2010–11 Football League Two

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Football League Two
Champions Chesterfield
(3rd divisional title)
Promoted Chesterfield
Wycombe Wanderers
Relegated Stockport County
Lincoln City
Matches played552
Goals scored1,509 (2.73 per match)
Top goalscorer Clayton Donaldson (28)
Biggest home win Crewe Alexandra 7–0 Barnet
(21 August 2010)
Crewe Alexandra 8–1 Cheltenham Town
(2 April 2011) [1]
Biggest away win Lincoln City 0–6 Rotherham United
(25 March 2011) [1]
Highest scoring Accrington Stanley 7–4 Gillingham
(2 October 2010) [1]
Longest winning run6 games [1]
Longest unbeaten run16 games [1]
Longest winless run18 games [1]
Northampton Town
Longest losing run5 games [1]
Lincoln City
Northampton Town
Highest attendance15,332
Bradford City 3–2 Stockport County
(26 February 2011) [1]
Lowest attendance1,067
Macclesfield Town 1–1 Lincoln City
(15 March 2011) [1]
Average attendance4,166 [1]

The 2010–11 Football League Two season, (known as the Npower League Two for sponsorship reasons), was the lowest division of the Football League for that season. It began on 7 August 2010 and concluded on 28 May 2011 with the play-off final.


Changes from last season

Team changes

From League Two

Promoted to League One

Relegated to Conference National

To League Two

Relegated from Football League One

Promoted from Conference National

Team overview

Stadia and locations

Accrington Stanley Accrington Crown Ground 5,057
Aldershot Town Aldershot Recreation Ground 7,500
Barnet London Underhill Stadium 6,200
Bradford City Bradford Valley Parade 25,136
Burton Albion Burton upon Trent Pirelli Stadium 6,912
Bury Bury Gigg Lane 11,840
Cheltenham Town Cheltenham Abbey Business Stadium 7,066
Chesterfield Chesterfield B2net Stadium 10,338
Crewe Alexandra Crewe Alexandra Stadium 10,153
Gillingham Gillingham Priestfield Stadium 11,582
Hereford United Hereford Edgar Street 5,075
Lincoln City Lincoln Sincil Bank 10,500
Macclesfield Town Macclesfield Moss Rose 6,355
Morecambe Morecambe Globe Arena 6,918
Northampton Town Northampton Sixfields Stadium 7,653
Oxford United Oxford Kassam Stadium 12,500
Port Vale Stoke-on-Trent Vale Park 19,052
Rotherham United Sheffield Don Valley Stadium 25,000
Shrewsbury Town Shrewsbury Greenhous Meadow 9,875
Southend United Southend-on-Sea Roots Hall 12,392
Stevenage Stevenage Broadhall Way 7,100
Stockport County Stockport Edgeley Park 10,852
Torquay United Torquay Plainmoor 6,104
Wycombe Wanderers High Wycombe Adams Park 10,284

Personnel and sponsoring

TeamManagerChairmanTeam captainKit makerSponsor
Accrington Stanley John Coleman Ilyas Khan Andrew Procter Joma Combined Stabilisation
Aldershot Town Dean Holdsworth John Leppard Anthony Charles Carbrini EBB Paper
Barnet Giuliano Grazioli (caretaker) Anthony Kleanthous Glen Southam Vandanel Home-Pulse Fitness, Away-Greenfleets
Bradford City Peter Jackson Mark Lawn and Julian Rhodes Simon Ramsden SurridgeMap Group UK
Burton Albion Paul Peschisolido Ben Robinson John McGrath TAGMr Cropper
Bury Richard Barker (caretaker)Brian Fenton Steven Schumacher Surridge Bury Metropolitan Council
Cheltenham Town Mark Yates Paul Baker Michael Pook Erreà Mira Showers
Chesterfield John Sheridan Barrie Hubbard Mark Allott Respect Vodka Kick
Crewe Alexandra Dario Gradi John Bowler David Artell Lotto Mornflake Cereal
Gillingham Andy Hessenthaler Paul Scally Barry Fuller VandanelAutomatic Retailing
Hereford United Jamie Pitman David Keyte Michael Townsend Admiral Cargill
Lincoln City Steve Tilson Bob Dorrian Delroy Facey Umbro Star Glaze
Macclesfield Town Gary Simpson Mike Rance Paul Morgan adidas Voi Jeans
Morecambe Sammy McIlroy Peter McGuigan Barry Roche Puma Bench
Northampton Town Gary Johnson David Cardoza Andy Holt ErreàJackson Grundy
Oxford United Chris Wilder Kelvin Thomas James Constable Nike Bridle Insurance
Port Vale Micky Adams Bill Bratt Marc Richards VandanelHarlequin Property
Rotherham United Andy Scott Tony Stewart Ryan Cresswell CarlottiParkgate Shopping
Shrewsbury Town Graham Turner Roland Wycherley Ian Sharps Joma Greenhous
Southend United Paul Sturrock Ron Martin Craig Easton Nike InsureandGo
Stevenage Graham Westley Phil Wallace Mark Roberts VandanelServerchoice and LCN
Stockport County Ray Mathias Alwin Thompson Danny Swailes NikeStockport council
Torquay United Paul Buckle Simon Baker Lee Mansell VandanelSparkworld
Wycombe Wanderers Gary Waddock Ivor Beeks Gareth Ainsworth Joma Bucks New University

