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Is time wasting in football at its worst?
17:00 Sunday 21st October 2018

Time-wasting. It's an annoyance we've all experienced as football fans. You're down by one goal and the opposition suddenly decides every action is done slower when possible. Goal kicks, set pieces, feigning injuries and making…

League One
Why did Didier Ndong and Papy Djilobodji scorn Sunderland?
08:00 Sunday 30th September 2018

Most 21st century Sunderland supporters could easily pick their worst ever team from the recent crop. In less than 12 months, the North East club surrendered both Premier League and Championship status. The Black Cats landed flat on their back…

League One
Fleetwood Town boss Joey Barton signs Ross Wallace, Ryan Taylor
12:00 Thursday 27th September 2018

It was interesting to see Joey Barton appointed as Fleetwood Town manager this summer, now, the Englishman has had his settling-in period. The former midfielder has recently made the move to bring in some much-needed experience to the Cod Army;…

League One
Shrewsbury Town become first English Football League side to use safe standing
15:00 Tuesday 21st August 2018

For the start of the 2018/19 Shrewsbury Town have made history by becoming the first team in England to have a safe standing section at their ground. It has been a long time coming, but will this now lead to other clubs being able to introduce…

Managerial News
Why do we ask whether a manager knows what it takes to win at this level?
17:00 Wednesday 8th August 2018

If you know your KFC, which is Kentucky Fried Chicken not Kensington Football Club, Colonel Sanders boasted a secret recipe comprising “a belnd of 11 herbs and spices.” Similarly, it’s a football manager’s job to…

League One
League One Preview: How every team is shaping up for 2018/19
08:00 Saturday 4th August 2018

League One fans are bracing themselves for another roller-coaster ride this season. There are some new boys in town. Sunderland, Burton Albion and Barnsley all succumbed to relegation from the Championship last term. Accrington Stanley,…

League One
The top 5 signings in League One so far in the transfer window
08:00 Monday 30th July 2018

Like the Championship, League One is a competitive, unpredictable division. In 2018/19, the league is home to historic clubs such as Sunderland, Bradford City, Charlton Athletic and Portsmouth, all aiming for promotion. The last campaign proved…

League One
At Highbury, Fleetwood Town converts to Bartonism
12:00 Wednesday 25th July 2018

Fleetwood is home to the Cod Army. A population of just over 25,000 is going to be treated to a football revolution. New signings and a positive pre-season have brought excitement to the League One club. Joey Barton is Fleetwood Town's…

Transfers
Who is Brighton and Everton target Ezri Konsa?
15:00 Monday 11th June 2018

On Saturday, England won an international youth title for the sixth time in the last two years. The Under-21s, managed by Aidy Boothroyd, claimed the Toulon Tournament for the third successive year after coming from behind to defeat Mexico…

Championship
Can Paul Cook guide Wigan Athletic to successive promotions?
15:00 Tuesday 5th June 2018

What an extraordinary last 13 months Paul Cook has had. He claimed the League Two crown at Portsmouth, masterminded Wigan Athletic's shock FA Cup victory over Manchester City before topping it all by delivering Championship promotion. Can…

League One
Why John Askey is a great appointment by Shrewsbury Town
08:00 Tuesday 5th June 2018

Shrewsbury Town has appointed John Askey as manager on a three-year deal. The League One side had been in the hunt for a new boss after Paul Hurst left to join Championship outfit Ipswich Town. Shrewsbury have now found their man in Askey,…

League One
What must Jack Ross do to succeed at Sunderland?
08:00 Saturday 2nd June 2018

It’s a fresh start. A new chapter for Sunderland. Although not the cadre the Black Cats would have hoped for, however. With Jack Ross, there’s a realistic chance at recovery after falling from grace. That's if the Scotsman avoids…

League One
AFC Wimbledon enjoy MK Dons redemption some 16 years later
10:00 Thursday 10th May 2018

AFC Wimbledon; a proud and historic football club celebrated in some quarters like never before as the 2017/18 season came to an end. A 0-0 draw away at Doncaster Rovers secured their safety, guaranteeing a third season in a row in League…

Championship
EFL playoffs: an exciting time for neutrals yet agony for those involved
12:00 Wednesday 9th May 2018

Most team's fates have already been sealed this season. In the English Football League, some suffered relegation while others earned automatic promotion. For 12 sides, though, their campaign continues.    …

League One
Charlton Athletic close to securing a League One playoff spot
17:00 Friday 4th May 2018

As the season draws to its end, League One leaves one fixture remaining. On Saturday the 5th of May 2018, the fate of many sides are still to be decided. Charlton Athletic still don't know whether they will make the playoffs or miss out. …

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