Five Surprise Packages So Far from the Premier League

Five Surprise Packages So Far from the Premier League

We're only four games into the season, so any definitive statements on the 'best' players of the 2015/16 season is something better left until we have a bigger pool of games from which to take data and start to make predictions for the remainder of the season. Fear not however, this train of thought allows us to focus our attention on the players whose form in the early period of the season has perhaps surprised those 'in the know'. Ross Barkley …
Player Performance Analysis | Dimitri Payet vs Arsenal

Player Performance Analysis | Dimitri Payet vs Arsenal

One of the trends this summer was mid-table English teams bringing in top players from other European Leagues that they wouldn't have been able to buy in the past.  One of the best examples of that was former Marseille star Dimitri Payet going to West Ham.  The Frenchman made the team of the season in Ligue 1 last season, but decided to leave Marseille after two seasons in the south of France.  He surprised a lot of people by deciding …
QPR vs West Ham United | Team News, Key Men & Stats

QPR vs West Ham United | Team News, Key Men & Stats

Relegation battlers Queens Park Rangers welcome London rivals West Ham United to Loftus Road on Saturday afternoon. If QPR have any ambitions of remaining in the Premier League for another season this will be a game that Ramsay and his squad will be looking at as a potential 3 points. West Ham and Sam Allardyce are in a state of flux. The great success their season appeared to be heading for before Christmas has petered out into a mid-table finish. …
West Ham vs Stoke City Preview | Team News, Stats and Key Men

West Ham vs Stoke City Preview | Team News, Stats and Key Men

The once Europe destined West Ham United have faltered and are currently battling it out to finish in the top half of the Premier League. The Hammers have been abysmal in the last few weeks as they have managed to scrape a measly 4 points out of a possible 15 in the last 6 games. They host Stoke who seem considerably better in form than the North-Londoners.  With West Ham and Stoke tied on 42 points in the 9th and …
West Ham vs Manchester United Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

West Ham vs Manchester United Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

West Ham welcome Man Utd to Upton Park on Sunday looking to bounce back from the defeat to Liverpool last week left them with one win in the last six games. The visitors have only lost once in the last ten games without showing their true potency as a team so continuing the impressive run will keep them in line for a return to Champions League football next season. The Hammers endured a brilliant start to the season but have …
Top Creative Players: Fabregas v Di Maria v Tadic v Downing v Sigurdsson

Top Creative Players: Fabregas v Di Maria v Tadic v Downing v Sigurdsson

The festive English fixtures are here to mark the end of the calendar year for football fans across England. While these fixtures carry their own glamour, managers across the league know that any slip up during this short period can cost them heavily in the long run. The Premier League has almost run half its course for the season and it’s time to evaluate the performances. In this segment, we compare the performance of top creative players in the league. …
West Ham v Leicester City Preview | Team News, Stats and Key Men

West Ham v Leicester City Preview | Team News, Stats and Key Men

It has been a great season so far for West Ham United and one where Sam Allardyce’s side have exceeded all expectations. They will be aiming to keep their good form going when they welcome bottom of the table Leicester City to Upton Park on Saturday afternoon. The Irons are currently in the last Champions League spot in the table and can move up to joint third place if Manchester United fail to get anything from their game against Aston …
Noble sets Premier League Record for West Ham

Noble sets Premier League Record for West Ham

Mark Noble set a new Premier League appearance record for West Ham on Saturday; surpassing the club's previous highest Premier League appearance maker, Steve Potts. Noble led his side out at Upton Park to rapturous applause from the club faithful as he made his 205th Premier League appearance. Noble's Premier League career spans from as early as August 2005 when he made his league debut in a 3-1 win against Blackburn, a day that saw none-other than Teddy Sheringham on the Hammers' …
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