It all comes down to one game. After 49 gruelling matches, a rollercoaster campaign and a twist around every corner, either Stevenage or Torquay United will join Chesterfield, Bury and Wycombe in League One, writes Danny Brothers.
It’s perhaps indicative that the gap between Conference and League Two is closing all the time as two sides that have both been promoted within the last two years — Torquay as …
Championship – Reading v Swansea City
Most recent on the left:
Last 10 results
Last 5 scorelines
Reading: 3-0, 0-0, 2-1, 0-0, 2-3
Swansea: 3-1, 0-0, 4-0, 2-0, 4-1
Reading: Kept clean sheets in last 4 away games
Swansea: Kept clean sheets in last 3 away games
Unbeaten league run
Reading: 4 games
Swansea: 6 games
Goals scored in last 10 games
It was almost universally agreed before the League Two campaign kicked off this season that the sides promoted from the Conference, Stevenage and Oxford United, would ‘do well this year’, writes Rob MacDonald. A prominent and slightly unstable rationale seemed to be that ‘promoted teams always do well’.
But with Stevenage fulfilling this prophecy and facing Torquay, themselves only promoted back into the Football League in 2009, it seems …
Andrew Gibney of the marvellous Gib Football Show podcast was kind enough to host a play-off podcast special, featuring myself and Seventy Two contributor John Verrall, following the final whistle at the Cardiff City Stadium last night.
You can listen to our thoughts here (right-click on the link and Save Target As to download):
Ben Mayhew is next up to preview his side’s play-off chances. Torquay United were promoted to the Football League two years ago and now have a chance to go one tier higher…
Feeling confident? How’s your form?
A few weeks ago I’d have answered bullishly in the affirmative, but we haven’t won in 5 games now which is cause for concern. In fairness, 4 of those were draws and we …