All posts tagged with: Calum Butcher

Millwall August Review: first win secured

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  Millwall. What we said in pre-season “Millwall won promotion last season largely based on aggression, power and Shaun Williams’ deliveries for Steve Morrison,… 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 →

Choudhury shines as Brewers down Gills

Tom Naylor’s late goal gave Burton Albion a 2-1 win over Gillingham, in another big step towards automatic promotion. The guests looked to have snatched a point when Cody McDonald’s header cancelled out Lucas Akins’ opener, but they ultimately paid for an overly defensive approach as Burton grabbed a deserved winner. The visitors defended from deep from… Read more →

High-pressing Oldham take positive point at the Pirelli

Oldham Athletic continued their progress under John Sheridan with a 0-0 draw at league leaders Burton Albion. The East Staffordshire hosts came close on occasion but never quite found their rhythm as key forward men endured a frustrating afternoon. A point was the least Oldham deserved, as the relegation strugglers showed relentless tenacity and aggression. Such qualities were embodied by Curtis… Read more →