Monthly Archives: February 2016

The Cobblers View: promotion in sight

Over the previous five seasons, the average League Two team has needed 81 points to secure automatic promotion. Some clubs at this stage might start to over-analyse the mathematics, but Northampton need not worry. They already have 61 points in early February, and could conceivably win promotion if they drew their final 18 games. Manager Chris Wilder might not want people… Read more →

Four Year Plan B: QPR’s evolution

Mat Hodgson’s 2011 film The Four Year Plan covered Flavio Briatore and Bernie Ecclestone’s erratic ownership of QPR and their attempts to get the club into the Premier League. They appointed various different managers and did not give many of them much authority in the transfer market. Yes, the club ultimately met its target of getting into the… Read more →