Archive for the ‘League 2 News’ Category

Orient Sack Hendon After Defeat to Exeter

Orient Sack Hendon After Defeat to Exeter

. It’s not been a good few days for Leyton Orient. Firstly their owner, Francesco Becchetti, was given a 6 match stadium ban for violent disorder (kicking Assistant Manager Andy Hessenthaler after their Boxing Day win over Portsmouth), the team then failed to deliver a performance in their League 2 match against Exeter City, then they sack their manager. Their …

by Hants on January 18th, 2016 Leave a comment »

Luton Lose Still

Luton Lose Still

With Luton Town visiting St James Park on Saturday, Luton Town have parted company with John Still. According to their Club statement this has been done by mutual consent. Despite being near the top of League 2 for much of last season, the were unable to sustain that level of performance and Luton finished just outside of the play-off places. …

by Hants on December 17th, 2015 Leave a comment »

Exeter’s 2015-16 fixtures announced

Exeter’s 2015-16 fixtures announced

Exeter City will begin the 2015/16 season at home to Yeovil Town on Saturday August 8th. Then, following the League Cup clash at Swindon Town, the Grecians’ first league away game will be against Northampton Town on August 15. The first Devon derby of the season will be at Home Park on Saturday November 21, with the return fixture on …

by Ollie Heptinstall on June 17th, 2015 Leave a comment »

Argyle Become Part of the Adams Family

Argyle Become Part of the Adams Family

Plymouth Argyle have appointed former Ross County manager Derek Adams as their new manager following the departure of John Sheridan. Adams career has almost exclusively been in Scotland both as a player and as a manager. As Ross County manager the 39-year-old led County  to several promotions, and to a cup final in which they lost to Dundee United. Chairman …

by Hants on June 12th, 2015 Leave a comment »

No Return to Underhill for Barnet

No Return to Underhill for Barnet

Newly promoted Barnet, have issued a statement about their former home, Underhill. In essence they have said that they will be unable to return due to the land being redeveloped. The Club have issued a statement saying that the ground has been sold to the Government’s Education Funding Agency, who will build a new school on the land. Barnet FC  …

by Hants on June 9th, 2015 Leave a comment »

Plymouth Argyle Says Goodbye to manager John Sheridan

Plymouth Argyle Says Goodbye to manager John Sheridan

Plymouth Argyle have parted company with manager John Sheridan. The departure was by mutual consent. It is understood that Sheridan wanted to return to the north of England. He took over the position of manager of Pilgrims back in January 2013 with Argyle second from bottom. They finished the season in 21st place, one point above safety. The following season, …

by Hants on May 29th, 2015 Leave a comment »

Key Dates for the 2015/16 Season

Key Dates for the 2015/16 Season

While we eagerly anticipate the release of the fixtures on Wednesday 17 June and the planning of away days, some further planning can be made based on the list of key dates below. The first round of the Capital One League Cup takes place on Tuesday 11 August, and the first round of the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy will be on …

by Hants on May 26th, 2015 Leave a comment »

League 2 Confirmed for 2015/16 Season

League 2 Confirmed for 2015/16 Season

With Southend United winning the League 2 play-off final at Wembley this evening League 2 for next season has been confirmed. The line up will be:- Accrington Stanley Barnet Bristol Rovers Cambridge United Carlisle United Crawley Town Dag & Red Exeter City Hartlepool United Leyton Orient Luton Town Mansfield Town Morecambe Newport County Northampton Town Notts County Oxford United Plymouth …

by Hants on May 23rd, 2015 Leave a comment »

JPT 2014/15: Area Quarter Final Draw Made

JPT 2014/15: Area Quarter Final Draw Made

The draw for the area quarter finals of this season’s Johnstone’s Paint Trophy was made this morning. The reward for Coventry City beating Exeter City earlier this week is another home draw, this time against Plymouth Argyle. Games to be played during week commencing 10 November 2014 Southern Section Crawley Town v Gillingham Leyton Orient v Northampton Town Bristol City v AFC …

by Hants on October 11th, 2014 Leave a comment »

JPT 2014/15: Area Quarter Final Draw Details

JPT 2014/15: Area Quarter Final Draw Details

The draw will be made on Saturday (11th October) live on Sky Sports Soccer AM show. Ties will be played during week commencing 10 November 2014. The 2 area sections comprise the following teams:- Southern Section Northern Section AFC Wimbledon Bury Bristol City Doncaster Rovers Crawley Town Notts County Coventry City Oldham Athletic Gillingham Preston North End Leyton Orient Sheffield …

by Hants on October 9th, 2014 Leave a comment »

Match Report: Exeter City v Coventry City Saturday 4th December 1926

Match Report: Exeter City v Coventry City Saturday 4th December 1926

This match report comes from the Western Morning News published on Monday 6th December 1926 and also from the Devon and Exeter Gazette published on the same day. The report related to the game between Exeter City and Coventry City played at St James Park on Saturday 4th December 1926, in a Division 3 (South) encounter. HEAVY SCORING. —–^—— BRILLIANT …

by Hants on October 6th, 2014 Leave a comment »

Colin Cooper Walks out on Hartlepool

Colin Cooper Walks out on Hartlepool

With Hartlepool falling to the bottom of league 2 today, Colin Cooper has stood down as manager. The Club has issued the following statement:- Following the 3-0 defeat against Carlisle United at Victoria Park, the 47-year-old made the decision he had taken the Club as far as he could and offered his resignation. “We would like to thank Colin for …

by Hants on October 4th, 2014 Leave a comment »