Manchester City vs Chelsea Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Manchester City vs Chelsea Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Chelsea will be looking to beat the odds to do the double over Manchester City in the Premier League for the second time in three years. They were excellent during the first meeting between the two clubs and indicated that they have the quality to compete at the top end of the table. However, their inconsistency since that fixture has left supporters and the media both questioning Maurizio Sarri. The Italian would benefit from a strong showing this weekend against …
Manchester City vs Arsenal Preview | Key Men, Stats & Team News

Manchester City vs Arsenal Preview | Key Men, Stats & Team News

Manchester City's loss to Newcastle United has put their title challenge in peril. While Liverpool did drop points against Leicester City, City find themselves five points behind Liverpool with 14 games to go. With the pace that these two teams are on this season, City will need to win most, if not all, of their remaining matches. They will come out needing to win and will look to blow Arsenal away. Arsenal are also in a place where they will …
Manchester City Vs Liverpool Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Manchester City Vs Liverpool Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

2018 has ended with a bang for all of Premier League and very much so for Liverpool supporters. It has not been so great for Manchester City supporters. This Thursday night, for their first game of 2019, the two title rivals, who between them have a 98% chance of winning the league, will face up for the second time in the league season. It is a game that had “Title-Decider” written all over it even before the start of the …
Chelsea vs Manchester City Preview | Stats, Key Men & Team News

Chelsea vs Manchester City Preview | Stats, Key Men & Team News

Chelsea are facing a difficult task to avoid a third defeat in four Premier League matches as they welcome Manchester City to Stamford Bridge. The current champions have been near perfect this season and are already the favourites to retain their crown. This would be a major achievement and a dominant display on Saturday would be a major statement. Maurizio Sarri enjoyed a good start to life as a Premier League boss, but the recent fixtures will be a reminder …
Who will be top of the table on January 1st?

Who will be top of the table on January 1st?

Over the past nine seasons, seven of the sides that have topped the Premier League on New Year’s Day have gone on to win the title that season. The last team to fail to do so was Arsenal in 2015-16 when Claudio Ranieri’s Leicester City pulled off the biggest upset in Premier League history. These recent seasons have shown how important it is to sit top of the pile going into the second half of the season. And it’s Manchester …
Who is the best Premier League Goalkeeper this season?

Who is the best Premier League Goalkeeper this season?

It may be an obvious statement but scoring goals will more often than not win you football matches. From week to week the likes of Sergio Aguero and Harry Kane receive many plaudits, thanks to their efforts in the final third. They are the men who are in the spotlight and rightfully so, as it is their actions that often decide whether they are on the winning side or not. However, it is also fair to say that the credit …
Manchester City v Manchester United: Team News, Stats & Key Men

Manchester City v Manchester United: Team News, Stats & Key Men

In the first instalment of the Manchester derby of the season - something quite intriguing is brewing in the powerhouse of the North West. For the first time in quite some time, both clubs are on a high, in terms of momentum and confidence levels and for Manchester United, in particular, this is quite a turnaround - given the way they started the season. City are favourites to retain the Premier League title - and the fact that the last …
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 …
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