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League Two
2020–21
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Season information
Dates (12 September 2020 – 8 May 2021)
Season statistics
Top goalscorer Ian Henderson (4 goals)
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The 2020–21 EFL League Two (referred to as the Sky Bet League Two for sponsorship reasons) is the 17th season of Football League Two under its current title and the 29th season under its current league division format.

Team changes

The following teams have changed divisions since the 2019–20 season.

To League Two

Promoted from National League

Relegated from League One

From League Two

Promoted to League One

Relegated to National League

Stadiums

Team Location Stadium Capacity
Barrow Barrow-in-Furness Holker Street 5,045
Bolton Wanderers Bolton University of Bolton Stadium 28,723
Bradford City Bradford Valley Parade 25,136
Cambridge United Cambridge Abbey Stadium 8,127
Carlisle United Carlisle Brunton Park 18,202
Cheltenham Town Cheltenham Whaddon Road 7,066
Colchester United Colchester Colchester Community Stadium 10,105
Crawley Town Crawley Broadfield Stadium 5,996
Exeter City Exeter St. James Park 8,696
Forest Green Rovers Nailsworth The New Lawn 5,147
Grimsby Town Cleethorpes Blundell Park 9,052
Harrogate Town Harrogate Wetherby Road 5,000
Leyton Orient London (Leyton) Brisbane Road 9,271
Mansfield Town Mansfield Field Mill 10,000
Morecambe Morecambe Globe Arena 6,476
Newport County Newport Rodney Parade 7,850
Oldham Athletic Oldham Boundary Park 13,512
Port Vale Stoke-On-Trent Vale Park 19,052
Salford City Salford Moor Lane 5,108
Scunthorpe United Scunthorpe Glanford Park 9,088
Southend United Southend-on-Sea Roots Hall 12,392
Stevenage Stevenage Broadhall Way 7,800
Tranmere Rovers Birkenhead Prenton Park 16,789
Walsall Walsall Bescot Stadium 11,300

Personnel and sponsoring

Team Manager Captain Kit manufacturer Sponsor
Barrow Flag of England David Dunn Flag of England Lewis Hardcastle Joma JF Hornby & Co.
Bolton Wanderers Flag of England Ian Evatt Flag of England Antoni Sarcevic Macron Home Bargains
Bradford City Flag of Scotland Stuart McCall Flag of England James Vaughan Avec Sport JCT600
Cambridge United Flag of England Mark Bonner Flag of England Greg Taylor Hummel Mick George
Carlisle United Flag of England Chris Beech Flag of England Nick Anderton Erreà Edinburgh Woollen Mill
Cheltenham Town Flag of Northern Ireland Michael Duff Flag of England Ben Tozer Erreà Mira Showers
Colchester United Flag of England Steve Ball Flag of England Tom Eastman Macron Texo Scaffolding (Home)
JobServe (Away / Third)
Crawley Town Flag of England John Yems Flag of England George Francomb Erreà The People's Pension
Exeter City Flag of England Taylor, MattMatt Taylor Flag of Wales Taylor, JakeJake Taylor Joma Carpetright
Forest Green Rovers Flag of England Cooper, MarkMark Cooper Flag of England Chris Stokes PlayerLayer Ecotricity
Grimsby Town Flag of England Ian Holloway Flag of Republic Ireland James McKeown Erreà Young's Seafood
Harrogate Town Flag of England Simon Weaver Flag of England Josh Falkingham New Balance Strata
Leyton Orient Flag of England Ross Embleton Flag of Jamaica Jobi McAnuff New Balance Multiple charities
Mansfield Town Flag of Republic of Ireland Graham Coughlan Flag of Barbados Krystian Pearce Surridge One Call
Morecambe Flag of Scotland Derek Adams Flag of England Roche, BarryBarry Roche Macron Annapurna Recruitment
Newport County Flag of Wales Flynn, MichaelMichael Flynn Flag of England Labadie, JossJoss Labadie Hummel Home: Alzheimer's Society Cymru
Away: PureVans
Third: ExilesPicks
Oldham Athletic Flag of Australia Harry Kewell Flag of France Mohamed Maouche Hummel Wakelet
Port Vale Flag of England John Askey Flag of England Legge, LeonLeon Legge Erreà Synectics Solutions
Salford City Flag of Scotland Graham Alexander Flag of England Ashley Eastham Kappa TalkTalk
Scunthorpe United Flag of England Neil Cox Flag of England Andy Butler Macron Utilita Energy
Southend United Flag of England Mark Molesley Flag of England Nathan Ralph Hummel Watchlotto
Stevenage Flag of England Alex Revell Flag of Scotland Cuthbert, ScottScott Cuthbert Macron Burger King
Tranmere Rovers Flag of England Mike Jackson Flag of England Scott Davies Puma Essar
Walsall Flag of England Darrell Clarke Flag of England James Clarke Erreà HomeServe

