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League Two Preview: Former Burnley defender Michael Duff assesses our clubs chances this season

Former Burnley defender Michael Duff has been giving us his thoughts on all our North West football clubs ahead of the new season.

We've already heard from him on our Championship and League One sides.

And here he finishes off our previews by casting his eye over League Two.


Accrington Stanley hold special media conference

Credit: Granada reports

Accrington Stanley have held a media conference with a difference today.

John Coleman and his players Nicky Hunt and Luke Joyce were given a warm welcome before getting a grilling by children at Huncoat Primary School.

The children from Huncoat Primary have won the Kinder+ Sport Kids Cup League 2 North Regional final and will now play at Wembley Stadium in May.

For the Accrington manager being back in the classroom reminded him of his days as a teacher.

"Cod Army" ice cream to celebrate Fleetwood's place in the play offs

The Beach Kiosk has launched a "Cod Army" ice cream. Credit: Fleetwood Town FC.

The Beach Kiosk in Fleetwood has launched a “Cod Army” ice cream to mark the town's footballers securing their place in the Sky Bet League Two play offs.

Midfielder Matty Blair, who scored on Saturday, took time out to enjoy a cone ahead of next weekend's first leg tie at York City.

Fleetwood Town midfielder Midfielder Matty Blair, enjoying a cone. Credit: Fleetwood Town FC


Bury Chairman provides coaches for travelling fans

Fans board one of the free coaches Credit: David Chisnall, ITV Granada

Bury's new chairman, property developer Stewart Day, has laid on free travel for tonight's trip to Norwich in the Capital One Cup.

They've laid on 15 coaches for the 400 mile round trip. The League Two club almost went out of business earlier this year but the new chairman hopes to change fortunes.

Shakers fans Credit: David Chisnall, ITV Granada
The chairman has laid on the coaches Credit: David Chisnall, ITV Granada
The coach sets off for Carrow Road Credit: David Chisnall, ITV Granada

Morecambe wrestling for success

Johnny Phere oversees Morecambe's players Credit: Dan Hewitt, ITV Granada

Morecambe fans are still buzzing from watching their club pull off a major upset in the League Cup.

After knocking out Wolves, they'll face Newcastle in round two.

And who better to prepare them for their giantkilling attempt, than a giant of a man?

Wrestler Johnny Phere - otherwise known as the Psychotic Warrior - has been getting to grips with the Shrimps to ensure they don't get outmuscled on the night.

Phere puts the players through their paces Credit: Dan Hewitt, ITV Granada
Morecambe's players grapple with the training methods Credit: Dan Hewitt, ITV Granada
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