Preview: Barnsley (H)

Preview: Barnsley (H)

Barnsley F.C. exist in a state of purgatory. Last season they propped up the Championship table, their third relegation from that division in the last nine seasons. In that time, they’ve won promotion from League One twice in the three seasons they’ve spent down...

Charlton Athletic Season Preview

Key player: Akin Famewo Young left-footed centre-back Famewo joins Charlton on loan for the second season in a row, with Norwich offering the South Londoners an option to purchase this time round. He will be a crucial part of the Charlton defence in their campaign...

Sheffield Wednesday Season Preview

Key player: Lewis Wing The obvious selection here would be Barry Bannan, but the Scot could well move on after six years in Sheffield. Lewis Wing, signed on a season-long loan from Middlesbrough, will need to replace Bannan’s creativity if he does leave. He has taken...

Portsmouth Season Preview

Key player: Ronan Curtis These days most footballers are pretty sensible. Bordering on dull. They give media-trained stock answers to questions, they don’t go out drinking often, they focus on their football. Ronan Curtis is a bit of a throwback. He was not popular...

Wimbledon Season Preview

Key player: Alex Woodyard Only 20-goal striker Joe Pigott, who moved to Ipswich in the summer, played more minutes than Woodyard last season. The central midfielder has been a journeyman so far in his career, never managing more than two seasons at one club. He might...