Football League 2014/15: Peter Beagrie makes his predictions for the season
Sky Sports expert backs Derby to go again and Chesterfield to enjoy League One...
By Peter Beagrie
Last Updated: 06/08/14 9:29am
Grab your rattles and don your scarves because the Football League is back!
Seventy-two teams will head into the 2014/15 campaign looking to earn promotion to a higher division – though by next May nine will suffer the ignominy of relegation.
Sky Sports will be there every step of the way, with regular live games and our weekly highlights and analysis programme FL72-Review, as well as ample articles and features on skysports.com and our iPad and mobile apps.
Ahead of the big kick-off, we asked some of our Football League experts for their predictions and Peter Beagrie was first up, with the former Bradford legend tipping a Watford striker to bang in the goals and the former Conference sides to make their mark…
Top six (in no particular order): Derby, Nott’m Forest, Wigan, Norwich, Cardiff, Watford
Surprise package: Brentford
Top scorer: Troy Deeney (Watford)
Player to watch: Moses Odubajo (Brentford)
Young gun: Solly March (Brighton)
Top six (in no particular order): Sheffield United, Leyton Orient, Peterborough, Bristol City, Barnsley, Preston
Surprise package: Chesterfield
Top scorer: Britt Assombalonga (Peterborough)
Player to watch: Josh Brownhill (Preston)
Young gun: Dele Alli (MK Dons)
Top seven (in no particular order): Portsmouth, Burton, York, Shrewsbury, Southend, Luton, Northampton
Surprise package: Cambridge
Top scorer: Craig Westcarr (Portsmouth)
Player to watch: Jed Wallace (Portsmouth)
Young gun: Luke James (Hartlepool)
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