Morecambe Season Preview

The Football Lab spoke to Morecambe fan Oliver Roby. You can follow him on Twitter @Oliver_Roby. Here, he discusses Jim Bentley’s style of management, the return of Laurance Wilson, and the team’s recurring habit of rescuing points after going behind. This will be Jim Bentley’s fourth season as boss. Is he a rare example of a… Read more →

Mansfield Town Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed Mansfield Town fan Kieran Cooke, ahead of the new season. You can follow him on Twitter @CookeKieran. Here, he discusses whether keeper Alan Marriott should have been offered a new contract, the arrival of new forward options, and how a long ball approach restricts his side’s creativity.After an 11th place finish, it’s… Read more →

Luton Town Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed Luton Town fan Callum Francis, ahead of the new season. You can follow him on Twitter @callumLtfc. Here, he discusses the factors behind Luton’s comfortable Conference title winning campaign, the return of Adam Drury to Kenilworth Road, and the task of replacing talisman Andre Gray. You dropped points just 5 times… Read more →

Hartlepool United Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed Hartlepool United fan David Stringer ahead of the new season. You can follow David on Twitter @scififootball. Here, he discusses the factors behind last season’s poor post-Christmas form, the signings of local boys Stuart Parnaby and Matthew Bates, and why Pool need to show more resiliance this season. Your form in the second… Read more →

Exeter City Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed Exeter City fan Rodney Boulton, ahead of the new season. You can follow him on Twitter @roddersecfcv2. Here, Rodney discusses the importance of keeping Matt Grimes, the current goalkeeping options, and offers his thoughts on his club’s summer transfer embargo. Exeter City have been under a transfer embargo this summer, due… Read more →

Dagenham & Redbridge Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed Dagenham & Redbridge fan Nick Murphy, ahead of the new season. You can follow him on Twitter @NickMurphy1995, and have a look at his blog The Daggers Scale. Here, Nick discusses the factors behind the team’s poor home form, the team’s current forward options, and whether the bookies are right to, yet again, have… Read more →

Cheltenham Town Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed Cheltenham Town supporter Nigel Groom, ahead of the new season. You can follow him on Twitter @NigelGroom. Here, he discusses the factor’s behind last season’s post-Christmas dip, the signing of full-back Lee Vaughan, and Mark Yates’s overall tenure in charge. Manager Mark Yates has had a lot of time to bring in the players he wants,… Read more →

Carlisle United Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed Carlisle United fan John McGee ahead of the new season. You can follow him on Twitter @epouvantail. Here, he discusses the key signing of goalscorer Billy Paynter, the departure of midfielder James Berrett, and an all-round hectic summer for the club.One of the players has openly stated that lack of effort was… Read more →

Cambridge United Season Preview

Ahead of the new season, The Football Lab interviewed Cambridge United fan Caroline Crossley. You can follow her on Twitter @caroline1109. Here, she discusses last season’s promotion, Robbie Simpson’s return, and the challenges the club faces to attract fans. You were promoted from the Conference last season, but lost 4 games before the play-offs started. Were you… Read more →

Bury Season Preview

Bury fan Martin Hoyles was interviewed by The Football Lab, ahead of the new season. You can follow Martin on Twitter @Hoyles10. Here, he discusses the excitement surrounding the club after a summer of impressive transfer business, and whether David Flitcroft is the man to guide Bury back to League One.   Bury have probably had… Read more →