Plymouth wrapped up promotion in style
Plymouth needed to beat Newport County to secure automatic promotion and did it in style – thrashing the relegation-threatened visitors 6-1.
And Portsmouth continued their rise from the ashes with a 3-1 win at Notts County that was enough to secure them promotion after Luton drew 1-1 with Mansfield.
Doubles from Matty Kennedy and Jake Jervis, plus Graham Carey and Ryan Taylor goals, saw the Pilgrims to a comfortable win at Home Park.
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Plymouth ran riot against Newport County
The result sees Derek Adams’s side return to League One for the first time since relegation in 2011.
As for Pompey, they bounce back to the third tier of English football four years after dropping down.
Portsmouth missed out on promotion last season when they lost in the playoff semi-finals to Plymouth 3-2.
Portsmouth beat Notts County 3-1 to secure promotion
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Argyle then went on to lose the final 2-0 to AFC Wimbledon.
Pompey manager Paul Cook was in charge that day at Wembley and was tasked with securing a return to League One this season.
And the boss completed his task today at Meadow Lane as Jamal Lowe fired home the winner after County’s Jorge Grant had cancelled out Gareth Evans’s first-half penalty for the visitors, with Lowe adding gloss to the win in stoppage time.