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Justin Edinburgh: Big selection poser

Justin Edinburgh: Big selection poser

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Exiles manager Justin Edinburgh has a selection dilemma ahead of the season opener against Stanley.

Midfielders Adam Chapman, Robbie Willmott, Max Porter, Mike Flynn and Lee Minshull are all vying for a place in the starting XI and Edinburgh must now decide on his best formula.

The League Two newcomers could hand debuts to defenders Harry Worley and Ryan Jackson. New striker Chris Zebroski is also in contention to play some part.

The visitors could hand as many as eight players their debuts for the trip to Wales.

Stanley boss James Beattie has enjoyed a productive first summer in charge as he prepares to unveil his new-look squad against County.

Defenders Nicky Hunt and Rob Atkinson are set to start at the back while midfielders Josh Windass, Piero Mingoia and Michael Richardson are all vying for places in the middle.

Former Leeds and Portsmouth striker Danny Webber could partner fellow new boy Shay McCartan in attack.

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League Two Fixtures

Friday, 03 October 2014
19:45
Burton Alb v Cambridge Utd  
Dag + Red v Exeter  
Saturday, 04 October 2014
15:00
Bury v Tranmere  
Cheltenham v AFC W'don  
Hartlepool v Carlisle  
Mansfield v Accrington  
Oxford Utd v Newport  
Plymouth v Shrewsbury  
Southend v Morecambe  
Stevenage v Luton Town  

Sky Bet League 2

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Burton Alb 10 4 22
2 Wycombe 10 7 21
3 Bury 10 8 20
4 Southend 10 5 20
5 Northamptn 10 5 17
6 Morecambe 10 3 16
7 Shrewsbury 10 4 15
8 Portsmouth 10 2 15
9 Cheltenham 10 1 15
10 Luton Town 10 1 15
11 Mansfield 10 -3 15
12 AFC W'don 10 0 14
13 Stevenage 10 0 14
14 Plymouth 10 3 13
15 Newport 10 1 13
16 Accrington 10 -5 13
17 Exeter 10 -3 12
18 Cambridge Utd 10 2 11
19 Dag + Red 10 -4 11
20 Tranmere 10 -2 9
21 York City 10 -4 9
22 Hartlepool 10 -9 8
23 Oxford Utd 10 -4 7
24 Carlisle 10 -12 6

Updated Mon, 29 Sep 2014

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