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Around League Two

28 November 2019

Here are some of the stories ffrom around Sky Bet League Two this week -

Sampson Vows To Clear Name 

Stevenage caretaker manager Mark Sampson is confident that he will be able to clear his name after the Football Association charged him for using racist language. 

Reacting to the news that he had been charged, Sampson noted:I said right at the outset that the allegation is false." 

"I'm devastated, it's as simple as that. This is a situation which the football club don't deserve and they have been incredible standing by me. 

"It's been a hard time but ultimately I'm completely confident in the evidence I'm going to provide and then the right decision will be made." 


Two Clubs Charged By FA 

Port Vale and Scunthorpe United have been charged by the FA for "failing to ensure that their players conducted themselves in an orderly fashion.” 

It follows an altercation involving players from both teams took place on Saturday after the full-time whistle had been blown. 

The Valiants’ David Worrall and Scunthorpe’s Matthew Lund were both given their marching orders after Vale had won the match 2 - 1. 


Beech Arrives At Brunton Park 

Chris Beech has been appointed head coach at Carlisle United until the end of the 2020-21 season.

Chairman Andrew Jenkins told the club website: "His enthusiasm when speaking to us about the role was fantastic to see.” 

"We're taking a new approach for the club in defining the position, with us in the past having appointed managers. 

"We see the head coach role as being specific to the football department, from first team through to youth team. 

"Chris will pick the team, coach the squad and organise the day-to-day routine as he prepares for each and every game." 

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