Rotherham United Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed Rotherham fan James Wilson, ahead of the new season. You can follow him on Twitter @thesleepgeek. Here, he discusses recent back-to-back promotions, the talents of Ben Pringle, and why this is boss Steve Evans’s time to shine at a higher level. Rotherham have enjoyed back-to-back promotions. To what extent has this been… Read more →

Reading Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed Reading fan Dan Wimbush, ahead of the new season. Dan is the editor of the blog The Tilehurst End, which you can also follow on Twitter @TheTilehurstEnd. Here, he discusses the departure of Adam Le Fondre, the impressive showings from Gareth McCleary, and he assesses the club at boardroom level. This summer… Read more →

Nottingham Forest Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed Nottingham Forest fans Andi and Jo Cartwright, ahead of the new season. You can follow them on Twitter @Forest_Andi, and @jo_cartwright_. Here, they discuss the eagerly-awaited return of Stuart Pearce to the City Ground, the importance of Andy Reid’s experience, and why Forest need to find a main goalscorer. The owners have spent money to… Read more →

Norwich City Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed Norwich City fan Tim Scales, ahead of the new season. You can follow him on Twitter @tim_ncfc. Here, he discusses the left-field appointment of Neil Adams as manager, the loss of winger Robert Snodgrass, and the team’s healthy array of forward options. Neil Adams has been given the manager’s job full-time. Would… Read more →

Millwall Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed Millwall fan Andrew Strachan, ahead of the new season. You can follow him on Twitter @themaninblock11. Here, he discusses the remarkable late rise in form last season, the signing of unproven striker Lee Gregory, and argues that at the Den, Millwall have become the victims of overly-defiant referees. Despite looking doomed at… Read more →

Middlesbrough Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed Middlesbrough fan James Cartwright, ahead of the new season. You can follow him on Twitter @James94Cart. Here, he discusses the team’s defensive improvements under Aitor Karanka, Boro’s goalkeeping dilemma, and the need for an out-and-out goalscorer. Having got the job in November, Aitor Karanka is Middlesbrough’s first non-British manager. Was an appointment… Read more →

Leeds United Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed Leeds United supporter Russ Vernon, ahead of the new season. You can follow him on Twitter @_sportscoverage. Here, Russ discusses the recent loss of Ross McCormack, the factors behind Leeds’ aerial prowess, and the controversial owner, Massimo Cellino. Massimo Cellino has completed a takeover of the club. Does the fact that… Read more →

Ipswich Town Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed comedian and Ipswich Town fan Tony Cowards, ahead of the new season. You can follow him on Twitter @TonyCowards. Here, he discusses the loss of left-back Aaron Cresswell, the need for more creativity in midfield, and the progress the club has made under manager Mick McCarthy. Last season, Ipswich teetered on the… Read more →

Huddersfield Town Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed Huddersfield Town fan Luke Sipka, ahead of the new season. You can follow him on Twitter @HuddersLuke. Here, he discusses why he’s not so sad to see Peter Clarke leave, the quality in the club’s youth academy, and the lack of signings this summer. You finished last season two places higher… Read more →

Fulham Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed Fulham fan Geran Roberts, ahead of the new season. You can follow him on Twitter @GeranRoberts_. Here, he discusses the big money signing of forward Ross McCormack, the introduction of youth, and the unpredictable nature of the owner, Shahid Khan. Shahid Khan is clearly an owner that tends to hire and… Read more →