2018-2019
R Team P W D L +/- Pts
1 Lincoln City 3 2 1 0 4 7
1 Exeter City 3 2 1 0 4 7
1 Stevenage Borough 3 2 1 0 3 7
1 Milton Keynes Dons 3 2 1 0 2 7
5 Port Vale 3 2 0 1 2 6
5 Swindon Town 3 2 0 1 -1 6
7 Mansfield Town 3 1 2 0 3 5
7 Forest Green Rovers 3 1 2 0 3 5
7 Colchester United 3 1 2 0 2 5
10 Crewe Alexandra 3 1 1 1 5 4
10 Yeovil Town 3 1 1 1 3 4
10 Oldham Athletic 3 1 1 1 1 4
10 Tranmere Rovers 3 1 1 1 0 4
10 Bury 3 1 1 1 0 4
10 Grimsby Town 3 1 1 1 -1 4
10 Carlisle United 3 1 1 1 -1 4
10 Cambridge United 3 1 1 1 -2 4
10 Newport County 3 1 1 1 -2 4
19 Crawley Town 3 1 0 2 -2 3
20 Northampton Town 3 0 2 1 -1 2
21 Notts County 3 0 1 2 -5 1
22 Cheltenham Town 3 0 0 3 -3 0
22 Macclesfield Town 3 0 0 3 -5 0
22 Morecambe 3 0 0 3 -9 0
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England League 2

There are 24 clubs in League Two. Each club plays each of the other clubs twice (once at home, once away) and is awarded three points for a win, one for a draw and no points for a loss. From these points a league table is constructed. At the end of each season the top three teams, together with the winner of the play-offs between the teams which finished in fourth–seventh position, are promoted to Football League One and are replaced by the four teams that finished bottom of that division. Similarly the two teams that finished at the bottom of League Two are relegated to the National League and are replaced by the team that finished first and the team that won the second–fifth place play-off in that division. Technically a team can be reprieved from relegation if the team replacing them does not have a ground suitable for League football, but in practice this is a non-factor because every team currently in the National League has a ground that meets the League criteria (and even if they did not, a ground-sharing arrangement with another team could be made until their stadium was upgraded). The other way that a team can be spared relegation is if another team either resigns or is expelled from the EFL. Final league position is determined, in this order, by points obtained, goal difference, goals scored, a mini-league of the results between two or more teams ranked using the previous three criteria and finally a series of one or more play-off matches.
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