Hull City Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed Hull City fan Simon, ahead of the new season. You can follow him on Twitter @THEHullCityBlog and have a read of his blog. Just a year after reaching the FA Cup final, Hull City suffered relegation on the final day of last season. What do you feel has gone wrong for the club?… Read more →

Derby County Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed Derby County fan Charlie McGrath, ahead of the new season. You can follow him on Twitter @ramsramble Derby failed to make the play-offs last season, and manager Steve McClaren was sacked in the summer. Would you say that in some ways, McClaren was a victim of his own success? Of course,… Read more →

Cardiff City Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed Cardiff City fan Luke Summerfield, ahead of the new season. You can follow him on Twitter @BluebirdLuke Cardiff’s form was better in the second half of last season, when cost-cutting measures had been made at the club, than in the first half, just after a summer of heavy spending. Did you… Read more →

Burnley Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed Burnley fan Jamie Smith, host of the No Nay Never podcast, ahead of the new season. You can follow Jamie on Twitter @JamieSmiff Last season, it looked as though Burnley had everything required to stay up in the Premier League… except for the small matter of being able to score! Do you… Read more →

Bristol City Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed Bristol City fan Paul Binning. You can follow him on Twitter @TheExiledRobin and have a read of his blog. Bristol City secured the League One title last season. Following the long-term decline which had arguably been happening at the club since 2008, do you feel there is finally now a renewed… Read more →

Brighton & Hove Albion Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed the owner of Brighton & Hove Albion Twitter account @BrightonFanbase, ahead of the new season. Brighton drew as many as 17 games last season, and 79% of their defeats came by a margin of 1 goal. Would you say that a 20th place finish was a slightly unfair reflection on the team’s general… Read more →

Birmingham City Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed Birmingham City fan Ryan Deeney, ahead of the new season. You can follow Ryan on Twitter @RyanDeeney2194 and his Blues blog @True_Blue_Talk Birmingham picked up 25 points from the 32 league games they played before Gary Rowett was appointed, and 52 points from 32 games after. What has changed under his… Read more →

Northampton Town Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed Northampton Town fan Jake Elliott, who shares his views ahead of the new season. You finished 12th last season, which was a big improvement on the year before, but you still finished 10 points off the play-offs. How do you think the season went? I thought it was much better, better… Read more →

2015-16 League One Season Preview

Here are this blog’s predictions for the 2015-16 League One season. Swindon will suffer shock relegation, going down to League Two along with Blackpool, Southend and Crewe. Barnsley will struggle in the lower reaches of the table, while Colchester will achieve a top half finish. Wigan will miss out on the play-offs, which will be… Read more →

Walsall Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed the appropriately-named Walsall fan Pete Sadler, ahead of the new season. You can follow him on Twitter @Pistol_PeteS9 Walsall ended the 14/15 season in a similar position to where they finished the year before. On league form alone, would you describe the campaign as good, bad or indifferent? On league form… Read more →