Date: 23rd December 2016 at 10:18am
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The 2016-17 season continues with the latest round of games this Christmas. This will see us among those involved with three points of course the aim.

Previous results

Saturday 17th December 2016 – Sky Bet League Two
Doncaster Rovers 1-0 Grimsby Town 12:30
Accrington Stanley 0-1 Plymouth Argyle 15:00
Barnet 1-2 Stevenage 15:00
Blackpool 0-2 Luton Town 15:00
Cambridge United 2-1 Crewe Alexandra 15:00
Carlisle United 2-1 Yeovil Town 15:00
Colchester United 2-1 Notts County 15:00
Crawley Town 3-1 Newport County 15:00
Exeter City 2-0 Mansfield Town 15:00
Morecambe1-2 Cheltenham Town 15:00
Portsmouth 0-0 Hartlepool United 15:00
Wycombe Wanderers 1-0 Leyton Orient 15:00

What will happen in this one though? Cast your vote so we know if you think it’ll be all smiles or disappointment come the full time whistle.

Fixtures

Monday 26th December 2016 – Sky Bet League Two
Leyton Orient v Crawley Town 13:00
Cheltenham Town v Barnet 15:00
Crewe Alexandra v Carlisle United 15:00
Grimsby Town v Accrington Stanley 15:00
Hartlepool United v Blackpool 15:00
Luton Town v Colchester United 15:00
Mansfield Town v Morecambe 15:00
Newport County v Portsmouth 15:00
Notts County v Doncaster Rovers 15:00
Plymouth Argyle v Wycombe Wanderers 15:00
Stevenage v Cambridge United 15:00
Yeovil Town v Exeter City 15:00

Leaders Plymouth will host the leagues most in form side at the moment when Wycombe head to Home Park. The Pilgrims know a third successive win and they’ll definitely stay top – anything but and they could drop to 3rd. Whereas the Chairboys are looking for a seventh straight win that could take them as high as 4th.

2nd place Carlisle are waiting to jump on any slip up by Plymouth. The Cumbrians head to 16th placed Crewe – who have lost their last three – just two points off the leaders but with the better goal difference.

Doncaster are also just the two points off Plymouth, also with the better goal difference. Donny travel to Meadow Lane to face struggling Notts County – they have lost six in a row and won just once in their last 10.

The first game played on Boxing Day though will be the 1pm kick off at Leyton Orient. Struggling Orient have lost four of their last five games but know a Brisbane Road win against Crawley – who have won three from four – would ensure they stay out of the bottom two come the end of the day.

Cheltenham will look to follow up their first win in five – which had seen them lose four – with another at Whaddon Road against promotion chasing Barnet. A win for the Robins and they’ll have a good chance of climbing out of the relegation places. However, a win for the Bees and they have an equally good opportunity of moving into the play-offs.

Three successive defeats has seen Grimsby slide down the table to 14th. The Mariners will look to get a potential play-off push back on track at Blundell Park when struggling Accrington visit. Stanley are just above the relegation zone and have lost six of their last seven games.

Hartlepool stopped the rot with a precious point in their last game. Pools will now return to Victoria Park for the first time since a 5-0 drubbing by Cambridge. Blackpool suffered only a second home defeat of the season when beaten by Luton in their last game – they’ll seek a reaction as that could take them back into a play-off place.

However, Luton will look to follow up that win with another at Kenilworth Road against Colchester. The U’s are unbeaten in four though with three of these game won to move them to within four points of the top seven.

Mansfield and Morecambe are both at the wrong end of the table ahead of this meeting at Field Mill. The Stags haven’t won in three whereas the visiting Shrimpers have won just once in their last eight.

Bottom of the league Newport look to cut the four point gap to safety – and end a run of four straight defeats – when Portsmouth visit Rodney Parade. However, Pompey will look to react to a goalless draw at Fratton Park against Hartlepool with all three points as they look to consolidate 4th place and potentially narrow the seven points to the automatic promotion places.

Stevenage and Cambridge are both battling for places in the play-offs. Boro go into this game a couple of places and a point from the top seven where’s the U’s four straight wins have seen them up to 7th, in the final play-off spot.

A west county meeting between Yeovil and Exeter will see these sides look to keep touch with the play-offs – in the case of the Glovers – and close in on a potential play-off place – as far as the Grecians are concerned.

It goes without saying the expectation; most definitely the hope at least, will be for a positive result. But will this happen? We’ll find out soon enough.

Ahead of the game we’re looking for your views on what way you think it will go, which requires you to vote in the latest poll in one of the options you have been given.

However, don’t just look also have a say. We don’t just want your vote, which you can do to the right, we also want some thoughts and views ahead of the game as well so share these below.

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