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Managerial News
John Terry off to a flying start in football management
12:00 Sunday 9th June 2019

When John Terry moved to Aston Villa after an amazing career at Chelsea, many wondered why. The common practice has been for legendary players to move to a retirement league in the East. China, Qatar and Japan to name a few. They pay astronomical…

Championship
Leeds United putting automatic promotion at risk with inconsistent form
15:00 Sunday 21st April 2019

That Marcelo Bielsa has stayed at Leeds until the end of the season is commendable given his antecedents. Of course, it has not been without some drama. A spying incident on Frank Lampard's Derby County made the headlines back in January,…

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. …

Non League
National Premier Playoff Preview
10:00 Wednesday 2nd May 2018

With the league campaign now over, attention turns to the playoffs in the three National Leagues and the new format's debut. Macclesfield Town secured the one automatic promotion place to the Football League this season. Which of the six…

Championship
Millwall continue impressive run to leapfrog into a play-off position
11:00 Wednesday 11th April 2018

As the campaign draws to a close, the Championship is hotting up at both ends of the table. Some teams are fighting for survival, while others aim to earn Premier League status next season. The battle for play-off spots is getting tighter each…

League One
Plymouth Argyle and their quest towards consecutive promotions
12:00 Saturday 24th February 2018

Plymouth Argyle are a League One team that looking at positive times right now. The Devon-based club will be hoping for back-to-back promotions continuing from last seasons positivities. Finishing second in League Two last season meant…

Bundesliga
Are playoffs a possibility in the Bundesliga?
14:00 Friday 23rd February 2018

Over recent weeks many German football observers have been searching for a way to make the Bundesliga more interesting as Bayern Munich move towards a sixth consecutive title. One of the options has been to introduce a playoff system and perhaps…

International
What next for the Italian national team?
12:30 Sunday 19th November 2017

Remarkably, Italy has failed to qualify for next summer's World Cup. The proud footballing nation won't grace the biggest stage for the first time in 60 years. Ironically, that competition in 1958 was hosted by the cause of the Azzurri's…

America
Which teams are the biggest contenders to win 2017 MLS Cup?
19:30 Wednesday 25th October 2017

The Major League Soccer playoffs begin on Wednesday. Twelve franchises will take part. But being realistic, only several have a chance of lifting the MLS Cup trophy. We have analysed the teams best equipped to go all the way.

Non League
National League to increase to six-team playoffs
16:34 Wednesday 24th May 2017

Since 1987 the playoffs have been a feature of English football, is now the time to expand from four to six teams? The National League has announced that their three leagues, the Premier, North and South will add another two teams to the playoffs…

League One
The League Two playoffs are set for some exciting games
19:00 Wednesday 17th May 2017

Plymouth and Doncaster have managed to gain promotion into League one. While Leyton Orient has been relegated. Hartlepool also suffered relegation but their fate was sealed on the final day. But right now all eyes are on the League Two playoffs.…

Betting
League Two playoffs: Which team to back
17:30 Sunday 14th May 2017

The Sky Bet League Two playoffs is a pivotal part of the football league. Allowing teams to climb the ladder and escape the threat of playing outside England's top four divisions is an opportunity attempted to be seized by all. I take a look…

Non League
Tranmere Rovers and Forest Green Rovers set for promotion showdown
13:30 Sunday 14th May 2017

The National Premier playoff final takes place on Sunday at Wembley between Tranmere Rovers and Forest Green Rovers. Who will gain promotion to the Football League? As the playoffs continue up and down the country this weekend, three finals…

Championship
The Skybet Championship playoffs: who to back for promotion
21:00 Sunday 7th May 2017

The Skybet Championship has seen many large teams battle it out to secure promotion in recent years. The unforgiving division has played host to the likes of Bournemouth, West Brom, Swansea and even Leicester all within the past decade. With…