2010/11 | Manchester United Vs WBA

2010/11 | Manchester United Vs WBA

Ahead of this seasons opening match, away to WBA, Manchester United will no doubt be reminded that despite a vast difference in pedigree the upstart Baggies proved a thorn in the side.  In the Premier League last season West Bromwich Albion cause The Reds as many problems as any other team, earning a 2-2 draw at Old Trafford and narrowly losing the corresponding fixture at The Hawthorns 1-2 where only a Peter Odemwingie missed penalty saved United's blushes and earned …
Fulham V Villa | Preview

Fulham V Villa | Preview

At long, long last the fallow summer period is over and the Premier League season returns and what a way to start Fulham’s season with the return of our former boss Mark Hughes with his new...oh right, yeah that never really happened did it. But Fulham have a new gaffer in Martin Jol, and although our season is already some six competitive games old this will be the toughest test for him so far with his new squad. Some four …
Hennessey v Krul | Stats Comparison

Hennessey v Krul | Stats Comparison

Given the lack of a manager at Wolves, it will be Mick McCarthy’s former assistant, Terry ‘Clipboard’ Connor who takes the reins at Wolves away game at Newcastle United. Given this progression, it is not expected that there will be a number of changes to the personnel selected. One player, though, is surely guaranteed a place – Wayne Hennessey. Yes, he made a massive error in McCarthy’s defeat to West Brom, an error that allowed them to retake the lead …
West Brom Vs Sunderland Preview

West Brom Vs Sunderland Preview

Niall Quinn's departure from Sunderland this week will have saddened many, but for others, the decision represents a new dawn. Colleagues and fans alike were quick to express their appreciation for the man who has worked steadfastly towards the goal of restoring Sunderland's deep heritage. Finally, and almost unexpectedly, it appears that goal has been achieved. A few month's back the picture wasn't quite so clear, with the team going from bad-to-worse under Steve Bruce. Many were worried by a …
Arsenal v Spurs | Van der Vaart the key

Arsenal v Spurs | Van der Vaart the key

It’s an uneasy time for Arsenal fans. The adage of “Arsene knows…” is more frequently heard in a mocking tone these days, certainly the British media are questioning whether Wenger has taken Arsenal as far as he can. 7 years without a trophy might just about be tolerated, but failure to qualify for the big money Champions League might not be. Especially if one of the teams replacing them in the top four is local rivals Tottenham. Spurs are 10 …
Can Everton Earn Their Spurs | Preview

Can Everton Earn Their Spurs | Preview

Everton travel to Tottenham on Wednesday night as both sides play their game in hand. Everton will be looking to capitalise on their good recent record at White Hart Lane. The Toffees have lost once in five visits to the Lane; winning three and drawing the other one. Spurs' only triumph in this sequence was a 2-1 win in February 2010. Everton have the edge in the last 10 league meetings between the two. Tottenham have emerged victorious in just …
Spurs Vs City | A Preview

Spurs Vs City | A Preview

Man City seized the prized position of Champions League football last season at the expense of Tottenham. Sunday will be Spurs’ first opportunity to stake their claim to return. This will be the first real opportunity for Spurs and the first genuine threat to City’s 100% start to the season. It is 1st against last and a match-up of two of the most talented squads in the Premier League. It also sees the clash of the two big want away …
5 Stats | Swansea vs. Sunderland

5 Stats | Swansea vs. Sunderland

[caption id="attachment_2903" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Rodgers looks on"][/caption] So it’s back to a strange normality for Swansea City FC as they return to Premier League action with the visit of Sunderland to the Liberty, after a humbling at the hands of Shrewsbury, Swansea need a boost, and a result here would certainly be welcome. So what are the five in this first of a regular article on EPL Index? 1) Danny Graham averaged a goal every 2.16 on target in the Watford …
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