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Wilfried Zaha Loan Watch 2014-15: August At Crystal Palace

By Tom Meadowcroft (Crystal Palace supporter) When Wilf Zaha “came home”, there was a lot of excitement from Crystal Palace fans, with some hesitation thrown in. Was Wilf just a flat track bully who excelled in the Championship but couldn’t muster it at the next level? Had the money at Manchester United distracted him? How […]

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Sam Johnstone Loan Watch 2013-14: March At Doncaster Rovers

By Mark Gullett (Doncaster Rovers supporter) AFC Bournemouth 5-0 Doncaster Rovers – Saturday, 1 March 2014 Rovers again made a long trip down to the nether regions of the country, this time to face the side who we famously denied the League One championship in the last minute of last season. Then we made the […]

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Sam Johnstone Loan Watch 2013-14: February At Doncaster Rovers

By Mark Gullett (Doncaster Rovers supporter) Slightly strange to be giving match reports from the perspective of the goalkeeper so these will be fairly short and sweet. Doncaster Rovers 0-0 Middlesbrough – Saturday, 1 February 2014 Sam Johnstone came into the side following an injury to Rovers’ in-form keeper Ross Turnbull.  “Sam Who?” may have been […]

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Federico Macheda Loan Watch 2013-14: December At Doncaster Rovers

By Mark Gullett (Doncaster Rovers supporter) Birmingham City 1-1 Doncaster Rovers – Tuesday, 3 December 2013 Unsurprisingly, Rovers stuck to the same side that had beaten QPR, but were second best for much of the first half at St Andrews and didn’t have any forward play of note at all as City went into the […]

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Federico Macheda Loan Watch 2013-14: November At Doncaster Rovers

By Mark Gullett (Doncaster Rovers supporter) Doncaster Rovers 2-1 Yeovil Town – Friday, 22 November 2013 Rovers welcomed back Federico Macheda for the visit of Yeovil after injury cut short his initial loan period. There had been far more entertainment off the pitch than on it during his forced absence with the resignation of our […]

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Nick Powell Loan Watch 2013-14: October At Wigan Athletic

By Kieran Heapy (Wigan Athletic supporter) Wigan Athletic 3-1 NK Maribor – Thursday, 3 October 2013 It was a great start to the month for Nick, a man of the match performance from the midfielder/forward as he lead the Latics line in the Europa League. He managed to bag two goals and dominated a well […]

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Lingard’s Quality Shining Through

By Nick Xydias (Birmingham City supporter) At the time of writing my initial article (Jesse Lingard: The Boy’s A Bit Special) on Jess Lingard on 23rd September 2013, he had just single handedly destroyed Sheffield Wednesday on his debut for Birmingham City with 4 goals of terrific quality. There was no doubting his outstanding quality. […]

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Ryan Tunnicliffe Loan Watch 2013-14: October At Ipswich Town

By Dan George (Ipswich Town supporter) How’s it going? Firstly apologies for the double whammy of reports, error on my part. I’ll try and keep it interesting so you don’t feel as if having it wade through two of these is too much of a chore! Not that it should be anyway. Our October to […]

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Ryan Tunnicliffe Loan Watch 2013-14: September At Ipswich Town

By Dan George (Ipswich Town supporter) Good Morning, Good… ah you know the rest! What did September bring us? Well, four games and nine points which isn’t half bad going in the Championship, if anything it was a month mostly lived by the Big Mick mantra of win your home games then be hard to […]

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Federico Macheda Loan Watch 2013-14: October At Doncaster Rovers

By Mark Gullett (Doncaster Rovers supporter) Doncaster Rovers 0-2 Burnley – Tuesday, 1 October 2013 Rovers made two changes to the starting line-up from the weekend’s win at Hillsborough, with Paul Dickov bringing James Coppinger and David Cotterill back into the side. Macheda kept his place up front with Chris Brown after his three goals […]

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