Are our best imports getting tired? Silva, Suarez, Ba, Aguero & Mata compared

Are our best imports getting tired? Silva, Suarez, Ba, Aguero & Mata compared

“I think the rigours of the Premier League are starting to catch up with him. He’s looking pretty tired to me!” Those were the arguable words of Mr Alan Shearer on the BBC's Match Of the Day show about Manchester City’s David Silva and they got me thinking… When I think of some of the top players that were brought to the Premier League this season, I struggle to come across one in my mind that has been impressively consistent all campaign. …
Does Demba Now Doubt His Dominance?

Does Demba Now Doubt His Dominance?

There are no two ways about it; Newcastle United have one of the most potent strike forces they have had in a long time. The firepower that Ba, Cisse and Ben Arfa possess has torn through teams recently; none more so than Liverpool at the weekend, and what better time to hit form than the final quarter or so of the season. Demba Ba has been a sensation for Newcastle United, signing for nothing (fee wise) in the summer from …
Star Men | RVP, Rooney, Mata, Demba twins shine | Opta Stats

Star Men | RVP, Rooney, Mata, Demba twins shine | Opta Stats

There have been some exceptional performances this weekend as well as some amazing results. There was the 7-1 mauling of Blackburn by Arsenal yesterday and then today's epic 3-3 draw between Chelsea & Manchester United. So we thought we'd treat our readers out there to some stats. What we would appreciate is some comments at the bottom of the post of what you thought of your team or your players performances! So who were the EPLIndex.com Star Men? Robin Van Persie …
Liverpool dominate & frustrate | EPL Striker Stats Comparison

Liverpool dominate & frustrate | EPL Striker Stats Comparison

"You drive for show but you putt for dough." [caption id="attachment_5505" align="alignleft" width="211" caption="Filling the Breach: Kelly, Spearing & Carragher"][/caption] The quote, above, is by South African golfer Bobby Locke. You can bask in all the applause for a 300 yard drive off the tee, but there'll be no one clapping when you miss from 2 feet. But how it applies to Liverpool so often this season in the Premier League. Most Liverpool fans will have said at least once …
How can double Demba dominate?

How can double Demba dominate?

Upgrade complete .. Crouch to Adebayor!

Upgrade complete .. Crouch to Adebayor!

Crouch v Adebayor .. An upgrade making a difference Although ‘only’ 30, I am old to enough to remember when we didn't all walk around with mobile phones that were not smart, and small, and able to do just about anything. I remember distinctly my 18th birthday .. I went out and got the latest mobile phone. It had no colour and a single line as the ‘screen’. It worked, it was functional. Now, I upgrade every 18-24 months and you …
Van Persie, Ba, Rooney & Aguero | Stats

Van Persie, Ba, Rooney & Aguero | Stats

So we've got to Christmas which is usually used as the half way point by many pundits. We're going to be looking at strikers today and what better than to look at the top four strikers in the Premier League at the moment. The majority of players are those that you'd expect to be there but Demba Ba crashes in to this party with his excellent goal scoring this season. We're going to be comparing Robin Van Persie, Demba Ba, …
Newcastle 10/11 Striker Comparison

Newcastle 10/11 Striker Comparison

With Alan Pardew’s main transfer target this summer being a top class striker, it is important to look at what Newcastle currently have available on the striker front in order to see what type of striker is needed. Newcastle United have struggled to find the back of the net in their pre-season matches and against Arsenal in the season opener. This has heightened the need to find a goalscorer to fill the void that was left when Andy Carroll was sold …
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