Brendan Rodgers' Liverpool: Tactical Analysis | Options for Liverpool

Brendan Rodgers' Liverpool: Tactical Analysis | Options for Liverpool

Liverpool made an impressive start to their 2013/14 season with three priceless 1-0 victories, eclipsing any of their previous opening three results in the last 19 years. Looking at the improvements to the side Brendan Rodgers has made since the January transfer window, there were many speaking of the idea that Liverpool could come into the season quietly confident, and surprise a few people as the year progressed with a much stronger presence in the top 6. However this element …
Moussa Dembele - More than a Modric Replacement? | Stats Analysis

Moussa Dembele - More than a Modric Replacement? | Stats Analysis

With the long awaited transfer of Luka Modric to Real Madrid finally completed last weekend, all eyes turned to who his replacement would be at Spurs. Having witnessed the first two games of the new season it is evident that we were missing the ability of Modric to keep the ball and create from deep. When we were after controlled possession having taken the lead against West Brom, we were crying out for the little magician who was en-route to …
Norwich City 2012-13 | Season Preview: Possession style football?

Norwich City 2012-13 | Season Preview: Possession style football?

Norwich City surprised many people last season by finishing in 12th position. Even the most optimistic fans wouldn't have expected that. However, life wasn't all rosy at Carrow Road after the season ended. Paul Lambert left for Aston Villa and Grant Holt handed in a transfer request. Two of the clubs' biggest assets rocked a boat that looked for all the world like it might start sinking. Fortunately, the doom and gloom lifted when Chris Hughton joined from Birmingham. Soon …
Redknapp for England!

Redknapp for England!

“We want you to stay, we want you to stay - Harry Redknapp, we want you to stay”. It seems like a long time ago that song echoed round White Hart Lane. Redknapp had just got off his tax evasion charge, Spurs were flying high and Redknapp had been installed as the firm favourite to succeed Fabio Capello as England manager, as the Italian resigned from the post. Fast forward 10 weeks and when Spurs play Blackburn on Sunday, the …