Should Lambert Have Made The England Squad Ahead Of Carroll?

Should Lambert Have Made The England Squad Ahead Of Carroll?

Roy Hodgson has announced the England squad for Brazil after a year's worth of speculation and Rickie Lambert has been selected to offer an alternative option in the striking positions. The rise of the Southampton striker has been nothing short of a fairytale and it will be amazing to see him at the World Cup if he does feature, given he was regarded as a lower league striker for the majority of his career, but there some people think that …
Liverpool & West Ham agree £15m deal for Andy Carroll | Carroll Stats

Liverpool & West Ham agree £15m deal for Andy Carroll | Carroll Stats

The BBC has reported that Liverpool and West Ham United have agreed a £15m deal for Andy Carroll. Andy Carroll has enjoyed a successful year at West Ham as they finished in the Top Half of the Premier League table level on points with Capital One Cup winners Swansea. Despite spending the entire season at West Ham injuries have meant Andy Carroll has played a similar amount of minutes this season (1935 minutes) to the 2011-12 season with Liverpool (2069 minutes) …
Lambert for England? Stats compared to Rooney, Sturridge, Defoe et al

Lambert for England? Stats compared to Rooney, Sturridge, Defoe et al

West Ham United 3-1 West Bromwich Albion | Tactical Analysis & Match Report

West Ham United 3-1 West Bromwich Albion | Tactical Analysis & Match Report

Both sides went into this game with their managers targeting this fixture as one that would have been high on the priority list to get 3 points in. The Baggies arrived in East London having not scored in their last two away fixtures at Stoke and Chelsea, whilst West Ham went into the game with the Gareth Bale  inspired Tottenham being the only team to win at Upton Park in 2013 so far. Kevin Nolan returned for West Ham in …

"Put me in, Coach" | Grant Holt compared to England strikers via stats

Norwich striker Grant Holt recently made headlines, when he criticized England manager Roy Hodgson’s team selection. Holt, an uncapped 31 year old from Carlisle, was coming off a season in which he had helped Norwich finish a surprising 12th in the English Premier League, bagging an impressive 15 goals in the process. While many players are often unjustly left out, Holt was not afraid to verbalize his displeasure with Hodgson. "I gave up on that, said Holt. I think I'll …
West Ham's Forwards: Carlton Cole Vs Andy Carroll | Stats Comparison

West Ham's Forwards: Carlton Cole Vs Andy Carroll | Stats Comparison

West Ham were the second busiest club in the transfer window, bringing in high calibre players such as Mohamed Diame, Alou Diarra and Yossi Benayoun. But the deadline day signing of Andy Carroll could prove to be one of the biggest coups in modern football and there were many sports betting sites paying out to punters upon his arrival. The acquisition of Carroll wasn't a desperate attempt to land a marquee signing – it was a calculated and intelligent move …
Carroll Joins West Ham on Loan | Stats Analysis

Carroll Joins West Ham on Loan | Stats Analysis

Fabio Borini Statistically compared to Liverpool Strikers

Fabio Borini Statistically compared to Liverpool Strikers

Fabio Borini officially signed for Liverpool on July 13th and even before he joined there was immense speculation on the future of Andy Carroll. A loan deal for Liverpool's most expensive signing is looking likely although there have been many fans that believe that Andy should be kept. This article will look at Borini's stats at Roma in the 2011/12 season and compare these to the Liverpool strikers stats. The strikers used in this comparison will be Luis Suarez, Andy …
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