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Thirty-Two Years Following Liverpool - A Chronology

Thirty-Two Years Following Liverpool - A Chronology

1988 - Red shirt with Candy splayed across the front, a seven-year old is hooked. 1989 – Hillsborough in April and Michael Thomas in May, it is all too much for a kid to take. 1990 – My favourite player, John Barnes, lights up the league and King Kenny tosses the tracksuit aside for a final appearance as Liverpool win Number Eighteen. I could get used to this. 1991 – Kenny stuns by leaving midseason and club legend, Graeme Souness, …
Leicester City vs Chelsea Match Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

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

Two teams currently focused on maintaining their position in the top four will take a break to compete for a place in the FA Cup semi-final. Leicester City host Chelsea, with both coming into the fixture in differing forms following the restart. The Foxes have drawn both matches, while the Blues have taken a maximum six points. Frank Lampard will more the more confident of the two managers, but his side will have had less time to prepare for this …
EPL: Why Is It Considered The Best Football League

EPL: Why Is It Considered The Best Football League

If you are going to pick your winner, you might as well place a bet on the English Premier League. People might believe that the style of football is brutal and lacking in style but the constant influx of foreign talent into England suggests that the League offers the best experience of football. For many, the EPL is considered the greatest league in the world, attracting millions and millions of viewers and loyal fans from around the globe. The average …
Which Team Will Finish In Fourth In The Premier League?

Which Team Will Finish In Fourth In The Premier League?

The action is heating up in the Premier League, with the battle to finish in the top four likely to be one of the most interesting aspects over the final weeks of the season. Liverpool and Manchester City are certainties for a top-four finish, while Leicester City also looks to be solid in the top four. The final place will be decided over the final eight rounds, with Manchester United, Chelsea and Wolverhampton Wanderers the leading sides. Many of the …
Betting preview ahead of Southampton’s clash with Arsenal

Betting preview ahead of Southampton’s clash with Arsenal

Arsenal are under pressure to get back to winning ways when they take on Southampton at St Mary’s this evening [6pm kick-off]. The Gunners have endured a difficult season and things haven’t gotten any better since the restart as they’ve suffered consecutive defeat to Manchester City and Brighton. Nobody was surprised to see Arsenal lose 3-0 away to an excellent City side last week but the 2-1 defeat at Brighton on Saturday shows how far away the north Londoners are …
Can the Real Leicester City Please Stand Up?

Can the Real Leicester City Please Stand Up?

Leicester City started the season in sensational form. Their win against Aston Villa on December 8th was their eight in a row and gave them 38 points through 16 matches. They've leveled off since, registering 16 points in next 14 matches. So who are the real Leicester City? Astute observers may have seen that Leicester were significantly overperforming on their underlying numbers during those first 16 games. So, is this just standard regression to the mean, or have Leicester been …
Chelsea vs Manchester City | Team News, Stats & Key Men

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

This is the standout fixture from the midweek round of matches, with Chelsea looking to make a statement against Manchester City. Although the visitors have been excellent since the restart, they have an FA Cup tie at the weekend and they may choose to rest key players in this fixture. Meanwhile, the Blues have the motivation to consolidate their position in the top four, with Champions League football crucial to their development under Frank Lampard. This will be a good …
Southampton vs Arsenal Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

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

Southampton all but clinched Premier Leauge safety with their win against Norwich City last week. They are 10 points clear of the relegation zone with eight matches to play, an incredible turnaround from when they were 19th after 13 games. Now they can set their sights higher, maybe even finish in the top half. Arsenal's season is much less inspirational. The Gunners sit 10th after their two losses since the restart. Their preseason goals look out of reach and the …
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