All posts tagged with: Tom Bradshaw

Barnsley Season Preview: bouncing back

With the 2018-19 League One season coming up, The Football Lab spoke to Barnsley fan Luke Tingle (@BFC_Luke). It feels from the outside as though when you’ve enjoyed success, you’ve had strong characters on and off the field who have an affinity with the fans. Is that something you perhaps lost during the 2017-18 relegation… Read more →

Barnsley Season Preview: replacing key men

Life at Oakwell these days is rarely dull. One moment Barnsley are winning trophies at Wembley before becoming a feared Championship force, the next they are selling key players at an alarming rate. The question now is whether the club can catch it’s breath in the Championship and stabilize in an increasingly silk-stocking second tier. Supporter Luke Tingle… Read more →

Walsall Season Preview: reliance on youth

Look at previous League One tables and last season’s 14th place finish looks in line with Walsall’s previous form. Speak to a lot of Saddlers fans however and there is some disgruntlement at the failure to build on the promotion push of 15/16. Did results flatter performances last year? Were expectations raised? And is the current regime… Read more →

Championship tips: Reading to stutter?

Here are The Football Lab’s betting tips for the weekend’s Championship action. For the acca Huddersfield Town had been edging out closely-fought games for much of the season, but now there are signs that confidence is starting to flow. Their Experimental 361 record on 23rd Jan gave them the league’s best defence over the previous… Read more →