Clinging to a glorious past

For most fans of Football League clubs, the experience of going to watch our teams is very different to what it was in our youth. Notably, 26 clubs have moved grounds since the pioneer of this trend, Scunthorpe United, went from the Old Showground to Glanford Park in 1988. Rich Prew celebrates three vintage structures.

In these new grounds we find perfect sight-lines and excellently raked stands. We sit in …

The return of Football League fan power?

There have been many high-profile additions to the second tier this summer. But while David James and Edgar Davids are seemingly winding down their careers outside of the top flight, Craig Bellamy is arguably still at his peak. Japanese international midfielder Yuki Abe, now of Leicester City, is 28 and enjoyed a decent tournament in South Africa.

Record Scottish Premier League goalscorer Kris Boyd should be in the prime of …

Posh positive despite demotion

Arguably, no team in the Football League had more confidence, momentum, hope and expectation this time last year than Peterborough United.

After two straight promotions, Posh were gearing up for only their third ever season in the second tier of English football. They had everything that lower league clubs wanted: an ambitious chairman, a talented young manager, a goalkeeper who had been called up to the senior England side, a …