview: Portsmouth host Oxford while Plymouth travel to Bristol Rovers

There are two big top-of-the-table clashes in League Two this weekend, as the leaders Plymouth Argyle travel to fourth-placed Bristol Rovers. The Pilgrims, who are at the summit ahead of Northampton on goal difference, beat Stevenage 3-2 last weekend, but face a tough trip up the M5 to face Rovers, who have won six of their last eight league matches, including a 2-1 win against Oxford at the Kassam Stadium on Sunday. Michael...

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League Two Round-Up: Plymouth and Northampton both win by a single goal
Jan18

League Two Round-Up: Plymouth and Northampton both win by a single goal

Plymouth Argyle remain top of the League Two table as they won 3-2 against Stevenage in a closely fought contest at Home Park. Carl McHugh put the hosts into the lead, before Charlie Lee equalised. Gregg Wylde then put the Pilgrims in front again before Craig Tanner made it 3-1 with an 18-yard effort. Lee pulled one back for the visitors, but Argyle held on to keep top spot. Northampton won for the fourth game in a row as they came...

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League Two Preview: Plymouth host Stevenage and Northampton travel to Dagenham
Jan16

League Two Preview: Plymouth host Stevenage and Northampton travel to Dagenham

After a damaging defeat to fellow title-challengers Northampton on Tuesday night, Plymouth will attempt to get back on track with a visit from Stevenage. The league leaders are on 52 points, with a superior goal difference the only reason Argyle remain top. Without any cup competitions, Derek Adams men can concentrate on automatic promotion and a push for League One. The challengers to Home Park are Stevenage, who are 25 points and 18...

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League Two: Manager, Player and Goal of the Month (December)
Jan05

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

Player of the Month: Gareth Evans (Portsmouth) Pompey’s 27-year-old winger has been a key player for the South Coast team this season, having scored six times in 21 appearances since joining from Fleetwood in the summer. Four of those goals came in December, with the most crucial one being a 33rd minute equaliser in a 2-1 away win at Northampton which saw Paul Cook’s side close the gap on the automatic promotion places. If the...

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League Two Round-Up: Plymouth, Northampton and Oxford all win
Jan04

League Two Round-Up: Plymouth, Northampton and Oxford all win

Table-toppers Plymouth Argyle won for the fourth game in a row to remain at the top of League Two with a 2-0 victory over Carlisle. Carlisle, who were playing their ‘home’ game at Blackburn Rovers’ Ewood Park, fell behind when Ryan Brunt’s shot took a deflection to bypass goalkeeper Mark Gillespie. Gregg Wylde then doubled the Pilgrims’ lead in stoppage-time when his low strike arrowed into the net. Northampton continued to...

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