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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 and the 2017-18 season will see Forest Green Rovers at this level for the first time. Their promotion means that the Gloucestershire town of Nailsworth in which they are based, is the smallest settlement ever to host league football in this country with a population of just over 5,000.

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Bet365 - Full Time Result - Enhanced Prices

This Bet365 offer gives you the option of taking an enhanced price on the full time result of a game for selected matches only applies to games being played in the English competitions, Champions League and Europa League.

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New Paddy Power customers can receive their stake back in cash up to a maximum of £20 if their first qualifying bet on the sportsbook is a loser.

New customers only, limited to one per person. If you’ve previously had a Paddy Power account, you will not qualify for the offer. Place your first bet on any Sportsbook market and if it loses we will refund your stake in CASH. Max refund for this offer is £/€20. Only deposits made using Cards or Paypal will qualify for this promotion. T&Cs apply.

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New 888sport customers can receive a total of £40 on free bets if registering a new account and placing a qualifying bet of £10 on a sports market.

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2019-20 League Two Season

The 2019-20 League Two season begins with all 24 teams playing at 3pm on Saturday 3 August. Salford City have a home game to start their first ever season in the English Football League, as they host Stevenage. The other side promoted from the National League last season were Leyton Orient. 

Top Ten after December 1

Team Played Won Drawn Lost Points
1 Swindon Town 19 11 3 5 36
2 Forest Green Rovers 19 10 5 4 35
3 Crewe Alexandra 19 10 4 5 34
4 Exeter City 19 9 6 4 33
5 Cheltenham Town 18 8 7 3 31
6 Northampton Town 19 9 4 6 31
7 Bradford City 18 9 4 5 31
8 Plymouth Argyle 18 8 5 5 29
9 Port Vale 19 7 7 5 28
10 Colchester United 18 7 6 5 27

Bottom of the Table after December 1

Team Played Won Drawn Lost Points
19 Leyton Orient 19 5 5 9 20
20 Oldham Athletic 18 4 7 7 19
21 Carlisle United 19 5 4 10 19
22 Walsall 19 5 4 10 19
23 Stevenage 18 2 8 8 14
24 Morecambe 19 3 5 11 14

 Due to the expulsion of Bury, only the bottom team will be relegated to 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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