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League Two news roundup: Accrington Stanley promoted to League One


Joe Jones

What's been happening in League Two over the last week?

Here is Pride of Nottingham's round-up of the biggest League Two news from the last seven days.

- Accrington Stanley have been promoted to the third tier of English football for the first time thanks to a 2-0 win over Yeovil Town, Billy Kee scoring a brace for the League One-bound side.

- The 2017-18 EFL Team of the Season has named Accrington's John Coleman as manager, while Kee and Wycombe's Adebayo Akinfenwa were included among the XI.

- Kee was also named League Two's Player of the Year, while Ben Wilmot of Stevenage is the League Two Apprentice of the Year.

- Luton Town quintet Danny Hylton, Luke Berry, Alan Sheehan, Dan Potts and Marek Stech were named in the PFA League Two Team of the Year. Accrington have three players in the side - striker Billy Kee, centre-back Mark Hughes and midfielder Sean McConville - while Coventry's Jack Grimmer, Notts County loanee Jorge Grant and Wycombe's Akinfenwa are also included.

- Cheltenham Town defender Will Boyle signed a new deal to keep him with the Gloucestershire club until the summer of 2020.

- Hearts announced the signature of Cambridge United striker Uche Ikpeazu on a pre-contract. The 23-year-old has agreed a two-year deal at Tynecastle and will move to Edinburgh on 1 July.

- Colchester United winger Courtney Senior signed a new two-year contract with the Essex club.

- Newport County reported a loss of more than £350,000 in their latest set of financial accounts, but the board says a profit is expected following their 2017-18 FA Cup exploits.

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