All posts tagged with: Jermaine Beckford

Bury Season Preview: back to basics

With the 2018-19 season around the corner, The Football Lab spoke to Shakers fan Peter Taylor, writer of Bury Me in Exile (@burymeinexile); as you’ll see below, Peter covers League Two in fabulous detail and is an absolute must-follow for EFL lovers. After the club finished bottom of League One, 15 points adrift of safety,… Read more →

Bury Season Preview: firepower added

Bury started last season with a squad seemingly fit to compete for a top half berth, but instead finished 19th. If the club had not hoped for better then, ambitions have been raised now by a summer of heavy spending.  Supporter Peter Taylor, writer of the excellent Bury Me in Exile, talks to The Football Lab. I think it’s… Read more →

Reading v Preston: Dutch courage

Preston and Reading might both use a three-at-the-back system at the Madejski stadium, but their respective implementations of it will be very different. While Simon Grayson seeks a third centre-back for defensive comfort, Jaap Stam hopes the avante-garde nature of his tactics will lend his team unpredictability in the final third. Pre-season suggests Reading will operate with… Read more →

Championship Preview: Gameweek 6

Here are The Football Lab’s predictions for 2 of the weekend’s games in the Championship. Bolton look for their first win of the season when they face Wolverhampton Wanderers, who have had a fairly disappointing start to the campaign. Burnley search for a 3rd straight win when they host Sheffield Wednesday, who have not tasted… Read more →

Championship Preview: Gameweek 4

Here are The Football Lab’s predictions for 2 of the weekend’s games in the Championship. Charlton Athletic, Hull City, Preston North End and Ipswich Town have all avoided defeat in their first 4 games, and will hope that continues at the weekend. Charlton and Hull face each other at the Valley, while Preston and Ipswich… Read more →