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Sky Bet League 2: Match Round 3 midweek preview

18 August 2015

The first set of midweek Football League fixtures take place this week, with five clubs aiming to maintain a perfect start to the Sky Bet League 2 season.

Match Round 3 fixtures

Here are Tuesday night's Sky Bet League 2 matches (all kick-off times are 7.45pm unless stated)

Tuesday 18th August

Accrington Stanley v Mansfield Town
AFC Wimbledon v Cambridge United
Barnet v Northampton Town
Crawley Town v Portsmouth
Dagenham & Redbridge v Exeter City
Hartlepool United v Newport County
Leyton Orient v Stevenage
Luton Town v Bristol Rovers
Morecambe v Wycombe Wanderers
Oxford United v Notts County
Plymouth Argyle v Carlisle United
York City v Yeovil Town

One of the sides looking for a third straight win are Hartlepool United, who welcome Ronnie Moore back to the dugout for their home clash with Newport County after the manager missed Pools' last two fixtures.

Read more: Ronnie Moore to return to the dugout for Hartlepool United v Newport County

Wycombe Wanderers, Leyton Orient, Portsmouth and Northampton Town make up the top four after picking up back-to-back wins, and they face Morecambe, Stevenage, Crawley Town and Barnet respectively, with Orient the only one of the four sides playing at home.

Read more: Northampton Town's Chris Wilder demands more after 3-0 victory over Exeter City

Carlisle make the trip down to Devon to face Plymouth Argyle, looking to improve on a dismal run of one point from 11 matches at Home Park.

Read more: Carlisle United target long-awaited win at Plymouth Argyle

Yeovil Town travel in the other direction to face York City, having beaten the Minstermen on both occasions that the clubs have met. The pair are yet to pick up a point this term, so at least one of the two will get off the mark this evening.

Elsewhere tonight, Oxford United and Notts County renew acquaintances after spending 10 seasons apart, and Luton Town and Bristol Rovers lock horns for the 90th time – but it's the first meeting since Boxing Day 2007.

Match Official Appointments

The officials appointed to Football League games in Match Round 3 of the 2015/16 were announced earlier this week.

Click here to see which officials are on duty in Match Round 3 of Sky Bet League 2

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We’ll be providing live match updates from all of the games in Match Round 3 of Sky Bet League 2 on Twitter, via @SkyBetLeague2.


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