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The Hatters: Return to the Big Stage

Started on 23 July 2012 by craborumtoon
Latest Reply on 6 March 2013 by Blue
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Janos Kovacs shocked Luton Town F.C by handing in an official transfer request. This request was granted. It is believed the centre half wants first team football and feels he can not get it here.

Hatters to sign striker Ormerod from the Tangerines

I am pleased with this signing. We have struggled for goals lately and his 15 finishing and 14 composure bodes well. I am also looking for a another right winger as Chris Shuker has been disappointing so far this season - Do you guys have any suggestions.

The transfer will go through on the 1st of January. I am hopeful that he will make a big impact and strengthen our bid for automatic promotion.

Ormerod scoring the winner in the Championship play-off final vs Cardiff City. Blackpool fans - you should remember this well! :)

Exeter cause upset vs Luton

Exeter 1-0 Luton

A very indifferent performance from the town saw them slip to a surprise defeat against Exeter at St James' Park. Our defence looked incredible vunerable and we were very suspect at defending set pieces which is every managers pet hate! Hopefully we can pick ourselves up for the next match at home against promotion hopefuls Southend.



David Noble (Exeter)

Southend obliterate Luton in goal fest

Luton 0-4 Southend

Another indifferent performance from the town- much more so than against Exeter. Again our defence looked very iffy with captain George Pilkington looking very uncomfortable against the likes of David Martin who bagged a brace and Torbjorn Agdestein. A very worrying stat is that 3 of Southends goals were from set pieces.



David Martin (Southend)

Town once again lose out to weaker side - this time D&R

Luton 0-1 D&R

Hatters fans are beginning to worry about their teams performances now as we slipped to our 3rd successive defeat. Up front we are looking poor as well as Airey is having a goal drought and Morgan-Smith is struggling with fitness. Our next match is against Crawley Town away - winning is the only option.

Jon Nurse (D&R)

Town hang to record vital 3 points vs Crawley

Crawley 0-1 Luton

Relief was the reaction from the Luton faithful after the sides 1-0 win over Crawley Town. The Town were down to 10 men for most of the match after influential midfielder and todays goal scorer Shane Bryne lost his head.
Despite wave after wave of Crawley attacks we held on and and a vintage defensive display helped ensure this.


Byrne (21)

Osano, Morgan Smith
Shane Bryne

Tamas Kadar (Luton) - 8.7

Town ease past Forest Green in FA cup 1st round

Luton 3-0 Forest Green

We strolled past the conference side today with outstanding performances from Phil Airey and Alex Lawless- Airey finally ended his goal drought in style by bagging a hat rick - Unfortunately this was overshadowed by his injury he sustained in stoppage time- hopefully not to serious.


Airey (2,30,66)



Phil Airey (Luton) 9.4)

Town step up their performance in league to brush off Aldershot with ease

Luton 3-1 Aldershot

This was a fine display of attacking football with Shane Byrne and Robbie Willmott creating everything. I very much hope that this will increase the squad's confidence to build a run of wins. Next up is Colchester away in the FA cup second round.


Willmott (2,29)
Taylor (20)

Willmott, Osano, Demontagnac

Robbie Willmott (Luton) - 9.2

Colchester win the battle of the WHC Stadium

Colchester 3-2 Luton


Well, Well, Well what a performance from the lads - this was an inspired performance but in the end their quality shone through as they scored a last minute winner. We took the lead through Amari Morgan-Smith and were losing 2-1 until Alex Lawless scored a 30 yard screamer which put us back on level terms. However as the tie seemed to be heading to Kenilworth road Andy Faye popped up to finish off a last gasp attack by Colchester with a trademark header. A real dagger in the heart for us but we can be proud of our performance.


Morgan-Smith (26)
Lawless (67)

Ian Henderson (Colchester)

Hatters under perform again as Gillingham get 3 points

Gillingham 4-2 Luton

We were dreadful today - our defence is so inconstant!!! Again set pieces were so threatening to us and the long throw perplexed our sorry defenders. Away form so far has been worrying and we need to improve to ensure automatic promotion.


Kadar (88)
Willmott (90)


Christopher Chantler (Gillingham)
Great story mate, here's a suggestion after every month you could post a picture of the league table. just a suggestion. accept for that its a great story keep it up

Luton edge past Northhampton in nail-biting encounter

Luton 1-0 Northampton

This by no means was a vintage performance and we didn't seem to be able to get our rhythm together. However we hung on and managed to get 3 points to edge us closer to the coveted automatic promotion places. In the end it was a Shane Higgs own goal that was the difference but I definitely believe that we were the better side and fully deserved the 3 points even though it could easily have gone the other way.


Shane Higgs (59)


Curtis Osano (Luton) - 7.9

Town drop points against very average AFC Wimbledon

AFC Wimbledon 1-1 Luton

This was definitely 2 dropped points. We dominated in all areas but our downfall was a defensive lapse from a corner as Jack Midson was left unmarked at the back post which left him with a free header which he put away with aplomb.


Morgan-Smith (46)

Jake Howells (Luton) - 7.7

Hatters left frustrated as 10 man Tranmere grab last gasp equaliser at Kenny

Luton 1-1 Tranmere

Arrgggh... Another match which we dominated but only manage a draw. Having said that we were outstanding today and could and should have scored 4 or 5 but lack of finishing meant we only managed 1. Their equaliser came through Luke Mullohand after 88 minutes when he found himself room on the right hand side of the Luton box and finished with power.


Morgan-Smith (4)

Willmott, Howells, Osano

Shane Byrne (Luton) - 8.0

Confident performance from the Hatters

Luton 2-0 Oxford United

At last we turned dominance into a positive result. This time I fielded 2 up front which made a significant difference in our attack. The stand out performer for us was Danny Crow who was a constant threat to the United defence and fully deserved his headed goal.
This has been very pleasing start to life back in the football league and hopefully we can build on this in the second half of the season.


Crow (60)

Poku, Osano

Danny Crow (Luton) - 8.1

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