Adam Spence

Glenn Murray: From Barrow to the Big League

Glenn Murray: From Barrow to the Big League

At the start of season Glenn Murray was on the fringes of the palace set up as new signings Yaya Sanogo, Marouane Chamakh and Shola Ameobi joined the already large attacking force of, Murray, Dwight Gayle, Frazier Campbell, Wilfred Zaha and Yannick Bolasie. With limited chances in the first team Murray took the opportunity to go out on loan to Championship side Reading in the summer transfer window, where he scored 8 goals in 18 games for the Royals, before …
Jordan Henderson: Can he Fill Gerrard’s Boots?

Jordan Henderson: Can he Fill Gerrard’s Boots?

At the age of only 20, and costing £20 million, Jordan Henderson seemed the least likely to be taking over as Liverpool captain when Steven Gerrard left Liverpool, mainly because no one ever thought they would see the day that Gerrard left Liverpool, but now, as we all know, Gerrard is set for a move to America in the summer and the captaincy of this historic club will have to be passed on. During the absence of the current Liverpool …
Carrick the Catalyst for United's Success

Carrick the Catalyst for United's Success

At the age of 33, Michael Carrick is nearing the end of his football playing career but he is still managing to pull the strings in the centre of the park. Carrick is one of the more experienced heads in the Manchester United dressing room now, hence why he was given the vice captaincy at the start of the season. Michael Carrick joined United from Spurs for £18 million on the 31st of July 2006, 3 days after his 25th birthday, and …
QPR Bit off More Than They Could Chew as Toffees Romp to Victory

QPR Bit off More Than They Could Chew as Toffees Romp to Victory

Both teams came into this game with the statistics not showing a clear winner. Everton had only won 2 of their last 8 games at Goodison Park whilst QPR were yet to win on the road, becoming only the 2nd team, the other being Bolton Wanderers in the 95/96 season, in Premier League history to lose their opening 7 away matches. After losing both last weekend in the Premier League and midweek in the Europa League Roberto Martinez was hoping …
Black Cats Bring More Bad Luck to Struggling Liverpool

Black Cats Bring More Bad Luck to Struggling Liverpool

A crowd of 44,716 gathered into Anfield to watch Liverpool take on Sunderland knowing, after the comfortable midweek win against Leicester, that three points could take the home side to only 3 points from 4th place. In the other dugout Sunderland had slipped to 14th after a midweek master class saw Manchester City take all three points away from the Stadium of Light, but were hoping they could find the form of the previous weekend in which they took a …
Can Manchester City take Chelsea to the Wire?

Can Manchester City take Chelsea to the Wire?

Manchester City haven’t had the best start to their Premier League campaign - losing 2 and drawing 3 of their opening 12 games, only winning 2 of their last 6 games in all competitions, the City fans weren’t very confident going into this weekend's game; but, with 7 wins in the league under their belts, and other teams not performing well, they are still in with a chance of catching early runaway leaders Chelsea. The Citizen's opponent this weekend was …