By Neil Fissler IMRE Varadi believes Sheffield Wednesday cost themselves the Second Division title by winning promotion too early. Howard Wilkinson’s side clinched a return to the First Division six games before the end of the season after leading the title race for most of the season. But they flagged in the finishing straight, losing […]
(Photo: Action Images) By Luke Baker BY HIS own admission, Aiden McGeady was falling out of love with the beautiful game while trapped at Everton. But, with regular playing time, assists, goals, a player of the month award and potentially a late play-off charge, he is a man revitalised at Preston. Following just 14 league […]
(Photo: Action Images) By John Lyons AS MILLWALL struggled to find their rhythm early in the second half against Peterborough last Tuesday night, a voice from the stands bellowed: “Sort it out, Harris.” The man in question is Neil Harris, the Lions manager, and, invariably, he does sort things out. Admittedly, it took a Lee […]
(Photo: Action Images) By Scott Sumner IT’S a toss-up as to whether this season has been more disappointing for David Nugent personally, or Derby County as a whole. But, after a false start to his Rams career, the striker is back to full fitness and convinced he can now bag the goals that will inspire […]
Oxford United captain John Lundstram is determined to make the most of his first appearance at Wembley when the U’s take on Coventry in the Checkatrade Trophy final next month.
FLP columnist Chris Dunlavy says Villa’s chairman has to give Steve Bruce time if he wants to achieve big things.
By Adam Ellis If you have a social media account the chances are you have seen the video of Harry Redknapp overreacting to Sky Sports’ Rob Palmer using the term ‘wheeler dealer’ in a post-match interview. Call it a wrong turn of phrase rather than a jibe, Redknapp had no problem in telling the reporter […]
By Matt Badcock THE last six months have been a Tour de Force for Angus MacDonald – the Barnsley defender went from a relegation battle in Non-League to a promotion push in the Championship. The 24-year-old was battling it out at the bottom of the National League last season with Torquay United before the Tykes […]
(Picture: Action Images) By John Lyons EFL clubs have dished out a thrashing to their Premier League counterparts in terms of social media engagement with their supporters. In a study of English football’s top 92, sports business consultancy Fanalyse Activate found that the top ten spots were comprised solely of clubs from the EFL’s three […]
By Soccer Saturday presenter and Prostate Cancer UK ambassador Jeff Stelling AGONY is a familiar feeling to every football fan – and I’m going to experience it all over again. Last year, along with my good friend Russ Green, we walked ten marathons in ten days. Starting out at Hartlepool United, we walked all the […]