So we have a new man at the helm. A man who was not really mentioned in the running but will get the full support of the Town faithful. To be a success he is now going to need to bring in some players, but who might he target? I have heard and read about … More Who may be incoming at Town?
As the curtain starts to come down on another intriguing season, we enter awards season where all the different bodies like the PFA give out their gongs to the deserving few. With what has been another hotly contested season, I decided to offer the following a place in my team of the year: Goalkeeper: … More League One Team of the Season
Until this season only some, but not most, will have known the name Kyle Bartley – yet the former Arsenal defender has blossomed into not only one of the best centre backs in the Championship but a dark horse for player of the season. That has been helped in no small part by his equally … More The Rise and Rise of Kyle Bartley
With all of the money in football these days it is easy to forget about the importance of youth academies and developing young talent. In England, the constant failure of the National team and the revamped and controversial CheckaTrade Trophy has given it some media coverage of late. In recent times, only Man United … More Ajax – a blueprint for success
As we approach the winter window it has already been an intriguing first half of the season in League One. From discontent at Charlton to on field protests at Coventry and Tim Sherwood rocking up at Swindon (so far to negative effect). You may recall I previewed the season ahead in my previous blog ( … More League One – January Transfer Window Preview
As someone who was brought up in Scotland for most of my early childhood years, with a Partick Thistle supporting Grandad and Rangers supporting Dad, the SPL has always interested me. To celebrate our neighbours north of the border national holiday, I have taken a look at how some recent Town players have got on … More Happy St(fc) Andrews Day
Last night The Ryder Cup concluded with, in the end, Team USA emphatically winning 17-10 to win for the first time since 2008 – but that does not even begin to tell the story of the tournament. The Ryder Cup is a very special, unique competition that catches the imagination of large audiences. People, like … More An outsiders review of The Ryder Cup
In the early hours of this morning Manchester United announced the world record breaking transfer of Paul Pogba from Juventus for a mere £89 million. There is no denying the France Internationals talent, but only time will tell if he is value for money. If he makes anything like the impression Gareth Bale has made … More Pogba in, but who out ?
Last season we witnessed another highly entertaining and for the most part high quality League One season. Relegated Wigan made a triumphant return to The Championship by winning the league despite a slow start. They were joined by Burton who gained promotion to the second tier for the first time. An amazing run after … More Skybet League 1 Preview 2016/17
As we head into the knockout stages of what has been an interesting competition on the field and at times controversial one off of it, I have picked the below eleven as my team of the group stages. Do you agree? GK – Hugo Lloris (France) For me, the third best keeper in the World … More Euro 2016 – Team of the Group Stages