Ipswich Town mid-season review

The Football Lab interviewed Ipswich Town fan Tony Cowards. You can follow him on Twitter @TonyCowards Ipswich have signed a lot of players who were overlooked by other clubs, but Mick McCarthy clearly has shaped them into a very competitive team. How much credit does he deserve? He deserves an enormous amount of credit, in… Read more →

Leeds United mid-season review

The Football Lab interviewed Leeds United fan Russ Vernon. You can follow him on Twitter @_sportscoverage Massimo Cellino has changed the manager 5 times since taking over the club in January. With such a scattergun approach to recruitment, are you surprised Leeds fans had supported him for so long? Yes I am surprised. Leeds have… Read more →

Birmingham City mid-season review

The Football Lab interviewed Birmingham City fan Ryan Deeney. You can follow him on Twitter @RyanDeeney_T92 Lee Clark was not too popular with Birmingham fans. Was it right for him and the club to part ways? Clark made the right decisions this summer. Last season, Birmingham City used 39 footballers, 13 on loan and three… Read more →

Sheffield Wednesday mid-season review

The Football Lab interviewed Sheffield Wednesday fan Malcolm Fox. You can follow him on Twitter @malcolm_fox2 Sheffield Wednesday are comfortably midtable at the moment. How would you assess the first half of the season? With the squad we have we are currently overachieving.  The keeper Westwood and the back 4 have played a significant part in… Read more →

Weekend Predictions: 24th January

Here are this blog’s predictions for the weekend’s games in the Championship, League One, League Two, and FA Cup 4th Round. In the Championship, in-form Watford host Blackpool, who prop up the Championship table with just 17 point so far. Wolves look to continue their good run of results when they play Charlton, who are… Read more →

League One Predictions: Gameweek 26

In League One, Colchester have their first game without key man Freddie Sears when they play fellow relegation strugglers Leyton Orient, who gained a credible draw at Preston last week. Crawley make the long journey to midtable Fleetwood as they search for a first win since October, while play-off contenders Port Vale take on relegation threatened Crewe… Read more →

League Two Predictions: Gameweek 27

In League Two, Carlisle look to build on last week’s 3-1 win at Wimbledon, as they travel to Bury, who have slipped up over the winter period. Northampton can get a 3rd consecutive win when they host Newport, who are surrounded by speculation, as manager Justin Edinburgh has been linked with the Gillingham job. Portsmouth… Read more →

AFC Bournemouth mid-season review

The Football Lab interviewed AFC Bournemouth fan Rob Lee. You can follow him on Twitter @robmatlee In terms of the promotion race, are Bournemouth being slightly underestimated due to their ‘small club’ status? And if so, is that a good thing? I think that’s spot on, I feel everyone is waiting for the bubble to… Read more →

Coventry City mid-season review

The Football Lab interviewed Coventry City fan Matthew Bull. You can follow him on Twitter @MatthewBull1998 Coventry put in an awful performance in the FA Cup 1st Round, and got knocked out by Conference North side Worcester City. Has there been any reaction from the players since then? The defeat certainly hit us hard against… Read more →