A need for organization at Oakwell

Barnsley have some of the most technically gifted players in League One. They have a number of talented midfielders, such as Conor Hourihane, Ben Pearson and Daniel Crowley. All of those players have the potential to play in the Premier League, and indeed Pearson and Crowley are owned by Champions League clubs, Manchester United and… Read more →

League One Preview: Gameweek 6

Here are The Football Lab’s predictions for 3 of the weekend’s games in League One. Southend look for a first win of the season in their lunchtime encounter with Peterborough, Bury search for a first league win when they travel to league leaders Walsall, while Sunday sees an intriguing East Midlands derby between Burton Albion and… Read more →

Premier League Preview: Gameweek 4

Here are The Football Lab’s predictions for 2 of the weekend’s games in the Premier League. Chelsea look for their first home win of the season against Crystal Palace, while Tony Pulis returns to the Britannia Stadium for the first time, when his West Brom side travel to Stoke. Chelsea v Crystal Palace Crystal Palace will… Read more →

Championship Preview: Gameweek 5

Here are The Football Lab’s predictions for 2 of the weekend’s games in the Championship. Derby County host rivals Leeds United as both teams look for their first win of the season (and to avoid a first defeat), while MK Dons aim for a third league victory against Birmingham City, who have not lost a… Read more →

League One Preview: Gameweek 5

Here are The Football Lab’s predictions for 3 of the weekend’s games in League One. Sheffield United will hope to avoid conceding 5 goals at the County Ground for the third time in the space of a year, as they take on Swindon in a repeat of last season’s play-off semi-final. Fleetwood search for a… Read more →

League Two Preview: Gameweek 5

Here are The Football Lab’s predictions for 3 of the weekend’s games in League Two. Pre-season promotion favourites Luton and Portsmouth go head-to-head at Kenilworth Road, while former Motherwell colleagues Derek Adams and Terry Butcher are re-united at Home Park. Notts County, who put in an encouraging display against Premier League side Aston Villa in… Read more →