Category: League One

The weekend that was: ten nuggets from this weekend’s EFL action (11th & 12th September 2021)
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The weekend that was: ten nuggets from this weekend’s EFL action (11th & 12th September 2021)

#1 Josh Bowler’s first league goal for Blackpool condemned Fulham to their first defeat of the season and, subsequently, led to them relinquishing top spot in the Championship. #2 John Swift’s first senior hattrick has taken him to the top of the Championship scoring chart. Unfortunately for the former Chelsea man, Reading’s defensive issues continue...

The xG Files: which EFL clubs have been ‘running hot’ and which EFL clubs have been ‘running cold’?
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The xG Files: which EFL clubs have been ‘running hot’ and which EFL clubs have been ‘running cold’?

Football is a results business. It’s driven by outcomes. But, sometimes, the results (aka the outcomes) don’t offer a true reflection of the performances (aka the processes). What if your team have been playing really well but running cold in front of goal? What if your team have been creating lots of gilt-edged chances, but...

The weekend that was: ten nuggets from this weekend’s EFL action (28th & 29th August 2021)
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The weekend that was: ten nuggets from this weekend’s EFL action (28th & 29th August 2021)

#1 Fulham and West Brom have the most points in the EFL. The recently-relegated sides have amassed 13 points from their opening five games, with the Cottagers sitting on top of the Championship pile thanks to their +10 Goal Difference. Are they set for an immediate return to the Premier League? #2 After already wracking...