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What We Learnt This Weekend: 22nd November

Rodgers needs time at Liverpool Premier League runners up Liverpool slipped to 12th place after a 3-1 defeat to relegation strugglers Crystal Palace. Here’s why Brendan Rodgers deserves the chance to put things right at Anfield. Counter-attacking Forest have rediscovered form After 10 games without a win, Nottingham Forest have picked up 2 in succession,… Read more →

What We Learnt This Weekend

This weekend’s football has seen Manchester United slip down to 10th place after a 1-0 defeat to Man City, who have maintained their gap from Chelsea to 6 points. Lee Clark gets off to a losing start at Blackpool, while his successor at Birmingham, Gary Rowett, started with a valuable point at Molineux. Winning streaks… Read more →

What we learnt this weekend

This weekend’s football has seen the rare scenario of Manchester City fans cheering a Manchester United goal, as Van Persie’s equalizer restricted Chelsea’s distance to 6 points, and the not-so rare scenario of Massimo Cellino sacking a manager prematurely. League One’s relegation strugglers of last season, Notts County, have now moved up to 3rd with… Read more →

Neil Lennon’s First Test

Neil Lennon takes charge of Bolton Wanderers as a man highly-regarded, in the world of football management. However, his only job to date has been at Celtic, and this blog would argue that success in Glasgow provided little insight into his credentials. Celtic won the league for 3 consecutive seasons under him, yet on 2… Read more →

Third time lucky for Burton?

If you asked this blog to name the best manager in League Two, the answer would be fairly easy. The likes of Nigel Worthington and James Beattie did well for York and Accrington respectively in the second half of last season, but have not yet proved themselves consistently at this level. David Flitcroft and Chris… Read more →