All posts tagged with: Nigel Adkins

Adkins victorious on Glanford Park return

Sheffield United won 1-0 at Scunthorpe on Saturday to move one point off the play-off places, in a game which saw visiting manager Nigel Adkins return to Glanford Park, where he truly kick-started his managerial career. It seemed serendipitous that it was Billy Sharp, the man who was Scunthorpe’s top scorer the year they won promotion under… Read more →

FA Cup 2nd Round Preview

Here are The Football Lab’s predictions for each of the weekend’s FA Cup 2nd Round ties. Eighth tier Northwich Victoria are the lowest ranked team left in the FA Cup and face a trip to League Two promotion-chasers Northampton, as Walsall, the highest ranked team, travel to fellow Midlanders Chesterfield. Seventh tier Chesham United caused the… Read more →

League One Preview: Gameweek 5

Here are The Football Lab’s predictions for 3 of the weekend’s games in League One. Sheffield United will hope to avoid conceding 5 goals at the County Ground for the third time in the space of a year, as they take on Swindon in a repeat of last season’s play-off semi-final. Fleetwood search for a… Read more →

Sheffield United Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed Sheffield United fan John Clarkson, ahead of the new season. You can follow him on Twitter @John_Clarkson Most neutrals see the sacking of manager Nigel Clough this summer as a bizarre one, but there is a large group of Sheffield United fans who believe it was the right decision. What are… Read more →