EFL: The Shrews Blues, Courtesy of Brown

The Championship Friday night has a double-header which includes a London derby between Millwall and QPR that deserves absolutely no air time whatsoever, and more interestingly, Cardiff v Preston in south Wales. The Bluebirds are flapping, courtesy of back-to-back defeats to Bolton and Fulham, while Preston’s unbeaten run has them right back in the mix … Continue reading

EFL: Forest Away Hoodoo Continues and Home Comforts for Clarkey

The Championship Friday night’s clash of Norwich and Brentford just has that “look” about it, doesn’t it? Both sides have plenty going forward but sit in mid-table, which means that they’re probably shite at the back, and the stats back me up. Just one clean sheet between the two in each of their last seven … Continue reading

EFL: An Even-Money Ram Raid and Luton To Stretch Ahead

The Championship We have a proper Friday night ding dong at the top of the Championship as Sheffield United host Bristol City. No wins in three have seen the Blades’ promotion chase stutter in recent weeks, but 23 goals in their last five games suggest a good game is definitely on the cards – especially … Continue reading

Cup Fever and a Friday Night Scrap Between a Couple of Birds

Not much in the way of EFL action for us this week, so we’ll have a gander at some intriguing Championship games, as well as some of the value picks in the Second Round of the FA Cup… The Championship The game of the weekend could well be on Friday night when high-flying Aston Villa … Continue reading

A Bookie Blackpool Typo and Get on the Grecians…

No games in the Championship for this week, so before I cry in a corner, let’s take a look at… League One Price of the day has to be at Bloomfield Road on Saturday as the strong-at-home Blackpool host patchy Portsmouth. The Tangerines have enjoyed a solid return to the third tier following promotion from … Continue reading

EFL: Stanley Have The “Kee” to Unlock Luton…

No games in the Championship so we’re dipping straight in wiiiiiiiiith… League One We kick off with two out-of-form sides at the Kassam Stadium, where I’m backing Oxford United to get their season back on track with a win against struggling Wimbledon. You might be wondering why I’m looking at a game which may appear … Continue reading

EFL: Norwich Gunning For More Clean Sheet History

The Championship There’s a west London derby to kick things off in the Championship on Friday night as QPR host Fulham at Loftus Road. The Cottagers are picking up a decent run of form, courtesy of last week’s draw with Middlesbrough and an impressive win at Forest in midweek. QPR, meanwhile, are winless in four, … Continue reading

EFL: Bees to Batter Bolton… And Some Tasty Magpies

The Championship The bottom two face off in the second tier on Saturday as Bolton host Brentford at the Macron Stadium. Neither side has mustered a win in each of their last five games, but Brentford have secured three encouraging draws in that period, while Bolton haven’t even troubled the scorers for more than a month – … Continue reading

EFL: Ghost of Britt to Haunt Forest & Bradford to Compile Blackburn’s Blues

Championship For those who can’t wait until Saturday to get your footy fix we’ve got a Friday night game in the Championship, as Burton face Birmingham at the Pirelli Stadium. Both sides struggled last season to say the least, and neither manager will be happy with their starts this campaign. The two have mustered just one … Continue reading

EFL: Another Luton Goal Glut and Blackburn to Get Off the Mark

Hull City’s opening day draw with much-fancied Aston Villa will provide plenty of encouragement for Tigers’ boss Leonid Slutsky (haha, slut-sky) as he works his way through life in the Championship. Next up for the Russian’s side is a home game with Burton Albion, who suffered defeat to the hands of Cardiff in their opening … Continue reading