The Not So Secret Footballer: Readers’ Q and A

It’s been a while since AFC Wimbledon striker Jack Midson wrote for us. He’s been fairly busy to be fair, bagging goals for his club to the extent that he is currently joint top goalscorer in League Two. Nevertheless, Jack has been kind enough to take a few moments out to answer a few of your questions.


What do you miss most about your previous club Oxford?

What I miss …

Easy street ends on the A420: Oxford United 2 Swindon Town 0

The A420 is a quaint yet fairly uninspiring stretch of road, writes Andrew Cherrie. From west to east, it takes you through the glorious Cotswolds, up over the ancient limestone ridges and eventually drops you amongst Oxford’s harmonious dreaming spires which clog up many a Japanese tourist’s holiday snaps.


Yet as far as mediocre passages of British motoring go, the A420 is up there with the most forgettable. For …

Peter Leven: The best player in League Two?

Here’s Andrew Cherrie on an Oxford United midfielder that really shouldn’t be playing in League Two at all.


Peter Leven scores from the half way line. Peter Leven scores immaculate right footed chips from eighteen yards that hang in the air for an eternity, dropping delicately over a hapless, flailing goalkeeper. Peter Leven executes outrageous flicked balls over the heads of destitute defenders that construct some of the best goals …

The Not So Secret Footballer: A Wombling Merry Christmas

Since the summer, AFC Wimbledon striker Jack Midson has been keeping us in the loop with life in the lower leagues of English football. Jack has now reached double figures in the league this season but things aren’t going so well for the team as a whole at the moment. In his latest column, Jack gives an insight into his first Christmas with the Dons and remains confident that things

Delving deeper: Attempting to analyse League Two

Deeper down in the Football League, writes Aaron Smith from The Washbag, there are no Opta stats or endless TV analysis of every minutiae covering completed passes, interceptions, animated shot graphics and tactical analysis to name but a few. Unless a full 90 minute video of all games was available to analyse, and even then the time to waste, we’ve only really got our eyes and the Press Association

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