Positive Opening to the Season Bodes Well For Chelsea’s Title Hopes
Positive Opening to the Season Bodes Well For Chelsea’s Title Hopes

Now that we’re in the international break, Chelsea sits atop the Barclay’s Premier League as the only team to record victories in all three of their opening games. The combination of these wins, being current holders of the UEFA Champions League trophy and the impact of new signings, has lead […]

Is The Relationship Between Footballers and Twitter Coming to An End?
Is The Relationship Between Footballers and Twitter Coming to An End?

The John Terry trial provides further evidence of the way that social media has penetrated every form of news coverage and the integral role it can play in the distribution of information. Reporters such as Dan Levene, or as he is known on Twitter @blueschronicle, have been providing minute-by-minute accounts of this […]

Why The Flawed Transfer Window Needs Reform
Why The Flawed Transfer Window Needs Reform

Today is transfer deadline day which means despite having had over two months to procure new players, clubs will today be scurrying about frantically delving into the transfer market. Clubs will be hoping to complete deals that will give them the players they need, often at the last minute. All […]

Promoted sides start the New Season Brightly
Promoted sides start the New Season Brightly

Last season Brighton, Peterborough and Southampton were promoted to the Championship from League One and all three have carried over their good form into the Championship. All three have strengthened over the summer and after five games all three teams are in the top half of the table with Southampton […]

Four Game Review: How Has Your Team Started The Season?
Four Game Review: How Has Your Team Started The Season?

So we are now four games into the season and true to Championship traditions the early form shows an unexpected set of teams making the running and some of those fancied by the bookmakers making sluggish starts. At the top a revitalised Derby side share a 100% record with newly […]

Football League Games To Go Ahead Despite English Riots
Football League Games To Go Ahead Despite English Riots

Following the riots in London I am delighted to write that the Football League has today confirmed that all matches in London will take place at their scheduled kick off times. The riots that started in London and have spread to other parts of England have been a shocking embarrassment […]

Championship First Saturday Review – Featured Game Brighton v Doncaster
Championship First Saturday Review – Featured Game Brighton v Doncaster

The first day of the Championship is over and there were goals, dramatic comebacks and late winners in a day that averaged three goals per game with Nottingham Forest and Barnsley contesting the only goalless draw. Three players started the season with a brace, Michael Chopra and supersubs Mathieu Manset […]

Championship Relegation Betting Odds 2011/2012
Championship Relegation Betting Odds 2011/2012

Whilst the focus at this time of the season is who will be promoted to the Premier League, no one wants to consider the possibility that their side will be relegated to League One. The Championship has shown over the years that it is has no respect for reputations with […]

Championship Title/Promotion Betting Odds 2011/2012
Championship Title/Promotion Betting Odds 2011/2012

Follow Kristian on Twitter The Championship is one of the most difficult leagues to predict in English football, with 24 fairly even matched teams vying for promotion to the Premier League, who will prevail is anyones guess. The Championship betting odds being offered by bookmakers are a barometer of expectations […]

Review of Promoted Championship Sides – Brighton Hove Albion
Review of Promoted Championship Sides – Brighton Hove Albion

The 2011/2012 Championship season is less than a week away and in preparation for the new season it is time to look at how Brighton, Peterborough and Southampton will fare in their first season back in England’s second tier. All three will enter this season with confidence after a successful […]

Optimism and Excitement As NPower Championship Season Draws Closer
Optimism and Excitement As NPower Championship Season Draws Closer

After a seemingly endless summer, the start of the Championship season is now less than a week away and I for one cannot wait for the greatest league in England to begin. With the weather still warm, the frustrations and failings of the previous season can be forgotten whilst victors […]

Can Relegated Premier League Sides Bounce Back Pt 1 – Birmingham City
Can Relegated Premier League Sides Bounce Back Pt 1 – Birmingham City

By Conor Diggin This week I will be looking at how each of the new Championship teams will fare starting with those relegated from the Premiership. With the new season fast-approaching, Birmingham, Blackpool and West Ham fans are all hoping to see their team go straight back up in the […]

Review of Shocking ‘Dispatches – How to Buy a Football Club’
Review of Shocking ‘Dispatches – How to Buy a Football Club’

Share your opinion of this documentary on Facebook or Twitter Last night the Channel 4 showed a powerful documentary about wealthy businessmen and consortium buying football clubs in England. ‘Dispatches – How to buy a football club’ featured an undercover reporter claiming to represent a wealthy group of investors in a journey that […]

Video -A Lesson In Penalty Taking
Video -A Lesson In Penalty Taking

After yesterday saw penalty taking dominate the headlines in international football, I stumbled across this audacious penalty from Theyab Awana of United Arab Emirates as his side romped to a 7-2 victory over Lebanon. I am sure that had Awana been in a pressure situation he may not have been […]

Why It Is Time To End The ‘Undisclosed Fee’ Transfer
Why It Is Time To End The ‘Undisclosed Fee’ Transfer

Having summarised the completed deals in the Championship last week, during my review of how much was being spent I found myself struggling to work out how much each club has been spending on their new players this transfer window. This is because over the last decade the practice of publishing the […]

Why Money Should Not Be Seen As Evil In Football
Why Money Should Not Be Seen As Evil In Football

Join us on FACEBOOK Last week this site featured a guest post by Connor Diggin who ignited the debate about the role of money in football, by suggesting that investment by teams such as Leicester was ruining the game. This is not an attitude that I share as I believe […]