Manchester United v Fulham Preview: Team News, Stats & Key Men

Manchester United v Fulham Preview: Team News, Stats & Key Men

Ahead of the festive period, we find two teams stuttering towards Christmas, come up against each other - as an eighth-placed Manchester United host bottom-of-the-pile Fulham at Old Trafford this Saturday. Manchester United are in a state of complete non-existence right now - firmly mid-table, they have become one of those run-of-the-mill ordinary also-rans in a league they used to be competing for year-in year-out; especially going up a few gears at this stage of the season. Now, they are an irrelevance …
Chelsea v Fulham Preview | Stats, Key Men & Team News

Chelsea v Fulham Preview | Stats, Key Men & Team News

There are a host of derbies taking place this weekend in the Premier League. The one set to happen at Stamford Bridge won’t be one of the most hotly anticipated, but there are some interesting sub-plots. Claudio Ranieri will be taking his Fulham team to face one of his former clubs. Meanwhile, Chelsea will be looking to bounce back from an embarrassing defeat to Tottenham. The Blues were considered contenders for the Premier League, but last weekend was a stark …
Liverpool Vs Fulham Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Liverpool Vs Fulham Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

The Premier League this season is living up to its reputation of a closely fought league. Just 5 points separate the top four teams and just two separate Manchester City at the top, with Liverpool and Chelsea behind them. If this weekend’s results align themselves in Liverpool’s favour, the Reds could head into the November international break as table toppers. City have to play Manchester United at home, Chelsea face a difficult trip to Crystal Palace, and Liverpool host the …
Fulham vs Arsenal Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Fulham vs Arsenal Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Fulham have struggled so far this season. Their attack has been fine, but they have been shipping goals constantly. The Cottagers are tied for with Huddersfield Town and Cardiff City, the two teams widely expected to finish as the bottom two, for the most goals conceded so far this season. While they clearly have a lot of talent, Fulham will have to sort out their defence before they are able to do anything with it this season. Luckily, they face …
Tottenham vs Fulham Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Tottenham vs Fulham Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Tottenham welcome Fulham to Wembley for their first home match of the Premier League season. The club have had to delay the opening of their new stadium and they will continue to play their home matches at the national stadium for the foreseeable future. That has meet met with disappointment among supporters, but the club must now focus on the games ahead. It will be a difficult game on Saturday, as Fulham have recruited well during the summer and have …
Four Premier League players that could catch the eye at the World Cup

Four Premier League players that could catch the eye at the World Cup

There will be a lot of players that catch the eye over the next month at the World Cup. It is important not to overrate any individual based on their performances in Russia. The Premier League will have a number of players involved in the tournament, which isn’t a surprise considering the money involved in the English game now. The majority of signings are internationals and a lot of those will be representing their country at the World Cup. Here …
Fulham v Tottenham Hotspur Preview | FA Cup 5th Round

Fulham v Tottenham Hotspur Preview | FA Cup 5th Round

It's the FA Cup weekend and this Sunday will see two London rivals face each other in glamorous West London at Craven Cottage. For Fulham, once a staple fixture in the Premier League, this is a genuine opportunity to get one over one of their neighbours in Tottenham Hotspur at home after a convincing 4-1 win against Hull City in the previous round. With the visitors struggling with poor form and injuries to key men, Slavisa Jokanovic's Championship side, having won …
Player Remuneration & Fan Exploitation

Player Remuneration & Fan Exploitation

Gareth Bale’s £85 million move from Tottenham Hotspur to Real Madrid in the summer of 2013 saw him earn £300,000 per week on a six-year contract, doubling the yearly salary of UK Prime Minister David Cameron in just one week of work. With thousands of consumers struggling to cope with rising ticket prices, there is an imbalance between player remuneration and the cost of going to watch your team play. Football doesn’t have an income problem, it has a spending …
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