All posts by: Gabriel

Wycombe Wanderers Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed Wycombe Wanderers fan @ChairBoyWWFC ahead of the new season. He discusses the club’s ownership situation, the progress of midfielder Josh Scowen, and the effect last season’s dramatic survival could have. You stayed up on the final day last season, in very dramatic circumstances. Is this an experience that will help the players grow… Read more →

Tranmere Rovers Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed Tranmere Rovers fan Ryan Ferguson, ahead of the new season. You can follow him on Twitter @PrentoniaPSV, and check out his portfolio here. Ryan discusses the changes to Tranmere’s defence this summer, the key role Jason Koumas can have this season, and the potential rewards for a distinctly left-field summer appointment by the club. Rob Edwards… Read more →

Stevenage Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed Stevenage fan Mark Hollis, ahead of the new season. You can follow him on Twitter @HollisMark. Here, Mark discusses the factor’s behind Stevenage’s relegation last season, the recent sale of Luke Freeman, and how using undiscovered talent from non-league can prove effective. If you had to pick out two or three main… Read more →

Southend United Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed Southend United fan Callum Connolly, ahead of the new season. You can follow him on Twitter @IcardiAndKoke, and also read his articles for Vavel. Here, Callum discusses Phil Brown’s work at Roots Hall, the need for additions to the defence, and he reluctantly accepts that the time was right for Southend to part ways… Read more →

Shrewsbury Town Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed Shewsbury Town fan Pete Parker-Jones, ahead of the new season. You can follow him on Twitter @THEPeterJones, and check out his Shrewsbury Town forum, Blue And Amber. Here, he discusses a busy summer for Shrewsbury, why defensive changes were necessary, and the importance of signing players on permanent deals. Too many loanees… Read more →

Portsmouth Season Preview

The Football Lab interviews Portsmouth fan Harry Davis ahead of the new season. You can follow him on Twitter @MrDavishPFC. Here, Harry discusses Portsmouth’s recent defensive improvements, manager Andy Awford’s loyalty to the club, and the advantages of being run by a Fans’ Trust. Portsmouth ended last season with an 8 game unbeaten run. How much might… Read more →

Plymouth Argyle Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed Plymouth Argyle fan Callum Scaife, ahead of the new season. You can follow him on Twitter @ScaifeyPAFC. Here, Callum discusses the club’s situation at boardroom level, the importance of keeping Luke McCormack free from injury, and why Reuben Reid will be a key player for the club next season. The ownership… Read more →

Oxford United Season Preview

The Football Lab talks to Oxford United supporter Scott Walkinshaw, ahead of the new season. You can follow him on Twitter @oxtweeter, and have a read of his blog: Oxblogger. Here, he discusses the club’s off-field circumstances, the need for more creativity in midfield, and the unusually late appointment of a new manager, Michael Appleton.… Read more →

Northampton Town Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed Northampton Town fan Luke Toresen, ahead of the new season. You can follow him on Twitter @LukeToresen4. Here, Luke discusses the progress of youngster Ivan Toney, the signings made in the fullback area, and the factors behind last season’s upturn in form under Chris Wilder. With just 3 defeats after mid-February, Northampton stayed… Read more →

Newport County Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed Newport County fan Gavin Potts, ahead of the new season. You can follow him on Twitter @gavin_potts2. Here, Gavin discusses the issues regarding the Rodney Parade pitch, Newport’s current options at centre-back, and credits the club’s manager, Justin Edinburgh. Financially well-backed with an exciting young manager in Justin Edinburgh; do you feel Newport County are… Read more →