TTU Go Predicting: A Club-By-Club League 1 Preview 2015-16

Posted by on Aug 5, 2015 in TTU Go Predicting | One Comment
TTU Go Predicting: A Club-By-Club League 1 Preview 2015-16

Barnsley

2014-15 did not go to plan for Barnsley. Freshly relegated from the Championship and adorned with an array of shiny new signings, a promotion push was on the cards. But an unconvincing start cost Danny Wilson his job in February, and it was left to Lee Johnson to salvage things. Johnson’s impact was immediate, but a shocking nine-game winless streak ended any hopes of finishing in the play-offs. Ex-Plymouth …

Coventry City Face Up To Another Year in the Third Tier

Posted by on Apr 8, 2014 in Uncategorized | 3 Comments
Coventry City Face Up To Another Year in the Third Tier

When, in March 2013, Coventry City left the Ricoh Arena in what, in hindsight, resembled Walter White’s frantic attempts to gather his dirty money and bury it in the desert before Hank could reach it in the final season of Breaking Bad, it seemed almost inconceivable that the club’s absence from its purpose-built stadium could be truly long-term. Such a situation was virtually without precedent, and however bad the …

Alcohol and Football: It’s Time To Let Football Fans Enjoy A Drink

Posted by on Oct 17, 2013 in Uncategorized | 6 Comments
Alcohol and Football: It’s Time To Let Football Fans Enjoy A Drink

So many aspects of modern football are nonsensical. The vast web of ethical and logistical issues surrounding the inherently flawed decision to award the 2022 World Cup to Qatar is a topical example. So, too, the negligence of so many directors in steering their clubs headlong into financial catastrophe, despite fully understanding the risk they take in offering players wages that far exceed their clubs’ ability to generate revenue. …

The Shadow of Gus Poyet Hangs Over Brighton

Posted by on Aug 12, 2013 in Uncategorized | No Comments
The Shadow of Gus Poyet Hangs Over Brighton

When we reflected on the potential of Brighton & Hove Albion with Sam Swaffield of The Seagull Love Review fanzine in March, little did we foresee what a traumatic few months it would be down Falmer way. If August days and nights should never be taken as a guide of what’s to come, it’s nevertheless been a right stinker of a campaign for the Seagulls so far and one …

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