Managerial changes

TeamOutgoing managerManner of departureDate of vacancyIncoming managerDate of appointmentPosition in Table
Hereford United Graham Turner Resigned16 April 2010 [2] Simon Davey 22 June 2010 [3] Pre-Season
Barnet Ian Hendon Sacked28 April 2010 [4] Mark Stimson 1 June 2010 [5] Pre-Season
Shrewsbury Town Paul Simpson Sacked30 April 2010 [6] Graham Turner 11 June 2010 [7] Pre-Season
Gillingham Mark Stimson Mutual consent10 May 2010 [8] Andy Hessenthaler 22 May 2010 [9] Pre-Season
Stockport Gary Ablett Sacked17 June 2010 [10] Paul Simpson 12 July 2010 [11] Pre-Season
Lincoln City Chris Sutton Resigned29 September 2010 [12] Steve Tilson 15 October 2010 [13] 21st
Hereford United Simon Davey Sacked4 October 2010 [14] Jamie Pitman 19 December 2010 [15] 24th
Port Vale Micky Adams Signed by Sheffield United 30 December 2010 [16] Jim Gannon 6 January 2011 [17] 2nd
Barnet Mark Stimson Sacked1 January 2011 [18] Martin Allen 23 March 2011 [19] 23rd
Stockport County Paul Simpson Sacked4 January 2011 [20] Ray Mathias 9 March 2011 [21] 21st
Aldershot Town Kevin Dillon Sacked10 January 2011 [22] Dean Holdsworth 12 January 2011 [23] 20th
Bradford City Peter Taylor Stepped down26 February 2011 [24] Peter Jackson 28 February 2011 [25] 20th
Northampton Town Ian Sampson Sacked2 March 2011 [26] Gary Johnson 4 March 2011 [27] 16th
Port Vale Jim Gannon Sacked21 March 2011 [28] Micky Adams 13 May 2011 [29] 8th
Rotherham United Ronnie Moore Mutual consent22 March 2011 [30] Andy Scott 13 April 2011 [31] 9th
Bury Alan Knill Signed by Scunthorpe United 31 March 2011 [32] Richard Barker (caretaker)31 March 20119th
Barnet Martin Allen Signed by Notts County 11 April 2011 [33] Giuliano Grazioli (caretaker)11 April 201123rd

League table

A total of 24 teams contest the division: 18 sides remaining in the division from last season, four relegated from the League One, and two promoted from Conference National.

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPtsPromotion, qualification or relegation
1 Chesterfield (C, P)46241488551+3486Promotion to League One
2 Bury (P)462312118250+3281
3 Wycombe Wanderers (P)462214106950+1980
4 Shrewsbury Town 462213117249+2379Qualification to League Two play-offs
5 Accrington Stanley 46181997355+1873
6 Stevenage (O, P)461815136245+1769
7 Torquay United 461718117453+2168 [lower-alpha 1]
8 Gillingham 461717126757+1068
9 Rotherham United 461715147560+1566
10 Crewe Alexandra 461811178765+2265
11 Port Vale 461714155449+565
12 Oxford United 461712175860263
13 Southend United 461613176256+661
14 Aldershot Town 461419135454061
15 Macclesfield Town 4614131959731455
16 Northampton Town 461119166371852
17 Cheltenham Town 4613132056772152
18 Bradford City 461572443682552
19 Burton Albion 4612151956701451
20 Morecambe 4613122154731951
21 Hereford United 4612171750661650 [lower-alpha 1]
22 Barnet 4612122258771948
23 Lincoln City (R)461382545813647Relegation to Conference National
24 Stockport County (R)469142348964841
Updated to match(es) played on 28 May 2011. Source: The Football League
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (O) Play-off winner; (P) Promoted; (R) Relegated.
  1. 1 2 Torquay United deducted one point and Hereford United deducted three points [34]


4 Shrewsbury Town000 
7Torquay United202 
  7 Torquay United0
5 Accrington Stanley000


Torquay United 2–0 Shrewsbury Town
Zebroski Soccerball shade.svg 29'
O'Kane Soccerball shade.svg 45+3'
Plainmoor, Torquay
Attendance: 4,130
Referee: Scott Mathieson
Shrewsbury Town 0–0 Torquay United
Greenhous Meadow, Shrewsbury
Attendance: 8,452
Referee: Kevin Wright

Torquay United won 2 – 0 on aggregate.

