Premier League's Top Goal Scorers | Shots Per Goal Stats Analysis

Premier League's Top Goal Scorers | Shots Per Goal Stats Analysis

Our first look at shots per goal came back in December where Theo Walcott and Javier Hernandez were the most efficient players requiring the least amount of shots to score a goal whilst Adam Le Fondre was at bottom of that list. Have things changed? All of the stats are below and we've used only players that have scored 6 or more goals in the Premier League. Also note we've mentioned goal scorers - not strikers - which means it could …
Moussa Sissoko | 3 games, massive impact! Stats & Facts

Moussa Sissoko | 3 games, massive impact! Stats & Facts

Much has been said about Newcastle United's 'spending spree' in January and in the eyes of most fans, other than bringing in a superstar striker, it really couldn't have been a better window for the club. In Matthieu Debuchy, Newcastle finally replaced the inconsistent Danny Simpson at right back and in Massadio Haidara, a superb young talent bolstering the strength of the squad at left back. In Yoan Gouffran, the Magpies have a very mobile forward, who had a good …
Detailing Swansea's Progression under Michael Laudrup

Detailing Swansea's Progression under Michael Laudrup

It’s been well documented that Swansea City have basically been playing the game as well as possible for a side that haven’t been blessed with the advantages of huge wealth or stature. From getting the fans financially invested in the club (literally, as shareholders) to having a clear vision of a style of playing that transcends the playing staff and even the manager, the Welsh side have taken as many steps as they can to make sure sustainable success and …
Luke Shaw | An Analytical Review of England's Newest Prospect

Luke Shaw | An Analytical Review of England's Newest Prospect

The 2012/13 English Premier League season has showcased an array of talent since the beginning of the season, and one player who has attracted an acute interest from all observers is Southampton Football Club's young full back Luke Shaw. Shaw has experienced a prodigious rise in stature during the last 8 months. Accelerated through the Saints' youth academy, he has apparently integrated into the Southampton team with confidence. Since his début, a 9-minute cameo at West Brom, he has appeared in …
Clint Dempsey vs Daniel Sturridge: Is patience a virtue? | Stats Comparison

Clint Dempsey vs Daniel Sturridge: Is patience a virtue? | Stats Comparison

Manchester United's defensive troubles | What is the solution? | Stats Analysis

Manchester United's defensive troubles | What is the solution? | Stats Analysis

Manchester United remain at the summit of the Premier League, scoring goals at will and playing with an attacking verve that has seen Sir Alex Ferguson label the team better than the treble-winning side of ‘99. However, this season United have too often suffered defensive lapses, seeing the team concede 31 goals in 26 games. This begs the questions, who is Manchester United’s best centre-back and what is United’s best defensive partnership? To answer that it is necessary to compare …
What is Liverpool's best defensive duo? | Stats comparison

What is Liverpool's best defensive duo? | Stats comparison

The current season is full of mixed feelings for Liverpool fans. The Reds play wonderful football and destroy their opponents one week and a few days later suffer a horrible defeat in a match they should have won. There are some positives as Brendan Rodger's team scores much more goals than Kenny' team last year and Luis Suarez seems to be contending for player of the year award whilst Steven Gerrard has regained the form that made him renowned as one …
Liverpool V Swansea | Statistical Preview & Tactical Pointers

Liverpool V Swansea | Statistical Preview & Tactical Pointers

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