Is Michael Keane worth £30 million?

Is Michael Keane worth £30 million?

If there’s anything that would annoy smaller clubs in the world more than their stature itself, then it’s the situation when big clubs come hunting for their better players when they seem like big fishes in a small pond. It’s obvious that big clubs certainly love to lay their hands on players from smaller clubs, but can often prove to be bait. And the latest small-club talent to have been clamoured by bigger clubs in the Premier League is Burnley …
Burnley v Manchester United Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Burnley v Manchester United Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

As the Premier League is inching towards the finale, Burnley will face North West giants Manchester United at Turf Moor in a game whose high stakes could not be higher for both sides. The Premise Sean Dyche's Burnley have had a stellar campaign in their 21,401 capacity home in Lancashire winning 10 out of 14 games - accruing 32 points out of their overall total of 36. They have the sixth best home record in the country and the best …
Who will be in the Premier League relegation places?

Who will be in the Premier League relegation places?

The Premier League season has not even kicked off yet, so this may seem a little morbid, but with so much focus on the top of the table and who will be fighting for European spots, I want to take a look at who will be fighting for their Premier League existence this year and who could be looking at relegation. As I said, some will find it morbid to speak about this already, but for every winner there is …
Sunderland: Which top dog, will take over the Black Cats?

Sunderland: Which top dog, will take over the Black Cats?

Ah Sunderland, eternally destined to struggle it seems. After being beaten by the likes of Bournemouth, Norwich, Leicester, Manchester United and Tottenham - Dick Advocaat has thrown in the towel. This Sunderland Echo article has Dick citing the reasons; "the struggle against relegation isn't my cup of tea" and "our squad was simply not good enough". Fair points, if you look at the fact he was practically begged by the Sunderland fans to sign the contract extension earlier this year & their …
If Burnley Can Survive...

If Burnley Can Survive...

You would be forgiven for believing that Burnley were favorites for relegation since their promotion to the Premier League. Any team with a budget as low as theirs is expected to struggle to cope in the most expensive league in the world.  Manchester United spent upward of £60 million on Angel Di Maria last summer, Burnley FC have only spent £45 million in the 133 year history of their club. It's facts like that which make it hard to believe …
Southampton vs Burnley Match Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Southampton vs Burnley Match Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Southampton have a huge opportunity at St Mary's on Saturday to make up some ground in the fight for fourth place. Manchester United (56 points) face Liverpool (54 points) and a win for the Saints against Burnley could be a huge help in stringing together a good run, after winning just one of their previous five league matches, between now and the end of the season. Burnley really need to pick up some wins in their remaining nine matches if …
Burnley vs Manchester City Preview| Team News, Key Men & Stats

Burnley vs Manchester City Preview| Team News, Key Men & Stats

With a trip to the Camp Nou looming large, Manchester City will have to first deal with a tricky game at the Turf Moor as the second from bottom entertains the second from top. It is a must win match for both teams with only 10 games left to play, though the two sides harbour completely different ambitions. City is five points behind league leaders Chelsea, who have a game in hand as well, and for Manuel Pellegrini's men to …
Manchester United v Burnley Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

Manchester United v Burnley Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

Louis Van Gaal will be looking for a response from his side on Wednesday night when they welcome Burnley to Old Trafford. Man United needed Daley Blind to rescue them a point at Upton park on Sunday with a 90th minute strike to break Hammers Hearts. That United’s 3rd draw in their last 6 matches meaning that dropped points on Wednesday night could see both Tottenham and Arsenal leapfrog them, taking them out of the Champions League spots. Burnley meanwhile …
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