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Opening weekend: Five things we learnt in the Football League

The first weekend of Football League action is over, and it was jam-packed full of goals, incidents and talking points. We take a look at five things we learnt …

Profile: Peterborough United manager Grant McCann

By Chris Dunlavy DARREN Ferguson once said there was nobody in football he’d rather have standing over a set-piece than Grant McCann. “Technically, he was …

Football Firsts: Morecambe stopper Barry Roche

First game you watched live? England against South Africa in 1997 at Old Trafford. I was over with a group from the Dublin League when I was 15 and England won …

Team-mates: Wycombe Wanderers midfielder Garry Thompson

Best mate at the club? Paul Hayes. I have known him a long time. We were at Scunthorpe together a long time ago and it was nice to see a familiar face when I …

Where Are They Now? Gillingham’s Division 4 Runners-up 1973-74

By Neil Fissler BRIAN YEO admits he almost quit football and would have missed out on one of the highlights of his long playing career. But he is still …

Profile: Bristol Rovers promotion spinner Darrell Clarke

By Chris Dunlavy WHEN Darrell Clarke returned to Bristol Rovers’ training ground in the summer of 2014, his first task was to tear down the ‘Clarke Out’ …

Dunlavy column: Can this become the REAL fairytale?

by Chris Dunlavy LEICESTER City. Burton Albion. Bristol Rovers. When the annals and almanacs are dusted off decades hence, 2015-16 will be remembered as the …

Football League shake-up creates big stir among chairmen

by Chris Dunlavy SHOCK. Anger. Bemuse-ment. Plans for the biggest shake-up to English football for a generation have met with an avalanche of emotions. The …

Where Are They Now? Carlisle United 1974/75 First Division squad

by Neil Fissler LES O’NEILL remembers fondly the goals he scored to help put Carlisle top of the First Division for the first time in their history. After …

Dunlavy column: Time for Rams to show they aren’t chokers like Arsenal

by Chris Dunlavy SHORTLY before the close of the transfer window, Chris Sutton was asked to evaluate the title chances of a particular table-topping side. “I …

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