All posts tagged with: Chris Maxwell

Leeds’ August Review: more adaptable?

With a two-week break from the Championship for internationals, this is a good time to review how all 24 teams have looked in their first five league games. Here’s our assessment of Leeds United. What we said in pre-season “The task for Thomas Christensen will be to maintain the solidity Leeds United showed under Garry… Read more →

Fleetwood Town Season Preview: another chapter?

Nathan Pond’s first season at Fleetwood Town saw the club narrowly miss out on promotion. The top two that year? Mossley and Clitheroe of the ninth tier. 13 years later, his most recent campaign went similarly, only this time the Cod Army lost out to the likes of Bolton and Bradford. Can this remarkable upward journey continue? The Football Lab spoke to supporter… Read more →

Preston v Sheff Wed: canny Carvalhal

In the infancy of Carlos Carvalhal’s reign as Sheffield Wednesday manager, The Football Lab questioned whether he had the shrewdness to curtail his attacking tactics against stronger opposition. After the Owls won 1-0 at Newcastle on Boxing Day, it is safe to say that such suspicions are long gone. He moved Daniel Pudil to left midfield… Read more →