Previewing the Football League play-offs: how the 12 clubs have fared in the past

11 May 2016 10:59
How will Brighton respond after their disappointment against Middlesbrough? Will Accrington Stanley recover after falling short on the last day of the season? And will Portsmouth improve on their result against Leicester City in 1993?By Richard Foster for The Agony and the Ecstasy of the Guardian Sport NetworkAn uncertain path lies ahead for fans of the dozen clubs preparing for the play-offs: a path strewn with undulations and plenty of twists and turns. There is nothing straightforward about earning promotion this way. It has become known for a particularly acute brand of cruelty for almost 30 years and emotions will be laid bare in the coming weeks. Here we take a look at how the clubs involved have fared in their previous play-offs appearances. Related: Chelsea, a curse and Tony Cascarino: lesser-known facts about the play-offs Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian