AS Roma vs Manchester City | Champions League Preview

AS Roma vs Manchester City | Champions League Preview

On Wednesday night Manchester City will take part in the biggest match of their season so far against AS Roma in the Stadio Olimpico. It’s an almost all or nothing clash for Pellegrini’s men, with 3 teams sat on 5 points heading into the final fixtures of the group stage there’s everything to play for.  After Roma managed to grab a point in Manchester they will be hoping to go one better and put their English rivals to the sword …
Greece vs Ivory Coast Preview | FIFA World Cup 2014: Group C

Greece vs Ivory Coast Preview | FIFA World Cup 2014: Group C

The final round of group games are upon us and the knockout stages are just around the corner, but before that Ivory Coast face Greece in a match that will decide the second qualification place in Group C. After winning their first match of the tournament, Ivory Coast’s defeat against Colombia on Thursday means a win over Greece (or a point depending on the outcome of the Japan-Colombia match) will see the African side through to the knockout stages. A …
Colombia vs Ivory Coast Preview | FIFA World Cup 2014: Group C

Colombia vs Ivory Coast Preview | FIFA World Cup 2014: Group C

The two victors in the first round of fixtures in Group C face each other in what is likely to decide who finishes top of the group. Colombia opened their tournament with, ultimately, a comfortable 3-0 victory against Greece, but the South American side now face a different prospect and threat in their next match. Ivory Coast, on the other hand, came from behind to beat Japan 2-1 in a match they dominated. Key Men James Rodriguez was at the …
EPL Players of The Week: Berbatov, Carroll, Bale, Gervinho & Young

EPL Players of The Week: Berbatov, Carroll, Bale, Gervinho & Young

There were some exceptional performances on Match Day 31 in the Premier League. There were many supporters on our Twitter account surprised that Ashley Young created so many chances on the weekend. The stats don't lie and Ashley Young created eight chances against Sunderland, two more than his closest rival Samir Nasri created against Newcastle United. The impressive fact about Nasri's stats were that he created 3 clear-cut chances on the weekend - more than any other player in the …
Giroud Signs for Arsenal | Joins van Persie & Podolski | Stats

Giroud Signs for Arsenal | Joins van Persie & Podolski | Stats

Olivier Giroud's capture has been confirmed by Arsenal - joining Lukas Podolski as fresh attacking options for Arsene Wenger in the 2012-13 season.  The arrival of another striker could have signalled the exit of Robin van Persie, but given the relative youth of Giroud (25) and the immense positional flexibility of Podolski (winger, attacking midfielder, centre forward) we expect that this will simply add another petal to the flourishing rotation policy at The Emirates. Giroud enjoyed a strong season in …
Arrival of Lukas Podolski | What to Expect?

Arrival of Lukas Podolski | What to Expect?

While Arsenal fans begin to implode with silly season in full swing, the signing of Lukas Podolski has seemed somewhat forgotten under rumours of M'Vila, Llorente and the vicarious obsession with the Eden Hazard transfer special. 'Prinz Poldi' as he is lovingly dubbed by many in Germany, will be 27 by the time he joins up with the Arsenal squad after the Euros, further evidence of Wenger's shift away from the youth policy. Podolski began his career at FC Köln, …
Arsenal Season Stats Review 2011/2012 | The Midfield & Front Three

Arsenal Season Stats Review 2011/2012 | The Midfield & Front Three

A look back at Arsenal's 2011/2012 season continues with a look at the midfield trio we've deployed throughout the season and the changes in the front 3. Articles on the defence and mid-way point in the season are on the site as well. Midfield There were plenty of changes in the midfield with the departure of Fabregas and Nasri along with Wilshere's season ending injury, the return of Ramsey and the new-guy in the form of Mikel Arteta. We also …
Arsenal vs Chelsea | Gunners Look to Bounce Back | Stats Preview

Arsenal vs Chelsea | Gunners Look to Bounce Back | Stats Preview

If the visit of Chelsea to the Emirates wasn't important enough in the race for the final 2  Champions League spots, Arsenal's defeat to Wigan on Monday night means that where a draw could well have sufficed, a win is of the utmost importance. While Arsenal will be the fresher of the two sides, Chelsea have a vital factor heading into the game though; momentum. Having thrashed Spurs and managed to escape an onslaught from Barcelona with a 1-0 victory, …
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