Barnsley mid-season review

The Football Lab interviewed Barnsley fan Spencer Davies. You can follow him on Twitter @TheGodfatherUk Barnsley have been involved in a lot of high-scoring games this season. Are you surprised you’ve been so open? Not really. It’s an inexperienced side adjusting to how League 1 works. We’ve got lots of creative players but not many… Read more →

Walsall mid-season review

The Football Lab interviewed the editor of Walsall FC blog Bescot Banter. You can follow the blog on Twitter @BescotBanter No side below the play-offs has conceded fewer goals than Walsall, but no side above the relegation zone has scored fewer. How would you sum up your season so far? Our season has been a little hit and… Read more →

Oxford United mid-season review

The Football Lab interviewed Oxford United fan Scott Walkinshaw. You can follow him on Twitter @oxtweeter You had a disastrous start to the season, with 4 consecutive defeats. To what extent was that related to the late appointment of Michael Appleton? Difficult to say. The new regime wanted a clear break from the past, particularly… Read more →

Notts County mid-season review

The Football Lab interviewed Notts County supporter Joe Jones. You can follow him on Twitter @JoeJonesHome You had one of the worst away records in England last season, but this time around, you were the only Football League side to be unbeaten on the road until Christmas. Has there been a change in the way… Read more →

Weekend Predictions: 10th January

Here are this blog’s predictions for the weekend’s games in the Premier League, Championship, League One and League Two. In the Premier League, Chelsea look to continue their 100% record against Newcastle, who are searching for their new manager after Alan Pardew’s departure. Top half sides Swansea and West Ham are both enjoying a season… Read more →

League One Predictions: Gameweek 24

In League One, Bradford and Rochdale return to their hunt for a play-off place, after getting confidence-boosting results in the FA Cup last week. Out-of-form Peterborough will want to get their revenge on relegation threatened Colchester, who knocked Posh out of the FA Cup last month. Scunthorpe can continue their impressive unbeaten run at the… Read more →

Championship Predictions: Gameweek 25

In the Championship, in-form Birmingham look for an 8th win in 11 games against Wigan, who are 3 points adrift of safety. Bolton can continue their excellent home form when they play Leeds, who are without a win in 6. Birmingham v Wigan Birmingham continue to make huge strides under Gary Rowett. The most impressive… Read more →

AFC Wimbledon mid-season review

The Football Lab interviewed AFC Wimbledon fan Charlie Worthington. You can follow him on Twitter @AFCW_Blog Striker Matt Tubbs is League Two’s joint-top scorer with 11 goals. Would you describe him as a classic goal poacher? Absolutely – his finishing is superb, but what really makes him special is his positioning. On more than one occasion… Read more →