All posts tagged with: Paddy McNair

Middlesbrough (V) Leeds United Player Ratings

The early incumbents of the Championship’s automatic promotion places, Leeds United and Middlesbrough, played out a goalless draw at Elland Road on Friday night. Here’s our Player Ratings from a tight game. Leeds United Bailey Peacock-Farrell – after a recent loan spell at sixth-tier York City, the academy graduate has adjusted to this level with… Read more →

Middlesbrough Season Preview: reliance on Traore

With the 2018-19 Championship season coming soon, The Football Lab spoke to Middlesbrough fan Rob Fletcher (@thewayweplay11). Despite outspending every club in Championship history last summer, you missed out on promotion after a play-off semi-final defeat to Aston Villa. Would you describe 2017-18 as an underwhelming campaign? After the initial excitement of having a new… Read more →

Sunderland Season Preview: the re-build

Sunderland’s policy has long been to sign old players in an inflated January market and change manager frequently. They always just about stayed up with that approach, but always with the sense that they were treading water. Last season, those years of short-term thinking caught up with the Black Cats, as supporter Michael Oates –… Read more →