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Second versus third at the Don Valley; Crewe seek first point

Last Updated: 27/08/11 4:10pm

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It is the fifth round of fixtures in League Two this weekend, with all 24 sides in action on Saturday.

Crawley Town will be hoping to prolong their position at the top of table but face a tricky trip to Cheltenham, who have two wins and two losses to their name thus far.

Accrington Stanley can leapfrog their opponents Burton Albion if they can win at the Crown Ground, while Bradford seek their first win at home to Lawrie Sanchez's Barnet.

Elsewhere, Bristol Rovers will aim to inflict further misery on winless Hereford, who put up a brave fight against Aston Villa in the Carling Cup in midweek.

If results go their way, Dagenham & Redbridge could lead the table come Saturday evening, but they must prove victorious over Torquay in any such case.

AFC Wimbledon's bright start to the Football League continues with a tough trip to Macclesfield, who impressed in forcing Bolton to work hard for a Carling Cup third-round place on Wednesday night.

Meanwhile, early high-fliers Morecambe travel to Northampton while Oxford United entertain Aldershot.

Struggling Crewe hope to end their dreadful start of four defeats on the spin, and they could do so at Plymouth, who have picked up just one point themselves.

Sixth-placed Port Vale host Southend while it is second versus third at the Don Valley Stadium, where Rotherham host Gillingham, with both sides having 10 points on the board.

Finally, Swindon could leapfrog Shrewsbury with a win, but they must do so away from home at the Prostar Stadium.

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