All posts tagged with: Conor Chaplin

Carlisle v Portsmouth: Jones’ impact

Carlisle and Portsmouth are in the running for automatic promotion, as was to be expected after summers of heavy spending. Both have shown potential yet, unlike the relentlessly consistent top two, both also have the capacity implode in one or two games a month. The erratic nature of theirs and Luton’s form means third place… Read more →

Pompey v Barnet: bullish Bees

Martin Allen is known for enforcing long ball football but during Barnet’s 1-1 draw with Colchester last week, he was often heard shouting: “pass it!”, encouraging his players to be cuter in possession. His side may revert to type on Saturday however, as they travel to promotion favourites Portsmouth. Their game plan at Fratton Park will almost certainly be to play… Read more →

League Two Preview: Gasheads finding form

Here are The Football Lab’s predictions for the weekend’s games in League Two. Bristol Rovers look to continue their good run at AFC Wimbledon, whose season is dominated by off-field matters. Portsmouth aim to back up eye-catching recent results with victory at Leyton Orient, where the pressure has intensified on manager Ian Hendon. Mansfield hope… Read more →