Stevenage 2–0 Accrington Stanley
Long Soccerball shade.svg 24'
Byrom Soccerball shade.svg 45'
Lamex Stadium, Stevenage
Attendance: 4,424
Referee: Roger East
Accrington Stanley 0–1 Stevenage
Report Beardsley Soccerball shade.svg 90'
Crown Ground, Accrington
Attendance: 4,185
Referee: Russell Booth

Stevenage won 3 – 0 on aggregate.


Stevenage 1–0 Torquay United
Mousinho Soccerball shade.svg 41' Report
Old Trafford, Manchester
Attendance: 11,484
Referee: Darren Deadman (Cambridgeshire)


Accrington Stanley 0–03–13–03–11–02–42–23–27–44–03–03–01–13–10–03–02–31–33–11–03–01–01–1
Aldershot Town 1–11–01–01–21–30–20–23–21–11–22–20–02–11–11–21–22–23–01–01–11–01–00–0
Barnet 2–01–20–20–01–13–12–22–11–22–04–21–01–24–12–21–01–41–10–20–31–30–30–1
Bradford City 1–12–11–31–11–03–10–11–51–01–01–20–10–11–15–00–22–11–20–21–03–20–31–0
Burton Albion 1–11–21–43–01–32–01–01–11–13–03–13–23–21–10–00–02–40–03–10–22–13–31–2
Bury 3–01–12–00–11–02–31–13–15–41–11–02–21–01–13–00–11–11–01–03–00–11–21–3
Cheltenham Town 1–21–21–14–02–10–20–33–21–20–31–20–11–11–01–10–01–10–10–21–02–12–21–2
Chesterfield 5–22–22–12–21–22–33–05–53–14–02–12–10–22–11–22–05–04–32–11–04–11–04–1
Crewe Alexandra 0–03–17–02–14–13–08–12–01–10–11–11–12–12–01–12–10–11–21–00–12–03–33–0
Gillingham 3–12–12–42–01–01–11–10–21–30–00–12–41–11–00–03–03–12–00–01–02–11–10–2
Hereford United 1–12–21–21–10–00–31–13–01–00–00–12–22–11–10–21–10–10–21–31–43–02–20–0
Lincoln City 0–00–31–01–20–00–50–20–21–10–43–12–12–00–23–11–00–61–52–10–10–00–21–2
Macclesfield Town 2–22–01–10–12–12–40–21–11–02–41–11–12–02–03–20–30–20–10–00–40–23–30–1
Morecambe 1–21–12–20–12–11–41–11–11–21–11–11–21–21–20–31–00–01–02–10–05–02–10–3
Northampton Town 0–01–10–00–22–32–41–11–26–22–13–42–10–13–32–10–02–22–32–12–02–02–21–1
Oxford United 0–00–12–12–13–01–21–10–02–10–10–22–12–14–03–12–12–13–10–21–20–10–22–2
Port Vale 2–01–00–02–12–10–00–11–12–10–01–12–12–17–21–11–21–01–01–11–31–21–22–1
Rotherham United 2–01–00–00–03–30–06–41–03–10–10–02–11–10–12–22–15–01–31–21–14–03–13–4
Shrewsbury Town 0–01–12–13–13–00–31–10–00–10–04–02–04–11–33–13–02–21–01–11–02–01–11–1
Southend United 1–10–02–14–01–11–11–22–30–22–24–01–04–12–31–12–11–31–00–21–01–12–13–2
Stevenage 2–22–24–22–12–13–34–00–01–12–20–12–12–22–00–10–01–03–01–11–13–10–00–2
Stockport County 2–22–22–11–10–02–11–11–13–31–50–53–41–40–22–22–10–53–30–42–12–21–10–0
Torquay United 0–00–11–12–01–03–42–10–02–11–11–32–01–33–13–03–40–01–15–01–12–02–00–0
Wycombe Wanderers 1–22–24–21–04–11–02–11–22–01–02–12–21–22–02–20–01–11–02–23–10–12–01–3
Updated to match(es) played on 7 May 2011. Source: The Football League
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Season statistics



Clean sheets

Monthly awards

MonthManager of the Month [39] Player of the Month [40]
August Paul Buckle Torquay United Adam Le Fondre Rotherham United
September Micky Adams Port Vale Ryan Lowe Bury
October Alan Knill Bury Craig Davies Chesterfield
November Micky Adams Port Vale Mark Wright Shrewsbury Town
December Andy Hessenthaler Gillingham Greg Tansey Stockport County
January Dario Gradi Crewe Alexandra Cody McDonald Gillingham
February Graham Turner Shrewsbury Town Ryan Lowe Bury
March Dean Holdsworth Aldershot Town Craig Davies Chesterfield
April Richie Barker Bury Ryan Lowe Bury

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