Tottenham vs Crystal Palace Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Tottenham vs Crystal Palace Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Tottenham will be full of confidence after their historic mid-week win over Real Madrid in the Champions League and they will want to build further momentum with a win over Crystal Palace. Although the Eagles are at the bottom of the Premier League, they are starting to show improvement under Roy Hodgson after taking four points from the last three matches. In the two meetings between the clubs last season, Spurs took maximum points, but it wasn't easy for them …
The Dejan Lovren problem at Liverpool

The Dejan Lovren problem at Liverpool

Liverpool are in the middle of a run of poor form and find themselves in 9th position after nine rounds of Premier League fixtures. For a team with ambitions of challenging at the top of the division, this is a concerning period and public enemy number one is centre-back Dejan Lovren. The Croatian was substituted after 31 minutes at Wembley for tactical reasons as he made big errors for the first two Tottenham goals. It is out of character for …
Celta Vigo vs Manchester United Preview: Europa League semi-final

Celta Vigo vs Manchester United Preview: Europa League semi-final

Manchester United will be looking to boost their chances of qualifying for the Champions League when they take on Celta Vigo in the first leg of the Europa League semi-final on Thursday evening. Match Details Date: Thursday 04 May Kick-off: 20:05 Venue: Balaídos Jose Mourinho's side are now favourites to lift the Europa League trophy but they face a tough two-leg clash against Celta Vigo. The Spanish outfit have been in good form this season and will be hoping to take …
Should Tottenham target an FA Cup win?

Should Tottenham target an FA Cup win?

The FA Cup this season hasn't been given respect by all Premier League managers, but teams are now only one match away from the quarter-final stage and surely some clubs will be looking at the competition as an opportunity to win silverware. One club that would welcome a trophy is Tottenham Hotspur, who haven't won anything since 2008. Mauricio Pochettino is building a good team at White Hart Lane and they are beginning to establish themselves in the top four of …
David de Gea – Liverpool’s Nemesis, But Not the Best This Season

David de Gea – Liverpool’s Nemesis, But Not the Best This Season

Liverpool fans generally do not find much fault with Rafa Benitez but some like me do feel that he should have signed David de Gea on the summer transfer deadline day in 2015 for Real Madrid. That he didn't, has troubled Liverpool big time. In the last five league matches between Liverpool and Manchester United, de Gea has put in 17 saves (3.66 per game) and since his move to Real Madrid fell through, he has put in 9 saves (3 …
Tottenham Hotspur vs Southampton Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Tottenham Hotspur vs Southampton Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

After the disappointment of Monday night, Spurs are no longer fighting for the title and are solely interested in finishing above rivals Arsenal. Meanwhile, Southampton have an outside chance of Europa League football and will be keen to enhance their claims this weekend. Although they will be disappointed about missing out on the title, Tottenham should be proud of their accomplishments this season, and with Mauricio Pochettino looking set to sign a new deal, the future looks bright for Spurs. …
O Captain, My Captain! Lack of characters in the Premier League

O Captain, My Captain! Lack of characters in the Premier League

With the imminent move of Chelsea captain John Terry at the end of the season, the Premier League is characterised by a lack of stand out captains. Captains in the military sense that would lead their charges into battle or that would grab points from the jaws of defeat. Bryan Robson, Colin Hendry, Paul Ince, Roy Keane, Graeme Souness, Steven Gerrard, Tony Adams, Patrick Vieira types are few and far between. At the top eight clubs we have Wes Morgan, …
Top Potential De Gea Replacements For Manchester United

Top Potential De Gea Replacements For Manchester United

It is seems increasingly likely that this summer Manchester United will be faced with the arduous challenge of replacing their Player of the Year and star goalkeeper David De Gea. Although Van Gaal has stated he is becoming more positive with regards to his chances of keeping the Spanish stopper there is no smoke without fire. A move to Madrid this summer appears a formality for David De Gea. A task United would rather be without this summer is trying …
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