The Top Strikers in the Premier League - Who's More Clinical and Who's More Valuable?

The Top Strikers in the Premier League - Who's More Clinical and Who's More Valuable?

This season there seems to be very little excitement left in the Premier League. The manner in which Chelsea have managed to dominate the league has ensured that there is very little chance involved in deciding the eventual winner of the league. Other teams and their fans do try to manufacture excitement – will Manchester United pip Liverpool to the fourth place in the league? Will Everton pip them both? Will Sunderland get out of jail again? Which of the …
Goals, Golden Boot and the Race for Europe

Goals, Golden Boot and the Race for Europe

2016/17 has been a campaign littered with bright patches of high quality football, plenty of goals and teams in the top seven places going toe to toe in the rat race to win the pot of money that comes with qualifying for the next edition of the Champions League. It should not come as a surprise, given the influx of managerial talent, the new 5.1 billion TV deal, that has brought with it an assemblage of superstar footballers attracted by astronomical wages. …
Early contenders for the 2016-17 Golden Boot

Early contenders for the 2016-17 Golden Boot

The latest Premier League season is well and truly up and running now and after five league games, there have already been a number of players who have stood out from the crowd. Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino have been outstanding for Liverpool, whilst Kelechi Iheanacho and Marcus Rashford have continued to make a name for themselves as two of the best academy graduates in England. Zlatan Ibrahimovic has made an impressive start to life at Manchester United and Romelu …
Who will be this year's Premier League Golden Boot winner?

Who will be this year's Premier League Golden Boot winner?

Being the seasons’ most prolific goal scorer in the Premier League is an exceptional achievement, yet not a guarantee that your club has had a successful league season. Last years’ golden boot winner was Harry Kane and he can attest to this fact. The local lad contributed 28 of Tottenham Hotspur’s final tally, yet there was no trophy to hold aloft and after St. Totteringham’s Day, nothing for Spurs fans to be excited about. In fact, since the inception of the Premier …
Race for Golden Boot hots up

Race for Golden Boot hots up

The race for this season’s Golden Boot has reached a pivotal stage and is set up nicely as we head into the latter stages of the campaign. After a Super Sunday in which the top four Premier League sides battled it out in fiercely contested games, as they looked to gain superiority over their closest rivals, all eyes were on the top marksmen to deliver for their respective teams. Current top scorer, Jamie Vardy, as well as his England international …
James Rodriguez Vs Uruguay | Player Performance

James Rodriguez Vs Uruguay | Player Performance

Colombia took on Uruguay in the second round of 16 game in the 2014 World Cup.  Colombia managed a comfortable 2-0 win over their their South American foes.  One man was the undoubted star of the show and that man was Monaco star, James Rodriguez.  Rodriguez was by far the best player on the pitch and the 22 year old has put in exceptional performances throughout this World Cup. Colombia look like a serious contender for this World Cup, despite …
Holland vs Chile Preview | FIFA World Cup 2014: Group B

Holland vs Chile Preview | FIFA World Cup 2014: Group B

Group B was always going to be an interesting group, but it is all over with two matches to play as Chile and Holland won both of their games so far, which has led to world champions Spain getting knocked out. These two sides both played effective football against Spain, playing mainly on the counter with both sides having lots of pace in their team. Although they struggled against Australia, which may suggest that they are similar sides. This match …
Golden Boot Race: Graphical Analysis of Suarez, Defoe, RVP, Ba & Michu

Golden Boot Race: Graphical Analysis of Suarez, Defoe, RVP, Ba & Michu