All posts tagged with: Carl Baker

Portsmouth Season Preview: sharing the goals

The footage of 4,000 Portsmouth supporters celebrating promotion at Meadow Lane last April pleased football fans across England. Pompey fans, renowned for their noise and spirit in adversity, have finally been rewarded with a successful team. New off-field leaders, Michael Eisner and Kenny Jackett, hope to sustain that trend. Pompey Memes discusses all at Fratton Park. The… Read more →

MK Dons Season Preview: new era

The times, they are a-changin’ for MK Dons. Manager Karl Robinson, so long a figurehead, ended his six-year tenure in October last year. Following him out the exit door this summer are long-serving players, marking the end of an era in Milton Keynes. Supporter Jonathan Harries reflects on Robbo’s time in charge… We were always competitive… Read more →

Portsmouth Season Preview: the favourites tag

It is often assumed that Portsmouth’s size offers them an automatic advantage in League Two. Indeed, this summer they have attracted Carl Baker, a highly-skilled midfielder many League One clubs could not afford. However, what comes with this huge financial advantage is expectant home fans and more than a few bus-parking visitors. Many teams go to Fratton Park and rise to the occasion, defending… Read more →

Championship Preview: Gameweek 5

Here are The Football Lab’s predictions for 2 of the weekend’s games in the Championship. Derby County host rivals Leeds United as both teams look for their first win of the season (and to avoid a first defeat), while MK Dons aim for a third league victory against Birmingham City, who have not lost a… Read more →