In keeping with previous late night managerial appointments, Barnet added to that list earlier this week, welcoming Mark McGhee to The Hive to take over from Rossi Eames. McGhee appears to be the experienced manager chairman Tony Kleanthous promised supporters would arrive in the summer, and his drive will certainly be needed to move the
When Kevin Nolan walked into Meadow Lane at the beginning of this year, surely no one could have predicted nearly 12 months on, the Magpies would be sitting pretty on top of the tree. After the disaster that is Leyton Orient almost ruined a managerial career before it had gotten off the ground, Nolan is
A few years back, the winners of the National League often went on to exceed expectations in League Two the following season. More recently, those going up via the play offs have fared better, possible momentum gathered through those extra games. For last season’s two promoted sides, Lincoln City and Forest Green Rovers, fortunes have
This weekend sees League Two clubs enter the FA Cup. But this is not the beginning of the competition, that happened way back on the first Saturday in August when over 700 teams began in an Extra Preliminary Round, dreaming of this day when they host or head to a Football League club. On the
Our very own Trevor Knell (TK) recently conducted an interview with Forest Green’s German-born striker Omar Bugiel (OB). Here it is on O-Posts. Enjoy. TK: How are you adjusting to life as a Football League player? OB: Really good, I’ve done my first pre-season with a professional side to prepare for the Football League.
A few weeks ago, Barnet were sitting pretty having just taken apart Swindon Town at the County Ground. A 4-1 victory over one of the pre-season promotion favourites which contained a first senior hat-trick from Shaq Coulthirst, Rossi Eames’ side were around the play off area looking like this season was going to be a
Down in Gloucestershire, there’s a team quietly slipping through the gears, going about their business almost unnoticed moving up the table. Cheltenham Town, after a difficult start to the season, are beginning to trouble the scorers at the right end of the table. Unbeaten in their last 5 league games, Gary Johnson’s men have found