All posts tagged with: Sid Nelson

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 →

FA Cup Preview: disgruntlement at Ipswich

Ipswich Town fans are growing weary of the long ball football under Mick McCarthy, so National League leaders Lincoln hope to take advantage. Elsewhere in the FA Cup, Millwall hope to continue their impressive run against Bournemouth while Hull and Swansea face each other in a meeting of two top flight strugglers. Hull v Swansea Conceded over… Read more →

Millwall v Fleetwood: Sowerby shines

The recent Premier League success of ex-Fleetwood goalscorer Jamie Vardy has opened a few eyes to the gems remaining in non-league. The Cod Army have used 22 players this season and nine of them, at one stage, have played below the Football League’s basement tier. One of those nine is 21-year-old Jack Sowerby. In the… Read more →

Millwall Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed Millwall supporter Andrew Strachan, ahead of the new season. You can follow him on Twitter @themaninblock11 Millwall suffered relegation last season, despite a reasonable improvement after Neil Harris took over from Ian Holloway. Had that change been made earlier, do you think you would have stayed up? Without a doubt. It’s… Read more →

Championship Preview: Gameweek 42

In the Championship, Millwall continue their challenging quest for survival with a daunting home game against Watford, who are outside the automatic promotion places on only goal difference. Blackburn Rovers’ play-off hopes have long since disappeared, but they look to at least finish the season in good form when they travel to Reading, who may… Read more →