EFL League Two

football league which is the fourth tier in the English football pyramid

The English Football League Two is a football league which is the fourth division in England. It is the name of the English Third Division since the 2004-2005 season.

EFL League Two
Number of teams24
Level on pyramid4
Promotion toEFL League One
Relegation toNational League
League cup(s)
Current championsNorthampton Town
TV partners

2020-21 clubs


The following 24 clubs are competing in League Two during the 2020–21 season.[1]

Club Finishing position last season Location Stadium Capacity
Barrow 1st in National League (promoted) Barrow-in-Furness Holker Street 5,045
Bolton Wanderers 23rd in League One (relegated) Horwich University of Bolton Stadium 28,723
Bradford City 9th Bradford Valley Parade 25,136
Cambridge United 16th Cambridge Abbey Stadium 8,127
Carlisle United 18th Carlisle Brunton Park 18,202
Cheltenham Town 4th Cheltenham Whaddon Road 7,066
Colchester United 6th Colchester Colchester Community Stadium 10,105
Crawley Town 13th Crawley Broadfield Stadium 6,134
Exeter City 5th Exeter St. James Park 8,696
Forest Green Rovers 10th Nailsworth The New Lawn 5,147
Grimsby Town 15th Cleethorpes Blundell Park 9,052
Harrogate Town 2nd in National League (promoted via play-offs) Harrogate Wetherby Road[a] 5,000
Leyton Orient 17th London (Leyton) Brisbane Road 9,271
Mansfield Town 21st Mansfield Field Mill 10,000
Morecambe 22nd Morecambe Globe Arena 6,476
Newport County 14th Newport Rodney Parade 7,850
Oldham Athletic 19th Oldham Boundary Park 13,512
Port Vale 8th Burslem Vale Park 19,052
Salford City 11th Salford Moor Lane 5,108
Scunthorpe United 20th Scunthorpe Glanford Park 9,088
Southend United 22nd in League One (relegated) Southend-on-Sea Roots Hall 12,392
Stevenage 24th[b] Stevenage Broadhall Way 6,722
Tranmere Rovers 21st in League One (relegated) Birkenhead Prenton Park 16,789
Walsall 12th Walsall Bescot Stadium 11,300
  1. Harrogate Town will begin the season at the Keepmoat Stadium in Doncaster.[3]
  2. Stevenage originally finished 24th in the 2019-20 EFL League Two table, but after numerous points deductions handed to Macclesfield Town, Macclesfield slipped to 24th and Stevenage were granted a reprieve from relegation.[2]


Season Champions Runner-up Third place
2004/05 Yeovil Town Scunthorpe United Swansea City
2005/06 Carlisle United Northampton Town Leyton Orient
2006/07 Walsall Hartlepool United Swindon Town
2007/08 Milton Keynes Dons Peterborough United Hereford United
2008/09 Brentford Exeter City Wycombe Wanderers
2009/10 Notts County A.F.C. Bournemouth Rochdale
2010/11 Chesterfield Bury Wycombe Wanderers


  1. "Sky Bet League Two Clubs".
  2. "Macclesfield Town relegated after EFL wins points appeal, Stevenage reprieved". BBC Sport. 11 August 2020. Retrieved 11 August 2020.
  3. "Harrogate Town: Doncaster Rovers groundshare for EFL newcomers". BBC Sport. 4 August 2020. Retrieved 4 August 2020.