All posts tagged with: George Thorne

Championship Preview: Gameweek 5

Here are The Football Lab’s predictions for 2 of the weekend’s games in the Championship. Derby County host rivals Leeds United as both teams look for their first win of the season (and to avoid a first defeat), while MK Dons aim for a third league victory against Birmingham City, who have not lost a… Read more →

West Brom Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed fan @Leboeuf_WBA ahead of the new season. Here, he discusses the signing of centre-back Joleon Lescott, the additions at right-back, and the controversial appointment of Alan Irvine as manager. After a week of being on the verge of appointing Tim Sherwood, was it a slight let down that the unproven Alan… Read more →

Weekend Predictions: 9th August

Here are my thoughts ahead of the football season’s first round of matches, in the Championship, League One, League Two, plus the Community Shield. To see all my match predictions, go to the table at the bottom. The Championship Cardiff and Blackburn are two clubs who have had a contrasting last few months. Cardiff are in a… Read more →

Derby County Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed Derby County fan Matthew Osborne, ahead of the new season. You can follow him on Twitter @Matthew1Osborne. Here, he discusses why the club was right to hang onto young midfielder Will Hughes, the factors behind Derby’s impressive scoring record, and the impact boss Steve McClaren has had on the club. At the start of Steve McClaren’s reign, opposing… Read more →