Norwich 2-1 Everton | Match Summary Stats

Norwich 2-1 Everton | Match Summary Stats

Grant Holt scored a 94th minute header to give Norwich a dramatic stoppage time win over Everton at Carrow Road. Everton had taken a 39th minute lead through Leon Osman, but Kei Kamara's 84th minute equaliser and Holt's 5th Premier League goal of the season gave the Canaries their first win since the 15th December 2012. The stats below show that Everton had 10.8% more of the possession, made 107 more passes and completed 6% more of their passes. Everton …
EPL Target Men Stats Compared | Dzeko, Benteke, Holt, Carroll & Lukaku

EPL Target Men Stats Compared | Dzeko, Benteke, Holt, Carroll & Lukaku

"Put me in, Coach" | Grant Holt compared to England strikers via stats

Norwich striker Grant Holt recently made headlines, when he criticized England manager Roy Hodgson’s team selection. Holt, an uncapped 31 year old from Carlisle, was coming off a season in which he had helped Norwich finish a surprising 12th in the English Premier League, bagging an impressive 15 goals in the process. While many players are often unjustly left out, Holt was not afraid to verbalize his displeasure with Hodgson. "I gave up on that, said Holt. I think I'll …
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Who are the "dirtiest" players & teams in the EPL? Stats Comparison

Last week we looked at which players were "fouled" the most in the Premier League according to the Opta Stats from our EPLIndex Stats Centre so today we thought we'd do a quick review of the "dirtiest" players in the Premier League, i.e. those players that concede the most fouls. Firstly let's have a look at which teams concede the most fouls. From common perception you'd expect Stoke to be up there for this one however they are ranked in …
Norwich City 2 Bolton 0 | Stats Report

Norwich City 2 Bolton 0 | Stats Report

Norwich City manager Paul Lambert commented after the game that this was he best performance of his reign so far.  You may think that a 2-0 home win over a struggling Bolton team isn't exactly spectacular but this was all about the way we went about the game and how we bounced back from the defeat in mid-week to Sunderland. I didn't travel to Sunderland but I watched on Sky and it was without doubt our worst performance of the …
Swansea City 2 Norwich City 3 Opta Stats

Swansea City 2 Norwich City 3 Opta Stats

Norwich City 2 Wolves 1| Match & Stats Review

Norwich City 2 Wolves 1| Match & Stats Review

A lot of people are probably not aware that there has been a long-standing rivalry between Norwich City and Wolves, one of our chants is "we only hate Wolves and Ipswich".  The rivalry goes back to the days when the infamous Kevin Muscat seriously injured Craig Bellamy who was our star player at the time and an intimidating encounter when we beat Wolves  in the play-off knock out stage in 2002 despite losing 1-0 in the second leg at Molineux.  …
Norwich City 0 Chelsea 0 | Match Review

Norwich City 0 Chelsea 0 | Match Review

On paper a 0-0 draw with Chelsea looks like a dull end to match of the day with Hanson and Shearer giving it all of 20 seconds of their expert analysis. In fact, is was a thoroughly entertaining 0-0 draw. It wasn't a game of end to end chances more of a display of two good passing sides keeping position well, an easy game to watch from the windy stands of Carrow Road. Norwich City more or less matched Chelsea …
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