Tag Archives: The Championship

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

By Kieran Heapy (Wigan Athletic supporter) Leicester City 2-0 Wigan Athletic – Saturday, 14 September 2013 Powell started on the bench for this one as the team returned to action following the International break. However, he was soon introduced in the second half when he got the nod from Owen Coyle to take to the […]

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

By Mark Gullett (Doncaster Rovers supporter) The summer rumours that Rovers were to get a Manchester United striker on loan finally came to fruition with the arrival of Federico Macheda, initially for a one-month period. We’d been hoping for Nick Powell but I don’t mind saying I wasn’t the only one more than a little […]

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Jesse Lingard: The Boy’s A Bit Special

By Nick Xydias (Birmingham City supporter) I’m going to be honest. When I watched Jesse Lingard’s interview (see Video One) after signing on loan from Manchester United for Birmingham City, he looked about as enthused as a man about to go on a double date with Vanessa Feltz and Susan Boyle. “How do you feel about […]

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Ryan Tunnicliffe Loan Watch 2013-14: August At Ipswich

By Dan George (Ipswich Town supporter) Good Morning, Good Afternoon and Good Evening Stretford End Arising. Well well well, What can be said about Ipswich Town and August? **Insert frustrated/disappointed sigh here** August has been a long tough month for us Tractor Boys. From my point of view I’m pretty pleased that my season preview […]

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Ryan Tunnicliffe Loan Watch 2013-14: Pre-Season Prep

By Dan George (Ipswich Town supporter) Good Morning, Good Afternoon and Good Evening Stretford End Arising. I have volunteered to write monthly reports on Ryan Tunnicliffe as part of the website’s ‘loan watch’ feature. As opposed to diving straight into the first month without background knowledge of Ipswich Town’s squad or season expectations I thought […]

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