Stewart Downing: Hero or Villain? Stats Compared to Villains Old & New

Stewart Downing: Hero or Villain? Stats Compared to Villains Old & New

No Need for Nani? | Statistical Comparison with Ashley Young

No Need for Nani? | Statistical Comparison with Ashley Young

When Nani joined Manchester United in the summer of 2007, many viewed this as the signing that would push the Red Devils over the top. Manchester United were coming off a season in which they had won the Premier League, beating runners up Chelsea by 6 points. However, with their previous title occurring in the 2002/2003 season, Sir Alex desperately wanted to strengthen his team for long term success. With one of the world’s best players in Cristiano Ronaldo and …
Which Players Score The Most From Outside The Box? | Last 5 Seasons

Which Players Score The Most From Outside The Box? | Last 5 Seasons

This article looks at which players have scored the highest percentage of their goals from outside of the area in the last 5 seasons. To be included in the comparison each player had to have scored a minimum of 5 goals during that season, apart from this season when they had to have scored a minimum of 2 goals. 2008/2009 Stats Mikel Arteta scored 60% of his goals during the 2008/2009 season from outside the box, which was the most …
England Player Stats for Euro 2012 | Passing, Creativity & Shooting...

England Player Stats for Euro 2012 | Passing, Creativity & Shooting...

England had to come from behind in their second group game against Sweden after initially taking the lead. They led through Andy Carroll's powerful header, expertly supplied by, club and now also country captain, Steven Gerrard. This was Gerrard's second assist (fourth chance created overall) of the tournament after supplying the cross for Lescott's goal against France. Creativity stats can be seen on the left with only Gerrard and Walcott managing assists. England's overall total of chances created is not …