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

September showed this can be Shrewsbury Town’s season

One particular fixture loomed prevalently over Shrewsbury Town for the whole of September, writes Andrew Harding.


Indeed, it has dwarfed the rest of the games in what has been another strong month for the Shrews. There are those that look down on the League Cup but to provide Shrewsbury with an away trip to Premier League opposition, never mind a club with the media profile of Arsenal, was great …

Promising signs for Shrewsbury Town

It’s been a decent month for Shrewsbury Town, writes Andrew Harding – far from perfect but there are certainly signs of encouragement.


With transfer business concluded in a swift fashion prior to the season’s opening game at home to Plymouth Argyle, boss Graham Turner has gone about developing a stronger work ethic in a squad that has been refined since last season. Turner had felt that the squad was too …

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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Play-off podcast special: Of Swans, Royals and trips to Old Trafford

Andrew Gibney of the marvellous Gib Football Show podcast was kind enough to host a play-off podcast special, featuring myself and Seventy Two contributor John Verrall, following the final whistle at the Cardiff City Stadium last night.

You can listen to our thoughts here (right-click on the link and Save Target As to download):

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