Managerial changes

Team Outgoing manager Manner of departure Date of vacancy Position in table Incoming manager Date of appointment
Bolton Wanderers Flag of England Keith Hill End of contract 12 June 2020 Pre-season Flag of England Ian Evatt 1 July 2020
Southend United Flag of England Sol Campbell Mutual consent 30 June 2020 Flag of England Mark Molesley 13 August 2020
Barrow Flag of England Ian Evatt Signed by Bolton Wanderers 1 July 2020 Flag of England David Dunn 9 July 2020
Tranmere Rovers Flag of Scotland Micky Mellon Signed by Dundee United 6 July 2020 Flag of England Mike Jackson 18 July 2020
Colchester United Flag of England John McGreal Sacked 14 July 2020 Flag of England Steve Ball 28 July 2020
Oldham Athletic Flag of Tunisia Dino Maamria 31 July 2020 Flag of Australia Harry Kewell 1 August 2020
Scunthorpe United Flag of England Russ Wilcox End of caretaker spell 7 August 2020 Flag of England Neil Cox 7 August 2020

League table

Pos
Team Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Barrow 0 0 0 Promotion to
League One
2 Bolton Wanderers 0 0 0
3 Bradford City 0 0 0
4 Cambridge United 0 0 0 Qualification to the
League Two play-offs
5 Carlisle United 0 0 0
6 Cheltenham Town 0 0 0
7 Colchester United 0 0 0
8 Crawley Town 0 0 0
9 Exeter City 0 0 0
10 Forest Green Rovers 0 0 0
11 Grimsby Town 0 0 0
12 Harrogate Town 0 0 0
13 Leyton Orient 0 0 0
14 Macclesfield Town 0 0 0
15 Mansfield Town 0 0 0
16 Morecambe 0 0 0
17 Newport County 0 0 0
18 Oldham Athletic 0 0 0
19 Port Vale 0 0 0
20 Salford City 0 0 0
21 Scunthorpe United 0 0 0
22 Southend United 0 0 0
23 Tranmere Rovers 0 0 0 Relegation to the
National League
24 Walsall 0 0 0

Source: BBC Sport
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd goal difference; 3rd number of goals scored.
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round; (Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament

Season statistics

Top scorers

As of 19 September 2020
Rank Player Club Goals
1 Flag of England Ian Henderson Salford City 4
2 Flag of England Jack Muldoon Harrogate Town 3
Flag of England Paul Mullin Cambridge United
4 Flag of England Mark Cullen Port Vale 2
Flag of England Danny Johnson Leyton Orient
Flag of England Aaron Martin Harrogate Town
Flag of England Ryan Taylor Newport County
Flag of Northern Ireland Carl Winchester Forest Green Rovers
9
17 players
1

Hat-tricks

Player For Against Result Date
Ian Henderson Salford City Grimsby Town 4–0 19 September 2019

Most assists

Rank Player Club Assists
1 Flag of England Ryan Fallowfield Harrogate Town 2
Flag of England Luke Hannant Cambridge United
Flag of England Kyle Knoyle Cambridge United
Flag of England Aaron Martin Harrogate Town
EFL League Two seasons

