Jack Wilshere - Mr. Arsenal and Future of English Football | Stats

Jack Wilshere - Mr. Arsenal and Future of English Football | Stats

Coming through the youth academy of Arsenal, Jack Wilshere impressed everyone from an early age and made his senior club debut at the age of 16 years and 256 days. Injuries not withstanding, Wilshere has come of age and is regarded as one of the best up-and-coming talents in England. Fellow Englishman Steven Gerrard has recognised his talent: [quote]I think Jack Wilshere's got the potential to become one of the best in the world, I don’t want to add any …
Reading 0 Liverpool 0 | Stats & Tactical Analysis

Reading 0 Liverpool 0 | Stats & Tactical Analysis

Liverpool created a staggering amount of chances, but Reading managed to keep the game scoreless through a fantastic breakout performance by their goalkeeper, Alex McCarthy. Liverpool dominated every metric of this match. It’s a wonder that Reading managed to keep them out, but then again, it’s also a wonder that no one in a Liverpool jersey managed to put a chance away. The Reds had 19 chances at goal, the most of any team this weekend. They also possessed 60% …
Premier League Top Players So Far | Goal Scorers, Chance Creators, Assists, Possession Wins

Premier League Top Players So Far | Goal Scorers, Chance Creators, Assists, Possession Wins

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 …
Top Passers, Creators, Tacklers & Scorers in the Premier League So Far

Top Passers, Creators, Tacklers & Scorers in the Premier League So Far

With twenty-three matches played by all twenty clubs we thought we'd check our Stats Centre's Top Stats area and share some of the stats from it. We usually give Top Scorers lists but these can be found anywhere - instead today the first image below will show you the best mins per goal value for players that have played at least 450 minutes in the Premier League. No surprises that Javier Hernandez is top of the list, impressively, averaging a …
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 …
Liverpool 1 Manchester United 2 | Goals & Match Analysis

Liverpool 1 Manchester United 2 | Goals & Match Analysis

A Liverpool Vs Manchester United derby has always created an interesting game and this game was just that. Liverpool however dominated the game for long periods creating more chances than Manchester United throughout. Line Ups: 1st Half: Both teams had chances but it was Liverpool that had the majority. Young Raheem Sterling is a shining light in this Liverpool side, full of confidence wanting to run at players and combining with Suarez well. This happened a few times in the …
Gylfi Sigurdsson Joins Spurs | Stats Comparison to Spurs & LFC Players

Gylfi Sigurdsson Joins Spurs | Stats Comparison to Spurs & LFC Players

There was a lot of surprise that Gylfi Sigurdsson would choose to join Spurs over Liverpool as Gylfi's previous manager, Brendon Rodgers, is now at the helm at Anfield. Everyone thought it was a foregone conclusion however Spurs have trumped the Merseyside giants and attracted the former Swansea star to White Hart Lane (More money? Better squad? Top four side? Villas Boas? All of the above?). Should we be surprised though? Spurs have consistently finished above Liverpool in the last …