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Author Archives: Nick Ottman

About 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 Should Play Wayne Rooney In The Hole Behind Sturridge For England

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The past week of build-up to England’s Group D opening game against Italy has been dominated by discussions on the importance of Wayne Rooney to Roy Hodgson’s side. Triggered by Paul Scholes’ assertion that Rooney might be “worn out” and … Continue reading

Why Roy Hodgson Was Always the Right Man for England

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“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 … Continue reading

Top 5 Surprises in the Championship So Far This Season

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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 … Continue reading

Championship Preview and Predictions, Gameweek 15: Leicester Battle to Reach the Top of Table

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The battle at the top of the Skybet Championship table is tight with both Leicester and QPR having chances to knock Burnley off the top perch if the Clarets slip up against Bournemouth. This is just one of the many … Continue reading

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

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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 … Continue reading

Preview of This Weekend’s Championship Matches, Gameweek 13

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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 … Continue reading

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

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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 … Continue reading

Why Tony Pulis Is The Right Man to Replace Ian Holloway as Crystal Palace Manager

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If I was Crystal Palace Chairman Steve Parish, there’s only one man I would be considering to replace Ian Holloway. Tony Pulis has to be the perfect fit for the club. The Eagles are currently 19th in the Premier League with … Continue reading

Preview of This Weekend’s Championship Matches, Gameweek 12

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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 … Continue reading