Date: 17th May 2010 at 12:25pm
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ACCRINGTON Vital Football takes a look at the teams heading into the Football League ahead of the new 2010/11 season, and also the ones who are leaving League Two.

It was a very mixed bag of a season for Accrington Stanley last time out, with hopes of a Play-Off place very much a reality with the points needed compared to Stanley’s games in hand on their opponents.

But in the end the hectic schedule took its toll on a very tired Reds side, and John Coleman’s men began to fade.

It can be looked at as a successful season though as Stanley once again, against the odds retained their League Two status, just a shame that it was a case of what could have been.

There will be a few different faces popping up at the Crown Ground next season, with Stockport County, Wycombe, Southend and Gillingham joining Stanley in League Two following their relegation from Coca-Cola League One.

Wycombe clinched promotion on the last day of the 2008-09 season, even though they lost and the teams either side of them in the league table won. They eventually finished equal on points with Bury but, because of an greater goal difference of just one goal, finished inside the automatic promotion places.

In the same season Gillingham were promoted to League One after victory over Shrewsbury Town in the League Two play-off final, but like Wycombe, failed in their first attempt at League One safety.

Southend and Stockport are the other two to face relegation, mainly through financial problems which hampered both sides’ campaigns.

In to League Two, Notts County, Bournemouth and Rochdale all gained promotion into League One, which one more team out of the Play-Off bunch to join them at a later date. The teams competing will be Morecambe, Rotherham, Aldershot and Dagenham & Redbridge.

Grimsby Town and Darlington have been relegated into the Blue Square Premier for next season, with Stevenage Borough, who were promoted as champions of the Conference and Play-Off winners Oxford United moving into the Football League.