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 Round-Up: Mansfield win for the first time since November
Jan11

League Two Round-Up: Mansfield win for the first time since November

Mansfield won their first league match since November to move within a point of the play-offs as they beat Stevenage 2-1. Chris Clements put the Stags into the lead with a curling free-kick just before half-time, before James Baxendale doubled that advantage with a fine 20-yard strike on his debut. Armand Gnanduillet’s stoppage-time effort was only a mere consolation for Teddy Sheringham’s men, who are 19th and five without a win....

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League Two Preview: High-flying Bristol Rovers travel to lowly Barnet
Jan09

League Two Preview: High-flying Bristol Rovers travel to lowly Barnet

Only a handful of fixtures in League Two are going ahead this Saturday due to the FA Cup, with the highlight being high-flying Bristol Rovers taking the trip to downtrodden Barnet. Rovers are in fine form, unbeaten in their last seven, winning five of those. The Pirates have this week also been boosted with the arrival of Shrewsbury Town’s captain Liam Lawrence. Currently in fifth on 43 points, nine behind leaders Plymouth, Darrell...

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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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