Loads of Man Utd curiosity within the 2022/23 EFL play-offs

LEAGUE TWO

Salford Metropolis v Stockport County (13/20 Might)
Bradford Metropolis v Carlisle United (14/20 Might)

The League Two play-offs get underneath manner with a mouthwatering all-Higher Manchester conflict between Salford Metropolis, managed by our former Below-21s boss Neil Wooden, and Stockport County. The hyperlinks between United and Salford have been well-documented since their ascent to League Two in 2019, however Wooden has the Ammies on the cusp of a historic promotion to the third tier in his first season in cost. United teenager Ethan Galbraith has made 38 appearances throughout his mortgage spell on the Peninsula Stadium, scoring 4 occasions. Stockport are aiming for a second successive promotion, having solely ended their 11-year exile from the league final season. Veteran full-back Phil Bardsley joined in late 2022 however hasn’t featured in a matchday squad since January.

It is Bradford Metropolis v Carlisle United within the different two-legged tie, with the Bantams managed by Reds nice Mark Hughes. Sparky dropped down the divisions to take the reins at Valley Parade in February 2022, with the previous Premier League outfit struggling within the decrease reaches of League Two. It’s been a special story this season, although, and the West Yorkshire membership confirmed their place within the play-offs on Monday with a draw towards champions Leyton Orient, having been firmly ensconced within the prime seven for a lot of the marketing campaign.