LEAGUE 2    2011/12
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Leading League goalscorers:
Adebayo Akinfenwa
 (Northampton Town)
Lewis Grabban
 (Rotherham United)
Izale McLeod
 (Barnet)
Jack Midson
 (AFC Wimbledon)
18 goals each

The two newcomers to the Football League - Crawley and AFC Wimbledon - kicked off the new domestic season in a Carling Cup Preliminary Round tie played on Friday July 29th. Last seasons Conference champions Crawley defeated the runners-up by the odd goal in five.

Having not made the first team at Birmingham goalkeeper
Jack Butland
spent the season on loan at Cheltenham Town. He made his League debut on 10th September against Macclesfield and made 24  appearances during the season for the Robins. At the end of the season he was included in the England squad for Euro 2012.

  P W D L F A Pts
    Season Results 1 Swindon Town 46 29 6 11 75 32 93 Promoted
    Season Results 2 Shrewsbury Town 46 26 10 10 66 41 88 Promoted
    Season Results 3 Crawley Town 46 23 15 8 76 54 84 Promoted
    Season Results 4 Southend United 46 25 8 13 77 48 83 Play Off
    Season Results 5 Torquay United 46 23 12 11 63 50 81 Play Off
    Season Results 6 Cheltenham Town 46 23 8 15 66 50 77 Play Off
    Season Results 7 Crewe Alexandra 46 20 12 14 67 59 72

Promoted
    Season Results 8 Gillingham 46 20 10 16 79 62 70
    Season Results 9 Oxford United 46 17 17 12 59 48 68
    Season Results 10 Rotherham United 46 18 13 15 67 63 67
    Season Results 11 Aldershot Town 46 19 9 18 54 52 66
    Season Results 12 Port Vale 46 20 9 17 68 60 59

*

    Season Results 13 Bristol Rovers 46 15 12 19 60 70 57
    Season Results 14 Accrington Stanley 46 14 15 17 54 66 57
    Season Results 15 Morecambe 46 14 14 18 63 57 56
    Season Results 16 AFC Wimbledon 46 15 9 22 62 78 54
    Season Results 17 Burton Albion 46 14 12 20 54 81 54
    Season Results 18 Bradford City 46 12 14 20 54 59 50
    Season Results 19 Dagenham & Redbridge 46 14 8 24 50 72 50
    Season Results 20 Northampton Town 46 12 12 22 56 79 48
    Season Results 21 Plymouth Argyle 46 10 16 20 47 64 46

    Season Results 22 Barnet 46 12 10 24 52 79 46
    Season Results 23 Hereford United 46 10 14 22 50 70 44

Relegated
    Season Results 24 Macclesfield Town 46 8 13 25 39 64 37

Relegated
   
   

*  Port Vale had 10 points deducted after going into administration - points deductions.

Left League Hereford United and Macclesfield Town were relegated from the League to the Conference, being replaced by Conference sides Fleetwood Town and York City - 2011/12 Conference table and play-off results.

Full home and away table

   
   
Play Off Semi-Finals    Play Off
1st Leg
Sat May 12 Crewe Alexandra 1 - 0 Southend United
Sun May 13 Cheltenham Town 2 - 0 Torquay United
2nd Leg
Wed May 16 Southend United 2 - 2 Crewe Alexandra
Thu May 17 Torquay United 1 - 2 Cheltenham Town
Aggregate scores
Crewe Alexandra 3 - 2 Southend United
Cheltenham Town 4 - 1 Torquay United
Play Off Final (at Wembley)
Sun May 27 Crewe Alexandra 2 - 0 Cheltenham Town
Crewe were promoted to League 1