All posts tagged with: Sam Byram

City v Hammers: Fletcher’s chance

Manchester City have won their first two Premier League games, but interestingly, they have only scored one domestic goal directly from possession build-up play. When Pep Guardiola was in charge of Barcelona, his side faced teams that gave them a lot of respect and they would score three or four goals from moves that involved 50-odd passes.… Read more →

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 →

Leeds United Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed Leeds United fan Russ Vernon, ahead of the new season. You can follow Russ on Twitter @_sportscoverage It has certainly been a turbulent 18 months at Elland Road. Do you think the controversy off the field has affected Leeds United’s performances on it? Yes i think the controversy off the field affected… Read more →

Leeds United mid-season review

The Football Lab interviewed Leeds United fan Russ Vernon. You can follow him on Twitter @_sportscoverage Massimo Cellino has changed the manager 5 times since taking over the club in January. With such a scattergun approach to recruitment, are you surprised Leeds fans had supported him for so long? Yes I am surprised. Leeds have… Read more →