All posts tagged with: Graham Westley

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 →

Delusions of grandeur at Peterborough

Graham Westley has been sacked as Peterborough United manager this weekend, after a 2-0 home loss to Scunthorpe marked the team’s 12th defeat of the calender year. Westley was not the most popular choice as Peterborough United manager. He enjoyed an excellent start to his time in charge but results declined drastically, something this blog… Read more →

The Mega FA Cup Third Round Preview

Here are The Football Lab’s previews for all 32 of the weekend’s FA Cup ties. Holders Arsenal kick-start their defence of the trophy when they host Sunderland, who are battling relegation in the Premier League. Steve Evans and Neil Redfearn meet their old club when Leeds play Rotherham, as does Dean Smith when his Brentford side welcome Walsall. Northampton face MK Dons… Read more →