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Why Arsenal have won 6 of the last 8

Why Arsenal have won 6 of the last 8

After a poor start and that now infamous loss at Old Trafford, Arsenal look sharp and pushing themselves back up the league. Funnily enough, the calls for Wenger to the get the sack have stopped as well, it's strange how that happens isn't it? So what is going right? Many have been claiming that Arsenal have become a one man team. The one man being Robin Van Persie. While this is hyperbole, Van Persie has been in the form of …
Chelsea | Sturridge, Drogba or Torres?

Chelsea | Sturridge, Drogba or Torres?

Torres hasn't been able to replicate his form for Liverpool for Chelsea yet. If he had this question would arguably not even arise as with a 29% conversion rate in front of goal, there would be very few who could keep up with the Spaniards goal rate. Some may deny this, saying Drogba has always been the, literally, stronger striker and is more of a threat. However, in Drogba's most successful season in terms of goals, 2009/2010, his conversion rate was 20%. …
Why everyone is trying to sign Modric

Why everyone is trying to sign Modric

Luka Modric has become the Helen of Troy of the transfer market. Like the fit girl in the year above which no-one can get and has a dickhead of a boyfriend, in this case the dickhead is Daniel Levy, everyone fucking wants him. But why does everyone want him so much? It is well known that he neither scores goals, or gets many assists, so it is a fair question to ask; what the fuck does he do? Pass, a …
Chelsea centre back spot | Alex or Luiz?

Chelsea centre back spot | Alex or Luiz?

David Luiz joined Chelsea last January in a spending spree which also included the signing of Fernando Torres. Luiz was brought in from Benfica for about 20 million pounds. Alex was bought in 2004/2005 but had to be loaned to PSV Eindhoven so that Chelsea could get him a work permit. After three years on loan Alex finally returned to his parent club after making a name for himself and earning the nickname "the tank". With John Terry as one …
Chelsea under Villas-Boas

Chelsea under Villas-Boas

Stoke City | A transfer market preview

Stoke City | A transfer market preview

After a great season including an FA cup final appearance and another solid finish in the Premiership. Tony Pulis will yet again be pushing on, whilst trying his luck in the summer transfer market. Stoke have already brought in Jonathan Woodgate. A top quality player but one that has been plagued by injuries throughout his career, he played the round number of zero minutes last season, but a player if kept fit has no doubt better quality than other back-up …