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

Home truths and a new direction for Hereford United

Back in February 2008, writes Kevin Hurst, Shrewsbury Town manager Gary Peters was being interviewed after a 2-1 defeat to his closest derby rivals Hereford United…


Graham Turner’s Hereford were flying high on their way to promotion, but the way in which the Bulls used the loan system to achieve promotion that season was criticised:

“I’m not sure who we were playing”, said Peters. “Was it Hereford or a …

The Seventy Two Unfortunates Football League season preview

The Seventy Two has joined forces with fellow Football League blog The Two Unfortunates, not to mention fans of all 72 clubs in the Football League, to bring you a full 108-page season preview.

Click on the image below to read online or click here to download the PDF.

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The Not So Secret Footballer #5: Why I signed for AFC Wimbledon

Jack Midson has now signed a professional contract for the forthcoming season and he can therefore reveal all about why he chose the club he did, the other clubs he had offers from and his thoughts about the summer as a whole.


Okay… where to start? So much has happened and, as most of you know, it is now common knowledge that I have signed for AFC Wimbledon. I am …

League Two review: Final day drama

Radios are pinned to ears, text messages are quickly answered, cheers of joy and cries of sorrow are heard up and down the country, writes Danny Brothers.


It can only be the final day of the season and in League Two there was still everything to play for. A title race, automatic promotion, playoffs and relegation were all to be decided and places changed with the news of one …

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