Downing and Out? Rival & Teammate Stats Comparison

Downing and Out? Rival & Teammate Stats Comparison

As Andy Carroll was finally jettisoned from Anfield, a debate rumbled on over the creative abilities of the man that was supposed to provide him with ammunition. Just as there are those who wanted Andy Carroll retained as a ‘Plan B’ weapon, Stewart Downing, too, has his apologists. But are they onto something? Is there more to Downing’s game than meets the eye? And have some of us written him off through a combination of psychological tics and biases only …
Aston Villa Vs Liverpool Match Preview | Weimann Vs Downing Stats

Aston Villa Vs Liverpool Match Preview | Weimann Vs Downing Stats

Aston Villa welcome Liverpool to Villa Park on Easter Sunday, with the home side desperate to maintain their good form seen of late. The hosts have won their last two games in the Premier League and if they manage to spring a surprise against the red half of Merseyside, they could haul themselves back out of the relegation zone. If Villa secure a victory, they will have achieved the double over Liverpool after managing to pull off a shock 3-1 …
Johnson or Walcott? Should either replace Downing? The Hidden Stats!

Johnson or Walcott? Should either replace Downing? The Hidden Stats!

Stewart Downing has received a lot of flak over the last season. No goals or assists in the league after a relatively big money move last season meant that he was a popular target for easy jokes and ridicule not only from the opposition fans but many a Kop faithful as well. Naturally, the summer's brought along a whole host of transfer rumours and some of them have linked the Reds with a number of wingers including Arsenal's Theo Walcott and …