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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

Saturday, 27 September 2014
15:00
Accrington v Plymouth  
Burton Alb v Cheltenham  
Carlisle v Tranmere  
Dag + Red v York City  
Exeter v Bury  
Hartlepool v Portsmouth  
Luton Town v Oxford Utd  
Morecambe v Northamptn  
Newport v AFC W'don  
Southend v Shrewsbury  

Sky Bet League 2

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

Updated Mon, 22 Sep 2014

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