All posts tagged with: Padraig Amond

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 v Wycombe: surprise packages

These two teams have surprised a few neutrals by starting the season in such positive form. Neither club had done especially eye-catching transfer business: Wycombe had added just three players before the opening day while fan-owned Newport operated without much external investment. It appears though that Michael Flynn has been clever with the money he… Read more →

Imbalanced Pools

As September dawns on Victoria Park, the pre-season optimism that once engulfed Hartlepool United has somewhat subsided. Craig Hignett’s men sit 19th, they have not kept a clean sheet since March and serious questions must be asked of the team’s defensive structure. Many feel that rash defending from centre-back Toto Nsiala has been a hindrance and that… Read more →

League Two Preview: Gameweek 43

In League Two, Cheltenham Town have a must-win game against Cambridge United, a side who have won just twice since mid-January. Southend aim to keep their automatic promotion hopes alive when they host Newport, who sit just outside the play-off places. Further north, York City can continue their climb up the table with a home win… Read more →

Morecambe mid-season review

The Football Lab interviewed Morecambe fan Oliver Roby. You can follow him on Twitter @Oliver_Roby You started the season superbly, with maximum points from your first 4 games. What were the factors behind this? In response to the poor end to last season, the players were in early for a tough pre-season. Jim Bentley and… Read more →