Sheffield United Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed a Sheffield United fan ahead of the new season. Here, he discusses the departure of centre-back Harry Maguire, the signing of striker Marc McNulty, and the Blades’ impressive post-January form last time. In a dramatic season for Sheffield United last year, were you pleased with form over the final three months? Extremely… Read more →

Scunthorpe United Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed Scunthorpe United fan Jake Wykes, ahead of the new season. You can follow him on Twitter @JakeWykes. Here, he discusses the departure of top scorer Sam Winnall, the signing of midfielder Neal Bishop, and a dramatic past decade for the Iron. Following 7 dramatic promotions and relegations over the last 9… Read more →

Rochdale Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed Rochdale fan Aaron Beresford, ahead of the new season. You can follow him on Twitter @Aaron_L_B. Here, he discusses the importance of keeper Simon Lillis, the role Matthew Lund has played in midfield, and the difference manager Keith Hill has made since coming to the club. They say ‘never go back’,… Read more →

Preston North End Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed Preston North End fans Twitter account, @TheLambRoars ahead of the new season. Among the topics discussed are the loss of goalkeeper Declan Rudd, the importance of Neil Kilkenny to the midfield, and Preston’s frustratingly bad record when it comes to the play-offs. Yet another season of play-off heartache for Preston. You never seem to do… Read more →

Port Vale Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed Port Vale fan Terry Bossons, ahead of the new season. You can follow him on Twitter @TerryBossons. Here, he discusses the mystery of last season’s poor away form, the need for bolstering the defence, and the work Micky Adams has done for Port Vale. A top half finish in Port Vale’s first… Read more →

Peterborough United Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed Peterborough United fan Mark Watson, ahead of the new season. You can follow him on Twitter @Markwatson___. Here, he discusses departure of right-backs Little and Alcock, his confidence that the club could replace Britt Assombalonga if he left, and the club’s excessive ambition last season. Manager Darren Ferguson, having signed a new… Read more →

Oldham Athletic Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed Oldham Athletic fan David Finnigan, ahead of the new season. You can follow him on Twitter @Aldehulme. Here, he discusses Oldham’s strong defensive line, the departure of captain Korey Smith, and Oldham’s obvious need for a goalscorer. This summer the club’s long-standing ground, Boundary Park, is being renamed as SportsDirect.com Park. I’d… Read more →

Notts County Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed Notts County fan Joe Jones, ahead of the new season. You can follow him on Twitter @JoeJonesHome. Here, he discusses the signing of Alan Smith, the disappointment of losing captain Alan Sheehan, and the praise Shaun Derry deserves for guiding Notts County to survival. You looked doomed to relegation in March,… Read more →

MK Dons Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed MK Dons fan Alex Makel, ahead of the new season. You can follow him on Twitter @alex_makel. Here, he discusses the factors behind the lack of consistency in midfield last season, the signing of Kyle McFadzean from Crawley, and what caused poor form towards the end of last season. You finished… Read more →

Leyton Orient Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed Leyton Orient fan Lisa Harding, ahead of the new season. You can follow her on Twitter @SpideyNLilah. Here, she discusses the disappointment of losing the play-off final last season, the club’s change of ownership, and why winger Dean Cox will stay at Brisbane Road. Leyton Orient were at the top for… Read more →