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There's always a great mix of teams in this division. There's the 18 teams that took part in the league last season, four sides relegated from League One last season and not wanting to spend too much time in League Two and two excited sides promoted from non-league football last season.

There's an intriguing combination of sides in the division with some former Premier League outfits who have fallen on hard times as well as club's fresh out of the non-league scene. The likes of Barnet and Dagenham and Redbridge are two recent examples of smaller sides who have made the jump from the semi-professional game but ended up going back in the other direction. 

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2019-20 League Two Season

The 2019-20 League Two season was suspended on 13 March. On 9 June it was decided the season would not resume. The final table was determined by points per game calculation. This saw Swindon Town win the title, they had been behind Crewe on goal difference but had a game in hand. Plymouth remained in third, taking the final automatic promotion place. The four teams in the play-off positions remained the same but Cheltenham moved up to fourth. 

Final Table

Team Points per Match
1 Swindon Town 1.92
2 Crewe Alexandra 1.86
3 Plymouth Argyle 1.84
4 Cheltenham Town 1.78
5 Exeter City 1.76
6 Colchester United 1.57
7 Northampton Town 1.57
8 Port Vale 1.54

Play-off Fixtures

18 June: Colchester United 1 Exeter City 0 and Northampton Town 0 Cheltenham Town 2

22 June:  Exeter City 3 Colchester United 1 (AET) - Exeter won 3-2 on aggregate

               Cheltenham Town 0 Northampton Town 3 - Northanpton won 3-2 on aggregate

29 June:  Final - Exeter City 0 Northampton Town 4 - Northampton Town promoted to League One.

Bottom of the Table after Macclesfield Town given a further seven point deduction.

Team Points per match
22 Morecambe 1.15
23 Macclesfield Town (-11 pts) 0.67
24 Stevenage 0.61

 Due to the expulsion of Bury, only the bottom team is due to be relegated to the National League. We do know that Barrow will be playing in League Two next season after winning the National League.

 

League Two 2019-20

There are 24 teams taking part in League Two this season. Here's a list in alphabetical order of who's taking part and how they got on last season.

  1. Bradford City (finished bottom of League One)
  2. Cambridge United (21st)
  3. Carlisle United (11th)
  4. Cheltenham Town (16th)
  5. Colchester United (8th)
  6. Crawley Town (19th)
  7. Crewe Alexandra (12th)
  8. Exeter City (9th)
  9. Forest Green Rovers (5th)
  10. Grimsby Town (17th)
  11. Leyton Orient (National League Champions)
  12. Macclesfield Town (22nd)
  13. Mansfield Town (4th)
  14. Morecambe (18th)
  15. Newport County (7th)
  16. Northampton Town (15th)
  17. Oldham (14th)
  18. Plymouth Argyle (relegated from League One in 21st place)
  19. Port Vale (20th)
  20. Salford City (Won National League play-offs)
  21. Scunthorpe United (relegated from League One in 23rd place)
  22. Stevenage (10th)
  23. Swindon Town (13th)
  24. Walsall (relegated from League One in 22nd place)

How to Use Your Free Bet on League Two 

There are plenty of opportunities to use a Free Bet in League Two

  • League Winners
  • Who will get promoted
  • Who will make the play-offs
  • Who'll be relegated to the National League
  • Individual games
  • Next manager to leave their club
  • Top Northern Club
  • Top Southern Club
  • Top goalscorer in the league and for each side
  • Handicap betting
  • League positions at certain stages of the season

League Two History 

2018-19 season

  1. Lincoln City 85
  2. Bury 79
  3. MK Dons 79
  4. Mansfield Town 76
  5. Forest Green Rovers 74
  6. Tranmere Rovers 73 (promoted via play-offs)
  7. Newport County 71
  8. Colchester United 70

 

 

Bottom of Table 

  • 22nd Macclesfield 44
  • 23rd Notts County 41 (relegated)
  • 24th Yeovil Town 40 (relegated)

Recent Winners

  • 2018-19: Lincoln City
  • 2017-18: Accrington Stanley
  • 2016-17: Portsmouth
  • 2015-16: Northampton Town
  • 2014-15: Burton Albion
  • 2013-14: Chesterfield
  • 2012-13: Gillingham
  • 2011-12: Swindon
  • 2010-11: Chesterfield
  • 2009-10: Notts County
  • 2008-09: Brentford
  • 2007-08: MK Dons
  • 2006-07: Walsall
  • 2005-06: Carlisle United
  • 2004-05: Yeovil Town

Of those teams Brentford and Burton Albion are now in the Championship while Yeovil and Notts County are back in League Two.

The Play-Offs 

There are three automatic promotion places in League Two. The sides finishing fourth to seventh go into the play-offs with two-legged semi-finals and then a final at Wembley Stadium. Previous Winners are:

  • 2018-19: Tranmere Rovers
  • 2017-18: Coventry City
  • 2016-17: Blackpool
  • 2015-16: AFC Wimbledon
  • 2014-15: Southend United
  • 2013-14: Fleetwood Town
  • 2012-13: Bradford City
  • 2011-12: Crewe Alexandra
  • 2010-11: Stevenage
  • 2009-10: Dagenham & Redbridge
  • 2008-09: Gillingham
  • 2007-08: Stockport County
  • 2006-07: Bristol Rovers
  • 2005-06: Cheltenham Town
  • 2004-05: Southend United

The Dreaded Drop

At one time the bottom four teams in what was then Division Four used to have to stand for re-election to the league. This process developed into one where the side finishing bottom of the table were relegated to the Conference (now the National League) and replaced by the Conference Champions.  In recent years this has been adapted to the bottom two sides in League Two going down and being replaced by the National League winners and the winners of the Play-offs.

Not all the teams that get relegated are able to make it back into the Football League. Some suffer financial problems due to their relegation, for example Rushden & Diamonds, Chester and Hereford went out of business.  

The two teams promoted to League Two at the end of last season were Leyton Orient and Salford City with Notts County and Yeovil Town heading in the opposite direction.

 

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