League Two Preview: Top-two clash at Home Park
Jan11

League Two Preview: Top-two clash at Home Park

Leaders Plymouth Argyle host second-placed Northampton Town at Home Park in a top of the table clash. Four straight wins have seen Derek Adams’ side sit three-points above the Cobblers, who have won seven of their last nine league matches. The Devon side have lost three times at home this season, while Town, who would go top if they win by a two-goal margin, have been defeated just twice on their travels. Elsewhere,...

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Top 5: FA Cup Third Round Players
Jan11

Top 5: FA Cup Third Round Players

Oxford United pulled off the shock result of the FA Cup third round as the League Two side defeated Premier League Swansea City 3-2 at the Kassam Stadium. Elsewhere, there were draws for Exeter City, Bristol City, and Wycombe Wanderers against Premier League opposition in Liverpool, West Brom and Aston Villa respectively, while National League side Eastleigh drew 1-1 with Bolton Wanderers of the Championship. But in a weekend where 22...

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Top 5: FA Cup Third Round Players
Jan11

Top 5: FA Cup Third Round Players

2. Ricky Holmes (Northampton Town) In just his second start this season, Holmes scored twice as League Two Northampton drew 2-2 with MK Dons of the Championship. Trailing 1-0 at half time, four minutes after the interval, the 28-year-old collected the ball on the edge of the area before some neat close control allowed him to create space to curl the ball into the top corner. Ten minutes later, Sam Hoskins found Holmes on the right...

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Top 5: Potential FA Cup 3rd Round Upsets
Jan08

Top 5: Potential FA Cup 3rd Round Upsets

The most famous domestic cup competition has reached the third round stage, where sides from the top two divisions enter and, as always in the FA Cup, football fans will be on the lookout for shocks and giant-killings. Out of the 64 clubs in action over the course of the weekend, just one non-league outfit remains, while a number of lower ranked teams have matches at home to out-of-form sides higher up the English footballing pyramid....

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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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Top 5: Potential FA Cup 3rd Round Upsets

4) Northampton Town vs MK Dons (Saturday, 3pm) The hosts will certainly fancy their chances of beating the Dons at Sixfields on Saturday, despite the two sides being separated by 30 places and two divisions. Town currently lie second in League Two after winning eight of their last 10 matches, and look set to be heavily involved in the race for promotion to League One. On the other hand, the main focus for Karl Robinson and his team...

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