Potential PFA Player of the Year Winners | Suarez, Toure, Hazard?

Potential PFA Player of the Year Winners | Suarez, Toure, Hazard?

As we draw towards the end of the season, the contenders for PFA Player of the Year will soon be revealed. It has been an extremely open Premier League season for the first time in many years. Each of the teams at the top have had one stellar performer throughout the season, and there a number of a players who deserve a mention. Daniel Sturridge (Liverpool) Daniel Sturridge has had an excellent season for the Reds as they attempt to …
Steven Gerrard Vs Manchester United | Player Performance Analysis

Steven Gerrard Vs Manchester United | Player Performance Analysis

The captain, the heart, the soul, the engine. Call him what you like, Steven Gerrard IS Liverpool Football Club. Born and raised in Merseyside, the scouser wears his heart on his sleeve and once again produced an outstanding display against bitter rivals, Manchester United. Not only because of his two quality penalties, but because of his overall work rate and determination to get one over on United at Old Trafford, and keep his own and his team’s title hope alive. …
Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard in 2013/14 | A Statistical Comparison

Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard in 2013/14 | A Statistical Comparison

There has been considerable talk about the 35-year old Frank Lampard leaving Chelsea at the end of the current season as part of the Jose Mourinho house-cleaning that might also include John Terry and Ashley Cole. In fact, rumours of Lampard joining the Los Angeles Galaxy in the MLS have been spread over the past two seasons. Furthermore, the recent run of injuries Steven Gerrard has been accumulating over three of the past four seasons serves as a nagging reminder …
Gerrard: Still a Top, Top Player? | Stats Comparison

Gerrard: Still a Top, Top Player? | Stats Comparison

Steven Gerrard is undoubtedly one of the very best players in Liverpool's history - he's been a true inspiration to the Reds' supporters and a role model for youngsters all over the country for more than a decade. However, the performances he's given so far this season are very confusing for the Anfield faithful. He's been accused of being one of the reasons why Liverpool couldn't control their games as well as they'd like to, and then came the WBA …
Player Performance Analysis | Steven Gerrard Vs Newcastle United

Player Performance Analysis | Steven Gerrard Vs Newcastle United

The events of last week will stay with Steven Gerrard for the rest of his life. Going into the last two qualifying matches against Montenegro and Poland, knowing that only two wins out of two would suffice for him and his England colleagues, he produced what can only be described as a captains' innings. Leading from the front he rallied his team mates and though at times it seemed like it may be difficult to breach the defences in both …
Can Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard Play Together? | Stats Analysis

Can Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard Play Together? | Stats Analysis

For many years, pundits and fans alike have claimed that Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard are too similar to play together for England and it should be one rather than both that make the starting line-up. However, after playing the second half together against Brazil, and with both player's changing their role this season, is this still the case? Frank Lampard has played in a much deeper role this season along-side a defensive midfielder in Chelsea’s 4-2-3-1 formation, compared to previous years …
West Ham United's Noble-man | Stats Comparison with Steven Gerrard

West Ham United's Noble-man | Stats Comparison with Steven Gerrard

The famous West Ham Academy has produced some of England's finest players. From Geoff Hurst, Bobby Moore and Martin Peters to Paul Ince, Rio Ferdinand and Frank Lampard, it's hard to ignore the calibre of the players West Ham develop. So it is with great interest that we look upon one of West Ham's current academy graduates, Mark Noble. Noble has been with West Ham since his early teens. He broke into the first team in 2007 and has been …