All posts tagged with: David Nugent

Championship Preview: Rotherham’s revival

Here are The Football Lab’s previews for all 12 of Tuesday night’s Championship matches. Bristol City and Rotherham look to continue their climb away from relegation danger. Chris Hughton returns to St Andrews as manager of promotion-chasing Brighton, Burnley and Cardiff look to build on good form while a disappointing 2016 means Hull and Derby must… Read more →

Goalscoring touch eludes Boro and Leeds

Middlesbrough went a fifth game without a win after a 0-0 draw at Leeds on Monday night. Their West Yorkshire opponents put in an aggressive, intensive display and for long periods, stopped the promotion challenges from finding their passing rythym. Positive substitutions gave way to an open second half in which both teams had their… Read more →

Championship Preview: key clash at the KC

Here are The Football Lab’s predictions for two of the weekend’s Championship games. Blackburn will feel hopeful of another clean sheet against Brentford, who lost to Hull last time out. The East Yorkshiremen, themselves, now have a key game against Middlesbrough, in an intriguing promotion encounter between the Championship’s best two defences. Blackburn v Brentford Blackburn Rovers… Read more →

Championship Preview: do Boro need a Plan B?

Here are The Football Lab’s predictions for 2 of the weekend’s Championship games. There is a clash of styles at Hillsborough, as swashbuckling Sheffield Wednesday host a more conservative Hull City side, with both Yorkshire outfits aiming for at least a top 6 finish. With daunting away trips coming up, Middlesbrough will see their encounter with Fulham as a… Read more →

Leicester City Season Preview

The Football Lab spoke to Leicester City fan @Jack_Munton ahead of the new season. Here, he discusses the strike partnership of Nugent and Vardy, the departure and Lloyd Dyer, and why Danny Drinkwater may command a huge transfer fee if he performs in the Premier League. Despite hardly signing anyone last summer, you won the Championship… Read more →