League Two Preview: Northampton travel to Leyton Orient, while Plymouth host Mansfield
Feb12

League Two Preview: Northampton travel to Leyton Orient, while Plymouth host Mansfield

League leaders Northampton have moved five points clear at the top of League Two following six straight victories. This weekend the Cobblers will look to further strengthen their promotion credentials when they travel to face Leyton Orient, who are in the final play-off place. With three wins in their last seven, Kevin Nolan’s side are only in the top-seven by a single point. Second-placed Plymouth will give chase to the leaders...

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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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Watford’s Valentine Star: Who is the Hornets’ most loved player?
Feb11

Watford’s Valentine Star: Who is the Hornets’ most loved player?

Name: Troy Deeney Position: Striker Despite strike partner Odion Ighalo hogging most of the limelight at Vicarage Road and the back page headlines so far this season with his blistering form in front of goal, the ‘talisman’ tag still very much belongs to that of Troy Deeney among the majority of Watford fans. The 27-year-old, who was bizarrely the subject of speculated interest from Premier League title contenders Arsenal...

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Sunderland’s Valentine Star: Who is the Black Cats’ most loved player?
Feb11

Sunderland’s Valentine Star: Who is the Black Cats’ most loved player?

Name: Jermain Defoe Position: Striker Just under 13 months into his Sunderland career, Jermain Defoe has already flourished into a fans favourite up at the Stadium of Light. The 33-year-old, who joined the Black Cats from Major League Soccer side Toronto FC only last January, has scored a crucial 17 goals in just 41 first-team appearances for the Premier League club during back-to-back relegation threatened campaigns. Defoe; who...

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Swansea City’s Valentine Star: Who is the Swans’ most loved player?
Feb11

Swansea City’s Valentine Star: Who is the Swans’ most loved player?

Name: Ashley Williams Position: Defender Captain. Skipper. Leader. Swansea City fans’ ultimate Valentine’s Day date, Ashley Williams. The 31-year-old; who has been at the Liberty Stadium since 2008, has been through thick and thin with the Swans throughout the past eight years, all the way from their League One title triumph to Premier League promotion. Williams; who has 56 international caps for Wales, has scored one goal...

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