Fulham Vs Swansea Preview | Team News, Stats and Key Men

Fulham Vs Swansea Preview | Team News, Stats and Key Men

Swansea travel to Craven Cottage this Saturday as the Premier League continues on after the international break. This is Fulham’s first game since Rene Meulensteen was brought in as head coach to assist manager Martin Jol. Fulham fans will be hope that Meulensteen’s arrival will bring a change in fortunes for their club as they currently sit in 18th place.  Swansea have had a mixed start to the season juggling European football with the Premier League. This has meant Michael …
Southampton Vs Fulham Preview | Stats, Key Men & Team News

Southampton Vs Fulham Preview | Stats, Key Men & Team News

In-form Southampton face a visit from a Fulham side fresh from two victories to ease pressure on their manager Martin Jol. Every neutral fan likes to see a team break up the status quo of the big sides in the Premier League and this season it looks to be Southampton as they continue to flirt with the big boys near the top end of the table. Sitting in sixth, mainly due to a trip (and credible draw) at Old Trafford, …
Fulham Vs Arsenal Preview | Stats, Odds, Team News & Key Players

Fulham Vs Arsenal Preview | Stats, Odds, Team News & Key Players

After Arsenals disastrous start to the new campaign the Gunners and Arsene Wenger will be desperate to get their first League win under their belt. The North London team will be up against Martin Jol’s Fulham team that managed to win away at the Stadium of Light. Fulham only managed to win 4 away games in last year’s campaign, so for them it’s a great start to the new year. Arsenals previous fixture against Aston Villa saw them take the …
Poachers | TOP Premier League Finishers | Stats Analysis

Poachers | TOP Premier League Finishers | Stats Analysis

Goal scoring is a skill. Players who can create something from nothing, providing a timely tally for their side, are frequently the difference between one and three points. Players like Robin van Persie -- 92 chances created in 2011-12 season -- can provide a spark with the ball at their feet and a lethal final touch. However, there is another class of striker that always seem to appear at the right place, at the right time: poachers.  We've gone back …
England's Best XI | Part 3: Strikers | Opta Stats Analysis

England's Best XI | Part 3: Strikers | Opta Stats Analysis

With the Goalkeeper, Defence and Midfield already chosen for England’s best XI (England's Best XI Part I: Defence & England's Best XI Part II: Midifled) we will now look at who should lead the line for England this summer. We have again given the player who came out on top in each section of the comparison 5 points, the player who came second 3 points and the player that came third 1 point and then added up the totals. We have used …
Villa 0 -1 Man Utd | Quick Stat Analysis

Villa 0 -1 Man Utd | Quick Stat Analysis

FT Aston Villa 0-1 Man Utd. Jones (20). Attacking Stats: Aston Villa - Shots 8, On Target 2, Goals 0, Chances Created 6, Crosses 8/23. Man Utd - Shots 14, On Target 4, Goals 1, Chances Created 13, 3/22. Possession Stats: Aston Villa - Possession 43.8%, Territory 45.2%, Passes 237/355/67%. Man Utd - Possession 56.2%, Territory 54.8%, Passes 379/473/80%. Defensive Stats: Aston Villa - Tackles 12/16, Interceptions 14, Blocks 4, Clearances 13/29, Headed 6/14. Man Utd - Tackles 6/8, Interceptions …
Villa fight back to gain point Vs QPR | Stats

Villa fight back to gain point Vs QPR | Stats

[caption id="attachment_9369" align="alignleft" width="273" caption="Darren Bent scores against QPR"][/caption] Aston Villa earlier this week welcomed Queens Park Rangers to Villa Park following a busy last day of the January transfer window for the visitors who made two deals for strikers. Djibril Cisse was able to feature last night after beating the transfer deadline day window and getting the paperwork in before the mid-day cut-off time period. It didn’t take the Frenchman long to open his account for QPR as he …