Wigan on brink of Championship return
Who is going up?
This one is almost certain now. Wigan, whose 4-1 win over Southend included two goals by Will Grigg, will confirm their promotion next week if they avoid defeat against Blackpool. Burton Albion are poised to join them, with Nigel Clough’s men only needing one point from their remaining fixtures.
Who is going down?
No last-day heroics this season for Colchester United, as they joined Crewe in the League One relegation party last weekend.
Above them, it is almost as if teams are queuing up to be relegated, with Doncaster Rovers, Blackpool, Fleetwood Town, Shrewsbury and Chesterfield all in contention. Shrewsbury hold the trump card with their game in hand and superior goal difference.
Who is in the play-offs?
Nine teams (Millwall, Walsall, Bradford, Barnsley, Gillingham, Scunthorpe, Sheffield United, Rochdale and Port Vale) are still in with a chance of snatching a play-off spot, and a few of the contenders will face each other in the remaining games. Millwall still have to play Gillingham, while Walsall still have to take on Port Vale, who also need to play Scunthorpe – who themselves still have Sheffield United to face.
Still with me?
The only certainty is that if Walsall win their game in hand against Shrewsbury tomorrow then they will be guaranteed a play-off spot.
Will power: Will Grigg scored twice as Wigan beat Southend