All posts tagged with: Jon Taylor

The Rotherham View: poor recruitment

Rotherham United have been the Championship’s masters escapology in recent seasons. This year however, the 12 point distance to safety looks insurmountable, even for them. Where have things gone wrong? Who has provided the flashes of light? And is the rest of this season less about staying up, and more about re-kindling some belief that the… Read more →

Millers gift the goals at St Andrews

Rotherham gifted Birmingham four goals on Tuesday evening and fell to a 4-2 defeat at St Andrews. A dominant first half saw the Blues race to a 3-1 lead and though Jon Taylor’s goal set up a nervy second half, David Cotterill’s penalty secured victory. Cotterill caused problems with his deliveries and tormented Darnell Fisher,… Read more →

Rotherham v Forest: familiar faces

Nottingham Forest fans making the short trip up the M1 on Wednesday night may see a few familiar faces. Lee Camp, Kelvin Wilson and Greg Halford are all ex-Forest players who started Saturday’s 2-2 draw with Bristol City, while Dexter Blackstock hopes to shake off fitness problems to face his former club. Goalkeeper Camp and… Read more →

Peterborough United Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed Peterborough United fan Mark Watson, ahead of the new season. You can follow him on Twitter @Markwatson___. Here, he discusses departure of right-backs Little and Alcock, his confidence that the club could replace Britt Assombalonga if he left, and the club’s excessive ambition last season. Manager Darren Ferguson, having signed a new… Read more →

Shrewsbury Town Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed Shewsbury Town fan Pete Parker-Jones, ahead of the new season. You can follow him on Twitter @THEPeterJones, and check out his Shrewsbury Town forum, Blue And Amber. Here, he discusses a busy summer for Shrewsbury, why defensive changes were necessary, and the importance of signing players on permanent deals. Too many loanees… Read more →