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The Unlucky Promotion Hunters

With the season coming to an end, there is only few things left to play for in English football. Alongside the FA Cup final on Saturday, the two following days are the remaining play-off finals after Millwall won the first promotion through the play-off route from League One. Everyone hears about the success stories and the winners are usually the …

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The intimidating Lions return

Millwall. Just the team name brings the intimidation factor. Even though that is the case, the London club is one of the first names other fans will be looking for on next seasons Championship fixtures after they won their play-off final against Bradford 1-0 on Saturday. From personal experience, the away day to Millwall is fascinating, getting up early doors …

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Next years Championship: What to expect….

With many issues settled in this seasons English leagues, the Championship table for 2017/18 is starting to take shape. We know the teams that will be coming down from the Premier League and two out of three coming up from the division below. Now we know this, what type of league will be instore for the clubs and just how …

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Are things looking up for Portsmouth Football Club?

After several years in the Sky Bet League Two, Portsmouth have finished the season as champions and been promoted to the Sky Bet League One. This is the first trophy Portsmouth have won since winning the FA cup in 2008 under Harry Redknapp. After being put in administration twice, Portsmouth fans now have the hope that they are back on …

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The race to the Premier League: Chances missed?

After a weekend of Championship Play-off action, we are one step closer to finding out who will compete at Wembley in the most expensive game in football, or are we? The answer to that is not really. Both games ending in draws in similar matches where both away teams, third and fourth in the league will be a lot happier. …

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The Championship teenager destined for the Premier League

Every year, a young player bursts on to the scene in the English Football League and gets Premier League sides licking their lips with anticipation. Dele Alli and Gareth Bale both started their trade in the lower leagues looking to build their reputation and secure a move to the top flight which ended successfully for both when they got their …

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Manchester Derby – A Season-Defining Game

On Thursday night, a season-defining game will be taking place in a city that lies between Cheshire Plain and Pennines. A rivalry that began in 1881 always sparked controversy and interesting games. But, it seems to me that this might be one of the most important clashes between these teams we’ve seen in a decade. And oddly enough, it’s not …

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Derry City Football Club; still shattered by the loss of their beloved captain

It has been just over a month since the tragic passing of Derry City’s leader Ryan McBride, yet the club and city are still yet to come to terms with what has transpired. The inspirational Derry man sadly lost his life at the young age of 27, and his beloved side are seemingly yet to fully recover from this heart-breaking …

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Did really Neymar deserve credit for being Neymar against the Old Lady?

Without a miracle and even a score, in April 19, FC Barcelona ended up losing 0-3 with Juventus FC in the aggregate. Barcelona failed to score in both stadiums of a Champions League has been a while since the 2012/13 semi-final against Bayern Munich. In its situation that 6 points behind Real Madrid in La Liga which is realistically quite …

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FC United: Is the role of the board members important? very important!

Almost 12 years ago a group of disenchanted Manchester United fans founded their own football club – FC United of Manchester (FC United) – as a radical act of resistance against a club that they felt no longer represented what football meant to them that people had watched this club was going commercialism and a global brand rather than the …

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