Date: 24th April 2018 at 8:26am
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Rotherham United cemented their place in the League One Play-Offs on Saturday with their win over Bristol Rovers.

But who will be joining them?

Well Shrewsbury and Blackburn will still hope to be in the second automatic spot behind Wigan with both having three games to play and both still mathematically possible to go up in second place. At the moment Blackburn are in that spot but with six points to play for it still could be either side though if Rovers get three points this evening away at Doncaster and the Shrews fail to win their home game over Peterborough then Rovers will take that automatic place, leaving Town in third place above the Millers.

Scunthorpe are currently in six place, a game in hand of Rotherham and, if they beat their next three opponents by a good margin and the Millers lose their two games by a fair whack then they could sneak into fourth place on the same number of points but with a better goal difference.

Likewise Plymouth Argyle who have twelve points to play for and a few three-nil wins and the Millers failing to get a point from their last two games – one which is against Argyle at Home Park next Saturday – they could possibly go above Rotherham.

Charlton are currently in fifth place and, like the Millers, have two games to play. They can’t get as many points as Rotherham but could end up out of the play-off places altogether.

Then add into the equation Portsmouth, currently in eighth place on sixty-three points with two games to play and ninth placed Peterborough who have three games to play and have sixty-one points. It’s possible for both to creep into the top six, though neither could go above Rotherham.

Now Bradford have four games to play, one against Scunthorpe, meaning they have twelve points to play for – currently in eleventh with fifty-eight points there is still a faint possibility they could sneak into a play-off position – doubtful but possible.

There’s still a lot to play for in the race to get to a play-off spot – that could alter tonight with the teams with games in hand all playing.

League One
top eleven

1 Wigan – 93 points – Promoted

2 Blackburn – 90 points (3 games to play)
3 Shrewsbury – 83 points (3 games to play)
4 ROTHERHAM – 76 points (2 games to play)
5 Charlton – 68 points (2 games to play)
6 Scunthorpe – 67 points (3 games to play)

7 Plymouth – 64 points (4 games to play)
8 Portsmouth – 63 points (2 games to play)
9 Peterborough – 61 points (3 games to play)
10 Blackpool – 59 points (2 games to play)
11 Bradford – 58 points (4 games to play)

So when we get to the play-offs and whoever we find ourselves playing how will it work?

Play-off Schedule

The team in third place take on the team in sixth place.
The team in fourth place take on the team in fifth place.
Thursday 10th May: League One A – 7:45pm
Saturday 12th May: League One B – 12:30pm
Sunday 13th May: League One A – 5:15pm
Wednesday 16th May: League One B – 7:45pm
kick-off times could change
Play-Off Final

Sunday 27th May: League One Final – 3pm

 
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