Bournemouth Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed Bournemouth fan Rob Lee, ahead of the new season. You can follow him on Twitter @Robmatlee. Here, he discusses the signing of striker Callum Wilson, the centre-back pairing of Steve Cook and Tommy Elphick, and the attractive football Eddie Howe has got the team playing. A mixed start, a poor middle,… Read more →

Bolton Wanderers Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed Bolton fan Ben Reardon, ahead of the new season. You can follow him on Twitter @BenReardon1. Here, he discusses the disappointment of not signing Lukas Jutkiewicz permanently, the arrival of Dorian Dervite at centre-back, and Dougie Freedman’s position as manager. There were times last season when relegation looked a real possibility.… Read more →

Blackpool Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed Blackpool fan Andy Monkman, ahead of the new season. You can follow him on Twitter @tangerinemonk. Here, he discusses the club’s shortage of players, the appointment of Jose Riga, and the manner in which Karl Oyston is running the football club. At the time of writing its mid-July, and the club has just… Read more →

Blackburn Rovers Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed Blackburn Rovers fan Mikey Delap, ahead of the new season. You can follow him on Twitter @MikeyDelap. Here, he discusses the work Gary Bowyer has done, whether more experience is needed in defence, and the team’s seemingly decreasing reliance on Jordan Rhodes. There has been some speculation this summer, regarding the… Read more →

Birmingham City Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed Birmingham fan Ryan Deeney, ahead of the new season. You can follow him on Twitter @RyanDeeney_T92, and have a read of TalkNinetyTwo Football, where he regularly posts on all things football. Here, he discusses the departure of Nikola Zigic, the factors behind last season’s poor home form, and he reflects on a busy… Read more →

League Two Season Preview

Welcome to The Football Lab’s club-by-club preview of the League Two season ahead. Click on one of the club badges below for an interview with one of the supporters, and a prediction of where they’ll finish.                

Yeovil Town Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed Yeovil Town fan Andrew Foot, ahead of the new season. You can follow him on Twitter @BlackthornStand. Here, he discusses summer changes to the defence, the importance of replacing Ed Upson, and looks back on last season in the Championship. The club has had a first relegation in its recent history, and… Read more →

Walsall Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed Walsall fan-based Twitter account, @BescotBanter, ahead of the new season. Among the issues covered are the change of captaincy, the departure of Craig Westcarr, and the job local boy Dean Smith has done for the club as manager. Dean Smith came through Walsall’s academy, and was at the Bescot for five years as a player.… Read more →

Swindon Town Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed Swindon Town fan Benjamin Wills, ahead of the new season. You can follow him on Twitter @BenjaminWills19. Here, he discusses the club’s ownership situation, last season’s useful link with Tottenham Hotspur, and the stark contrast between last season’s home and away form. On home form last season, you finished joint-third. On… Read more →