Starting Eleven Blog

Can Alex take the Neilly Men into the Promised Land?

Posted on March 24th, 2018

PRESTON North End are one of the surprise packages in this seasons SkyBet Championship. With one of the lowest budgets in the Division, and losing manager Simon Grayson to Sunderland last summer, The Lilywhites were expected to be dragged into a relegation battle this campaign. The Preston Board, however, moved very quickly and secured themselves […]


How Big Sam’s Greed became costly

Posted on September 30th, 2016

SAM Allardyce was in dreamland on 22 July 2016 as he landed the job he craved the most in his long managerial career by landing the England job. Just 67 days later, that hard work at Preston, Blackpool, Notts County, Bolton, Newcastle, Blackburn, West Ham and Sunderland to reach the pinnacle of his career was […]