Top 5: Championship automatic promotion contenders
Feb12

Top 5: Championship automatic promotion contenders

The Championship is renowned for being the league where anything can happen… And where it usually does! The competitive nature of the division was demonstrated last season, when outsiders AFC Bournemouth were crowned champions after only managing to secure the title and promotion on the final day of the campaign. With only a third of the season remaining there are still no clear title contenders, no runaway winners and no...

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League One Preview: Burton host Chesterfield while Walsall travel to Crewe
Feb12

League One Preview: Burton host Chesterfield while Walsall travel to Crewe

Burton Albion have the chance to go seven points clear at the top of League One when they take on Chesterfield on Friday evening. The leaders are four ahead of second-placed Walsall, despite losing two of their last four matches. Manager Nigel Clough remains confident his side do not need to replace their top-scorer Nasser El Khayati, despite selling the striker in January. The visitors are a struggling Chesterfield side just one...

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Win: ‘Manchester United – Greatest Football Clubs’ book
Feb12

Win: ‘Manchester United – Greatest Football Clubs’ book

When Louis van Gaal arrived to manage Manchester United in May 2014 he described the club as “the biggest in the world”. He wasn’t mistaken as the club has the largest number of worldwide fans, one of the best-known stadiums, and can include three of the greatest players in the history of the game – George Best, Denis Law and Sir Bobby Charlton – amongst its unique roster of club legends. It also had in...

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FA Cup Round-Up: West Ham United and West Brom scrape through to the last-16
Feb11

FA Cup Round-Up: West Ham United and West Brom scrape through to the last-16

Premier League duo West Ham United and West Brom were pushed all the way to extra-time and beyond after narrowly fending off Liverpool and Peterborough United respectively and advance into the last-16 of the Emirates FA Cup. Tuesday night saw the Boleyn Ground host this week’s all English top-flight clash between the Hammers and Reds; with both managers, Slaven Bilic and Jurgen Klopp, making wholesale changes to their first-team...

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Romaine Sawyers: Walsall can win League One title
Feb10

Romaine Sawyers: Walsall can win League One title

Walsall playmaker Romaine Sawyers is confident that the Saddlers are capable of finishing top of League One this season. The West Midlands outfit are currently sitting second with 56 points from 29 games, and they’re just four points behind leaders Burton Albion. Despite a disappointing 3-0 defeat to Millwall last time out, Sawyers told Shoot that he still thinks his side are able to secure promotion to the Championship by finishing...

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On-loan Leicester City striker keen to open Raith Rovers account at Falkirk
Feb10

On-loan Leicester City striker keen to open Raith Rovers account at Falkirk

Leicester City Under-21 striker Harrison Panayiotou believes that joining Raith Rovers on-loan is the perfect springboard to showcase his goalscoring prowess. After making his debut against Rangers last week, Panayiotou remains self-assured that he can soon open his account for Rovers. The prolific St. Kitts and Nevis international, who was named Leicester City U-21s’ Player of the Year last season, is keen to make a lasting...

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