How Luton lost a manager but soared back towards the big time

22 March 2019 03:00
Club are unbeaten in League One in five months and on target for second straight promotion despite losing their managerAfter Luton secured promotion from League Two last season their defender Alan Sheehan made some bullish predictions. “The manager has built this squad for League One,” he said. “We’re not going into League One fearing anybody. We’ll go into every game thinking we can win it.” Nathan Jones, the Luton manager, declared that his side were “ready for the next league and that’s the best thing about it”.And so it has proved. Though Sheehan has not made the step up so convincingly – a mainstay of that promotion push he has been largely confined to the bench, starting three league games – his team have continued to excel. They find themselves five points clear at the top with eight games to go and unbeaten in more than five months. Related: The forgotten story of … Luton Town's Manager Idol Related: Luton aim high once again after building on their talented reserves | Ben Fisher Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian