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 →

Derby County Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed Derby County fan Matthew Osborne, ahead of the new season. You can follow him on Twitter @Matthew1Osborne. Here, he discusses why the club was right to hang onto young midfielder Will Hughes, the factors behind Derby’s impressive scoring record, and the impact boss Steve McClaren has had on the club. At the start of Steve McClaren’s reign, opposing… Read more →

Charlton Athletic Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed Charlton Athletic fan Alex Rogans, ahead of the new season. Here, he discusses the appointment of Bob Peeters, the signing of striker Igor Vetokele, and a hectic summer for the club. Bob Peeters has been named manager. Given his Millwall connections, how have most fans greeted the appointment? The appointment of… Read more →

Cardiff City Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed Cardiff City fan Luke Sommerfield, ahead of the new season. You can follow him on Twitter @WelshBluebird14. Here, he discusses the performances of David Marshall last season, the loss of Steven Caulker, and Solskjaer’s challenge of managing the squad. With 40 players currently on your books, you have an extremely big squad.… Read more →

Brighton & Hove Albion Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed a member of the Brighton discussion Twitter account, @BrightonFanbase, ahead of the new season. Among the topics discussed, are the club’s impressive infrastructure, an aging defence, and the tactical ideas that new boss Sami Hyypia may look to introduce. Oscar Garcia wasn’t always supported due to his cautious, and overly possession-based, style of play. Do… Read more →

Brentford Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed Brentford fan Carl Massey, ahead of the new season. You can get his thoughts on Brentford through Twitter @thebfcbeesblog, or have a look The Bees Blog. Here, he discusses the highly-rated left-back Jake Bidwell, the loss of Clayton Donaldson, and Mark Warburton’s success since taking over. I wasn’t the only one… Read more →

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 →