League Two

Promotion Diaries – Tranmere Rovers

After falling in the playoffs in their two previous attempts to return to the Football League, the Tranmere Rovers succeeded last season, winning the National League playoff after the 2017-18 season to find themselves back in League Two. The club, four years removed from their last season in League One, were picked as a potential surprise, but …

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Promotion Diaries – Salford City

For the second consecutive season, Salford City has reset the bar for reaching their highest level of English football. The squad, partially owned by members of the 1992 Manchester United squad, are well on the ownership’s stated goal of reaching the Championship by 2030, earning promotion from the National League through the playoff after a third-place …

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Relegation Diaries – Scunthorpe United

A look at the season of Scunthorpe United, who were relegated to League Two after a 23rd-place finish in League One this season.

Relegation Diaries – Walsall

Like another club – Plymouth Argyle – joining them in relegation from League One, Walsall was safe from relegation before a couple of losing streaks sent them tumbling into the relegation zone. The Saddlers’ fall started a bit earlier, but not so early that they still had a chance to stave of relegation the last few …

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Relegation Diaries – Plymouth Argyle

When April began, Plymouth Argyle was in 14th place in League One, not close to the playoffs but comfortably remaining in the league for next season. Than the wheels fell off, though the club was still in position to stay safe entering the final day of the season, though they would need some help along the …

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Relegation Diaries – Notts County

Despite a slow start to the season, Notts County had an opportunity to avoid relegation from League Two up until the last month of the season. However, despite gaining four points over the last two matches of April, they would’ve needed a miracle heading into the final weekend of football, needing a win and a Macclesfield Town loss to …

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