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Sky Bet League 2: Matchday 6 preview

4 September 2015

Leyton Orient lead the way in Sky Bet League 2 as we head into the second month of the season, and they travel to Exeter City in Matchday 6.

Their trip down to Devon on Saturday afternoon is one of 11 fixtures spread over two days - with Bristol Rovers and Oxford United going head-to-head on Sunday lunchtime, live on Sky Sports.

Here's a full list of the weekend fixtures in Sky Bet League 2 (kick-off is 3pm unless stated):

Saturday 5th September

Newport County v York City (1pm)    
Carlisle United v Barnet (2pm)
Cambridge United v Luton Town        
Exeter City v Leyton Orient        
Mansfield Town v AFC Wimbledon        
Northampton Town v Dagenham & Redbridge
Portsmouth v Accrington Stanley
Stevenage v Plymouth Argyle    
Wycombe Wanderers v Hartlepool United
Yeovil Town v Morecambe

Sunday 6th September

Bristol Rovers v Oxford United (12.15pm – live on Sky Sports)

Leyton Orient hold the only perfect record in The Football League, which led to Ian Hendon and Dean Cox landing the monthly divisional awards.

Read more: Ian Hendon named Sky Bet League 2 Manager of the Month

Read more: Dean Cox named Sky Bet League 2 Player of the Month

Orient's bid to extend their five-game winning run comes at Exeter this weekend, where they have only scored once in their last five visits.

It's third versus sixth at Adams Park on Saturday afternoon, and Wycombe will be confident mood ahead of Hartlepool's arrival having won the past seven meetings between the two.

Northampton are another side who have history on their side this weekend - they play Dagenham & Redbridge and are unbeaten in all 10 Football League clashes with the Daggers, winning nine.

Read more: Wycombe Wanderers and Northampton Town have history on their side this weekend

Yeovil and Morecambe go head-to-head for the first time in The Football League, having not faced off since the 2002/03 Conference campaign.

Read more: A league above: Yeovil Town v Morecambe

Also re-united on Saturday are Carlisle and Barnet, who haven't played each other for 10 seasons.

The Sky Bet League 2 weekend comes to a close on Sunday lunchtime, when Bristol Rovers lock horns with Oxford United in front of the Sky Sports cameras.

Read more: Live on Sky Sports: Bristol Rovers v Oxford United

Match official appointments

The officials appointed to this weekend's Football League matches were announced earlier this week.

Click here to see which officials are on duty in Sky Bet League 2 this weekend

Don't miss it!

We'll have match updates on all the Sky Bet League 2 action this weekend via our Twitter feed –  @SkyBetLeague2.

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