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 →

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 →