All posts tagged with: Aitor Karanka

Bolton Wanderers Season Preview: another dogfight?

With the 2018-19 Championship season starting later today, The Football Lab spoke to Bolton Wanderers fan Ben Reardon (@Ben_Reardon95). You secured survival in dramatic circumstances last season. After David Wheater and Aaron Wilbraham’s late goals gave you a defining 3-2 final day win over Nottingham Forest, was relief the overriding emotion? Yes. Bolton struggled considerably… Read more →

Middlesbrough Season Preview: reliance on Traore

With the 2018-19 Championship season coming soon, The Football Lab spoke to Middlesbrough fan Rob Fletcher (@thewayweplay11). Despite outspending every club in Championship history last summer, you missed out on promotion after a play-off semi-final defeat to Aston Villa. Would you describe 2017-18 as an underwhelming campaign? After the initial excitement of having a new… Read more →

Brighton 1-2 Newcastle: Six Things

Newcastle’s late comeback at Brighton saw them victorious in a crucial game at the top of the Championship – but what are the key talking points? Darlow kept Newcastle in it Brighton went ahead through Glenn Murray’s 10th minute penalty, but the fact they did not score more in the opening 20 was largely down… Read more →