League Two preview
The final round of matches in League Two go ahead with much to play for on what could be a dramatic day.
Last Updated: 06/05/11 12:47pm
The final round of matches in League Two go ahead with still much to play for regarding promotion, play-off places and relegation.
The day bears vital significance for several clubs, who could either end up feeling elated, or devastated as the clock approaches 5pm on Saturday, and one other hoping for a miracle to make the play-offs.
Firstly, automatic promotion is still at stake for two teams, with third-placed Wycombe needing a win at home to Southend to secure their place in League One next season.
If they fail to take three points however, Shrewsbury could snatch promotion from under their noses if they manage to beat Oxford at home, although they will have to settle for a play-off place otherwise.
Two sides are then looking to preserve their league status, and it is all on Lincoln to gain victory at home to Aldershot, as the Imps could be relegated if they draw due to a far inferior goal difference.
This all hinges on whether second-from-bottom Barnet can beat Port Vale at Underhill, with the Bees having to win to put the pressure on Lincoln and stand any chance.
Vale however still stand the most outside of chances of making the play-offs, but they will be depending on two of their rivals losing by big margins and reversing a minimum of a seven-goal swing.
The play-offs are another issue yet to be resolved, with two places still up for grabs to provide the chance of going to Wembley.
Torquay head to Rotherham in the driving seat, leading the pack in sixth place with a superior goal difference, and will be hopeful of sealing their place against a side whose form has dropped off significantly of late.
Stevenage occupy the final play-off place and host already promoted Bury, but they still have the chance to finish champions if they win.
Should the Boro or the Gulls lose, or fail to win, it will be on Gillingham to beat leaders Chesterfield or claim a point and hope one of their rivals lose, but the Spireites need a draw to be assured as champions.
The rest of the league's fixtures leave little to play for other than pride and places, with Northampton having the chance to overtake Morecambe should they beat them at the Globe Arena.
Burton could possibly finish three places higher than their current position of 19th if they can beat play-off qualifiers Accrington at the Pirelli Stadium.
Crewe could take their final position to as high as ninth if they beat Bradford at Valley Parade.
Macclesfield host Hereford at Moss Rose, with the Bulls facing up to the possibility of finishing third from bottom if they lose and Lincoln win.
Last but not least relegated Stockport can look to lift their spirits and prepare for life in the Conference next season as they host Cheltenham.