The Cambridge View

The Football Lab interviewed Cambridge United fan Caroline Crossley, who shares her thoughts on Cambridge’s chances in the 2015-16 League Two season. You can follow her on Twitter @caroline1109 The defining memory for Cambridge last season will no doubt be drawing 0-0 with Manchester United in the FA Cup 4th Round. How will you remember… Read more →

The Crewe View

The Football Lab interviewed Crewe Alexandra fan Steve Johnson, who shares his thoughts on his team’s chances in the 2015-16 League One season. You can follow Steve on Twitter @tFMstig Crewe Alexandra’s last 2 seasons have consisted of a dreadful first few months, a gradual improvement and survival on the final day. Do you need… Read more →

Everton Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed Everton fan Mark Mordecai, ahead of the new season. You can follow him on Twitter @Efcmordecai Everton had a disappointing season last year, finishing in 11th place. Why did you struggle to replicate the performances shown in the previous campaign? Every blue I know has a different theory on this, lack… Read more →

Fleetwood Town Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed Fleetwood Town correspondent Ben Reardon, ahead of the new season. You can follow him on Twitter @BenReardon95 When a club had finished 10th when playing at the highest level in their history, you might expect the following summer to be fairly quiet. Are you surprised, therefore, that 16 players have been… Read more →

Premier League Preview: Gameweek 1

Here are The Football Lab’s predictions for 2 of the opening round of games in the Premier League this weekend. Dean Court hosts a top flight game for the first time as Bournemouth take on Aston Villa, while Norwich begin life in the Premier League with a home game against Crystal Palace. Bournemouth v Aston… Read more →

Championship Preview: Gameweek 1

Here are The Football Lab’s predictions for the opening day of the Championship season. Brentford and Ipswich, play-off semi-finalists last season, go head-to-head at Griffin Park, while newly-promoted MK Dons make the journey to South Yorkshire, as they take on Rotherham United. Brentford v Ipswich Brentford and Ipswich share a similarity in that they both… Read more →

League One Preview: Gameweek 1

Here are The Football Lab’s predictions for the opening round of League One fixtures. A local derby takes place at Gresty Road, as Crewe and Port Vale look to shake off their tag as pre-season relegation favourites. Southend play their first match back in League One at Fleetwood, who achieved a top half finish last… Read more →

League Two Preview: Gameweek 1

Here are this blog’s predictions for the opening round of games in League Two. Exeter City face Yeovil Town in an intriguing West Country derby, and at the opposite end of the country, Hartlepool will hope to build on last season’s great escape when they face Morecambe. Keith Curle returns to Mansfield as Carlisle United… Read more →