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Toast Special - The run in

Toast Special - The run in


Many fans are absolutely confident that Pompey are safe from the unmentionable relegation to non league football others believe that two wins are still needed to make sure.

Well the Toast team decided we should have a detailed look at what is left for the clubs involved in the struggle and try and unravel what is a very complicated situation. It is complicated because so many teams are in the mix - mathematically sixteen teams can still be relegated and Pompey can still make the play-offs!!

What`s left

The remaining fixtures in the run in for clubs involved are

Newport County 53 Points

AFC Wimbledon (A)
Burton Albion (H)
York (A)
Rochdale (H)

AFC Wimbledon 52 Points

Newport (H)
Plymouth A (A)
Morecambe (H)
Accrington (A)

Cheltenham 52 Points

Fleetwood (H)
Mansfield (A)
Rochdale (H)
Dagenham and Redbridge (A)

Pompey 51 Points

Bristol Rovers (H)
Northampton (A)
Bury (A)
Plymouth A (H)

Accrington 50 Points

Mansfield (H)
Southend (A)
Oxford U (A)
Wimbledon (H)

Hartlepool United 49 Points

Burton (A)
Morecambe (H)
Plymouth (A)
Exeter (H)

Morecambe 49 Points

Scunthorpe U (H)
Hartlepool (A)
Wimbledon (A)
Bury (H)

Exeter City 48 Points

Chesterfield (A)
Torquay (H)
Scunthorpe (H)
Hartlepool (A)

Bristol Rovers 47 Points

Pompey (A)
Rochdale (H)
Wycombe (A)
Mansfield (H)

Wycombe Wanderers 46 Points

Northampton (H)
Fleetwood (A)
Bristol Rovers (H)
Torquay (A)

Northampton Town 46 Points

Wycombe (A)
Pompey (H)
Dagenham and Red (A)
Oxford U (H)

Torquay United 39 Points

Dagenham (H)
Exeter (A)
Mansfield (A)
Wycombe (H)

The conclusion

It is so difficult to tell what will happen and who will make the drop as there are so many teams involved. There are also a lot of games between teams in the bottom half and a few local derbies to boot thrown in.

Wycombe have to play the other three sides in the bottom four as well as a trip to play off chasing Fleetwood. Exeter play two top sides in Scunny and Chesterfield and a local derby with neighbours Torquay so they have an 'interesting` time.

There is no doubt though because of the number of teams below playing each other one more win will make Pompey safe. But who do you think will make the drop?



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:eastneydave
Date:Wednesday April 16 2014
Time: 2:55PM

Comments

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I think we could be safe already with so many sides below us playing each other. However a win over Bristol Rovers on Saturday will seal it. A big crowd expected!!!
storagematt
16/04/2014 16:23:00
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As advised 3 games ago. 3 points against Bristol = job done. Nuffsed
russellm
16/04/2014 21:47:00
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Newport County 53 Points 2pts=55 AFC Wimbledon (A) D Burton Albion (H) D York (A) L Rochdale (H) L AFC Wimbledon 52 Points 4pt=56 Newport (H) D Plymouth A (A) L Morecambe (H) W Accrington (A) L Cheltenham 52 Points 0pts -52 Fleetwood (H) LOSE ALL 4 Mansfield (A) Rochdale (H) Dagenham and Redbridge (A) Pompey 51 Points 12pts 63 Bristol Rovers (H) WIN ALL 4 Northampton (A) Bury (A) Plymouth A (H) Accrington 50 Points 4 pts =54 Mansfield (H) D Southend (A) L Oxford U (A) L Wimbledon (H) D Hartlepool United 49 Points 4 pts = 53 Burton (A) L Morecambe (H) D Plymouth (A) L Exeter (H) W Morecambe 49 Points 3pts=52 Scunthorpe U (H L Hartlepool (A) L Wimbledon (A) L Bury (H) W Exeter City 48 Points 3 pts=51 Chesterfield (A) L Torquay (H) W Scunthorpe (H) L Hartlepool (A) L Bristol Rovers 47 Points Pompey (A) L Rochdale (H) L Wycombe (A) L Mansfield (H) W Wycombe Wanderers 46 Points 7pts=53 Northampton (H) D Fleetwood (A) L Bristol Rovers (H) W Torquay (A) W Northampton Town 46 Points 3pts=49 Wycombe (A) D Pompey (H) L Dagenham and Red (A) L Oxford U (H) L Torquay United 39 Points 3pts 42 Dagenham (H) W Exeter (A) L Mansfield (A) L Wycombe (H) L
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17/04/2014 17:09:00
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