The Cherry on the Cake | Can Bournemouth Survive in the Premier League

The Cherry on the Cake | Can Bournemouth Survive in the Premier League

“Five years ago we were on the abyss. We were 10 minutes away from the Conference and the chances are we would never have got out of the Conference with the resources we had available to us at that stage.” That was Jeff Mostyn, Chairman of Bournemouth AFC, speaking after his club won promotion to the Premier League. How times change. The Cherries’ march to the Promised Land is a story worthy of Hans Christian Andersen. Well, maybe his Russian …
Leicester City vs Swansea City Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Leicester City vs Swansea City Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

On Saturday April 18th, Swansea City travel to the King Power Stadium to take on the bottom club, Leicester City.  With the season winding down, this game doesn't mean a whole lot to Swansea.  In all likely hood, the Swans won't be able to catch Tottenham and get a Europa League spot.  On the other hand it'd be a surprise if they dropped out of the top 10, so their remaining games are essentially about playing for pride.  Leicester on …
Spurs vs Leicester City Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Spurs vs Leicester City Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Tottenham Hotspur head into this vital fixture with a rather large cloud over their head. So far 2015 has been most unkind. Not only have they lost the Capital One Cup final with Chelsea and crashed out of the Europa League to Fiorentina, Mauricio Pochettino's side have also lost serious ground in the race for the top four with defeats to Liverpool and Manchester United proving particularly galling. The loss to Liverpool was probably fair enough. Spurs played well, scored …
Manchester City vs Leicester City Match Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

Manchester City vs Leicester City Match Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

These two sides are both competing at different ends of the table, with the former trying to retain the Premier League trophy and the latter scrapping for every point they can get. It might be a good time to play the champions after successive losses, however Leicester possess nowhere near the quality to either Barcelona or Liverpool. City were out-battled in the midfield on both occasions. If Leicester come to the Etihad and work hard in the middle of the …
Tottenham Hotspur v Leicester City | FA Cup Fourth Round Preview

Tottenham Hotspur v Leicester City | FA Cup Fourth Round Preview

Tottenham face their second cup game in a week when they take on Leicester City in the fourth round of the FA Cup at White Hart Lane on Saturday afternoon. Spurs played the first leg of their league cup semi-final in a 1-0 victory over Sheffield United on Wednesday night and are in the thick of cup action yet again this weekend. Facing Premier League opposition will be a much different kettle of fish for Mauricio Pochettino’s side, even if …
Leicester City vs Arsenal Preview | Team News, Facts & Key Men

Leicester City vs Arsenal Preview | Team News, Facts & Key Men

Leicester City will host Arsene Wenger's Arsenal at the King Power stadium come Sunday in the 3rd game-week of this Premier League season. The home side, boosted by the signing of Argentine veteran Esteban Cambiasso from Inter on a free transfer will face the North London outfit that is facing a few injury problems, especially lacking options up front. Nigel Pearson's side played their hearts out last time despite the eventual 2-0 defeat, against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge but the final …