Juventus vs Tottenham Preview | Champions League

Juventus vs Tottenham Preview | Champions League

The Champions League returns this week and there are five English teams that remain in the competition. Tottenham arguably had the most impressive group stage as they overcame both Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund to finish top, but the struggles of each team since have somewhat tainted that achievement. They have been drawn to face Juventus in the round of 16 and will travel to Italy for the first leg on Tuesday. It is a tough draw as they are …
Chelsea vs West Ham Preview | Team News, Key Men and Stats

Chelsea vs West Ham Preview | Team News, Key Men and Stats

Champions Chelsea host high flying West Ham United on Match day 31 of the Premier League in a bid to salvage their season. With the title out of their reach, Guus Hiddink’s side will be hoping to finish their season on a high. However, West Ham, who are in sublime form over the last few weeks stand in their way. Chelsea’s home form has been an area of concern as they have won just once in the last 6 home …
Why Chelsea will need further additions this summer

Why Chelsea will need further additions this summer

A mistake a championship winning side can easily make is resting on their laurels. Even the very best sides in the world should always be looking to freshen up their squads in the summer with new faces. The risk of becoming stagnant is a real threat to any title holder and it’s an easy trap to fall into when you are experiencing success. The current Premier League champions Chelsea are no different. In the end they took the Premier League …
Why Fernando Will Help City In All Departments

Why Fernando Will Help City In All Departments

Viewing Manchester City in a rather pessimistic manner enables one to be able to pick up on miniscule features that are frequently overlooked by neutrals; despite an extremely impressive victory over Liverpool I was very frustrated with the lacklustre performance of Yaya Touré. From start to finish Touré strolled around the pitch in a brash manner simply assuming he could win the game without giving 100%. Touré would frequently receive the ball and attempt ridiculous long balls or attempt to …
Manchester City Season Review | A look at their 13/14 team stats

Manchester City Season Review | A look at their 13/14 team stats

It has been a very good year for Manchester City. After finishing second in the league and losing the FA Cup final in the 2012/13 season, City have bounced back by regaining the Premier League crown and winning the Capital One Cup. Manuel Pellegrini has brought real calm to a City dressing room that often had many problems. He has also brought a more fluid attacking style of football, which has brought them success this season. For Pellegrini himself, he …
Arsenal vs Manchester United | Stats & Match Preview

Arsenal vs Manchester United | Stats & Match Preview

Newly crowned Premier League Champions Manchester United begin their final four games of the season with a trip to London to face Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium which since its opening in 2006 hasn't been a very happy hunting ground at all for Sir Alex Ferguson's men. Manchester United have won just two of the League fixtures played between the two sides at the Emirates since the 2006-2007 season. Unusually for an Arsenal-Manchester United fixture the sole pre-match focus is not on the potentially exceptional ninety minutes …