Too Small To Play Up Front? Defoe, Walcott & Javier Hernandez profiled...

Too Small To Play Up Front? Defoe, Walcott & Javier Hernandez profiled...

The game of football is one that has constantly changed in philosophies and ways of playing over the years. For years the 4-4-2 formation dominated English football, until the more European notion of packing the midfield to control possession became a common strategy. While 4-4-2 was in operation at the highest level, the clubs often paired a bigger, taller player with a more petite and nimble counterpart in the centre forward positions. This allowed them to have a target, but …
Lambert for England? Stats compared to Rooney, Sturridge, Defoe et al

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

Time for a striker to Step Up for Spurs | Defoe & Adebayor Stats

Time for a striker to Step Up for Spurs | Defoe & Adebayor Stats

Defoe v Sturridge v Welbeck | England's 2nd striker? | Stats Compared

Defoe v Sturridge v Welbeck | England's 2nd striker? | Stats Compared

Goal Involvement | Which of the Top Goal Scorers are involved in most goals?

Goal Involvement | Which of the Top Goal Scorers are involved in most goals?

There have been some interesting statistics on Twitter of late about "Goals Involved" in. This is when you combine the goals and assists of a player and create a percentage over the team's total goals. It's an interesting statistic that can show a variety of attributes for teams and players. Firstly it can show how depended upon a player is by his team. The higher the goal involvement percentage the more the team has relied on the said player. It …
Golden Boot Race: Graphical Analysis of Suarez, Defoe, RVP, Ba & Michu

Golden Boot Race: Graphical Analysis of Suarez, Defoe, RVP, Ba & Michu

Deadly Defoe at the Double | Premier League Striker Stats Comparison

Deadly Defoe at the Double | Premier League Striker Stats Comparison

On Saturday afternoon at Craven Cottage, a brace for Defoe took him to four goals in a week and his tally for the season up to 9. Aside from the goals, Defoe had a relatively quiet game, making just 14 passes in the entire 90 minutes. Defoe is a player who splits opinion amongst Spurs fans – on the one hand he is a player who scores regularly, on the other his involvement is minimal if he is not scoring …
EPL Players Of The Week | Man of The Match choices from Match Day 13

EPL Players Of The Week | Man of The Match choices from Match Day 13

Welcome to the Players of the Week for Match Day 13 (last weekend's matches). Please click on the page numbers below or use the easy navigation to find out who I've selected as the Man of the Match for your team! Sunderland 2 – 4 West Brom West Brom won their fourth game on the bounce to take themselves to within 4 points of top-spot. It has been the youthful bunch of James Morrison, Romelu Lukaku and Shane Long who …
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