All posts tagged with: Dan Butler

Newport County 0-1 Tranmere Rovers Six Things: Super White Army secure back-to-back Play-Off promotions

Tranmere Rovers have secured back-to-back promotions thanks to Connor Jennings’ 119th-minute header, which gave them a 1-0 victory over Newport County in the League Two Play-Off Final. Here’s our Six Things from the game. Newport’s energy Newport began with a 4-4-2 shape, rather than the 3-5-2 their starting XI is also capable of, which showed… Read more →

Mansfield 2-1 Newport: Six Things We Learnt

Shaquile Coulthirst’s scored the winning penalty as Mansfield came from behind to beat 10-man Newport 2-1 – but what have we learnt from the game? Mansfield attack early Under previous regimes, Mansfield Town played direct football that was safe and aimless. Under Steve Evans, they still play direct, often to the industrious Pat Hoban, but do so… Read more →

Portsmouth Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed Portsmouth fan Harry Davis, ahead of the new season. You can follow him on Twitter @MrDavishPFC   Firstly, Portsmouth Supporters’ Trust chairman Ken Malley has sadly passed away this summer. Our thoughts are with his friends and family. What kind of impact will this have on the club?   Ken played… Read more →

League Two Preview: Gameweek 36

In League Two, Portsmouth look for a 10th home win of the season against Luton, whose promotion hopes have been dented by a run of just 2 wins from their last 8 matches. Late goals are becoming a trademark for Wycombe and Shrewsbury, who meet at Adams Park in a top 3 clash. Plymouth aim to build on last… Read more →