With 2/3 of the Sky Bet Championship campaign behind them, all 24 sides are now entering the ‘business end’ of their 2017/18 campaign. It is now that fans will be casting nervous glances and worried thoughts as to where their side will finish come early May. Will it be mid-table mediocrity that beckons, or will [...] The post Super computer predicts Sky Bet Championship final standings appeared first on The72.
Published last Thursday at 06:26 pm on The 72
With just 15 games left to play, Middlesbrough’s victory over Reading reduced the gap between them and the play-offs from six points to four points. Play-off rivals Fulham, Preston and Bristol City all dropped points, and this meant Middlesbrough’s win was needed to keep tabs on the top six. Adama Traore’s brace secured Middlesbrough’s first home [...] The post Middlesbrough win boosts play-off hopes appeared first on The72.
Published last Monday at 01:06 pm on The 72
League Two side Cambridge United find themselves looking for a new manager after sacking Shaun Derry. Here are 5 potential candidates- Phil Brown- The former Hull City and Preston North End boss was recently sacked by Southend United. He is an early front runner for the Cambridge United job. He guided Southend to promotion to [...] The post 5 potential candidates to replace Shaun Derry at Cambridge United appeared first on The72.
Published last Sunday at 06:41 pm on The 72
Bradford City confirm the appointment of Simon Grayson as the club’s new manager, confirmed by the club website. Bradford City confirm Simon Grayson as their new manager to replace Stuart McCall as the Bantams look to push for promotion to the Championship. He will meet the players tomorrow and will be in charge for the Bantams trip [...] The post Bradford City appoint Simon Grayson as manager appeared first on The72.
Published last Sunday at 01:51 pm on The 72
Preston North End were able to hold onto a 1-1 draw with Brentford despite being reduced to ten men after being sent off. Both Brentford and Preston are in a similar position as they are just outside the Sky Bet Championship play-offs so know that with them going against each other in this match that [...] The post Reactions from Griffin Park as 10-man Preston North End hold off Brentford appeared first on The72.
Published Saturday at 08:51 pm on The 72
With the 2017/18 Championship season now finding itself in February as the campaign ticks towards May, which side are most reliant on the home form.
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Barnsley have named former Sunderland head coach Simon Grayson as their number one target to become their next manager according to a report from HITC Sport. The Tykes are on the look out for a new manager after their previous boss Paul Heckingbottom decided to leave the club to become the new manager of Leeds. [...] The post Barnsley name former Sunderland manager as number one target appeared first on The72.
Published Wednesday at 07:31 pm on The 72
Simon Grayson has been backed into odds-on favouritism with Sky Bet to become the next manager of League One side Bradford City. The 48-year-old has nudged ahead of Hannes Wolf, the former VfB Stuttgart boss, in the betting order for the vacancy at Valley Parade. Grayson, who was sacked late last year following a disappointment [...] The post Former Leeds United boss odds-on to become Bradford City manager appeared first on The72.
Published Wednesday at 04:16 pm on The 72
Barnsley are in the hunt for a new manager after Paul Heckingbottom has left them to join Leeds United. Here are 5 potential candidates- Garry Monk- The former Swansea City, Leeds United and Middlesbrough boss has been installed as an early front runner for the Tykes job. He was sacked by Boro in December after [...] The post 5 potential candidates to replace Paul Heckingbottom at Barnsley appeared first on The72.
Published Tuesday at 11:51 am on The 72
Middlesbrough were left rueing a missed opportunity, as they fell further behind in the race for the playoffs. Norwich triumphed 1-0 thanks to a stunning Tom Trybull long-range strike late in the first half, after Rudy Gestede saw red for a dangerous challenge. Gestelde had only just received a yellow card, but five minutes later [...] The post Early red card punishes Middlesbrough in defeat to Norwich appeared first on The72.
Published Tuesday at 09:01 am on The 72
|Preston North End's Results|
|Feb 17||Wolverhampton Wanderers||1 - 1||H|
|Feb 10||Brentford||1 - 1||A|
|Feb 3||Hull City||2 - 1||H|
|Preston North End's Fixtures|
|Feb 20||Aston Villa||A|
|Feb 24||Ipswich Town||H|
|Mar 3||Bolton Wanderers||A|