All posts tagged with: Graham Alexander

FA Cup 1st Round Predictions: revenge for Plymouth?

Northampton v Scunthorpe Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink had a more glamourous playing career than Graham Alexander but as a manager, he favours similarly defensive principles. The Dutchman’s Northampton side have improved their survival chances with back-to-back wins after a good defensive performance in a 1-0 win against Blackpool, with Ash Taylor and Aaron Pierre commanding at… Read more →

Impressive Iron

Manchester City are the only team in England averaging more goals per game than Scunthorpe United. Injury has meant they have been without one of the most natural finishers in world football – though Paddy Madden returned to Scunthorpe’s starting line-up on Saturday. After the Irishman’s calf injury in pre-season, many supporters held their breath at the prospect… Read more →

Bolton Wanderers Season Preview: stability needed

Phil Parkinson had five successful years as manager of Bradford City, helped by a strong sense of transparency and togetherness within the club. He now joins a ship that some might say is bigger, but one that perhaps has fewer life jackets. Bolton Wanderers sunk to relegation by winning just five games last season, and off-field uncertainty continues to… Read more →