Colchester United Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed Colchester United fan Rich Crick, ahead of the new season. You can follow him on Twitter @richcrick. Here, he discusses the potential of winger Dominic Vose, the good performances from keeper Sam Walker, and the club’s youth development policy. The club has looked to reduce the wage bill so it can focus… Read more →

Chesterfield Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed Chestefield fan Andrew Riley, ahead of the new season. You can follow him on Twitter @Meggy1860. Here, he discusses the benefits of having a small squad, the lack of money to spend this summer, and the eye-catching quality in Chesterfield’s midfield. Chesterfield secured the title last season. Is the team’s passing quality something… Read more →

Bristol City Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed Bristol City fan Daniel Besser, ahead of the new season. You can follow him on Twitter @DanielBesser13. Here, he discusses a successful season for Sam Baldock, the importance of signing Wade Elliott and Nyron Nosworthy on permanent deals, and the difference boss Steve Cotterill has made since arriving at Ashton Gate.… Read more →

Bradford Season Preview

AThe Football Lab interviewed Bradford City fan James, ahead of the new season. You can follow him on Twitter @jamesbcafc_. Here, he discusses the choice of Stephen Darby as captain, the lack of energy in the side last season, and the key changes made to the midfield this summer. Bradford seem to be a relatively defensive-minded… Read more →

Barnsley Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed Barnsley Fan Spencer Davies, ahead of the new season. You can follow Spencer on Twitter @TheGodfatherUk. Here, he discusses the signing of Conor Hourihane, the lack of pace in the team, and the club’s restructuring of the wage bill this summer. A common criticism of Danny Wilson is that his side… Read more →

York City Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed York City fan Robert Beaumont, an author and journalist, who has followed the Minstermen for nearly 50 years. Ahead of the new season, he discusses the factors behind last season’s post-January rise in form, the potential difficulties in replacing goalkeeper Nick Pope, and whether Jake Hyde can be an effective strike partner… Read more →

Wycombe Wanderers Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed Wycombe Wanderers fan @ChairBoyWWFC ahead of the new season. He discusses the club’s ownership situation, the progress of midfielder Josh Scowen, and the effect last season’s dramatic survival could have. You stayed up on the final day last season, in very dramatic circumstances. Is this an experience that will help the players grow… Read more →

Tranmere Rovers Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed Tranmere Rovers fan Ryan Ferguson, ahead of the new season. You can follow him on Twitter @PrentoniaPSV, and check out his portfolio here. Ryan discusses the changes to Tranmere’s defence this summer, the key role Jason Koumas can have this season, and the potential rewards for a distinctly left-field summer appointment by the club. Rob Edwards… Read more →

Stevenage Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed Stevenage fan Mark Hollis, ahead of the new season. You can follow him on Twitter @HollisMark. Here, Mark discusses the factor’s behind Stevenage’s relegation last season, the recent sale of Luke Freeman, and how using undiscovered talent from non-league can prove effective. If you had to pick out two or three main… Read more →

Southend United Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed Southend United fan Callum Connolly, ahead of the new season. You can follow him on Twitter @IcardiAndKoke, and also read his articles for Vavel. Here, Callum discusses Phil Brown’s work at Roots Hall, the need for additions to the defence, and he reluctantly accepts that the time was right for Southend to part ways… Read more →