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Where Are They Now? Luton Town Division Three runners-up 1969-70

By Neil Fissler MALCOLM MACDONALD was still very much a Football League rookie when he made the switch to Luton Town in July 1969. Super Mac had started his career as a full-back before being switched to centre-forward and would become one of the most prolific goalscorers of the 1970s. He arrived at Luton after […]

FLP Focus – Be wary of Fulham in the race for the play-offs

By John Lyons THERE´S often a team that comes with a late run to make the play-offs – and Fulham could be the ones to do just that in the Championship. The top six – Newcastle, Brighton, Huddersfield, Leeds, Reading and Sheffield Wednesday – have been sitting pretty in recent weeks, but the seventh-placed Whites […]

Jaap Stam only focused on Reading’s form

Reading manager Jaap Stam has said he is only worried about the form of his own team as the race for a spot in the Championship play-off places hots up.

Big Interview: Barnsley boss Paul Heckingbottom

Barnsley boss Paul Heckingbottom reveals all about dealing with a mass exodus of his star players, how he hopes the Tykes can learn from previous mistakes and how he wants his side o become Championship stalwarts.

Struggling Blackburn sack boss Owen Coyle

Blackburn Rovers have parted company with manager Owen Coyle after just two wins in their last 10 games.

Top 10 signings made during the January transfer window

AFTER all the transfer window hype and hoo-ha, it’s all over. Here, our expert Chris Dunlavy picks his top ten January signings. Could they make the difference? Stefan Payne – Barnsley > Shrewsbury (Loan) Who? It’s a legitimate question. Since joining the Tykes from Non-League Dover in May, Payne hasn’t started a single game. Initially […]

Good, Bad & the Ugly: No one could forget Heckingbottom doing the Can-Can, says Lee Bullen

(Photo: Action Images / Lee Mills) By Chris Dunlavy LEE Bullen never played in the Premier League, nor pulled on a shirt for Scotland. He certainly didn’t make enough cash to buy mansions and Maseratis. But, after an epic odyssey through Australia, Hong Kong and Greece – along with a legendary four-year stint at Sheffield […]

Title winner Wilkinson roots for Monk to deliver for Leeds

(Photo: Action Images) By Adam Clarke HOWARD WILKINSON this year celebrates the 25th anniversary of Leeds winning the old First Division title. Now, he hopes current Elland Road boss Garry Monk can make the milestone extra special by guiding the club to promotion to the Premier League in May. Wilkinson stunned football when his Leeds […]

Barnsley captain Conor Hourihane joins Aston Villa

After joining the Tykes from Plymouth in 2014, the 25-year-old went on to make 112 appearances in the centre of midfield for the Oakwell club, scoring an impressive 29 goals.

Bad news for Villa fans as SAM predicts another year in the Championship

The Sports Analytic Machine (SAM) designed by Ian McHale, a professor at the University of Salford, has made predictions for all of the remaining matches in the Championship this season. This has enabled the professor to draw up an estimate of what the final table will look like – and it isn’t good news for Aston Villa […]


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