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Swansea City vs Stoke City Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Swansea City vs Stoke City Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Stoke travel to the Liberty Stadium this weekend for what will widely be regarded as a 'dead rubber'. Swansea currently sit in eighth position, seven points off Europa League qualification, yet Gary Monk has had a hugely impressive first full campaign in charge, and will be looking for a strong finish to rubber stamp a successful season. Stoke are just three points behind the Swans, and Mark Hughes will also be happy with how his side have performed so far. …
Hull City vs Liverpool Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

Hull City vs Liverpool Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

Liverpool travel to Hull’s KC Stadium for Tuesday night’s crucial Premier League match. Hull are currently 16th in the league table, just one point ahead of Sunderland in 18th position. They face Liverpool on the back of an impressive 2-0 victory away at Crystal Palace however, and any points are vital at this stage of the campaign. Steve Bruce will be hoping his team can pull off a similar result to last season, when Hull beat Liverpool 3-1. Liverpool need …
Southampton Vs Tottenham Preview | Team News, Stats and Key Men

Southampton Vs Tottenham Preview | Team News, Stats and Key Men

Mauricio Pochettino makes a return to St Mary's in Saturday's early kick-off, as his Spurs side take on Southampton. Both sides will still have their eye on fourth place, even if Europa League qualification seems much more feasible. Southampton are currently in seventh place, eight points off fourth-placed Manchester City, after winning three and drawing one of their last six games. Tottenham are one point, and one place ahead of the Saints in sixth place, level with Liverpool - who …
Ronald Koeman: Pochettin-who?

Ronald Koeman: Pochettin-who?

This Saturday's early kick-off sees Tottenham Hotspur travel to St Mary's, where they will experience an event dubbed by Southampton supporters as 'Ronald Koeman Day'. Orange t-shirts will be all the rage amongst the home fans, as The Saints' fanbase show their appreciation for their beloved Dutch manager. Few would have predicted in June 2014, just after the departure of then manager Mauricio Pochettino, that Southampton would be sitting seventh in the league table, just eight points behind current champions Manchester City with five …
Could Klopp Leaving BVB Mean Hummels Is Premier League Bound?

Could Klopp Leaving BVB Mean Hummels Is Premier League Bound?

With the Premier League season hurtling towards its conclusion, the summer transfer window is slowly working its way into the consciousness of football fans up and down the country. There is still much to play for of course, with the Premier League title, Champions League places and relegation to the Championship still undecided, but managers - providing they're not about to be sacked - will have already identified the main areas of weakness within their squads. One story set to …
Jeers to Cheers: How Fellaini Resurrected his Manchester United Career

Jeers to Cheers: How Fellaini Resurrected his Manchester United Career

A few months back, if you'd have asked fans around Old Trafford to name one player synonymous with David Moyes' disastrous 2013/14 campaign in charge of Manchester United, the most popular answer would have almost certainly been Marouane Fellaini. The big Belgian was seen as the perfect personification of United's direct tactics under Moyes, and his struggle for form made him an easy target for the boo boys. Fellaini's transfer also highlighted Ed Woodward's perceived ineptitude in the transfer market, …
Herrera, Carrick & Blind: Is a

Herrera, Carrick & Blind: Is a "World Class" Midfielder Still Needed?

Much of the transfer talk at the start of the 2014/15 season surrounded Manchester United and, more specifically, exactly who they would sign in the centre of midfield. The biggest summer 'transfer saga' (there's one every year - hello Wesley Sneijder) featured Juventus midfielder Arturo Vidal, who's stock had risen further after his performances for Chile in the World Cup. Elsewhere, Kevin Strootman, Paul Pogba, Nigel De Jong and William Carvalho were also regularly linked with a move to Old …
Sunderland vs Crystal Palace Preview | Team News, Stats and Key Men

Sunderland vs Crystal Palace Preview | Team News, Stats and Key Men

Despite Jermain Defoe's spectacular winner against a lacklustre Newcastle side on Sunday, Sunderland are far from safe in the Premier League. They currently occupy fifteenth position, four points away from West Brom in fourteenth. More worrying for their fans is that Sunderland are just three points ahead of Burnley in nineteenth position, so they could easily be pulled back into the relegation places. Crystal Palace are almost certainly safe, and are just one point from reaching the magic forty point …
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