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Kevin Davies | Serial Fouler

Kevin Davies | Serial Fouler

Can Spurs live without Modric?

Can Spurs live without Modric?

As Chelsea move in for the Croatian, Spurs fans are starting to come around to the possibility they will be without the 25 year old. But can they live without last years Fans Player of the Year? Tottenham stroked 19,000 passes in the entirety of the Premier League Season last term, Modric on his own hit 2,070 passes in 32 games, at a success rate of 84%. Therefore, 1 in every 10 passes came from Modric, showing how influential he …
Joey Barton | England's best midfielder?

Joey Barton | England's best midfielder?

Are Swansea City the new Blackpool?

Are Swansea City the new Blackpool?

This is not just an article about Swansea's ridiculous new away kit, which does a good job of making the players look like traffic cones. There are quite a few similarities between the clubs; both came up through the play offs. Blackpool like the Swans have refused to spend big chasing premier league survival, and both sides have a history of refusing to compromise their style of football. So if Swansea are the new Blackpool, does that mean they are …
Stoke City Season Review 2010/2011

Stoke City Season Review 2010/2011

So after Stokes third season in the English Premier League, a comfortable 13th place finish, an FA Cup final appearance and qualification for the Europa League, it could be said that they had a pretty successful season. Indeed, if my team played in any major league apart from the SPL, I would be quite happy with that performance as well. But that’s not long enough for a statistical blog, so let’s delve into the finer points of their season. First …
Robin Van Persie | The Flying Dutchman

Robin Van Persie | The Flying Dutchman

Last season started in a very predictable way for Van Persie, getting injured in our 3rd game of the season. Van Persie didn’t return until he came on as late sub in a home defeat to Newcastle in early November. The Dutchman then found match sharpness hard to come by and he didn’t start a game until we defeated Chelsea 3-1. Then all hell broke loose. Robin went on to score 18 Premier League goals, at an average of a …
After Survival Sunday it's Survival Summer for Rovers

After Survival Sunday it's Survival Summer for Rovers

Blackburn Rovers secured their Premier League safety on the final Sunday of the season but it is the action off the pitch this summer that will go a long way to ensuring their survival again this season. Fuelled by the rise of Twitter and a demand for perpetual updates of the goings on at each and every club, the rumour mill is spinning faster than ever this close season. Even the oft ignored sides such as Rovers are receiving plenty …
Reina Saves The Liverpool Defense

Reina Saves The Liverpool Defense

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