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Leon Britton | The Pass Master: 5000 passes and counting

Leon Britton | The Pass Master: 5000 passes and counting

I was recently asked by the guys at The Jack Cast podcast to look at Leon Britton's passing given the fact that he's finally broken his duck with his first assist in the Premier League during the match against Crystal Palace on 2nd March.  Upon looking at the figures I found that this was with his 4,959th pass in the Premier League so obviously not an assist machine, but that's not what he's there for. Over the (almost) 3 seasons Swansea …
Squad Usage | Liverpool, Arsenal, Man United, Chelsea? Who's used the most?

Squad Usage | Liverpool, Arsenal, Man United, Chelsea? Who's used the most?

This article was written before this weekend's games were played (Round 17 of the Premier League). With teams having up to 4 games over the next 10 days, this is a time when squad depth can make a major difference to where teams lie before the 3rd round of the FA Cup comes round to provide some sort of a break for managers looking to rest players.  It’s sad that the cup will no doubt be seen as an opportunity …
Michu | Statistically Comparing His Premier League Seasons

Michu | Statistically Comparing His Premier League Seasons

As a Swansea fan it's, arguably, difficult to write a truly objective piece about Michu, as he's been a huge part of our recent success.  You obviously can't choose which games you're going to score in (he's scored 4 in 7 games in the Europa league so nothing too wrong there) but, with only 2 goals from 10 games so far in the Premier League, some people are questioning whether last season was a case of over-performing. [caption id="attachment_44414" align="alignright" …