The Premier League’s Biggest Twits

The Premier League’s Biggest Twits

Possibly the greatest football league in the world, the Premier League is raised to new heights year after year, with ever larger salaries, bigger egos, and, somehow, even more talk off the pitch. These days though, off the pitch banter from the players isn’t just from press conferences or overhead at the pub, these days most of the top football chat comes from online. But of all the ‘personalities’ in the Premier League, who has the biggest? Well over at …
Three goalkeepers to target if David De Gea leaves

Three goalkeepers to target if David De Gea leaves

David De Gea faces another important decision this summer as interest from Real Madrid refuses to go away. Marca reported last week that the Spanish giants are determined to sign the goalkeeper and that he has already asked Manchester United to let him leave at the end of the season. A more recent report by ESPN states that the Spanish international won't force a move, but it is clear that a transfer away from Old Trafford is a real possibility. …
Drop in Clean Sheets – Better Offence or Worse Defence?

Drop in Clean Sheets – Better Offence or Worse Defence?

“I told them, [get] the clean sheet, I buy everybody a pizza. I think they wait until I improve my offer, okay a pizza and a hot dog.” – Claudio Ranieri, Leicester Manager during their title-winning season Clean sheets are important. For Ranieri, they are important enough to throw in a hot dog along with his already generous offer of pizzas (which he actually treated his players to) as an incentive for his players to get one. For others such …
David Ospina to Arsenal?

David Ospina to Arsenal?

Despite starring in Arsenal's run to FA Cup glory, Łukasz Fabiański decided not to renew his contract at Arsenal.  The Polish international was looking for more regular first team football and hopes to have found that at Swansea City.  The departure of the long time Arsenal man meant the Gunners were left with only one first team goalkeeper, Wojciech Szczęsny. Arsene Wenger has done well early in the transfer window at addressing the needs of his squad with the signings of Alexis …
Begovic & Vorm - Could they take Reina's place? | Stats Comparison

Begovic & Vorm - Could they take Reina's place? | Stats Comparison

For a few seasons now, Pepe Reina's form concerns Liverpool supporters. Since 2010-2011 campaign, the Spaniard has struggled to find some consistency and his save-to-shot ratio has decreased over time. Pepe's biggest problem seems to be the number of errors he makes as his mistakes can cost Liverpool points, with the latest one turning a win over Manchester City into a disappointing draw. It's hard to tell what the reason of Reina's decline is. Many point at Xavi Valero departure …
Robinson | EPL ‘keeper comparisons

Robinson | EPL ‘keeper comparisons

Blackburn Rovers have conceded in 28 consecutive competitive matches despite the best efforts of regular goalkeeper, Paul Robinson, and his understudy, Mark Bunn. While injuries to key personnel in the Rovers defence have contributed to this ill-fated run, are Rovers’ goalkeepers equally culpable? [caption id="attachment_8273" align="aligncenter" width="568" caption="Rovers’ defensive displays have rarely been cause for celebration in recent months"][/caption] After 20 league games, Blackburn Rovers and Norwich City hold the unenviable record of being the only sides yet to keep …