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FA competitions
FA Cup (Qualifying Rounds, Final) · FA Community Shield · FA Trophy (Final) · FA Vase (Final)
League cups
EFL Cup (Final) · EFL Trophy (Final)
Premier and Football League
Premier League · Football League (Championship · League One · League Two)
National League
National League (National League · North · South)
Lower leagues
Isthmian League (Premier · North · South Central · South East) · Northern Premier League (Premier · North West · South East) · Southern Football League (Premier Central · Premier South · Division One Central · Division One South) · Combined Counties League (Premier, One) · East Midlands Counties League (level 10 only) · Eastern Counties League (Premier, One North, One South) · Essex Senior League (level 9 only) · Hellenic League (Premier, One East, One West) · Midland League (Premier, One) · Northern Counties East League (Premier, One) · Northern League (One, Two) · North West Counties League (Premier, One North, One South) · Southern Combination League (Premier, One, Two) · Southern Counties East League (Premier, One) · South West Peninsula League (East, West) · Spartan South Midlands League (Premier, One) · United Counties League (Premier, One) · Wessex League (Premier, One) · Western League (Premier, One) · West Midlands (Regional) League (level 10 only)
Playoffs
European competitions

Champions League (Final) · Europa League (Final)

National teams

Senior: (2020–21 UEFA Nations League group stage) · (UEFA Euro 2020 finals) · (2022 FIFA World Cup qualifying round) · U21: (UEFA Euro 2021 qualifying round, finals) · U19: (UEFA Euro 2021 qualifying round, finals) · U17: (UEFA Euro 2021 qualifying round, finals)

Other

Summer 2020 transfers · Winter 2020–21 transfers ·

Club seasons
Premier League

Arsenal · Aston Villa · Brighton & Hove Albion · Burnley · Chelsea · Crystal Palace · Everton · Fulham · Leeds United · Leicester City · Liverpool · Manchester City · Manchester United · Newcastle United · Sheffield United · Southampton · Tottenham Hotspur · West Bromwich Albion · West Ham United · Wolverhampton Wanderers

Championship

Barnsley · Birmingham City · Blackburn Rovers · Bournemouth · Brentford · Bristol City · Cardiff City · Coventry City · Derby County · Huddersfield Town · Luton Town · Millwall · Middlesbrough · Norwich City · Nottingham Forest · Preston North End · Queens Park Rangers · Reading · Rotherham United · Sheffield Wednesday · Stoke City · Swansea City · Watford · Wycombe Wanderers

League One

Accrington Stanley · AFC Wimbledon · Blackpool · Bristol Rovers · Burton Albion · Charlton Athletic · Crewe Alexandra · Doncaster Rovers · Fleetwood Town · Gillingham · Hull City · Ipswich Town · Lincoln City · Milton Keynes Dons · Northampton Town · Oxford United · Peterborough United · Plymouth Argyle · Portsmouth · Rochdale · Shrewsbury Town · Sunderland · Swindon Town · Wigan Athletic

League Two

Barrow · Bolton Wanderers · Bradford City · Cambridge United · Carlisle United · Cheltenham Town · Colchester United · Crawley Town · Exeter City · Forest Green Rovers · Grimsby Town · Harrogate Town · Leyton Orient · Mansfield Town · Morecambe · Newport County · Oldham Athletic · Port Vale · Salford City · Scunthorpe United · Southend United · Tranmere Rovers · Walsall

National League

Aldershot Town · Altrincham · Barnet · Boreham Wood · Bromley · Chesterfield · Chorley · Dagenham & Redbridge · Dover Athletic · Eastleigh · Halifax Town · Hartlepool United · King's Lynn Town · Maidenhead United · Notts County · Solihull Moors · Stevenage · Stockport County · Sutton United · Torquay United · Wealdstone · Weymouth · Woking · Wrexham · Yeovil Town

National League North

Fylde · AFC Telford United · Alfreton Town · Blyth Spartans · Boston United · Brackley Town · Bradford Park Avenue · Chester · Chorley · Curzon Ashton · Darlington · Farsley Celtic · Gateshead · Gloucester City · Guiseley · Hereford · Kettering Town · Kidderminster Harriers · Leamington · Southport · Spennymoor Town · York City

National League South

Bath City · Billericay Town · Braintree Town · Chelmsford City · Chippenham Town · Concord Rangers · Dartford · Dorking Wanderers · Dulwich Hamlet · Eastbourne Borough · Ebbsfleet United · Hampton & Richmond Borough · Havant & Waterlooville · Hemel Hempstead Town · Hungerford Town · Maidstone United · Oxford City · Slough Town · St Albans City · Tonbridge Angels · Welling United ·

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