Skip to main content Skip to site footer
Match Previews

Sky Bet League 2: Matchday 46 preview

6 May 2016

All eyes are on automatic promotion as we reach the final day of the Sky Bet League 2 season.

Accrington Stanley, Oxford United and Bristol Rovers are battling it out for the two remaining promotion places.

Here are all the Matchday 46 fixtures in Sky Bet League 2, all kicking off at 3pm:

Saturday 7th May 2016

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

The three promotion chasers are all at home – Accrington face Stevenage, Oxford take on Wycombe Wanderers, and Bristol Rovers host relegated Dagenham & Redbridge in the bid for a place in Sky Bet League 1.

Read more: State of play – all the ups and downs in The Football League

One of the trio will be facing AFC Wimbledon, whose campaign concludes against Newport County at Kingsmeadow, in the Play-Offs.

Portsmouth and Plymouth Argyle will meet in the Play-Offs and are now just battling it out for position and the chance to play the second leg at home.

Pompey host champions Northampton Town and could inflict a first defeat on the Cobblers since mid-December, when Paul Cook's men won 2-1 at Sixfields. Meanwhile, Argyle host Hartlepool United.

Cambridge United and Leyton Orient both fell just shy of the Play-Off places and finish on the road at Mansfield Town and Yeovil Town respectively.

Luton Town can overtake Exeter City with three points over the Grecians at Kenilworth Road, while York City's Football League spell ends away at Morecambe.

Elsewhere, Barnet travel to Crawley Town and Notts County host Carlisle United at Meadow Lane.

Match official appointments

The match official appointments for the weekend's Football League matches were announced earlier this week.


Don’t miss it!

Stay in touch with the final-day race for automatic promotion by following our divisional Twitter feed - @SkyBetLeague2.



Advertisement block