Monthly Archives: August 2017

The August Review: Fulham

With a two-week break from the Championship for internationals, this is a good time to review how all 24 teams have looked in their first five league games. Here’s our assessment of Fulham. What we said pre-season “Playing purposeful possession football, Fulham create chances at will. Swift wide men stretch play, creating space for a… Read more →

Grimsby v Wycombe: set pieces the key

One would normally expect solidity to be at the essence of any Russell Slade or Gareth Ainsworth side, but these teams have shipped 14 league goals between them in six games combined. Grimsby’s defence had a busy opening day at Chesterfield, where Siriki Dembele and Sam Jones combined for an impressive counter-attacking goal. The Mariners… Read more →

Huddersfield v Southampton: super Schindler

We’re only two games in but Huddersfield Town have already given the Premier League a much-needed breathe of fresh air. The bond between the club, it’s players and it’s fans is evidently strong, creating a wonderful atmosphere in West Yorkshire. Although the Terriers have history, much of their fanbase will remember watching fourth tier football… Read more →