With 6 points up for grabs since the last column, there was a real chance to make moves up the table, consolidate what had already been earned or a slump in form and the nervous feeling of those behind you coming ever closer. Biggest beneficiaries Exeter, the leaders, were one of the biggest beneficiaries
Underhill, the iconic former home of Barnet FC. The only ground in London that could be seen from the tube as it rolled into High Barnet station at the end of the Northern Line. Whilst it served as a stadium fit for non-league football from 1907, Barnet’s progression into a Football League club during the
League Two so far has not failed to disappoint with its unpredictability as we enter the second month of the season. Despite the table reading just 5 games into a 46 game season, we’ve seen results that would screw up the most ardent accumulator gambler. Roles reversed We witnessed it at first hand last
This weekend’s sure bet on everyone’s accumulator was a Swindon home win over Crawley, top vs bottom and an expected three points for The Robins. By 5 o’clock, neither side were in their starting position as the Red Devils clocked up their first three points of the season in one of the day’s most unexpected
The League Two table already has a familiar feel about it before the end of August. Swindon, tipped for the title in this column 3 weeks ago, lead the way on goal difference from last season’s beaten play off finalists, Exeter City and Luton Town complete the top three. The Robins will expect to stay
They say ‘a week in football is a long time’. For Harry Kewell, it’s not been a happy week. Down in West Sussex, the eyes were raised in the summer when the ex Liverpool and Leeds star turned away from the comfort and non-headline grabbing Watford Under 23’s and headed south to try and turn
The 2017-18 season is a mere two games old but by the time the ink is dry on these column inches, some managers will already be scratching their heads wondering where stellar pre-season performances went. Darren Way must have been first in the queue, watching his side concede 7 straight goals after taking the lead,
This Saturday across the country, dreams begin and some are dashed by 5pm that same afternoon as the FA Cup makes it 2017-18 debut. The postman, the construction worker, the website designer and many more will wake up on Saturday morning thinking this is going to be their year for a magical cup run.