Sunderland vs Crystal Palace Preview | Team News, Stats and Key Men

Sunderland vs Crystal Palace Preview | Team News, Stats and Key Men

Despite Jermain Defoe's spectacular winner against a lacklustre Newcastle side on Sunday, Sunderland are far from safe in the Premier League. They currently occupy fifteenth position, four points away from West Brom in fourteenth. More worrying for their fans is that Sunderland are just three points ahead of Burnley in nineteenth position, so they could easily be pulled back into the relegation places. Crystal Palace are almost certainly safe, and are just one point from reaching the magic forty point …
West Bromwich Albion v QPR Preview | Team News, Stats and Key Men

West Bromwich Albion v QPR Preview | Team News, Stats and Key Men

Let's face it, international friendlies are ridiculously pointless aren't they? All the more so when players get themselves injured at this vital stage of the season. So with great excitement let us all embrace the last eight weeks of what has been a good entertaining season if not vintage, starting with Tony Pulis and West Bromwich Albion hosting the ever struggling Queens Park Rangers on Saturday at The Hawthorns. West Bromwich Albion needed a bit of a respite after a …
West Brom vs Southampton Preview|Team News, Key Men & Stats

West Brom vs Southampton Preview|Team News, Key Men & Stats

This weekend’s action see’s West Brom welcome high flying Southampton to the Hawthorns on Saturday afternoon. With the home side looking to consolidate their resurgence under Tony Pulis and Southampton wanting to bounce back from a sore defeat at home to Liverpool we could be in for a game in the midlands. Over their history the two sides have been very evenly matched, Southampton only managing one more victory Albion than Albion have over them. With only one loss since …
West Brom Vs Swansea Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

West Brom Vs Swansea Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

West Brom have improved massively under Tony Pulis, and are slowly moving themselves away from danger, but they will come up against a Swansea side who have had a good season up to now. At the weekend, both sides had to come from behind to get draws in matches both would have been hoping to win. Swansea will have an extra rest day as they played on Saturday. This could have an effect on the match, as playing two matches …
Manchester United v Southampton 13-14 | What did MUFC fans think?

Manchester United v Southampton 13-14 | What did MUFC fans think?

Manchester United vs. Southampton was last played in mid-October 2013, early in last season and when Red Devils fans still had high hopes for then-manager David Moyes, despite the club having endured their worst start to a Premier League season. Both games against Mauricio Pochettino’s Southampton last season ended in 1-1 draws; this one in dramatic fashion for the home side, when an Adam Lallana equaliser just before full-time devastated the Old Trafford faithful, who looked on course to move …
Yeovil Town v Manchester United | FA Cup 3rd Round Preview

Yeovil Town v Manchester United | FA Cup 3rd Round Preview

The magic of the FA Cup is well and truly back with one of its classic third round David versus Goliath clashes pitting two football teams with starkly contrasted backgrounds in Yeovil Town and Manchester United at the Huish Park in Somerset. The home side will be certainly relishing the prospect of welcoming a footballing side as massive as Manchester United which would eventually benefit the Glovers from a financial perspective with the influx of several thousands of TV money, …
Sunderland vs Everton Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

Sunderland vs Everton Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

On the ninth of November, Everton travel to the Stadium of Light to take on Sunderland. After the first 10 games of the season, both sides will be slightly disappointing with their starts to season.  Sunderland have had some horrible results, most notably when they were thrashed 8-0 by Southampton, and have only grabbed 11 points from ten games.  After last season's fifth place finish, Everton would have been wanting to push on this season and try to get into …
Michael Carrick: Will he be a United regular under Van Gaal?

Michael Carrick: Will he be a United regular under Van Gaal?

In July this year, Louis Van Gaal claimed that it would take at least three months before Manchester United's shoots of recovery would be seen poking through the dour concrete slab dropped onto the club during the David Moyes era. It's hard to imagine United's results getting much worse this season, yet moods of optimism and defiance still remain around Old Trafford, despite suffering yet another defeat to noisy neighbours Manchester City on Sunday. Three months is a long time …