Write the Future: The Championship 2010/11

Ahead of the big Championship kick-off next weekend, we asked supporters, bloggers and regional newspaper journalists about their thoughts on the forthcoming season.

Here are their predictions of what lies in store over the next few months, preceded by a quick who’s who of those involved:


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A defence of Watford’s youth policy

Recently, we featured a post from Watford supporter Tom Bodell about the season ahead at Vicarage Road. In response, we received the following article from Mike Parkin, another Watford supporter, who is fiercely defiant in the face of his side’s reliance on young talent:

“You don’t win anything with kids”

“If you’re old enough you’re good enough”

“There’s no substitute for experience”

These are phrases that all football fans …

Are Watford the worst side in the Championship?

DISCLAIMER: Hello, Watford fans… Now arriving in your droves to have a chuckle at this article. Yes, yes, very impressive… The article below was, in fact, written by a Watford supporter.

Admittedly, I thought you would struggle too and I am enjoying your success so far this season. All the best for the rest of the campaign!

Watford kick off the new Championship season with a trip to Carrow Road …