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League Two promotion battle (1 to go)

League Two promotion battle (1 to go)


The Chairboys' destiny remains in their own hands following the penultimate round of results.


Wycombe, Shrewsbury and Accrington all won.

Chesterfield and Torquay both drew.

Bury, Stevenage and Gillingham all lost.


The top eight are now fighting three separate battles with only Accrington able to relax next Saturday.

Stanley will finish 5th whatever happens and are the only side with a confirmed place in the play-offs. It's a great achievement for a club with an average gate of only 1,867, and with momentum on their side, you wouldn't bet against them making it to Old Trafford in a few weeks time.

The title is between Chesterfield and Bury with the Spireites only needing a point at home against Gillingham to clinch top spot.

The final automatic promotion place will go to either Wycombe or Shrewsbury. The Chairboys have a one point advantage but an inferior goal-difference and must at least match the Shrews' result on Saturday to retain third-spot.

Torquay, Stevenage and Gillingham are fighting for the bottom two play-off places. The Devon side are in pole position, and with their rivals facing Chesterfield and Bury on Saturday, it would take a couple of surprise results to prevent the Gulls from extending their season.

Here's how it looks at the top......


Chesterfield - 83 points (Goal Difference +32, Goals scored 82)

Gillingham (H)

The Spireites need a point to be crowned champions.

They can finish with a maximum of 86 points.

Highest possible finish - 1st

Lowest possible finish - 2nd


Bury - 80 points (Gd +32, Gs 79)

Stevenage (A)

The Shakers will take the title if they win and Chesterfield lose.

They can finish with a maximum of 83 points.

Highest possible finish - 1st

Lowest possible finish - 2nd


Wycombe - 77 points (Gd +17, Gs 66)

Southend (H)

The Chairboys will be promoted if they at least match Shrewsbury's result.

They can finish with a maximum of 80 points.

Highest possible finish - 3rd

Lowest possible finish - 4th


Shrewsbury - 76 points (Gd +20, Gs 69)

Oxford (H)

The Shrews will be promoted if they obtain a better result than Wycombe.

They can finish with a maximum of 79 points.

Highest possible finish - 3rd

Lowest possible finish - 4th


Accrington - 72 points (Gd +18, Gs 72)

Burton (A)

Stanley have qualified for the play-offs

They can finish with a maximum of 75 points.

They will finish 5th whatever happens on Saturday.


Torquay - 68 points (Gd +23, Gs 73)

Rotherham (A)

The Gulls can finish with a maximum of 71 points.

Highest possible finish - 6th

Lowest possible finish - 8th



Stevenage - 68 points (Gd +17, Gs 59)

Bury (H)

Boro can finish with a maximum of 71 points.

Highest possible finish - 6th

Lowest possible finish - 8th


Gillingham - 68 points (Gd +12, Gs 66)

Chesterfield (A)

The Gills can finish with a maximum of 71 points.

Highest possible finish - 6th

Lowest possible finish - 9th



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Writer:Len
Date:Monday May 2 2011
Time: 12:43AM

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