Premier League Goal Of The Week Gameweek 32 | Vote Now

Premier League Goal Of The Week Gameweek 32 | Vote Now

After another weekend of  Premier League goals and drama , it is now your chance to vote for your favourite goal of the week from the shortlist below (GIF Images from @feintzebra). The top 7 goals  in Game Week 32 have been shortlisted below and it is now our chance to pick your favourite! Sergio Aguero scored a crucial winner to keep Manchester City's title in their hands for a little time longer delaying the inevitable, Loic Remy gave 10 man QPR …
Hawk-Eye selected as provider for Premier League Goal-Line Technology

Hawk-Eye selected as provider for Premier League Goal-Line Technology

Hawk-Eye has been selected ahead of GoalControl as the provider of Goal-Line Technology for the Premier League next season, with clubs voting 20-0 in favour of Hawk-Eye. We all remember this moment: And there are plenty more to pick from, this incident coming in last year’s FA Cup semi-final: As clubs from the top division of English football gathered to vote on the two systems today, there was confidence that both would be capable of avoiding controversial moments concerning whether …
Wigan 2 Tottenham 2 | Match Report & Stats

Wigan 2 Tottenham 2 | Match Report & Stats

A much anticipated match at the DW stadium ended in a dismal 2-2 draw for Wigan and Spurs. Both teams urgently required that vital win however neither achieved the three points they so desperately needed as Wigan were looking to come clear out of the relegation zone and Tottenham were vying for the coveted 4th spot, securing their position for Champions League football. [caption id="attachment_31290" align="aligncenter" width="413"] Wigan v Tottenham Match Stats[/caption]   Right from the start Wigan were on …
Everton hire Roberto Martinez | Career Managerial Stats

Everton hire Roberto Martinez | Career Managerial Stats

Arouna Kone - Comparison with Everton Forwards | Stats

Arouna Kone - Comparison with Everton Forwards | Stats

David Moyes has began life at Manchester United, and so has Roberto Martinez at Everton. The circle of life. It is usual for new managers to rely on players they have previously managed, and this seems to be true regarding Everton being linked with Wigan Athletic forward Arouna Kone - but what can he bring to the party that their current strikers currently do not? Well, for starters, Arouna Kone scored more goals (11) than all three Everton strikers; Victor …
Is there a young Michael Carrick on the market? Compared to McCarthy

Is there a young Michael Carrick on the market? Compared to McCarthy

Michael Carrick has been rightfully praised for his performances this season and was a major cog in the Manchester United team that won the Premier League title.  Carrick was easily the best midfielder at United and was voted into the PFA team of the year.  Many people make the case that, Michael Carrick was the most important piece in the United puzzle that won them the title.   Teams that want this type of player should look into Wigan's James …
The Rate of Attack and Creative Efficiency (RACE) to Goals Model

The Rate of Attack and Creative Efficiency (RACE) to Goals Model

One of the key breakthroughs recently in football's fanalytic community has been the development of shots models that look at quality of chances that teams or players have and their ability to finish those chances. There has been some very interesting work carried out by @colinttrainor (like this), @11tegen11 (like this), and @footballfactman (like this), where they have put in a significant amount of work to look at where shots are taken from and what the conversion rates are for shots from those areas. One of …
Roberto Martinez & Everton (vs. Norwich) | Tactical Analysis

Roberto Martinez & Everton (vs. Norwich) | Tactical Analysis

Roberto Martinez’s Everton debut in the Premier League saw Marouane Fellaini take centre stage as he was often the trigger for Everton’s change of tempo, either through Fellaini himself dictating the tempo by keeping in line with the play with his lung-bursting running around the pitch or through the Belgian giant’s advanced positioning that would lead to a “fast-transitional” pass (not seen by Martinez as a long ball) being played into Fellaini that would come under his control regardless of …
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