All posts tagged with: Darron Gibson

Sunderland Season Preview: the re-build

Sunderland’s policy has long been to sign old players in an inflated January market and change manager frequently. They always just about stayed up with that approach, but always with the sense that they were treading water. Last season, those years of short-term thinking caught up with the Black Cats, as supporter Michael Oates –… Read more →

Everton Season Preview: change needed?

Last season’s 11th place was not good enough for Everton Football Club. The question therefore, is whether improvements will be made this term. The only summer change is the appointment of Ronald Koeman, who replaces Roberto Martinez. That might have been a necessary switch – but is it enough? The Football Lab spoke to supporter Bryan Salz (@bryansalz) to find… Read more →