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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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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League Two Preview: Plymouth face Carlisle at Ewood Park
Jan02

League Two Preview: Plymouth face Carlisle at Ewood Park

League leaders Plymouth will celebrate being top at the start of 2016 by travelling to Ewood Park to face play-off contenders Carlisle United, who have to play at Blackburn Rovers’ ground due to the vast flooding in the north of England. Argyle have three back-to-back league wins and the best away record with 26 points on the road. Manager Derek Adams is also hopeful to keep hold of Hiram Boateng, Oscar Threlkeld and Craig...

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League Two Round-Up: Plymouth Argyle end 2015 on top after beating Newport
Dec29

League Two Round-Up: Plymouth Argyle end 2015 on top after beating Newport

Plymouth Argyle ended the year at the top of League Two after coming from behind to defeat Newport County 2-1. Scott Boden had given the Welsh side the lead in the first half, but Jake Jervis pulled Argyle level just three minutes after the break. Ryan Brunt was the hero again, scoring the winner for the second game in a row as the Devonshire outfit move three points clear. Northampton move up to second after ending Accrington...

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