All posts tagged with: Nathan Clarke

Morecambe v Grimsby: Shrimps in peril?

Tuesday night could not have got much worse for Morecambe. Not only did they lose 3-0 to Port Vale, their other relegation rivals won too. So far this season, they have looked overly reliant on the goalkeeping of Barry Roche. The long-serving stopper has turned in some important performances – most notably to preserve a… Read more →

Grimsby v Wycombe: set pieces the key

One would normally expect solidity to be at the essence of any Russell Slade or Gareth Ainsworth side, but these teams have shipped 14 league goals between them in six games combined. Grimsby’s defence had a busy opening day at Chesterfield, where Siriki Dembele and Sam Jones combined for an impressive counter-attacking goal. The Mariners… Read more →

Why Robins must trust youth at Coventry

Coventry City’s season is sliding towards a sad but inevitable conclusion. Russell Slade has been sacked as manager after just one win in 13 league games in charge, leaving the club rock bottom of League One. Given that Coventry had lost 22 of their previous 42 games prior to Slade’s arrival, it may be unfair… Read more →

Bradford Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed Bradford City fan Katie Whyatt, ahead of the new season. You can follow Katie on Twitter @BantamsBlogger and find her articles for Bradford City blog The Width of a Post. Last season will surely be remembered by Bradford fans for the team’s performances in the FA Cup. What are your memories… Read more →

League One Predictions: Gameweek 20

In League One, Crawley have drawn their last 5 games and would be happy for that sequence to continue, as they travel to play league leaders Bristol City. Leyton Orient and Peterborough both face turbulent times on the managerial front, as Orient are now onto their 4th boss of the season, while Peterborough’s Darren Ferguson… Read more →