Monthly Archives: April 2015

AFC Bournemouth: The Next Chapter

The tributes to AFC Bournemouth have been paid. The club’s journey, from 23rd place in League Two in 2009 to effectively securing promotion to the Premier League 6 years later, is indisputably great. Everybody at the club deserves the credit they are getting for the hard work they have put in, to make Bournemouth’s incredible… Read more →

Premier League Preview: Gameweek 34

In the Premier League, Newcastle look to end their dismal run of 6 straight defeats, while Swansea need just a point to secure their biggest Premier League points haul. Liverpool can bounce back from their FA Cup semi-final defeat to Aston Villa with a win against another West Midlands team, West Bromwich Albion, who are… Read more →

Championship Preview: Gameweek 45

In the Championship, Ipswich look to secure a play-off place when they host Nottingham Forest, who have begun their preparations for next season. After a 3 point deduction for relegation strugglers Rotherham, the Millers are in need of a result against Norwich City, whose automatic promotion hopes took a hit after last week’s defeat to Middlesbrough.… Read more →

League One Preview: Gameweek 45

In League One, Bradford and Barnsley’s play-off hopes are over, and they will play out what could be a low key, end-of-season game at Valley Parade. Preston must beat 4th place Swindon Town to ensure that automatic promotion is in their own hands on the final day, while Oldham manager Dean Holden will return to… Read more →

League Two Preview: Gameweek 45

In the penultimate weekend of League Two football, the fate of two teams may be decided at Whaddon Road, as defeat could confirm relegation for Cheltenham Town, while Shrewsbury need just a point to secure promotion. Despite being among the pre-season favourites for relegation, as per usual, Dagenham & Redbridge and Accrington have avoided the drop with ease,… Read more →

Progress At The Pirelli

It has been an excellent season for Burton Albion Football Club. They have been managed by two of arguably the best young managers in the country, they have knocked bigger opposition out of the League Cup on two occasions, and have secured promotion to the country’s third tier for the first time in the club’s… Read more →

League One: who will beat the drop?

League One has been a thoroughly entertaining division this season. Only a few weeks ago, it looked as though the race for the play-offs would be the biggest point of interest. In truth, Sheffield United and Chesterfield are likely to cement 5th and 6th place respectively without any drama, as the teams below have dipped in form. However, the… Read more →

Championship Preview: Gameweek 44

In the Championship, Bournemouth look to cement their position at the top of the table with a win, although their opponents, Sheffield Wednesday, have only been beaten once in their last 5 games. Derby County need 2 wins from their last 3 games to mathematically secure a play-off place, the Rams travelling to midtable Huddersfield,… Read more →