All posts in category: League One

Fleetwood 0-0 Bradford Six Things: Cautious Cod

Bradford City have reached the League One play-off final thanks to a controlled display in a 0-0 draw at Fleetwood, which meant a 1-0 aggregate victory. Marshall and Meredith Bradford were not a constant threat but they still created the better openings with positive play down the left. James Meredith’s positive overlapping runs created space for Mark Marshall… Read more →

Shrewsbury 1-0 Southend Six Things: solid Salop

Shrewsbury Town secured League One survival thanks to a 1-0 win over play-off chasing Southend – but what have we learnt from the game? Shrewsbury used the right well The right-sided triumvirate of full-back Joe Riley, attacking midfielder Bryn Morris and wide man Shaun Whalley was instrumental to Shrewsbury’s bright start. Whalley caused problems by… Read more →

Port Vale v Bolton: the struggle for goals

Of the 12 League One games this weekend, only four can mathematically affect the division both teams will be in next season. One of those four sees relegation strugglers Port Vale take on promotion-chasing Bolton Wanderers. They meet with neither side in the best of form, particularly in goalscoring terms, 2nd place Bolton netting just… Read more →