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 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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