The battle to avoid the drop is heating up, who will survive

The battle to avoid the drop is heating up, who will survive

With the title pretty much sewn up by Manchester City, there are two particularly interesting races that people are still keeping an eye on in England’s top league. Of course, the battle to finish in the top four is as close as ever with many teams vying for a shot at the big time of the Champions League. Manchester United seem secure in second but below them, it is very close and quite hard to tell who is going to …
Liverpool Vs Swansea Preview | Stats, Key Men & Team News

Liverpool Vs Swansea Preview | Stats, Key Men & Team News

While leagues across Europe are holidaying for the winter, the English Premier League enters one of the most gruelling parts of its schedule. As if five game days in 23 days were not tough enough, the schedule has thrown in three more game days in the next 8 days. The first of these three gamedays falls on Boxing day for Liverpool and Swansea – two teams, who are seemingly very different but in a couple of ways are very similar. …
Bournemouth Vs Liverpool Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Bournemouth Vs Liverpool Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

When Liverpool last visited the Vitality Stadium – a little more than a year ago – they were flying high. They were strong title contenders and were scoring goals for fun. This season, however, as they prepare for a visit to Vitality on Sunday evening, it would be fair to say that the Reds have had multiple disappointments already. Jurgen Klopp has had to recalibrate targets and rotation plans as his team has gathered six fewer points than they did …
The battle at the bottom of the Premier League

The battle at the bottom of the Premier League

This weekend's Manchester derby will obviously take the headlines, with many sharing the opinion that should the blue side of the city take the three points on Sunday, the title race could be as good as over. It isn't the only derby this weekend, as Everton travel to Anfield in the Merseyside derby, to face a currently-rampant Liverpool. Those two games, however, are surely going to overshadow three fixtures that are of a paramount importance at the other end of …
Fantasy Premier League Insight – GW12 Post International Break preparation

Fantasy Premier League Insight – GW12 Post International Break preparation

With the international break (qualifiers) coming to an end and Premier League back at the weekend, let's review GW11 before we look forward to GW12. GW11 kicked off with less glamorous fixtures as Super Sunday had the big boys lining up. Stoke hosted Leicester which turned out to be an entertaining affair; Mahrez continues to look like the #FPL phenom he was 2 seasons ago, scored a goal while Shaqiri (£5.9) bagged a goal and assist wracking up 13 points. Huddersfield …
Why every manager must be scared of taking the Everton job

Why every manager must be scared of taking the Everton job

There seemed to be a real sense of optimism around Everton when the club from Merseyside blew off about £140 million on roping in a host of quality players from other fellow clubs from the country and those from abroad. The signings didn’t just satisfy the need for quality reinforcements but also raised expectations among the Toffees faithful, who expected their club to give the mighty top six a run for their money. You can’t blame the fans, can you? …
Swansea City v Manchester United: League Cup Preview

Swansea City v Manchester United: League Cup Preview

This midweek, the League cup (now called Carabao cup) will see the holders Manchester United take a trip down to South Wales to play Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium in the round of 16. This will be United's second trip to Wales this season following an impressive 4-0 win at Swansea in the league in August. The Swans have endured a difficult start to the new season under Paul Clement after remarkably escaping the clutches of relegation last campaign. …
Future England Stars?

Future England Stars?

With the 2018 World Cup in Russia slowly approaching, Gareth Southgate is having to rotate and experiment with the huge national pool of English players available to him, especially the new batch of young English prospects coming through as well as young players establishing themselves in the Premier League after making their way through the EFL leagues. This article will analyse some of the most promising and likely call ups to Southgates next international squad for the first time. Dominic …
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