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League One
Raging Bull: Can Oxford United gore Manchester City?
15:01 Thursday 5th December 2019

The EFL Cup is much maligned by Premier League and Championship alike. Teams rotate. Fixtures pile up. Most involved consider it a blessing in disguise to be eliminated as soon as possible. Oxford United buck that trend in 2019. A stuttering…

Championship
Can Gerhard Struber taxi Barnsley away from relegation?
09:01 Friday 22nd November 2019

Uber is pretty useful these days. Pinpoint your location then your destination. Wait a minute and a friendly chap in a clean, comfortable car will turn up to take you where you want to go. If you have an exciting adventure along the way,…

League One
Is Posh's MET the best attacking trio flying under the radar?
08:02 Friday 15th November 2019

Peterborough United always entertain. Barry Fry still pulls the strings behind the scenes. Fan favourite Darren Ferguson remains at the helm. The pair provided fans with many memorable moments in the last season and a half. Top scorers…

Championship
Is Michael O'Neill the hero Stoke City needs?
12:01 Thursday 14th November 2019

When Stoke City fired manager Nathan Jones nine months into his tenure, questions were asked about who should take the vacant position. Since the departure of Mark Hughes in 2018, the situation in Staffordshire has gone from bad to worse, a…

Premier League
Why John McGinn's first Premier League term with Aston Villa should be his last
17:00 Wednesday 30th October 2019

Aston Villa stunned the Championship last term, powering their way to the most unlikeliest of promotions. The Midlands outfit wasn't about to rest on their laurels, either. Dean Smith and John Terry would go big in the transfer market,…

Premier League
Should Andy Carroll call it quits?
11:00 Sunday 27th October 2019

Andrew Thomas Carroll, born in Gateshead, grew up supporting The Toon. As a teenager, the striker would join Newcastle United's youth ranks before working his way up to their first-team in just a few years. The young man was living…

Premier League
Why Watford must plan now for life in the Championship
08:00 Thursday 3rd October 2019

Monumental collapse. That’s the best way to describe Watford’s start to the 2019/20 campaign. Trepidation saturates Vicarage Road, a solid base coat for the panic that follows. Over the international break, Hornets CEO Scott…

League One
Will Sheffield Wednesday regret not hiring Danny Cowley?
17:01 Tuesday 10th September 2019

Lincoln City boss Danny Cowley performed a dramatic U-turn, agreeing to become the new manager at Championship side Huddersfield Town. Earlier in the week, he reportedly rejected the chance to manage the Terriers and was in "advanced talks"…

International
Past time Mitrovic stepped out of the shadows
12:00 Tuesday 10th September 2019

Cristiano Ronaldo grabbed all the headlines when Portugal proved too much for Serbia in a wide-open affair in Belgrade on Saturday. The five-time Ballon d’Or winner scored the third Selecao goal and the first of three by both nations…

Championship
What can Eddie Nketiah bring to Leeds United?
14:01 Saturday 17th August 2019

Arsenal player goes on loan. The player comes back. Goes back on loan. The player comes back again. Arsene Wenger sells them. The Frenchman's era was typical of that process. When a loan had been agreed it was rare that Wenger actually…

League Two
How far can the Class of 92 take Salford City?
19:00 Tuesday 13th August 2019

It can be argued that tonight's game against Leeds United is the biggest in Salford City's 79-year history. Since the famed Class of 92 takeover in March 2014, The Ammies have gone from strength-to-strength. After four promotions in…

Premier League
2019/20 Sheffield United Premier League preview
17:00 Saturday 3rd August 2019

Under Chris Wilder, Sheffield United secured a return to the Premier League for the first time since 2007 by finishing second in the Championship last season. They overachieved last year thanks to a fantastic team spirit. Once they got to rolling,…

Championship
Are analytics working at Brentford?
12:01 Saturday 27th July 2019

The adoring fans at Griffin Park refer to their team as the Bees. In the insect world, those are hardworking drones who buzz around producing honey. In English football, thanks to Brentford owner Matthew Benham, the Bees comprise…

Managerial News
Questions people aren’t asking about Frank Lampard
09:00 Wednesday 10th July 2019

It’s not conjectured anymore. Frank Lampard landed his dream job. This is by far the biggest leap in his managerial career. Okay, so it's the only leap. The fact remains there is more than a significant gap between the 26th-ranked…

Championship
Who the Forest is Sabri Lamouchi?
09:01 Monday 8th July 2019

At season's end, Nottingham Forest dispensed with Martin O’Neill. The Northern Irish manager was unable to build on Aitor Karanka’s fine work earlier in the season. The City Ground faithful were yet again subject to another…