Nick Ottman

Watford season ticket holder. I quite like football. Law with French student at the University of Nottingham, currently spending my year abroad in Toulouse. I'm occasionally funny on twitter as well @nick_ottman
Why Roy Hodgson Was Always the Right Man for England
Why Roy Hodgson Was Always the Right Man for England

“I wouldn’t trust the FA to show me a good manager if their lives depended on it,” Harry Redknapp, in his autobiography. With England’s preparations for the 2014 World Cup going smoothly, particularly after a convincing first half display against Denmark last night in the 1-0 victory for The Three […]

Top 5 Surprises in the Championship So Far This Season
Top 5 Surprises in the Championship So Far This Season

We are fast approaching Christmas and the Sky Bet Championship is really taking shape. Like every other season, the Championship has already thrown up some real surprises. Here are the five things that have made it an eye-opening first half of the season. 1. Burnley leading the way Very few […]

Watford Call For Goal-Line Technology After Controversy in Championship [VIDEO]
Watford Call For Goal-Line Technology After Controversy in Championship [VIDEO]

Goal-line technology was thankfully introduced in the Premier League at the start of this season. It had been in the pipeline for quite some time and finally eradicated the controversy surrounding the ball crossing the line – an issue that became impossible to ignore following England’s 4-1 defeat to Germany […]

Preview of This Weekend’s Championship Matches, Gameweek 13
Preview of This Weekend’s Championship Matches, Gameweek 13

After getting 58% of the predictions correct last weekend, I feel I deserve another shot at attempting to predict the outcome of this weekend’s Championship fixtures! All times Eastern. TV/Internet times listed for US readers/viewers. Programming note: For viewers in the United States, select Championship games are available exclusively on […]

Are Burnley Serious Contenders for Promotion Back to the Premier League?
Are Burnley Serious Contenders for Promotion Back to the Premier League?

In the SkyBet Championship in England, Burnley have made an outstanding start to the season. After a hard-fought 1-0 win at Portman Road last weekend, the Clarets sit proudly at the top of the Championship table with an impressive 29 points off their first 12 games. The mood wasn’t so […]

Preview of This Weekend’s Championship Matches, Gameweek 12
Preview of This Weekend’s Championship Matches, Gameweek 12

Congratulations everyone, we have survived the international break. Now it’s time to turn our attention back to the bread and butter of the league. We have now reached gameweek 12 of the SkyBet Championship and here are my predictions for the weekend in what is one of the hardest leagues […]