Manchester United 2 Fulham 2 | Tactical Analysis

Manchester United 2 Fulham 2 | Tactical Analysis

Both Manchester United and Fulham had bad results coming into this game. Man Utd lost 2-1 last week at Stoke and Fulham had only managed 1 win in their last 8 matches, including an embarrassing extra time defeat to Sheffield Utd in the FA Cup, so both teams were looking to bounce back and get something from this match. Manchester United were clear favourites but there was extra incentive for Rene Muelensteen to get something from his first trip back …
Liverpool Vs Fulham Preview | Team News, Facts & Key Men

Liverpool Vs Fulham Preview | Team News, Facts & Key Men

Liverpool welcome Fulham to Anfield this weekend with both teams looking to bounce back after losing their last Premier League outing. Liverpool find themselves in 3rd place, owing only to goal difference behind Chelsea. Last weekend’s loss to Arsenal stretched the gap between Liverpool and Arsenal to five points, but with a Champions League spot the aim this season, Liverpool will feel they are performing well enough. Fulham find themselves closer to the opposite end of the table in 16th …
What Is Happening At Fulham? Jol under pressure?

What Is Happening At Fulham? Jol under pressure?

Fulham have become part of the Premier League furniture over the last decade. They are rarely in relegation trouble but they are a consistent mid table side. Strangely, they are surrounded by uncertainty after a stuttering start to the season, with Martin Jol emerging as an early favourite to be the first Premier League manager to be sacked. The Dutchman has tried to change the image of the club, from an efficient mid table unit to an entertaining side full …
How Have English Strikers Started In World Cup Year? Sturridge, Welbeck, Defoe & Lambert

How Have English Strikers Started In World Cup Year? Sturridge, Welbeck, Defoe & Lambert

Roy Hodgson doesn't currently have a great idea about which strikers he will take to Brazil if England qualify for the World Cup next year. This gives a great platform for all English strikers to force their way into Hodgson's plans. Wayne Rooney won't be playing as an out and out striker for Manchester United this season, which means a starting position will open up in the National team with Rooney dropping back to the number ten role. The main …
Will Kinnear Bring Back The British?

Will Kinnear Bring Back The British?

With Joe Kinnear newly appointed as Director of Football at Newcastle United, critics are asking whether his appointment will bring about a change in transfer policy by the club. In his first spell in the North East as manager in the relegation season of 2008-9, the Irishman bought in British based players. Kevin Nolan, Ryan Taylor and Peter Lovenkrands were signed by Kinnear in January 2009. Although Lovenkrands came from Schalke, he was well known from his time at Rangers. …
Remy and Bent are Newcastle's Main Targets | Stats

Remy and Bent are Newcastle's Main Targets | Stats

In the last few days, Alan Pardew has named two striking targets that Newcastle are interested in both Loic Remy and Darren Bent, who are both available for transfer. He has also stressed the importance of signing two strikers so these two could soon be plying their trade in the North East. Remy is reported to be available for a fee around £7M which will activate his release clause after QPR's relegation, but he turned down the Magpies in January …
Liverpool FC: Steven Gerrard Stats, interest in Bent & must win games!

Liverpool FC: Steven Gerrard Stats, interest in Bent & must win games!

Following the Swansea game it was hard not to come away feeling it was chances missed. Most observers would look at Liverpool and point to their failure to secure an out and out striker during the transfer window as the root cause of their current mid table idling. Yes we picked up some bargain basement promising players for the future in Assaidi and Yesil. Bigger names were touted and didn't arrive. The long expected Dempsey  now seems to be gaining confidence in …
Players that will Stay Up When Their Team's Gone Down | Opta Stats

Players that will Stay Up When Their Team's Gone Down | Opta Stats

Inevitably there are those players who, despite seeing their team drop down to the Championship, will find themselves playing in the Premier League next season. For some, it is a matter of financials as their old club needs the proceeds to offset the loss of revenue. For others it is that their skill simply can not be ignored and another club will come in with an offer to tempt them back to the top flight. Here we'll look at three …
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