2014–15 Football League Two

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Football League Two
Season 2014–15
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The 2014–15 Football League Two (referred to as the Sky Bet League Two for sponsorship reasons) is the 11th season of the Football League Two under its current title and the 23rd season under its current league division format. The season is set to begin on 9 August 2014.

Twenty four clubs will participate, eighteen of which remain in League Two having been neither promoted nor relegated at the end of the 2013–14 season. These clubs will be joined by Tranmere Rovers, Carlisle United, Shrewsbury Town and Stevenage who were relegated from 2013–14 Football League One, and by Luton Town and Cambridge United who were both promoted from the 2013–14 Football Conference.

Changes from last season[edit]

Team changes[edit]

The following teams have changed division since the 2013–14 season.[1]

Team overview[edit]

Stadia and locations[edit]

Team Location Stadium Capacity
Accrington Stanley Accrington Crown Ground 5,057
AFC Wimbledon London (Kingston upon Thames) Kingsmeadow 4,850
Burton Albion Burton Pirelli Stadium 6,912
Bury Bury Gigg Lane 11,840
Cambridge United Cambridge Abbey Stadium 9,617
Carlisle United Carlisle Brunton Park 16,981
Cheltenham Town Cheltenham Whaddon Road 7,066
Dagenham & Redbridge London (Dagenham) Victoria Road 6,078
Exeter City Exeter St James Park 8,830
Hartlepool United Hartlepool Victoria Park 8,240
Luton Town Luton Kenilworth Road 10,356
Mansfield Town Mansfield Field Mill 10,000
Morecambe Morecambe Globe Arena 6,476
Newport County Newport Rodney Parade 7,850[note 1]
Northampton Town Northampton Sixfields Stadium 7,653
Oxford United Oxford Kassam Stadium 12,500
Plymouth Argyle Plymouth Home Park 16,388
Portsmouth Portsmouth Fratton Park 20,224
Shrewsbury Town Shrewsbury New Meadow 9,875
Southend United Southend-on-Sea Roots Hall 11,840
Stevenage Stevenage Broadhall Way 6,722
Tranmere Rovers Birkenhead Prenton Park 16,789
Wycombe Wanderers High Wycombe Adams Park 10,284
York City York Bootham Crescent 7,872


League Table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Promotion or relegation
1 Wycombe Wanderers 13 8 4 1 19 8 +11 28 Promotion to 2015–16 Football League One
2 Bury 13 8 2 3 23 11 +12 26
3 Burton Albion 13 8 1 4 16 15 +1 25
4 Luton Town 13 7 3 3 14 9 +5 24 Qualification to League Two play-offs
5 Plymouth Argyle 13 7 1 5 14 8 +6 22
6 Morecambe 13 7 1 5 16 12 +4 22
7 Shrewsbury Town 13 6 3 4 16 10 +6 21
8 Southend United 13 6 3 4 13 11 +2 21
9 Newport County 13 5 4 4 16 13 +3 19
10 Cheltenham Town 13 5 4 4 13 13 0 19
11 Cambridge United 13 5 3 5 23 15 +8 18
12 Northampton Town 13 5 3 5 22 19 +3 18
13 AFC Wimbledon 13 5 3 5 20 21 −1 18
14 Portsmouth 13 4 5 4 11 12 −1 17
15 Stevenage 13 5 2 6 16 19 −3 17
16 Mansfield Town 13 5 2 6 12 16 −4 17
17 Exeter City 13 4 4 5 14 17 −3 16
18 Accrington Stanley 13 5 1 7 18 24 −6 16
19 Dagenham & Redbridge 13 4 2 7 16 21 −5 14
20 Oxford United 13 3 4 6 13 18 −5 13
21 Carlisle United 13 3 3 7 15 22 −7 12
22 Hartlepool United 13 3 2 8 8 20 −12 11
23 York City 13 1 7 5 11 18 −7 10 Relegation to 2015–16 Conference Premier
24 Tranmere Rovers 13 2 3 8 11 18 −7 9

Updated to games played on 18 October 2014.
Source: BBC Sport
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

Results[edit]

Home \ Away[1] ACC WIM BRT BRY CAM CRL CHL D&R EXE HAR LUT MAN MOR NPC NOR OXF PLY POR SHR STD STE TRA WYC YOR
Accrington Stanley 1–0 1–2 2–2 1–0 0–1 3–2
AFC Wimbledon 3–0 3–2 1–2 1–0 2–2 2–3
Burton Albion 1–3 1–0 2–1 1–0 2–0 2–0
Bury 2–1 3–1 0–1 2–1 2–1 2–0
Cambridge United 5–0 1–2 0–1 1–2 5–1 1–0
Carlisle United 4–4 0–3 0–1 1–1 3–0 1–0
Cheltenham Town 2–1 1–1 0–0 1–1 1–0 0–1
Dagenham & Redbridge 2–3 1–2 2–0 0–3 0–2 2–0
Exeter City 2–1 1–2 1–2 1–1 1–1 1–1
Hartlepool United 0–2 0–3 0–2 0–0 2–0 0–0
Luton Town 0–1 1–1 1–0 2–0 0–1 2–0
Mansfield Town 0–1 1–2 3–2 1–0 1–0 2–1
Morecambe 0–0 3–2 0–1 1–0 2–1 1–3
Newport County 4–1 1–1 1–1 3–2 0–2 3–1
Northampton Town 4–5 1–2 1–0 5–1 1–0 1–1
Oxford United 3–1 0–1 3–3 1–0 0–1 0–0
Plymouth Argyle 3–0 2–0 1–0 2–0 1–1 0–1
Portsmouth 2–1 3–0 1–1 0–1 2–0 1–1
Shrewsbury Town 4–0 1–0 3–1 2–0 0–0 2–1
Southend United 0–1 0–1 1–1 2–0 1–0 2–0
Stevenage 1–0 1–2 3–0 1–0 1–3 2–3
Tranmere Rovers 2–3 1–2 2–1 0–0 0–1 1–1
Wycombe Wanderers 0–0 1–0 3–1 2–1 1–1 0–2
York City 2–2 0–0 0–0 1–1 0–0 2–3 0–0

Updated to games played on 11 October 2014.
Source: BBC Sport
^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
Colours: Purple = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Top scorers[edit]

As of 18 October 2014.
Rank Player Club Goals[2]
1 England Marc Richards Northampton Town 8
England Matt Tubbs AFC Wimbledon
3 England Adebayo Akinfenwa AFC Wimbledon 6
England Kevin Ellison Morecambe
England Paul Hayes Wycombe Wanderers
England Danny Hylton Oxford United
England Danny Rose Bury
8 Republic of Ireland James Collins Shrewsbury Town 5
England Mark Cullen Luton Town
England Tom Elliott Cambridge United
England Ryan Lowe Bury
Scotland Reuben Reid Plymouth Argyle
England Chris Whelpdale Stevenage

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Newport County's current safety certificate allows a maximum attendance of 7,850 for football matches

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ups and Downs". BBC Sport. Retrieved 21 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "League Two Top Scorers". 27 September 2014. Retrieved 27 September 2014.