Football

Free-scoring Brentford leave it late to find their form

Brentford’s fantastic form of late will have them ruing an inconsistent first two-thirds of the season. A stunning second-half 5-3 comeback at Burton Albion was one of the highlights of The Bees’ season. But the stark contrast with an abject first-half showing has characterised Brentford’s unpredictability this campaign. With 10 games gone, The Bees found […]

Football

QPR safe in mid-table after fluctuating form

After winning their opening two fixtures without conceding, Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink and the QPR faithful would have wished that the season ended as soon as it began. Unfortunately for Rangers, they still had another 44 league games to play. Their early table-topping status was abruptly abolished after back-to-back defeats, and such fluctuating patterns of form […]

Football

Fulham’s late surge for the playoffs.

“There’s always one team who makes a late run to try and sneak into the playoffs.” This has become a famous Championship cliché, and this year the club making a late surge is Fulham. Debutant Denis Odoi offered a sign of the flamboyant football the Cottagers would play this season, when he executed a remarkable […]