Burnley vs Swansea City Match Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

Burnley vs Swansea City Match Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

Burnley are in a much more perilous position that their opponents, who are more or less safe after a brilliant victory over Manchester United last weekend. This fixture sees two clubs who don't have the history or the facilities that many of the clubs in this league have, but they have been run in the correct way and the supporters are now reaping the rewards in the top flight. Burnley need to look at sides like Swansea when it comes …
Everton v Swansea Preview | Team News, Key Men and Stats

Everton v Swansea Preview | Team News, Key Men and Stats

Roberto Martinez leads his troops out at Goodison Park against a team he knows all about, having played for and managed the Swans in a successful career. With only a solitary win at home, the Spaniard will be fully aware of the tension on the terraces but will hope that his players can put it to the backs of their minds and play something close to their form against a stubborn Burnley side last time out. Swansea arrive in the …
Swansea vs Everton Preview | Team News, Facts & Key Men

Swansea vs Everton Preview | Team News, Facts & Key Men

These two teams head into this 3 o’clock kick off looking for three big points as the festive period starts to really kick into high gear. This is the start of what will prove a busy few weeks for these players and both teams will have clear objectives heading into the congestion. Swansea will be looking to consolidate their mid-table standing as they sit happily in tenth position with twenty points already on record. Swansea have often struggled after their …
Norwich City v Swansea City Preview | Team News, Stats and Key Players

Norwich City v Swansea City Preview | Team News, Stats and Key Players

Swansea City will look to get back to winning ways after grabbing a point against Hull City on Monday night, and continue their fine recent form against Norwich City this Sunday. Chris Hughton would have been delighted with his team's result against West Bromwich Albion last Saturday, despite having to rely on John Ruddy at times at the back, but grabbed an important three points in their relegation battle. Team News Both sides have a list of injury worries: The …
Shelvey Joins Swansea for £6m | Stats Compared to Swansea players

Shelvey Joins Swansea for £6m | Stats Compared to Swansea players

Swansea City have signed Jonjo Shelvey for a fee of £6M from Liverpool. He's only started seventeen times for the Reds in his three year spell at the club. Although he has made his England debut in this period which shows the success of this period for the 21-year-old. He has always been considered a huge talent but he is yet to push onto become a regular in the top flight. The fee may look high when compared to foreign …
West Ham 2 Liverpool 3 | Tactical Analysis & Player Stats Report

West Ham 2 Liverpool 3 | Tactical Analysis & Player Stats Report

Liverpool and West Ham played out a hotly contested match at Upton Park. Liverpool just edged the encounter with two goals from former West Ham players (a Glen Johnson screamer & good finish from Joe Cole) and one own goal by James Collins. Despite the close margin, Liverpool created triple the scoring chances of West Ham with 12 to The Hammers’ 4. Their possession play resulted in a strong 61% share of the ball. West Ham ceded possession control and …
Liverpool v Villa | Taking Advantage to Stop the slide

Liverpool v Villa | Taking Advantage to Stop the slide

[caption id="attachment_5544" align="alignleft" width="220" caption="Clarke & Dalglish: Must translate frustration into cohesion and goals"][/caption] Liverpool never seem to make it easy for their fans. It certainly doesn’t need me to remind anyone of the times hearts have been in mouths, followed by expletives, followed by delighted cheers. West Ham cup final, Olympiakos, penalty shootouts to win cups whether European or domestic. But all the ones I’ve mentioned have a happy ending. Where we are now is an entirely different place. …
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