There is nothing fair about the playoffs. After 46 games of a gruelling season in the Championship season you’d think that the top three teams deserve to go up but where would we be without the drama of the playoffs?
What a first season it’s been for Antonio Conte in English football. The former Juventus and Italy manager recently admitted that he didn’t think he could win the title at the first attempt with Chelsea but that’s exactly what he achieved and on Saturday afternoon he’s got the chance to do the double.
At the end of the season there is so much dramatic action taking place in English football that it’s easy to miss out on some of the best of it.
Brendan Rodgers has achieved something this season which no other manager in Scottish football has in over 100 years. The Celtic manager went the whole Premiership season unbeaten amassing 106 points in the process.
Connections of the winner of the 2000 Guineas always have a decision to make. Do they carry on targeting their three-year-olds at the Classics in the UK like the Derby or do they aim for the 2000 Guineas?