Category Archives: Championship

Season Preview: The Football League – As it Could Be…

It was always going to be difficult to wake up this week, turn on the TV and have to settle for a bit of ‘Homes under the Hammer’ rather than the mens hammer qualifying, and to find that ‘Escape to … Read more…

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The rise of the underdog: Reading’s Brian McDermott & Southampton’s Nigel Adkins

This seasons Championship has been an exciting affair, plenty of big teams battling for the right to return to the Premier League, but it was Reading and Southampton that were finally victorious in securing automatic promotion. After a tough season … Read more…

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Giles Barnes – the highs and lows of the next big thing

How often do we hear about the next big thing at a club, a young player that has the world at his feet and suddenly becomes labeled as the next ‘Messi’, ‘Gerrard’ or ‘Rooney’, but for whatever reason they turn … Read more…

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Leeds United: Big challenge – when will promotion come?

Things have been a little eventful to say the least at Leeds this season, sackings, appointments, transfers and plenty of Ken Bates bashing along the way for good measure, meant another unsettled time for the Yorkshire side. Leeds fans should … Read more…

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FA Cup Preview: It’s all about the managers! Place your bets.

The FA Cup is upon this weekend and there are a lot of tasty ties for football fans to get their teeth into this weekend. We have decided to review three of this weekend’s televised games as we begin a … Read more…

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Could Ravel Morrison be the saviour of society?

Over the years we have seen many talented players hit the buffers off the pitch; Paul Merson, Tony Adams, Paul McGrath, Paul Gascoigne and George Best to name but a few. The main thing these men had in common was … Read more…

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