Date: 3rd February 2017 at 10:40am
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The 2016-17 season continues with the latest round of games this weekend. This will see us among those involved with three points of course the aim.

Previous results

Saturday 28th January 2017 – LEAGUE TWO
Carlisle United 1-1 Barnet 15:00
Crewe Alexandra 0-0 Cheltenham Town 15:00
Luton Town 2-0 Cambridge United 15:00
Mansfield Town 2-0 Leyton Orient 15:00
Newport County 3-1 Hartlepool United 15:00
Notts County 2-1 Crawley Town 15:00
Portsmouth 0-1 Exeter City 15:00
Stevenage 2-0 Grimsby Town 15:00
Yeovil Town 0-3 Doncaster Rovers 15:00

Tuesday 31st January 2017 – LEAGUE TWO
Exeter City 4-2 Wycombe Wanderers 19:45
Luton Town 2-3 Cheltenham Town 19:45
Yeovil Town 2-1 Plymouth Argyle 19:45

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.


Saturday 4th February 2017 – LEAGUE TWO
Accrington Stanley v Notts County 15:00
Barnet v Mansfield Town 15:00
Blackpool v Colchester United 15:00
Cambridge United v Plymouth Argyle 15:00
Cheltenham Town v Newport County 15:00
Crawley Town v Stevenage 15:00
Doncaster Rovers v Morecambe 15:00
Exeter City v Crewe Alexandra 15:00
Grimsby Town v Luton Town 15:00
Hartlepool United v Yeovil Town 15:00
Leyton Orient v Carlisle United 15:00
Wycombe Wanderers v Portsmouth 15:00

Leaders Doncaster chase a sixth straight win that would maintain the seven point gap – at least – they have at the top. Looking to upset Donny are Morecambe who head to the Keepmoat Stadium on a three game unbeaten run themselves.

Plymouth’s midweek defeat didn’t cost them too much but did mean the chance to close the gap on the leaders to four points – with another game in hand – was missed. A reaction at Cambridge will be the intention. However, the U’s are also in need of the points as a three game winless run has seen their play-off bid falter.

Accrington and Notts County meet in a huge relegation six pointer at the Crown Ground. Defeat for either and they’ll probably drop into the relegation zone. If it ends in a draw this could well be the case for the Magpies also.

With Barnet unable to win in the last three they’ve lost ground on the play-off places whereas Mansfield’s six game unbeaten run has seen them into play-off contention. A win for either and they could be in the top 7 come 5pm on Saturday.

The Blackpool run of form – they have won just once in the last six – has seen them slip down to midtable. Colchester’s defeat in their last game was a first in 10 with the U’s also outside of the play-offs ahead of this Bloomfield Road meeting.

Another big relegation battle will see Cheltenham hosting bottom of the league Newport. The Robins are three points clear of trouble – with a better goal difference – so should remain outside of the relegation zone regardless but would be keen to extend an unbeaten run to three. The Exiles – who won for the first time in 10 – are already three unbeaten and look to close the four point gap to safety at Whaddon Road.

Little separates midtable Crawley and Stevenage ahead of this meeting. Any outside play-off hopes would hinge on a victory for either though.

Exeter’s winning run was extended to six – they are unbeaten in the last 10 – in midweek to take them up to 4th. Another victory against Crewe – who haven’t won in the last 10 – at St James Park and the Grecians could further close the four point gap between them and an automatic promotion spot.

If Grimsby are to make a push for the play-offs the form needs to improve as Mariners have lost five of their last 10 in League 2. Luton – who still hold a play-off spot – were beaten in their last game so the Hatters will also want a reaction at Blundell Park.

Dave Jones’ first official game in charge of Hartlepool ended in defeat – a third in the last four for Pools – with his first at Victoria Park something he’ll want to win of course. However, visiting Yeovil beat – a first win in nine – promotion chasing Plymouth in midweek so the Glovers would visit in high spirits.

A fourth straight Leyton Orient defeat saw Orient – under another new boss this weekend – drop into the relegation zone. 3rd placed Carlisle – who haven’t won in five to see their automatic position challenged – are the visitors to Brisbane Road.

Promotion rivals Wycombe and Portsmouth meet at Adams Park. The Chairboys’ first defeat in 10 – when they lost to in-form Exeter in midweek – means this meeting with Pompey – also beaten by the Grecians in their last game with that a second defeat in three – takes on even greater significance for each. Both need to win to keep in touch with automatic promotion and can’t afford to lose for fear of seeing a play-off place threatened.

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.

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