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 …
Liverpool and Manchester City Play Out a Rare Goal-Less Draw at Anfield

Liverpool and Manchester City Play Out a Rare Goal-Less Draw at Anfield

Manchester City had not won at Anfield since May of 2003. They still have not. In what will be considered one of the title-deciding games, City drew against a Liverpool side that is still struggling to get into the form they showed last season. For two sides that scored a combined 12 goals between them in their two league matches last season, a goalless draw was the least expected result but that is how the game ended. The last time …
Liverpool Vs Manchester City Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

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

Two teams, unbeaten so far, believed to be strong contenders for lifting the Premier League trophy in May next year, go head to head in the eighth game week of the league campaign. Liverpool host Manchester City on Sunday evening, in the last fixture of this game week. This match needs no hype, as given how the table is shaping up, this could be one of the games that decided the title at the end of the campaign. With this …
Triple Title Race Threatens To Heat Up

Triple Title Race Threatens To Heat Up

Seven games into the Premier League season and ahead of the biggest game of the season so far, it’s looking increasingly like there’s going to be a three-way fight for the title. Liverpool and Manchester City were always going to be the two title favourites, with the vast majority of pundits expecting their fresh rivalry to dominate the race for the top spot. But Chelsea have emerged as potentially the season’s surprise package, with Sarriball taking full flight, Jorginho an …
Another Sergio Aguero hat-trick confirms his place among Premier League's elite

Another Sergio Aguero hat-trick confirms his place among Premier League's elite

When contemplating the Premier League's all-time elite goalscorers, names like Alan Shearer, Wayne Rooney, Frank Lampard, Thierry Henry, Michael Owen and Robbie Fowler come to mind. But as a result of Machester City's 6-1 thrashing of Huddersfield on the weekend, a new name should be added to the list - Sergio Aguero.
Aguero’s hat-trick in Manchester City’s 6-1 win took his tally to a jaw-dropping 146 goals in just 208 games and saw him usurp former Manchester United and …
Page: 1 2 3 4 5 143