Tottenham vs Brighton and Hove Albion | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Tottenham vs Brighton and Hove Albion | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Tottenham returned to winning ways in devastating fashion and they will be looking to maintain their positive momentum with another victory against Brighton on Wednesday. A lot of their rivals dropped points over the weekend and that has opened up an opportunity for Spurs to climb the table, but they must go on a winning run to establish themselves in the top four. However, the Seagulls won’t go down without a fight as they will be determined to put an …
Brighton and Hove Albion: 17/18 Season Preview

Brighton and Hove Albion: 17/18 Season Preview

It’s never ever easy to be a Premier League new boy, especially in the modern-day footballing environment where the competition to stay up is as fierce as it can get. Every newly-promoted outfit faces the challenge of avoiding the red zone during their Premier League and it is a case of easier said than done. Well, that’s exactly the situation Brighton and Hove Albion will face when they play their first ever Premier League season. Clubs like Bournemouth and Swansea …
Chris Hughton Sacked - Was it Deserved?

Chris Hughton Sacked - Was it Deserved?

After Saturday’s defeat to West Brom at Carrow Road, the Norwich board have decided enough is enough and sacked Chris Hughton. At a crucial stage of the season and a massive fixture away to Fulham next weekend, have the club made the right decision? The result against West Brom saw Norwich drop to 17th place, and just 5 points ahead of a Fulham side they face next weekend. With a horrible run of fixtures to end the season – Liverpool (h), …
Norwich City: Season 13/14 So Far | Stats Analysis

Norwich City: Season 13/14 So Far | Stats Analysis

As we endure the third international break of the season you can forgive Norwich fans for having their minds away from the action at Wembley after a mixed start to a season full of expectation. Before last weekend’s win against West Ham, Norwich had found themselves in the bottom 3 for a period of time and tensions were reaching breaking point as fans were becoming frustrated with Chris Hughton after a 2013 record had seen 7 wins in 29 games. …
Manchester City Vs Norwich City | Team News, Key Players & Stats

Manchester City Vs Norwich City | Team News, Key Players & Stats

Chris Hughton's Norwich City side faces a difficult away trip to the Etihad Stadium, with Manchester City losing just one at home in their last five, which was against Champions League winners Bayern Munich. Manuel Pellegrini's Manchester City side have looked comfortable at home so far in their four home games at the Etihad, scoring 13 goals with just two goals conceded, beating Everton 3-1, Man Utd 4-1, Hull City 2-0 and Newcastle United 4-0 on the way. Norwich's away …
Norwich 1 Chelsea 3 | Tactical Analysis

Norwich 1 Chelsea 3 | Tactical Analysis

Demba Ba replaced Fernando Torres for the visitors, the Spaniard serving his one game suspension for his sending off against Tottenham. Ramires returned to his more natural role alongside Frank Lampard in the double pivot. Juan Mata deputised on the right hand side in the Brazilian’s absence. Andre Schurrle retained his place in Jose Mourinho’s XI. Chelsea stuck with their now familiar 4231, and with the buccaneering runs of both Martin Olsson and Russell Martin, it is easy to see …
Premier League Managerial Changes: Do They Guarantee Success? Stats

Premier League Managerial Changes: Do They Guarantee Success? Stats

The twenty Premier League teams for next season are very close to being finalised, with the final place being decided this weekend in a £120m game between Crystal Palace & Watford.  Both clubs have had new managers in the last 10 months and both are (almost) reaping the rewards. This means that 15 of the 20 teams that will be competing in the Premier League next season will have changed their Manager in the previous 12 months: Manchester United Manchester …
Norwich 0 Chelsea 1 | Match Stats Report

Norwich 0 Chelsea 1 | Match Stats Report

Chelsea best Norwich by a single goal in a match that felt contained and calm. Chris Hughton’s side never looked too close to scoring. In fact, at times neither did Chelsea. It was only a magnificent long shot from Mata that gave Chelsea their three points. Chelsea rotated some members of their squad following their 8-0 massacre of Aston Villa at Stamford bridge. Frank Lampard sat on the bench to start and was replaced by John Obi Mikel. Eden Hazard …