Who Were The Dirtiest Players Last Season? Stats Comparison

Who Were The Dirtiest Players Last Season? Stats Comparison

With the 2013/2014 Premier League season nearly upon us and card markets becoming more and more popular with bookies and punters alike, we take a look at which players were the 'dirtiest' last season. We have done this by not only looking at the players who were carded the most last season but also looking at which committed the most fouls. To make this a fair comparison, we have also worked out how often these players committed fouls and were …
Importance of Martinez continuing familiar Everton setup

Importance of Martinez continuing familiar Everton setup

Taking charge of an Everton side regularly battling for a European place, Roberto Martinez has no need for a comprehensive overhaul and the order of the day should be an occasional tweak here and a subtle change there, as the squad builds towards the new season. Intent on implementing a studious passing style, this fresh approach can help Martinez get the best out of his creative players. Everton found themselves in eleventh place on the pass percentage list last season …
The rise and fall of Nikica Jelavic | Stats

The rise and fall of Nikica Jelavic | Stats

How to build a possession philosophy without copying Barcelona or Spain

How to build a possession philosophy without copying Barcelona or Spain

Football fanatics, people who truly understand football, know that by trying to copy the Barcelona or Spain model you are unlikely to succeed or even be on a path conducive to long term development. However, Barcelona’s philosophy (possession-based control) is something that clubs can and do strive towards. This article will attempt to detail just how Premier League teams currently build upon their possession-based philosophy through tactical solutions. For the purposes of trying to find general principles, this article will …
The importance of Baines and Pienaar | Stats Analysis

The importance of Baines and Pienaar | Stats Analysis

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