Date: 27th April 2017 at 7:58pm
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The 2016-17 season continues with the penultimate round of games this weekend. This will see us among those involved with three points of course the aim.

Previous results

Saturday 22nd April 2017 – LEAGUE TWO
Blackpool 3-0 Cheltenham Town 15:00
Colchester United 0-0 Plymouth Argyle 15:00
Crawley Town 3-3 Carlisle United 15:00
Crewe Alexandra 3-0 Leyton Orient 15:00
Exeter City 3-1 Morecambe 15:00
Grimsby Town 4-2 Yeovil Town 15:00
Hartlepool United 0-2 Barnet 15:00
Luton Town 2-1 Notts County 15:00
Newport County 1-0 Accrington Stanley 15:00
Portsmouth 2-1 Cambridge United 15:00
Stevenage 0-1 Mansfield Town 15:00
Wycombe Wanderers 2-1 Doncaster Rovers 15:00

What will happen in this one though? Cast your vote so we know if you think it’ll be all smiles or disappointment come the full time whistle.

Fixtures

Saturday 29th April 2017 – LEAGUE TWO
Accrington Stanley v Luton Town 15:00
Barnet v Grimsby Town 15:00
Cambridge United v Crawley Town 15:00
Carlisle United v Newport County 15:00
Cheltenham Town v Hartlepool United 15:00
Doncaster Rovers v Exeter City 15:00
Leyton Orient v Colchester United 15:00
Mansfield Town v Portsmouth 15:00
Morecambe v Wycombe Wanderers 15:00
Notts County v Blackpool 15:00
Plymouth Argyle v Crewe Alexandra 15:00
Yeovil Town v Stevenage 15:00

Accrington’s outside hopes of making it into the top-seven could be kept a live with a win over Luton, fourth, but even that might not be enough? A point for the Hatters and they’ll be assured of a play-off spot with a game to spare.

Barnet, 15th, can’t finish any higher than their current spot but a win over Grimsby would improve these chances. Technically the Mariners, 14th, can make it into the top-seven but this is highly unlikely with five points to overturn and so many clubs between them and a play-off place.

If Cambridge, 11th, react with a win to last weekend’s defeat in the visit of Crawley to the Abbey the U’s would take their bid to finish in the top-seven into the final weekend. The Reds have only won once in the last 10 games but they can’t be relegated from the Football League.

Carlisle are unbeaten in three but with these ending in draws the Cumbrians, 10th, are a point off the play-off. Newport’s four wins in five has taken them out of the relegation zone – survival will be assured with a victory if second-bottom Hartlepool are beaten.

A Cheltenham point against second-bottom Hartlepool would assure they stay in League 2 and could leave Pools on the brink of dropping out of the Football League? If the visitors leave with all three points it could move them out of the relegation zone and leave the Robins in a potential four-way final day shootout for the one battle to avoid the drop.

Already promoted Doncaster could be confirmed as champions if they record a first win in four, having lost successive games. Exeter go to the Keepmoat Stadium knowing a victory will all but secure a play-off spot – the goal difference means they can’t drop any lower than seventh.

Leyton Orient’s relegation was confirmed last weekend but Orient will still play for pride in the remaining two games – starting with the visit of Colchester. The U’s bid for a top-seven finish will go to the final day if all three points are secured at Brisbane Road.

If Mansfield can follow up the win over Stevenage, seventh, last weekend with another over already promoted Portsmouth it could take them into a play-off spot. Pompey, third, on the other hand can still be crowed champions but would have to win at Field Mill and hope that Doncaster drop point.

Morecambe’s run-in has been poor in recent months but they’ll still be in League 2 next season but Wycombe might not be? A win for the Chairboys, ninth, and they could move into the top-seven leaving a bid for a play-off place in their own hands on the final day.

Notts County bid to avoid a third straight defeat when play-off chasing Blackpool visit Meadow Lane. A Pools win and they could confirm a top-seven finish, be left in a strong position at the very least with a game to play.

If Plymouth can extend their unbeaten run to five games with a win against Crewe – who won for the first time in five last time round – they will go into the final day having a chance of being crowed champions. Depending on Doncaster’s result a point could be enough for the Pilgrims.

Yeovil’s goal difference should mean they’ll stay in the Football League whatever Hartlepool, Newport and Cheltenham manage in the final two games but if the Glovers get anything against Stevenage that’ll make absolutely sure. Boro, seventh, will hold onto the final play-off spot, at least, with a win at Huish Park.

It goes without saying the expectation; most definitely the hope at least, will be for a positive result. But will this happen? We’ll find out soon enough.

Ahead of the game we’re looking for your views on what way you think it will go, which requires you to vote in the latest poll in one of the options you have been given.

However, don’t just look also have a say. We don’t just want your vote, which you can do to the right, we also want some thoughts and views ahead of the game as well so share these below.

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