All posts tagged with: Mark O’Brien

Newport County 0-1 Tranmere Rovers Six Things: Super White Army secure back-to-back Play-Off promotions

Tranmere Rovers have secured back-to-back promotions thanks to Connor Jennings’ 119th-minute header, which gave them a 1-0 victory over Newport County in the League Two Play-Off Final. Here’s our Six Things from the game. Newport’s energy Newport began with a 4-4-2 shape, rather than the 3-5-2 their starting XI is also capable of, which showed… Read more →

Newport County Season Preview: prolonging the fairytale

As League Two survival stories go, Newport County’s 16/17 revival takes some beating. Obituaries were written for Wycombe before their final day resurrection in 13/14, then Hartlepool bridged a 10 point gap a year later. Although opportunism pushed the Chairboys onto a promotion tilt the following year, Pools lost momentum and soon became the victims of Newport’s escape last… Read more →

League Two Preview: Gameweek 2

Here are The Football Lab’s previews for 3 of the games in League Two this weekend. AFC Wimbledon travel to Crawley, who look to build on a promising display at Oxford, the U’s themselves make the short trip to fellow promotion favourites Luton Town, while the Dockyard Derby takes place at Home Park, as Plymouth host… Read more →

Luton Town Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed Luton Town fan Dave O’Flanagan, ahead of the new season. You can follow Dave on Twitter @LTFC_Dave. Luton Town have made good progress over the last 18 months, winning promotion from the Conference, finishing just outside the League Two play-offs and bolstering the squad strongly this summer. Do you feel the… Read more →