Hot Seat Narratives: Looking Beyond the Manager

Posted by on Nov 27, 2014 in Hot Seat Narratives | No Comments
Hot Seat Narratives: Looking Beyond the Manager

The stats relating to the duration of managerial spells are, as you might expect, damning. This season, the average length of employment across the Premier and Football League’s 92 clubs is 1.64 seasons. In the Championship the mean is even worse, standing at 0.82 seasons. Between the Premier League and League Two, 47 of the 92 managers currently in position are yet to complete a full season with their …

TTU Go Predicting: a Club-by-Club League 2 Preview

Posted by on Aug 5, 2014 in Uncategorized | 3 Comments
TTU Go Predicting: a Club-by-Club League 2 Preview

In the first of four divisional previews we focus today on who’s who in League 2, which once again looks set to be tight. The bookies are backing Bury, Luton, Portsmouth and Shrewbury – we think that they’ll each do well, but suggest that they’ll have plenty of competition, not least from Southend and York.

AFC Wimbledon

It’s fair to say that the AFCW squad has more or …

At Last, Good Vibrations Return at Torquay

Posted by on Jan 13, 2014 in Uncategorized | One Comment
At Last, Good Vibrations Return at Torquay

Since the formation of this website in June 2009 only two Football League managers — Paul Tisdale and Chris Wilder — still remain in the same jobs.

A case in point, Torquay are now on to their fourth gaffer — having seen Paul Buckle, Martin Ling and Alan Knill come and go over the past few years — with former player Chris Hargreaves the latest to take on what …

Great Football League Teams 47: Plymouth Argyle 1993-4

Posted by on Nov 21, 2013 in Great Teams | 3 Comments
Great Football League Teams 47: Plymouth Argyle 1993-4

It may be that we’ve all had to endure the same set piece at least once in our lives.

‘What could you least live without’ — your partner offers suggestively — ‘me, or football?’

More rounded individuals than myself will have had little trouble in clearing that one up, gazing dotingly into their loved one’s eyes to volley home the necessary response without a moment’s hesitation.

Yet for the …

Depression Continues to Linger at Stockport

Posted by on Nov 13, 2013 in Uncategorized | One Comment
Depression Continues to Linger at Stockport

A 4-1 home win wasn’t what anyone in the stadium had expected, least of all after Stockport had taken the lead in the opening sixty seconds.

Oxford City were bottom of the Conference North and County had arrived on the back of a 4-2 win against high-fliers Telford.

But, as Stockport fans know full well by now, it doesn’t take long for such brittle hope to unravel.

Here, things started …

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