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 …
VAR and the Law

VAR and the Law

In the aftermath of VAR’s shambolic outing in Tottenham’s FA Cup meeting with Rochdale in February, Mark Thompson (@EveryTeam_Mark) penned a thought-provoking piece on the need to look at the laws of the game in the same way as the laws of the land. It argued that the rules laid down by the FA are open-textured, and that different valid interpretations are possible within the broad ‘statutory’ limits. This is perfectly true – as the famous professor of jurisprudence H.L.A …
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 …
Analysis of Transfers from European Leagues to Premier League - 1: Eredivisie

Analysis of Transfers from European Leagues to Premier League - 1: Eredivisie

When I was writing about Davy Klaassen’s transfer to Everton from Ajax, someone suggested that I should also see whether his transfer is going to be a hit like Suarez or a flop like Janssen.  I thought it was a good idea and decided to look at the transfers in detail. While predicting whether Klaassen will be a Suarez or a Janssen is not possible for me but we can look at the trends and characteristics of transfers from different …
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